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Bayou on Bay

1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
+1 360-752-2968
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“jambalaya” (23 reviews)
“frog legs” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Cajun & Creole, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit. I had been suggesting to my husband that we go here for at least 10 years. My anticipation was much better than reality. There wasn't room in the restaurant, so we chose to sit in the bar. That was ok...More

Thank Woodsdweller1
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a Sunday evening. Casual atmosphere, very friendly staff... the Po Boys seemed to be most popular, a lot of fried food however I had the steak salad with grilled onions... the steak was very good, garlic and buttery. The sweet potatoe fries...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Right downtown, the service was prompt and the Cajun style food was tasty. I sat at the bar and ate the shrimp etufette (sic). Very good.

Thank VancouverDotti
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We happened upon this place because we followed the delicious smells emanating from this restaurant. Thankfully the smells didn't disappoint as everything we ordered was quite delicious. I truly appreciated the fact that their Cajun cooking had the kick specific dishes such as gumbo deserve....More

Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Went back to Bayou this month for appetizers and drinks in the bar, because we remembered it as being very good from a previous visit, and it unfortunately disappointed our new guests. The food was good, but the service was left for wanting. Our waitress...More

Thank Mia K
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ate on the patio and had a variety of plates including burgers, portabello sandwich, oyster po boy and oyster plates. We also had a variety of draft beers. All were freshly made and well presented. The cole slaw was very good. Service was friendly...More

Thank David U
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Was invited to Bayou on Bay for Mother's Day lunch. While the restaurant was not overly busy when we arrived, we had to wait about 20 minutes, as there were a considerable number of reservations being set up for. We were seated as quickly as...More

1  Thank takn123
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I like frog legs and since there is no other place around here serving frog legs, I go there even though their food is too greasy to me. Yesterday it should be about the 3rd time I was there. The waitress that took our order...More

1  Thank Summer1022
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Excellent brunch. Tasty salads and dinners. Interesting specials. I especially love the shrimp dishes. My husband likes the alligator. We go here regularly as it is near our favorite movie theater. Wait-staff is always friendly.

Thank CarolynD53
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I get up to Bellingham a lot and enjoy shows at Mt. Baker theatre. Before the show we always stop at the Bayou for dinner. We seem to each time find 2 bars stools just waiting for us that sit between the...More

1  Thank Cindy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-752-2968
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