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Horseshoe Cafe

113 E Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4718
+1 360-734-0380
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average31%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
4 weeks ago
“The Oldest but Not the Best”
2 Jul 2017
“Horseshoe Shows Its Age”
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American, Cafe, Diner
113 E Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4718
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here because it is the oldest running restaurant in the state of Washington. It's pretty old and dark but the food was OK for most of us. Service was OK.

Thank mgalex
Reviewed 3 July 2017

There are lots of interesting dining options in Bellingham. What drew us to the Horseshoe after a day in the mountains is it's age. The Horseshoe is the oldest restaurant in Washington. Great if you love history, unfortunately the place does need some attention. Nothing...More

Thank Rainier72
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I recently read an article that listed the best American diner in each of the 50 states. The Horseshoe represented Washington. I had never tried it and was intrigued. I was in Bellingham last weekend and checked it out for breakfast. The Horseshoe has been...More

Thank Carol_R99SO
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is my second time reviewing this place, because we came by again for breakfast on a recent trip. The food still was consistent and well priced. Unfortunately, however, the service was just not up to par. Even though there were very few patrons in...More

Thank dansonman22
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Be prepared to always see college students in there too. But if you can easily get over that, it is totally worth it. The food is always good. Especially breakfast. And let's face it-- a good hangover cure. It is smack in the heart of...More

Thank dansonman22
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Had the savory chicken & waffles YUMMY. It was the best of 2 dishes I couldn't decide on. Biscuits & gravy or chicken fried chicken. The waitress suggested the chicken & waffles would give me both. Light waffles with bacon bits with a crispy fried...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

this place is often overlooked but it is retro bellingham and the food is always good. Try the breakfast sometime. Also had great service. It's our favorite place in town. Cheap and cheerful.

1  Thank very-thirsty-travelr
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We ate here twice, as the food was good and so was the price. O.K. the outside doesn't look much, but once inside and seated, it's O.K. The restaurant is clean and so are the booths. The servers are nice and friendly, ready to help...More

Thank CharleyNottinghamUK
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

After we heard about the s'more skillet from our college daughter, we had to try it before we left town. While it wasn't quite like the campfire, it was entertaining. Once you figure out how to scoop it out of the basket, it went down...More

Thank Linda t
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I come here all the time. I think the new menu is amazing!! The fries are better and the sandwiches are stupid-good. They have a full bar and are open late.

1  Thank ReinaNoir
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
06:00 - 06:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 E Holly St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4718
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-0380
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