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El Gitano

££ - £££Mexican, , Latin
1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226-1803
+1 360-714-1065
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“carne asada” (8 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
1125 E Sunset Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226-1803
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My son and I enjoyed a great meal here. Lots of food, tasty, and great service. Carne Asada is not to be missed!

Thank OlympicPeninsula2
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went again to the best Mexican style restaurant in Bellingham. Tonight was Burrito night and they were Great!! We added a pair of the most wonderful margaritas EVER!! Go for them :on the rocks".

Thank msglaigaie
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had a wonderful dinner!! I have the Express Burrito which never disappoints. We had 4 different dishes between us & each was delightful.

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We took our granddaughter to El Gitano for dinner one night and the three of us thought our meals were very good. The chips were warm and the salsa was hot! But not too hot. Very tasty. Service was good, the rice and beans which...More

Thank Jude3147
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Service was great, food was great but my final bill-which I received days later after calling my bank to check on my charges, I had been over-charged $2 on my tip. I gave a 20% tip and it was rung up with that the additional...More

Thank Roseventures
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

To preface, it was the night before the PNW "storm of the decade". So there was a huge influx of people. However, this was the saddest experience. We were sooo incredibly hungry, waiting over an hour for two meals. The service was very friendly. Taco...More

Thank Sydney R
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We get to Bellingham only infrequently and are selective on where we dine when we visit. We like Mexican food and cannot get good Mexican where we live so we tried El Gitano based on the reviews. We were not disappointed. Good food, portions, and...More

Thank Deborah G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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