Restaurant Week

Featured Eat Local Month Restaurants:

Connect with local chefs and restaurateurs, and learn how to GET A TASTE of their seasonal Eat Local Month specials crafted with fresh ingredients from local farms and food producers – these specials will be available ALL MONTH LONG!
Look for the fork icon on their menus to identify items crafted with 50% or more local ingredients!

Be sure to follow Eat Local First NW on Facebook and Instagram to join us, learn, and get the chance to win prizes.

Admiralty Lounge is a nautical themed cocktail bar focused on seasonally minded comfort food and approachable craft cocktails, wine, beer, and other options. Both food and drink menus are constantly being fine tuned for accessibility re: dietary and lifestyle restrictions, as we want our vegan/vegetarian and sober guests to feel as comfortable in our space as everyone else. The nautical theme is a nod to both Bellingham’s history as a fishing and port town, and one of the owner’s status as a US Marine Corps veteran. We also want to emphasize education, both behind and at the bar, which has inspired our Teachable Tuesdays program which looks at the history of and possibilities with classic cocktails.

Aslan Brewing Co. is a locally owned and operated B-Corp brewpub pouring craft beer made on-site using 100% organic ingredients. Located in the heart of Bellingham, Aslan Brewing serves up local and seasonal food to pair with its wide variety of unique beers. 
Bantam Kitchen & Bar serves Rotisserie Chicken, Fried Chicken, Southern Style Sides and Cocktails. Bantam is family-friendly downstairs, 21 and over upstairs.
Bellingham Cider Co. is a local craft cider producer and restaurant with a full bar overlooking the Waterfront District of downtown Bellingham. Our food is prepped fresh and we source our products from local farms and businesses. Our small-batch ciders have no added sulfites, sugars or preservatives.

Address: 1107 Railroad Avenue, BellinghamWA 98225
Bellingham’s original craft beer destination, Boundary Bay Brewery, is a quintessential community institution. Since 1995, their mission has been to connect award-winning brews and handcrafted meals with the Community.

Located in Downtown Bellingham, Boundary Bay houses a Taproom, family-friendly Bistro, a dog-friendly deck and Beer Garden with outdoor concerts.With a taplist overflowing with a wide-variety of IPAs, lagers and their legendary Scotch Ale, it’s easy to pair with eclectic restaurant menu. Each day menu items are made from scratch utilizing locally-sourced Northwest ingredients.


Breadfarm is a small artisan bakery, located in the village of Edison, just off Chuckanut Drive in the beautiful Skagit Valley.  Our naturally leavened bread and European influenced pastry are full of the best local and organic ingredients available.  Find us in Edison, at select farmers markets, or look for our breads delivered fresh daily to restaurants and grocers throughout Skagit and Whatcom counties.   We are a passionate bunch of bakers, changing the world, one loaf at a time.   

Good eats, good smells, and good sips. Cafe Blue is a Queer & Black owned cafe in the heart of Fairhaven, with in-house made pastries. Our guest roaster program has tasty new coffees being brewed on bar and on our shelves. Come in and let our sweet staff love on you and hype you up 🙂

Camber is a specialty coffee roaster in Bellingham, WA. At our flagship café in historic downtown, we serve a seasonally rotating breakfast and lunch menu, house-made pastries, and of course our rotating single origin coffees and blends. Our team takes pride in our attention to detail and expressing creativity through the craft of beverage and food.

The Colophon Café has offered healthful, casual dining in Historic Fairhaven since 1985. Housemade soups, sandwiches, salads, and desserts with many gluten-free and vegetarian options. Enjoy a craft cocktail, beer, or wine by our fireplace or on the patio open to the Village Green.

Pizza, Beer, and lots of fun, unique items. Elizabeth Station is what a 7-Eleven would be like if there was one in the Shire. 

Pizza, Beer, and lots of fun, unique items. Elizabeth Station is what a 7-Eleven would be like if there was one in the Shire. 

Address: 1200 11th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Evolve Cafe and Chocolate has its home above Village Books, one of the largest independent bookstores in Washington. The cafe is renowned as a source for local and sustainable food and products, all while overlooking beautiful Bellingham. The dishes are served on Bellingham-made pottery. Their organic coffee is sourced from a local family who has been their supplier since day one. The tables where patrons laugh and dine are upcycled Douglas fir from a 100-year-old Fairhaven house roof. Everything in the cafe has a story, from the food to the “writers corner” to the green living wall that infuses the air with extra oxygen. 

The Great Blue Heron Grill at Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club features seasonal and locally sourced ingredients in a picturesque setting on an award-winning Arnold Palmer designed course.  The restaurant is open to the public, so stop in and enjoy an elevated dining and cocktail experience for lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch!

Holly’s Meat Pies celebrates the tradition of the Cornish Pasty we make our pasties from scratch in the heart of Whatcom’s organic farmland. Partnering with local farmers to grow and raise the ingredients for our old-style meat pies (and veggie pies) has made Holly’s Meat Pies a popular destination spot. Offered hot, chilled or frozen. We proudly source from Meadow Fed, Appel, Broadleaf, Terra Verde, Hopewell, Cloud Mountain Farms and use Fairhaven Flour Mill Organic Flour – taste the difference good ingredients make!

