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Cafe Rumba

1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5014
+1 360-746-8280
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (49 reviews)
“butifarra” (6 reviews)
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Peruvian, Cafe, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5014
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really delicious sandwiches if you can get them. During our time there, I don't know how many customers were sent away. In the hour+ that we were there, easily a couple dozen people walked in and walked out because the first thing they were greeted...More

Thank Travel_Reflections
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We found this local cafe for Peruvian sandwiches and drinks and ordered a roasted chicken with avocado, shredded lettuces and its special sauce on a toasted bun -- on the side was roasted potatoes with sauce. It is big enough for the two of us...More

Thank nickJ4005HT
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Need to get better buns, it was like eating “wonder bread”. Service was unfriendly and unwelcoming. Felt like we were bothering them. They want you to bus your table which is fine but they really should wipe the tables down. They were all dirty when...More

Thank Latina53
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Butifarra is my favorite, but there are many great sandwiches, almost all of them different from the standard sandwich fare available anywhere else in the area. With a friendly staff, lots of good options to choose from and reasonable prices, this is a place...More

Thank T9-Orca
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Deliciously spicy and delightfully textured, a mouthful of fresh, zingy, creamy and crunchy. A friendly cafe with an artsy vibe. Try the delicious refreshing drinks too- a tiny bit too sweet but would be perfect on ice. We had he salad versions of the sandwiches...More

Thank SeattleMomandThree
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We had the chicken sandwich with the spicy potatoes. It was good. The owner was kind enough to step in and suggest where we should park as to not get towed. Casual place, nothing fancy, but the food is unique. My favorite part - the...More

Thank Darlene L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Stooped for lunch before the rush. Delicious mix of potatoes,linguisa sausage, avocado slices ,sweet onion,egg and a medley of sauces. Mary had roasted chicken,bacon and toppings on a delicious bun. Nice people.

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 29 August 2017

You may be surprised by this Peruvian Cafe.. The sandwiches are awesome and worth the slight wait. Outside or inside seating, wheelchair accessible. Street parking. Seemed really busy with the local crowd. So much for the review from 2012 that said they would not last...More

Thank Explorer1904
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit in a week traveling to & from Vancouver. The place is small but clean. The smells are mouth-watering. The price is great and the sandwiches are huge.

Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Located in an old building. Inside is totally funky in an excellent way From the worn concrete floor to the odd angles that you find in old buildings. Greeted as soon as we walked in by the two gals working the counter. They carefully explained...More

Thank Dugsmif
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 N State St, Bellingham, WA 98225-5014
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-746-8280
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