Heliotrope Hotel

Best Bellingham Restaurants | Where to Eat in Bellingham | Heliotrope Hotel

Here are a few of our favorite restaurants in Bellingham - from caffienated beverages and artisanal breads to a wide selection of food trucks and international beers.

Food & Beverage

Bellingham features restaurants, bars, cafes, breweries and more for every taste  to keep you happily well-fed.
Below, we mention some great options within a mile of The Heliotrope. See our Food and Beverage guide for more ideas throughout Bellingham! 


  • Mount Bakery - Carefully crafted baked goods and brunch, prepared with passion using locally-sourced ingredients.

  • Old Town Cafe - A Bellingham institution, the Old Town is a cozy bistro serves area-sourced breakfast & lunch all day in rustic-cool digs.

  • Diamond Jim’s Grill - Down home diner serving breakfast and lunch just two blocks from The Heliotrope.

    See our
    blog post about some of the best breakfasts in Bellingham


  • Elizabeth Station - Beer market and gathering place features regional and import beers, wine and cider. Local food trucks provide offerings throughout the week, and an eclectic array of waffles is served on Sundays.

  • Menace Brewing - This tasting room offers many brew options, a patio food truck, and a warm, lively, local neighborhood vibe.

  • 122 West Brewing - Enjoy lunch or dinner in this craft brewery and restaurant, with a varied menu of both food and beer.

    All are kid-friendly, and welcome dogs in their outdoor seating. Check out the Bellingham Tap Trail for a complete list of local breweries.


  • Primer - Highest quality coffee for the connoisseur served alongside creative menu options in a beautiful environment just down the street from The Heliotrope

  • Camber - Camber’s award winning coffee complements a sophisticated brunch and dinner menu served in elegant, modern surrounds.

  • Black Drop - Carefully crafted coffee drinks at a friendly, relaxed, hip hangout in the center of the arts district downtown. If you want the Bellingham vibe, you’ll find it here!

  • Lettered Streets Coffeehouse - Warm, welcoming neighborhood coffee house. Bring a friend or a good book and linger over some of the best coffee in town.