Since 2001, Mallard Ice Cream has innovated more than 600 flavors using organic and locally grown produce and exotic spices from specialty crafters. A taste (or a pint) of Mallard is a downtown Bellingham experience on everyone’s list.

New Mexico Tamale Company‘s tamales are lard free, shortening free and Gluten free. We have a variety of flavors in Pork, Chicken, Vegetarian & Vegan. They are all handmade from scratch. We are a small batch company and do not use large machinery. Just good ol’ fashioned elbow grease! We believe that handmade is the BEST and ONLY way. All of our tamales are GENEROUSLY filled! We know you love our masa…but we do not skimp on the fillings 

The Old Town Cafe is a family-owned business. We prepare all our dishes in-house using as many local, regional and organic ingredients as possible. We serve local milk, eggs, beef, bread, chicken, spirits and beer year-round.. We also offer a backdrop for showcasing local artists and musicians and we strive to achieve a worker friendly workplace. 

Plantage is a weekly, meal subscription service offering ready to eat, nutritionally sound meals that are designed to tantalize your taste buds, nourish your body and keep you fueled for your busy life.

Pure Bliss Desserts is a from-scratch, all-natural bakery, specializing in layered cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, torte, gourmet dessert wedges & cookies. We live closely to our philosophy of only using the best ingredients possible, locally sourcing those ingredients when possible, and creating all our delectable desserts in small batches to ensure the highest quality. We truly LOVE what we do and enjoy pouring Bliss into our incredible community of Bellingham and beyond through desserts with integrity and care.
Raven Breads is a small, bicycle-based bakery in Bellingham, making whole grain, sourdough bread & pastry with organic ingredients grown and gathered (with a few tropical exceptions) in the Pacific Northwest. The selection changes seasonally. Available at the Bellingham Farmers Markets, through the Viva Farms CSA, the Growing Washington CSA, our own Bread Subscription, and for wholesale order. Find Raven Breads at their new brick-and-mortar location at 205 Prospect Street.
Rome Grocery‘s Country Kitchen is cooking up fresh pastries, made to order menu items & premade family meals ready to go. Available in store you will find a selection of locally sourced groceries and self-care products along with the best selection of craft beer, cider & wine on Mt Baker Hwy. We also offer scoop ice cream, espresso, growler fills & Scratch and Peck feed. Community hub and keeping it local since 1915!

All of Selkie Scoop‘s ice cream is homemade in our renovated shipping container located on the Bellingham waterfront. We pride ourselves in also offering plant-based, freshly rolled waffle cones (or waffle bowls) with each scoop.

At Storia Cucina, San Francisco restauranteur, Lopez Island raised Jonathan Cicotti brings classic Italian food & cocktails to life. In our kitchen we make everything from scratch with quality, local products, including our pastas and breads, made with freshly milled flour from Cairnspring Mills. Our bar specializes in classic Italian cocktails done right. ‘Storia Cucina’ is made by the ingredients & people who produced them, the recipes & people who passed them on, the chefs & their passions, our wonderful staff, and guests who share these experiences with us.

The Skagit Kitchen is a scratch made kitchen in the Skagit Valley featuring clean, seasonal, and local ingredients. We offer ready to eat meals, catering, and farm to table dinners! Indulge in our selection of ready-to-enjoy salads, expertly prepared take-and-bake entrees, and an array of tempting snacks, beverages, and desserts. All of our meals are meticulously crafted to be free of gluten, refined sugars, soy, vegetable oils and we never use a microwave for a healthy dining experience. Our menu changes regularly throughout the week so check in frequently for new items!

The Vault Wine Bar celebrates PNW cuisine in Blaine, WA. They serve incredible local food, as well as wine, beer, and craft cocktails. They also have weekly events – Wine Wednesday, Trivia Thursday, Music Friday, Tasting Menu Saturday.
We prepare Norwegian, Buttermilk, Mochi, Brussels, and Liege-style waffles from scratch, featuring local, organic ingredients for our globally inspired menu. Find us Saturdays from 10-2 at the Bellingham Farmers Market and Sundays from 8:30-1:00 at BANTER Cafe in downtown Bellingham. Once a month, on Saturdays, we vend at the Lynden Farmers Market, and on Sundays at the Skagit Valley Farmers Market, held at the Christianson’s Vinery in Mount Vernon. In addition, we cater weddings, parties, and corporate events. 

Our team at Waffles in Paradise regards the PNW as a bountiful utopia and strive to support Whatcom & Skagit County farmers & producers. We source flour from Cairnspring Mill + Fairhaven Mill, eggs from East of Eden Farm, milk from Twin Brook Creamery, Maple Skyr yogurt from Steensma Creamery, sheep cheese from Harmony Fields, buttermilk from Grace Harbor Farms, local berries from Viva Farms and Mariposa Farm, cardamom from Living Earth Herbs, and vanilla & hibiscus sugar from The Kitchen Imp.