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El Gitano

1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226-1803
+1 360-714-1065
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226-1803
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always nice to re-visit a restaurant that has been open a long time and find the food, service and atmosphere are as good as remembered. A nice selection of tasty dishes, good portion sizes and good service is still here.

Thank Lynden-Tom
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Check your bill for over charging at happy hour, not honoring displayed specials, and a sleezy style of customer service that's overly polite while completely unwilling to acknowledge the blatant scams they operate. Food would be good if they didn't treat their regular customers like...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We (2 adults, 2 teens) LOVE LOVE LOVE this place. The food is consistently wonderful, the service friendly and the beer cold! The salsa and chips are at your table almost as soon as you are seated by the hostess.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We have been to El Gitano several times. I ordered the Pollo Asado with grilled veggies and no rice and beans... the chicken was soooooo dry, my husband thought it was a tortilla! The veggies were mushrooms/ green peppers...could have been a little more creative...More

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Really enjoy the location, the servers & the food. Open till 9:30pm during the week. Makes for a great late dinner option. Food is always fresh & hot!

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I love this place! The pork burrito is world class. Love the peppers and the green sauce. The staff treats you well every time. Fresh chips, tasty salsa options. It's awesome

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The service & food are always great. Love their Express Burritos. Can't go wrong with anything on their menu.

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

3 couples went for lunch before movie on a Tuesday. This gem is in a strip mall between fabric store and goodwill store. But once you walk in to the warm and inviting foyer you feel hopeful you are in a great place! Our waitstaff...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have been frequenting El Gitano in Bham for years and have never been disappointed. The service has always been top tier and just as important is the meals prepared by the chef. We always have that good feeling when we know we are going,...More

Thank Mixalti
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I always love to eat here. The staff is friendly and the food is always consistent. Great restaurant!

Thank Steven H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-714-1065
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