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“"Great Burgers"” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Boomer's Drive In

Boomer's Drive In
Ranked #24 of 440 Restaurants in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$7
Cuisines: American, Fast food, Diner
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Boomer’s Drive-In – Voted the Best Burger in Bellingham again & again!Great Food | Great Price | Great FunBoomer’s great food has been a local family favorite for decades. Our customers have enjoyed the same great menu of gourmet Boomers Burgers, world-famous waffle fries, real hard ice cream milkshakes, yummy hot dogs, fresh salads and old-fashion car hop service for years.Serving families in Bellingham since 1989, Boomer’s Drive-In has become a local icon. People who enjoyed Boomers as a child are now bringing their kids and grand kids to enjoy the same great food. Little about Boomers has changed over the years and we strive to keep it that way.
Yelm, Washington
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“"Great Burgers"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

This tiny eat in is a local, non-chain burger place. The waffle fries are the best and the burgers tasted wonderful!, but the Vanilla shake was awesome. Their prices are also very good. I would not hesitate to eat here again... The fireplace in the center gave it the perfect ambiance on a cold, rainy evening. The service was excellent. I will go back.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Charlie P
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Surrey, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great Shakes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Every time we are in Bellingham (usually twice a month) we will always head to Boomer`s for an excellent lunch. The burgers are very good as well as the waffle fries. The milkshakes are excellent as well. The prices are very reasonable compared to what we pay in South Surrey for a comparable meal; unfortunately all we have here are fast-food chains and not an independent burger place to be found. When our son from Alberta visits a trip to Boomer`s is a requirement. Great food at reasonable prices and you will not leave hungry. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank 565surrey777
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Carnation, Washington
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186 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Great Lunch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

Good selection and surprisingly gourmet for very cheap. The chocolate milkshake was made with ice cream and was delicious! The burger choices were ample and they tasted wonderful! Contrary to my first impression, there is indoor dining.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Andy C
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Stanwood, Washington
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Absolutely delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

Spent the day in Bellingham with my daughters who both attend WWU. They suggested Boomer's for lunch. I had never been there even though I had briefly attended WWU back in the 80's. Sadly, I was too busy being granola to eat there, I guess. What an awesome lunch we had! I ordered up the Cajun Inferno burger which tasted exactly like it sounds: spicy, flaming, and good. Had a hard time deciding though, because one of my daughter's boyfriend ordered the Garlic Bleu Burger. It smelled soooo good, and from the speed at which he inhaled it, it must've tasted great! So excited to have tried Boomer's. Will be back on my next visit to Bellingham.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bellingham, Washington
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“A legacy of Bellingham”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

I hope this drive-in never goes away. I wouldn't say it's the cheapest burger around, but it might be the tastiest. Get their meal deal and the waffle fries will guarantee that it's a full meal you won't come away hungry from. Their shakes are AMAZING. Old fashioned, thick and filling. This is the kind of place that makes you wish they had one in every major city just so you could spread the word of how awesome they are.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mardine
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