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Oyster Bar on Chuckanut Drive

2578 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232-8567
+1 360-766-6185
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (34 reviews)
“seafood” (34 reviews)
“sorbet” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2578 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232-8567
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the parking situation is very dangerous. On a busy weekend night parking along the road is not good, but there is no choice. That out of the way, the view, once you get inside is gorgeous. Request a window table. Oysters for...More

Thank 541food
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little place is hanging onto the side of a cliff above Puget Sound, south of Bellingham. There is no commercial activity around it, hardly any houses. It reminds me of an old 1920's Speakeasy with it's strange location - but what they do with...More

Thank FromPortlandOregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to celebrate a friend's birthday. Lucked out because we didn't have a reservation and the hostess said that it was recommended to have one. The view was breathtaking. The food was fresh and right for the price. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They turned us and our 3 month old away immediately. So don't bother if you have any children. Who knew you could choose what ages of children you allow in your establishment? They only allow over age 9. Even when it's my husband and I...More

Thank AlaskaGrownGal
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We were celebrating a birthday and decided to make the trip back to this beautiful spot for lunch! I'm not sure if their has been a change in ownership but we were so surprised! there were 4 of us and we ordered the baked oysters...More

Thank marleebc
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We treated ourself to this place when driving down the scenic route on our way to Vancouver and we were so happy we did! Really got to experience the freshness, wildness of the seafood that was offered here! Especially the oysters! It was my partner's...More

Thank Suria S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I noticed The Oyster Bar while driving by and had to turn around to check it out. Crabcakes and wine on the deck with the spectacular view was a great choice. The owner came out to greet me and the service was excellent. I really...More

Thank Travelbug6042016
Reviewed 17 July 2017

For a starter, we ordered the Kumamoto, our favorite. We were not disappointed. They were wonderful, briny perfection. I decided on the king crab salad and the mussels for my entree. It was all wonderful and delicious! I wish I'd had room to try one...More

Thank greengirl68
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Stopped on the way home from Bellingham airport for lunch and found a gem that we didn't know was so close by. Wine, beer, food, and service (John) were super and the cheesecake dessert was the absolute ultimate treat! Will certainly return soon for a...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We spent a lovely couple of days hiking off Chuckanut Drive. After the Fragrance Lake trail, we headed to the Oyster Bar to try to find the best oysters. ;) I was worried about it being open because as we drove by, I saw the...More

Thank gerbera222
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17 September 2017|
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Response from FromPortlandOregon | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I too have no problem with a mature child eating at a fine dining establishment. If they are well mannered, it's a good experience for them.
26 July 2015|
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Response from Elise W | Reviewed this property |
It's a fancy restaurant but I felt comfortable going in a mountain hardware skort, with a plan flannel shirt. My mom wasn't too happy she was in hiking clothes but they don't make you feel bad being casual. The area is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2578 Chuckanut Dr, Bow, WA 98232-8567
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
  • Phone Number: +1 360-766-6185
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