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Guidebook for Lynden

Lisa~Oostema Farmstead Inn
Lisa~Oostema Farmstead Inn
Joined in 2016
Lisa~Oostema Farmstead Inn

Guidebook for Lynden

Food Scene
Locally owned coffee house , We currently have three Lynden Coffee Shops, plus a number in surrounding area's. It's a great atmosphere and awesome coffee
Woods Coffee
1758 Front St
Locally owned coffee house , We currently have three Lynden Coffee Shops, plus a number in surrounding area's. It's a great atmosphere and awesome coffee
http://steakhouse9.com/ They have 6 big screen TV's for any sports enthusiast, great patio seating over looking the golf course, plus great food and drinks.
Steakhouse 9 Bistro & Lounge
115 E Homestead Blvd
http://steakhouse9.com/ They have 6 big screen TV's for any sports enthusiast, great patio seating over looking the golf course, plus great food and drinks.
Good Breakfast, lunch and dinner. One of Lynden's best family restaurants. Rose the owner also does catering, so if you need something for a gathering, she is the one to call.
Fairway Cafe
1726 Front St
Good Breakfast, lunch and dinner. One of Lynden's best family restaurants. Rose the owner also does catering, so if you need something for a gathering, she is the one to call.
http://www.bobsburgersandbrew.com/The best burgers in town! Gourmet at its best. I love the Aloha, it's always my go to burger. It all started here, then opened up chain stores through out Washington State. 2 of them in Bellingham
Bob's Burgers & Brew
8107 WA-539
http://www.bobsburgersandbrew.com/The best burgers in town! Gourmet at its best. I love the Aloha, it's always my go to burger. It all started here, then opened up chain stores through out Washington State. 2 of them in Bellingham
http://www.eversonsteakhouse.com/ Located in Everson Great Steak, drinks and a local feel to the bar. You can also sit in the restaurant. We always like to get the bar steak.
Herb Niemann's Steak House
203 West Main Street
http://www.eversonsteakhouse.com/ Located in Everson Great Steak, drinks and a local feel to the bar. You can also sit in the restaurant. We always like to get the bar steak.
http://www.syrosgreekrestaurant.com/Our favorite local hang out. It has really good food and there is always someone we know there. Sorta like Norm with cheers. :)
Syros Greek & Italian Restaurant
311 Front St
http://www.syrosgreekrestaurant.com/Our favorite local hang out. It has really good food and there is always someone we know there. Sorta like Norm with cheers. :)
A must! They have the best fresh pastries all inspired with a bit of Dutch behind them. You can find ollie bolen , a Dutch donut when available. They also make sandwiches, pies , just about anything
Lynden Dutch Bakery
421 Front St
A must! They have the best fresh pastries all inspired with a bit of Dutch behind them. You can find ollie bolen , a Dutch donut when available. They also make sandwiches, pies , just about anything
http://www.cancunmexrest.com/ The best Margaritas ever! Locally owned and operated. The food is really good too. It's a smaller restaurant, it's a great place for a few to gather. Seating is limited, but worth checking out.
Cancun Mexican Restaurant
8874 Bender Rd
http://www.cancunmexrest.com/ The best Margaritas ever! Locally owned and operated. The food is really good too. It's a smaller restaurant, it's a great place for a few to gather. Seating is limited, but worth checking out.
Great Mexican for a just a few or a large group. Plenty of room. Great Margaritas and food. Fast and friendly service, also has a catering business.
El Ranchito Family Mexican Restaurant
8138 WA-539
Great Mexican for a just a few or a large group. Plenty of room. Great Margaritas and food. Fast and friendly service, also has a catering business.
https://woodscoffee.com/ Another location for Woods Coffee. Close to our house, easy to get to and drive up window
The Woods Coffee
8874 Bender Rd
https://woodscoffee.com/ Another location for Woods Coffee. Close to our house, easy to get to and drive up window
http://www.westsidepizza.com/ Great pizza, and they deliver. If your looking to eat at home in the unit this is a great alternative to eating out. My favorite ~ Death by pizza
Westside Pizza
107 3rd St
http://www.westsidepizza.com/ Great pizza, and they deliver. If your looking to eat at home in the unit this is a great alternative to eating out. My favorite ~ Death by pizza
http://www.bellewoodfarms.com/ BelleWood Acres is home to one of Northwest Washington's largest apple orchards. You can pick your own apples and pumpkins from our pumpkin patch. For the adults, take a tour , and sample of spirits.
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Bellewood Acres
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http://www.bellewoodfarms.com/ BelleWood Acres is home to one of Northwest Washington's largest apple orchards. You can pick your own apples and pumpkins from our pumpkin patch. For the adults, take a tour , and sample of spirits.
http://avenuebread.com/ Avenue Bread is the neighborhood café and bakery Great food, and atmosphere
Avenue Bread - Lynden
444 Front St
http://avenuebread.com/ Avenue Bread is the neighborhood café and bakery Great food, and atmosphere
