Up & Up Tavern

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2 Ratings

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1234 N State St
Bellingham, Washington, 98225-5016
United States

(360) 733-9739 | map

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Added by beertunes on 08-07-2009

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3.51/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

A Bellingham institution, The World Famous Up & Up Tavern, is popular with locals and college kids alike. Opening at 4pm the Up is a nicely mellow dive bar until about 8-9pm when the kids start to roll in. A couple pool tables and a half-dozen pinball machines await to gobble you quarters.

The 20+ taps rotate regularly, with the exception of Hipster Deluxe, Busch and High Life. On Thursdays pitchers of peeber are 3 bucks so the placed gets packed. On a recent visit there were beers from Ninkasi, Lagunitas, Stone, Pike, Rogue and more on tap. The Up also has a good selection of bottles, around 20+, that you can drink there, or buy to go. They are also the highest volume keg sale place around.

As far as food, The Up is attached to a local pizza shop, so slices are the only food available, but you don't go to the Up to eat anyway.

Overall, a fun little bar that, depending on your tolerance level for college kids, is worth a visit. As long as you play Bon Jovi's "Living on a Prayer" on the jukebox you'll be welcome here.

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Up & Up Tavern in Bellingham, WA
Place rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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