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Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro

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Boundary Bay Brewery & BistroBoundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

47 Ratings
Ratings: 47
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.51%
Active Beers: 67
Beer Ratings: 670
Beer Avg: 3.67
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1107 Railroad Ave.
Bellingham, Washington, 98227
United States
phone: (360) 647-5593

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Reviews by otto251068:
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otto251068

Tennessee

4.22/5  rDev +3.2%

Atmosphere: Nice long bar, plenty of tables in the place. My favorite thing about Boundary Bay (besides the beer) is the beer garden. A great place to sit outside with plenty of seating and they also have a couple kegs out there so you don't have to walk inside. If you sit inside the place feels so open.

Quality: For what they have, the quality is great. Just take a look at all the medals and awards littering the walls.

Service: Plenty of staff. Always someone walking around that you can flag down if you need something. If you sit at the bar the bartenders are always attentive. Never had a problem with the service.

Selection: More than a dozen beers to choose from. BB always has most of their "staple" beers on tap, and then a rotating seasonal list. I'm a big variety fan so BB is a good place where I can always get something I haven't had in a while.

Value: Overall, a bit on the pricey side, but their beers are top notch. One of my favorite places in Washington.

10-26-2010 12:01:23 | More by otto251068
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

08-16-2014 00:51:49 | More by Rifugium
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soccerbrew

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

07-16-2014 21:46:53 | More by soccerbrew
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EspressoGuy

British Columbia (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -12.5%

First the good: love the room, the beer garden, the whole ambiance. It's great! The service was just as great. It was busy and our server was doing a fantastic job of being personable and making sure everyone was happy. Amazing! The menu has a good selection that is sure to please a wide variety of people. Speaking of which, it's a good mix of patrons from sporty-bikesters to hipsters to everyday working people. I wish patrons were allowed to choose the 6 beers in the sampler but it covers nearly all their regular offerings ... and when I asked about the two keg beers the great server happily brought me mini tasters in addition to the 6 on my tray.
Now for the bad: I really didn't like any of their beers. They were totally disjointed, tasting like they were just thrown together without any sense of balance. The listed alcohol levels were reasonable but the lack of a balanced accentuated the alcohol which made the beers taste even worse. I didn't finish any of the eight I tried. I thought I had hit the beers on an off day but a local beside me was raving about their big and bold taste.
So I'm torn about recommending BBB to friends. How about: it's a fantastic beer destination but just don't drink the beers.
Maybe it's just me so I'll give the beers another chance another time ...

06-29-2014 16:06:21 | More by EspressoGuy
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Sound_Explorer

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-18-2014 21:34:06 | More by Sound_Explorer
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-13-2014 00:44:21 | More by KStark
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mabermud

Washington

4.08/5  rDev -0.2%

This local Bellingham pub epitomizes the Bellingham culture. Down to Earth, natural, somewhat artsy, and laid back. They serve a solid IPA. For me, it is especially tasty on cask. This is one of our favorite places to go in the summer for afternoon beers, plus it is very much, kid friendly. The outdoor seating/beer garden is nice, the events they have here are always fun, and it is centrally located in downtown Bellingham. Their beers are solid, the food is good, and the people are nice.

04-08-2014 00:32:49 | More by mabermud
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heyealex

Washington

4.6/5  rDev +12.5%

They have a great brewpub. The beer isn't the best I've had, but I've been spoiled over the years. Overall, its great quality, the Cascadian Dark is one of my favorites. The food is the best I've had at a brewpub, try the yam enchiladas, I thought it sounded crazy at first, but they are amazing. The staff is incredibly helpful and fun to be around, especially after a few pints. Very much recommended if you find yourself in Bellingham.

03-31-2014 18:47:56 | More by heyealex
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staceya2

Washington

5/5  rDev +22.2%

03-27-2014 23:47:14 | More by staceya2
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-07-2014 05:07:25 | More by BillRoth
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Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro in Bellingham, WA
91 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.