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Book Fare Cafe

1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
+1 360-734-3434
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2017
“Wonderful nibbles to read by”
2 Jul 2017
“Great place for groups”
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had a marvelous grilled cheese and cesar salad, topped off with a blood orange apple cider that was one of the best I've ever had. The resto sits atop a lovely bookstore and has a view of the bay. Hard to find a better setting.

Thank Monica d
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Food presentation has changed slightly but still tastes great. Staff very accommodating. Lots of locals hang out here so they must know something we don't know!

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 14 November 2016

My son and I often meet for lunch at the Cafe, and we're never disappointed with the ever-changing menu that owner and chef Charles conjures up. It's obvious that he loves to cook (everything is prepared onsite) and that he appreciates great local produce. The...More

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great place for an espresso - very accommodating staff with a nice view. Buy a book or a magazine and bring it up to the cafe to enjoy with your coffee.

Thank amazy
Reviewed 25 January 2016

had a great salad and soup there and a very cozy little cafe in the middle of an awesome bookstore - what could be better than that? must take one star away because of so-so latte.

Thank muzzmashe
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Delicious baked goods and soups. Coffee, teas, etc. Nice place to relax and kick back, take in a terrific view of the Bay. Check it out.

Thank Roseventures
Reviewed 3 November 2015

After reading the reviews. Had to stop here and check it out. My expectations were very high and that could be a downfall to my mediocre review. Village books was cool with bargain prices on several genres of books. Wanted to top if off with...More

Thank averageflower45
Reviewed 14 October 2015

How can you not love a cafe amidst books with a view of the historic district and the bay? I suppose that is to say you will like this place if you like bookstores and you are looking for a good view. The people serving...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This small little cafe, upstairs among the bookshelves, is a great place for lunch. The food is simply prepared and delicious. This is a favorite spot for locals. We recommend it as a perfect place for small casual lunches or coffee and something yummy.

Thank MVCorey
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Attractive space with lots of windows and light. Excellent coffee drinks. Both vegetarian and regular options. Short menu with about a dozen items. Check out the bookstore too.

Thank hiker_rich
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Lunch, Dinner
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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 11th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7015
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-3434
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