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Rhododendron Cafe

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5521 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232-9212
+1 360-766-6667
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11:30 - 21:00
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Wed - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Dropped into the Rhody Cafe on Saturday for weekend brunch. Delicious eggs Benedict with English muffins from the bakery next door. Hempler ham and local eggs, with nice tart Hollandaise sauce. Excellent. Great service, but I was the only one there at 10am.... Highly recommended.

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Thank cantelope7
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here travelling back from Bow, nice cozy little cafe for brunch, lunch, dinner, etc...rustic interior with a lovely garden

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Thank Jim M
Amelia Island, Florida
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Other reviews tell the story in more detail but four of us went for lunch at Rhody and each meal (all different) was fresh, tasty, contained quality ingredients and was made with careful preparation. In a word: Excellent. Worth the drive.

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Thank Eastwind99
Urbandale, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The meal was to die for. The pasta I had was so awesome and the Alfredo sauce was a dream. Salad dressing was the best, but then what do you expect when it is made fresh. Service was outstanding. Pricey, but very good.

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Thank 898lissa
Bellingham, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I came with two girlfriends for a birthday lunch. The place is cute, a little rough around the edges, but the food was fresh and good. The drive here is so worth it. We made a day of it, walking at Bayview and having epic ice cream cones at the Snow Goose on the way to Conway. Nothing spectacular, but... More 

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Thank utopiagurl
Western Shore, Canada
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place has stood the test of time - just a great eatery with good basic home cooking amazing deserts and the friendliest atmosphere ever

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Thank MagicintheWoods77
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It's out in the middle of nowhere but has survived because of its incredible food. Low key intimate atmosphere in what was once a house. They have expanded now and changed hands from the original owners but has maintained its draw. Still our first pick for a fine dining experience.

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Thank pan-d-man
White Rock, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a little jewel in the middle of nowhere! The options for our luncheon were many, and all around the same price of $13. The food was incredibly fresh and beautifully plated. It looked like a plate from a high class restaurant in Seattle or Vancouver. The flavours were exceptional. Will definitely come back, and have already told my... More 

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Thank Jxtwo
Sedro Woolley, Washington
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162 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

A bit over priced and small portioned - was it good - yes - expect to pay $60+ for a drink / appy / main and desert - fresh menu though and good service -

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were kept standing in line for a good 10 minutes even though there were plenty of tables available. No apologies, no explanations. Then they were out of the dish I wanted and other dishes too. When my breakfast was presented there was a skimpy amount of jam and no butter for my toast. I've been going to this place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5521 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232-9212
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
  • Phone Number: +1 360-766-6667

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