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Skylarks Hidden Cafe

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1308 11th St Ste B, Bellingham, WA 98225-7081
+1 360-715-3642
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08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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NZ
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645 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great staff and attitude earns top marks, as does beautiful venue, refurbished historical building in the Fair haven district. Food average, at best, a couple of steps down from our last visit. Inedible stale foccacia on sandwich.... staff whisked it away after inquiring how our meals were! Pasta a little better, though couldn't find the shrimp / prawn component in... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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209 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The band plays at the street entrance, around back there is a door to the dining room. Pasta, burgers entrees and salads. I had grilled salmon with Dijon, it was very good, not exceptional. My partner had linguini with clams that she liked a lot. They had a small, but good craft beer list on tap.

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Seattle
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139 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

While strolling around Fairhaven with international guests we made the right choice and had lunch at Skylarks. Given the classic atmosphere of the Fairhaven area the "old west" décor of the restaurant really set the mood. We each enjoyed our sandwiches (burger, salmon, & classic fish sandwich) along with the very tasty desserts. Lunch for 4 came to about $90... More 

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Thank themolitors
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I hadn't visited Skylarks since 2000🎩🍾. Geez that makes me feel old. Oh well, we stopped in about 10pm and got a great little table by the band. Had the best chai-tea latte ever!! Great little place.

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Thank Anthony B
Bellingham, Washington
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107 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had lunch here mid July. Seated immediately at nice window table facing tree lined street of quaint Fairhaven. Server was very pleasant and accommodating. Water brought right out and a latte we ordered without flavor was taken back at her suggestion and flavor added. Very nice. We followed server's recommendations: soup (tomato and kale), sandwich (Italian Combo), calm chowder (lots... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We have eaten here before and enjoyed the experience. The best price for wine is a 1/2 carafe of wine ($12). One glass is $6 so you actually get more than 2 glasses, almost three. The avocado chicken sandwich was very good. The only comment was that the chicken was tough. The cook forgot to pound it before hand.

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Thank BEC308
Stayton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stopped to have desert and drinks. We had bread pudding with rum sauce and you could definitely taste the rum :o)

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Thank Pauline P
Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Really tasty homemade breakfast and lunch items. Even the grilled cheese is good - not dried out and tasteless like others make. Reasonably priced, very good service as well.

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Bellingham, WA
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We eat here on a semi-regular basis, so can judge the consistency over time. Most times the food is excellent, but at others it is not as interesting or innovative. Service is also good, but there are times that one must wait, even if it is not crowded. Ambience is always great.

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Thank WA-Musicologist
Prescott, Az.
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Want a great breakfast in Fairhaven, this is the place. Set in an old building, it's very cosy. Only had breakfast here but would like to try lunch or dinner next trip.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 11th St Ste B, Bellingham, WA 98225-7081
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-715-3642

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?