THE CITY OF delicious Excitement

Eat Your Heart Out

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With a growing list of PNW-inspired fine dining to authentic and fusion cuisines, our food scene challenges the status quo. Our coffee shops are renowned for locally-sourced, fair trade and organic beans and our specialty shops won't disappoint. Reimagine your idea of dining out, and rediscover what downtown has to offer.

Start your culinary explorations with our downtown dining map:


Snag Coffee from our Renowned cafes:

Coffee is serious business here, and you'll be hard-pressed not to be impressed.  From artisan roasters to quirky cafes, get your morning (or evening) fix downtown.  

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Eat Away at Our Acclaimed Restaurants:

From casual to can't-get-enough, Downtown Bellingham's restaurant scene has plenty to offer.  Explore quintessentially PNW fare or experience authentic cooking from cuisines across the globe— all downtown.

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Indulge At Our Specialty Shops:

Sweet-tooths and locavores— you're in the right spot.  Experience downtown's amazing bakeries for that perfect treat, or dive into locally-produced artisanal foods made right in our community.

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Bars, Breweries & Nightlife

Whether you're after a specific ambiance, cabernet or IPA — you'll find it here. Check out our craft cocktail bars or kick back for a glass of perfectly-paired wine.  Our breweries have also made Downtown Bellingham a top destination for microbrew enthusiasts (recently being named the snobbiest beer city in the nation).  So pick your poison — whatever you enjoy, downtown's got you covered.

Plan your perfect night with our dining and nightlife map:


Sip Cocktails At our Craft Bars:

Mix it up with downtown's amazing selection of bars.  Whether it's a happy hour with friends or date night, find a space perfect for your night out.

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Relax at our Renowned Breweries:

Our breweries are some of the best in the nation.  Explore the brews that have made downtown a top-notch beer destination.  


CATCH A SHOW OR DANCE Away with our nightlife:

From mild to wild, experience a night out downtown.  Dance your heart out at our clubs, or hit the front row for a show - whatever speed you choose, you'll find it downtown.