Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Bellingham and Whatcom County
Annette Bagley

Although many local businesses close for Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22, 2018), the following is a list of restaurants open for Thanksgiving Dinner in Bellingham and Whatcom County, along with hours, prices and locations. Most offer special menus or buffet dinners featuring traditional turkey and all the trimmings, to allow you a relaxing meal. Call ahead to find out if reservations are needed, and treat yourself to a delicious celebration.

Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham:

714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham, WA

  • Five-Course Family Style Thanksgiving from 1 – 7 p.m.
  • Enjoy a stress-free Thanksgiving this year. Let B-Town Restaurant handle the hassle of preparing a celebratory feast for you and yours. On Thanksgiving Day, indulge in their five-course menu, which features timeless classics such as Herb Roasted Turkey, and B-Town originals such as Roasted Salmon with Lemon-Garlic Butter.
  • See full menu at:¬†
  • Make a reservation: call¬†(360) 392-6502¬†or visit

Hotel Bellwether Lighthouse Bar & Grill:

1 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA

  • Thanksgiving Day Buffet from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Prices are $48.95* for adults, $20.95* for children ages 6-12 and kids 5 and under are free. 10% discount for seniors 65+. (*tax and gratuity not included)
  • 10% discount on Thanksgiving Buffet when you book at 2-night stay arriving on Nov. 21 or Nov. 22 (subject to buffet availability).
  • ¬†Reservations are required. Call 360-392-3200

Semiahmoo Resort:

9569 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA

  • Thanksgiving Dinner at Packers Kitchen + Bar,¬†4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Reservations are required. Call 360-318-2028 for reservations

Giuseppe’s Al Porto Ristorante Italiano:

21 Bellwether Way, Bellingham, WA

  • Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet, Lunch:¬†11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Dinner” 5 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Turkey, side dishes, seafood, meats, antipasto, salads, desserts
  • Call 360-714-8412, reservations are suggested

Old Town Cafe:

316 W. Holly Street, Bellingham, WA (downtown)

  • Free Thanksgiving Dinners from 10 a.m.¬† -3 p.m., a community collaboration,
  • 360-671-4431

Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa:

4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale, WA

  • Thanksgiving Buffet, 11 a.m. – closing
  • $21.95 per person
  • (866) 383-0777

Five Columns Restaurant

1301 E. Maple Street, Bellingham, WA

  • Fresh Roasted Turkey Dinner as the special, noon to 7 p.m.
  • Free dinner to Senior Citizens 65+ years from noon to 2 p.m.
  • Please call for reservations: 360-676-9900
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About the Author:

Annette Bagley is the Director of Marketing for Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. As a writer and media relations consultant, her work has appeared in local and national media. She has been enjoying life in the Bellingham and Whatcom County region for more than a decade. Her ideal escapes include water, mountains, a farm visit, or a history lesson, accompanied by good food and a glass of wine.