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5797 Main St, Bow, WA 98232-9245
+1 360-766-6960
Today
07:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Tue 06:30 - 15:00
Wed 06:30 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Surrey, Canada
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Stopped for lunch and coffee. We shared some chicken strips and onion rings. The fries were great and lots of them. Onion rings were delicious and the chicken strips were very good. We could not eat it all even between 2 people. Definitely a place to stop at and we will be back.

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Thank Lineump
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Happened upon this little treasure while driving from Bellingham to Whidbey Island. Feels like a step back in time, in the good sense! Friendly, clean, good vibe.

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Thank Queenbeesandthedrone
Port Angeles, Washington
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was delicious. Reasonable prices. Vegetarian friendly. Service was fast. Kid friends. easy access and parking.

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Thank 2Kat2014
San Diego
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Headed down to Bow for breakfast and ended up at this nice home style restaurant. super pleasant people, nice and cozy. I had a spud scramble that was delicious.

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Thank IslandGuySanDiego
Chilliwack
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stopped for lunch at the only restaurant that was open at the time and saw just one other car car parked there when we pulled in. We chose a table outside as it was a nice day and enjoyed the view of Edison across the nice flower boxes. All of a sudden more people showed up and it appears... More 

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Thank SagoPalm
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We were regulars at the Edison Cafe since we are locals until it was sold, the food USED TO BE amazing along with the service. We've gone back a couple times to try out the new owner, dissapointed everytime. Food comes cold and tastes like Pam cooking spray. The service was crummy and since its a small place (seats less... More 

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Thank Jenn H
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Used to be amazing, but our last visit was a huge let down. Food for four took 40 minutes, even in an almost empty restaurant, and even then one meal wasn't ready and took another 5 minutes. Service was dismal. No smiles, no apology for the long wait or the food not coming up together, no quality check. Food was... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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176 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

The Edison Cafe has been a local treasure for over 70 years. Several owners have had a hand in making this a favored spot for the most delicious breakfasts and lunches. The new owners have continued the tradition of great food and you're sure to find what you want in their full menu. My wife and I love it here;... More 

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Thank Tom M
Bellingham, Washington
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203 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

The cafe is very small (about 8 tables/booths & a half dozen bar stools), but it feels homey and comfortable. It was jammed when we were there, so service was slow -- more from the kitchen than the server. My grilled ham & swiss on sourdough was excellent, with really good ham and cooked nicely. The servings of fries are... More 

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Thank HeadingOut98229
Bow, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

Small with very personal care given by the staff . A great place for a full helping lunch or breakfast of quality foods . All local ingredients used

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Thank Mihajla S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5797 Main St, Bow, WA 98232-9245
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bow
  • Phone Number: +1 360-766-6960

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?