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Gabriel's Fire

5803 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-5450
+1 425-697-4119
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (4 reviews)
“gumbo” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Barbecue, American
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5803 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-5450
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Reviews (28)
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

A small place but everything is homemade. One of the best BBQ brisket sandwiches I have eaten. The restaurant is often closed for unknown reason. It is best to call first to see if they are open. All the sides are also excellent!

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

As the title suggests, the food here is very, very good. However, the guy that runs the place has an abrasive attitude. Off putting as it is, I would still go back because his food is that good. The ribs are fabulous and the pulled...More

Thank sanmartino
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I make it a point to eat here every time I leave the peninsula. It is everything a bbq place should be. A little loud, small, and by far the best bbq in Washington, if not the west coast. My favorite is the jerkiyaki. Though...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Full disclosure: I own 3 barbecue grills and I cook a lot of barbecue. Even so, I was most pleased to find Gabriel's Fire about a block from my house. This is the real deal barbecue and they don't try to do anything else. I've...More

Thank Duncan T
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

So if you love bbq you will love Gabriel's. It is hands down the best bbq on the west side i could even argue the state. They know bbq and they do it best. You don't win best bbq 4 years in a row if...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I stopped in for a weekday lunch to a near empty house. I ordered the 1/3 brisket and a ½ pound of ribs with a side of French fries. The order came up quickly and the portion size was perfect for lunch. The very tender...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Forget famous dave's, if you want real bbq (the brisket literally sells out nightly), hit them up. If parking lot is full, plenty of street parking. Oh and try the gumbo.

Thank tedkivlen
Reviewed 8 October 2016

this place has a great reputation for good bbq..my small family with infant went there and were greeted at the door with " those tables are clearing out ,stand over there" by the owner..my son had been there already and said the food was good...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The flavors are fantastic at this small place. Highest quality meats. Great choice of sauces and side dishes. Prices are on the higher side but worth every penny!

Thank psmedberg
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Ok if Gabriel's ever decided to relocate..COME TO BELLINGHAM!! LOVE this place. Small inside but who cares about that when the BBQ is so damn good! Brisket is cooked to perfection. There are different sauces you can choose from, I really like the kc, jerk...More

Thank KechaKech
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5803 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-5450
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mountlake Terrace
  • Phone Number: +1 425-697-4119
  • E-mail