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El Albanil Mexican Restaurant

3619 Byron St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6018
+1 360-676-2444
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
9 Apr 2017
“Our go-to”
17 Feb 2016
“Warning: you're going to walk away with a bloated, stomach ache”
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3619 Byron St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6018
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Food here is good. The tortillas are so yummy that we always take an order to go! The service is wonderful and we usually get the same guy serving us. Very friendly. This place is right off I-5 so we stop in on our way...More

Thank Rettey
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

I'm from California and my boyfriend is from Mexico I like to claim that we both know good Mexican food...this was not good food. What appears to be an old Denny's restaurant should have been left that way, that way we would have known we...More

Thank Cristina U
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Not bad food, service was decent, just nothing terribly good, special or memorable. There are several Mexican places in Bellingham that we like better.

Thank snowmp
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The food was average, service was good. Prices were ok. Chips seemed like they were bagged, salsa was hot. Food wasn't great, but it wasn't bad, either.

Thank mishlef
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Had a great lunch with ice cold beerskis. The server was very friendly. The food was delicious. The homemade salsa was spicy and i loved it! I will visit again for sure!

Thank Lucas M
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

A must stop when you are travelling through Bellingham on the I5. We stop here frequently for the friendly greeting and authentic Mexican cuisine. Fresh hot tortillas (we take a bunch to go each time) and fantastic food.

2  Thank Rettey
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Imagine a mild green pepper stuffed with two kinds of melted cheese, surrounded by a perfectly made, very thin omelette, all covered with a superbly spiced light Mexican sauce. El Albanil chili rellenos are perfect - no deep-frying or breading or heavy tomato sauce in...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

We love Mexican cuisine. As such, we frequent all that Bellingham has to offer. Some have grungy atmosphere but good food. Some are pleasant, with good or ordinary food. Some are pricier than others. NONE offer the creative traditional cuisine we learned to love in...More

1  Thank sho1627
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Very clean, nice view of kitchen.... All freshly painted in Mexican atmosphere. Food excellent..... Well presented, colorful, and best of all tasted of lower Mexico... Priced fairly, service excellent....

Thank Don R
Reviewed 21 February 2014

My husband and I just happened to spot El Abinil and decided to give it a try for a late lunch. For $6,50 I had a two item combo. The chile relleno is the best I have ever had! Happy hour starts at 2 O'Clock,...More

Thank CharleneLP P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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: 3619 Byron St, Bellingham, WA 98225-6018
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-676-2444
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