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Restaurants in Bellingham Near Leopold Retirement Community

The Leopold Retirement Community located at 1224 Cornwall Avenue, Bellingham, WA 98225 has easy access to some of the areas best lunch spots. Whether you are looking for a burger, vegetarian fare, seafood, or just a cocktail, the area is rich in selection.

The following are some favorites within easy walking distance.

Brotha Dudes

Address: 202 E Holly St #117, Bellingham, WA 98225

Brotha Dudes offers fresh, appetizing, and healthy meals that you won’t feel guilty about eating. In fact, some of the menu items’ names are so silly that you may be distracted from what you’re actually ordering. Their menu separates your options into vegetarian, omnivore, and carnivore, so no need to clarify! The Hippie Bowl is one of their gluten-free and vegan-friendly options, with greens and healthy proteins to fill you up and satisfy you. An omnivore option is the Dudes Blunt (try ordering this without cracking a smile), which is a delicious wrap filled with rice, protein, and vegetables. If you love meat, then you probably want to order the Brotha Reuben, which is, you guessed it, a Reuben sandwich – one in which is noted to be the best in town. Brotha Dudes prides themselves on providing fresh food, so if you are looking for something nutritious and fun, this is your place.

Downtown Bobs Burgers and Brew

Address: 202 E Holly St #101, Bellingham, WA 98227

Bobs Burgers and Brew is located right in the middle of downtown Bellingham, and offers an array of options to choose from. Whether you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner, they have it all. Burgers and beer are their specialty, as you can guess from their name. But if you’re not in the mood for a burger or beer, then try the sandwiches, seafood, or a hearty salad paired with one of their signature cocktails. Try out this restaurant for its beautiful, cozy interior and enjoy dining with others or watching your favorite team play on their plasma screen TVs in the lounge. Bobs Burgers maintains a warm atmosphere suitable for family or friend gatherings, and for meeting new people!


Address: 5021, 1200 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

EAT is an upscale, Pacific Northwest farm-to-table restaurant with a French twist, that utilizes local farms and the current season to create beautiful plates of food. Enjoy live music with your meal, and friendly staff who care about your experience. Chefs follow the French way of eating – by serving smaller portions of food for a healthier lifestyle contrary to the typical ginormous American meal, as well as recommending to pair your order with a nice glass of red wine. Dinner options are either from the land or the sea, but vegetarian or gluten-free options are available as well. Happy hour is always a lively time, and the wonderful ambiance and service will guarantee an enjoyable experience.

Fiamma Burger/La Fiamma Wood Fire Pizza

Address1309 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

Address200 E Chestnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225

Fiamma Burger:

Conveniently located on Railroad Avenue, Fiamma Burger is a delicious, natural, and hormone-free burger restaurant that is frequently packed by the public. You really cannot go wrong with their signature burgers (served on local buns, from their very own bakery), and their sides are what you would expect and more. The breakfast menu offers a variety of sandwiches, hash, and classic entrees. If you have children visiting, bring them into Fiamma on the weekends before 11:00am and they get free pancakes! On sunny days they have outdoor seating, to soak up the sun and people-watch (or dog-watch). Trust that if you have to wait in line to place your order, there is a reason for that, and it is worth waiting for.

La Fiamma:

Visit La Fiamma Wood Fire Pizza for their excellent pizza, which is well-known and commonly recommended amongst Bellingham folk. You can watch the pizza-making process through the kitchen inside, or enjoy your experience in their heated outdoor area. Choose a type of pizza from the options of classic, seafood, omnivore, vegetarian, or a section which is devoted to different types of pepperoni pizza. La Fiamma also serves entrees of antipasta, panini, noodles, salad, and soups – not to mention some mouth-watering desserts such as the wood fire s’more. Their mission is to serve delicious and affordable food that guests will want to return for, and that mission has been accomplished.

Culture Café at Kombucha Town

Address210 E Chestnut St, Bellingham, WA 98225 

Culture Café at Kombucha Town is a fun space located in downtown Bellingham where you can buy fresh and fermented foods, kombucha cocktails, craft beer & kombucha on tap, and healthy late-night food. The café is located in the alley behind the Herald building and their brewery is in its basement. Local artists have their work on display inside of the café, so if you like to appreciate art in the community while enjoying healthy food and beverages then this is your spot. The variety of tasty flavors that Kombucha Town has along with the health benefits of kombucha make trying the different drinks exciting and something you can feel good about.








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