https://www.facebook.com/chandarahouse/ Great Tai Food, I have had take out there a few times and it is always good.
Chandara House - Authentic Thai Cuisine
655 Front St
https://www.facebook.com/chandarahouse/ Great Tai Food, I have had take out there a few times and it is always good.
http://www.thenuthousegrillllc.com/ Great place for a steak and beer, they even let you throw peanuts on the floor.
The Nuthouse Grill
8874 Bender Rd
http://www.thenuthousegrillllc.com/ Great place for a steak and beer, they even let you throw peanuts on the floor.
http://www.dutchmothers.net/ Great place to have Dutch Pancakes , called Pannekoek. Come enjoy downtown Lynden after a good breakfast and coffee.
Dutch Mothers Family Restaurant
405 Front St
http://www.dutchmothers.net/ Great place to have Dutch Pancakes , called Pannekoek. Come enjoy downtown Lynden after a good breakfast and coffee.
http://www.namiasianbistro.org/ Offering a wide variety of sushi that is prepared with only the freshest fish and crustaceans, our sushi masters create delectable masterpieces that are heartily enjoyed by our customers
Nami Asian Bistro
8862 Bender Rd
http://www.namiasianbistro.org/ Offering a wide variety of sushi that is prepared with only the freshest fish and crustaceans, our sushi masters create delectable masterpieces that are heartily enjoyed by our customers
http://www.jofishseafood.com/ All of our cod, whether it's for our delicious fish tacos, or our yummy fish 'n' chips, always comes from Lynden's own company Alaskan Leader Fisheries! we also carry an all natural burger from Harris Ranch, a California based family owned ranch.
JoFish Seafood and Grill
312 Front St
http://www.jofishseafood.com/ All of our cod, whether it's for our delicious fish tacos, or our yummy fish 'n' chips, always comes from Lynden's own company Alaskan Leader Fisheries! we also carry an all natural burger from Harris Ranch, a California based family owned ranch. 
Mexican with a Bar and Grill next door, Marta is a great Lady and has two restaurants in one. Great food, We have eaten there a few times https://www.facebook.com/martasmexicancocina/
Marta's Cocina
1710 Front St
Mexican with a Bar and Grill next door, Marta is a great Lady and has two restaurants in one. Great food, We have eaten there a few times https://www.facebook.com/martasmexicancocina/
Vietnamese Restaurant
Pho & Teriyaki
8134 WA-539
Vietnamese Restaurant
Treat yourself to an ethnic Chinese lunch or dinner at Lynden Mandarin Chinese Restaurant in Lynden. You can also grab your food to go.
Lynden Mandarin Chinese Restaurant
115 3rd St
Treat yourself to an ethnic Chinese lunch or dinner at Lynden Mandarin Chinese Restaurant in Lynden. You can also grab your food to go.
Is located in the Bender Plaza Shell station, gas and grocery
Subway
8890 Bender Rd
Is located in the Bender Plaza Shell station, gas and grocery
http://www.grantsburgers.com/ Burgers and shakes
Grant's Burgers
1945 Front St
http://www.grantsburgers.com/ Burgers and shakes
http://infusioncuisine.com/ Infusion Cuisine features fine Mexican, Italian, and Asian cuisine in a family-style atmosphere. In addition to its variety of dinner entrees, Infusion Cuisine also offers a lunch menu, appetizers, salads, desserts, and fine wine. I personally have not been there but the reviews on Yelp are very good.
Infusion Cuisine
6912 Hannegan Rd
http://infusioncuisine.com/ Infusion Cuisine features fine Mexican, Italian, and Asian cuisine in a family-style atmosphere. In addition to its variety of dinner entrees, Infusion Cuisine also offers a lunch menu, appetizers, salads, desserts, and fine wine. I personally have not been there but the reviews on Yelp are very good.
Little Caesars Pizza
1804 18th St
http://www.coconutkennys.com/ Coconut Kenny's is the restaurant destination if you are looking for delicious food in a fun and relaxing environment. Specializing in Hawaiian sandwiches and unique pizzas
Coconut Kenny's
8122 Guide Meridian Rd
http://www.coconutkennys.com/ Coconut Kenny's is the restaurant destination if you are looking for delicious food in a fun and relaxing environment. Specializing in Hawaiian sandwiches and unique pizzas
http://threeflavorskitchen.com/ Three Flavors Kitchen served fresh and delicious plates for different taste; Serving Italian, Asian, Mexican and Breakfast.  Three Flavors Kitchen is the perfect place for your family, friend,  meeting, and anyone that is looking to have incredible food from our extensive menu that its served at any time of the day!!
Three Flavors Kitchen
507 Nooksack Ave
http://threeflavorskitchen.com/ Three Flavors Kitchen served fresh and delicious plates for different taste; Serving Italian, Asian, Mexican and Breakfast.  Three Flavors Kitchen is the perfect place for your family, friend,  meeting, and anyone that is looking to have incredible food from our extensive menu that its served at any time of the day!!
https://www.facebook.com/dutchtreatlynden/ We are a local, small town restaurant. Breakfast is served all day!!!
Dutch Treat Restaurant
206 3rd St
https://www.facebook.com/dutchtreatlynden/ We are a local, small town restaurant. Breakfast is served all day!!!
https://www.papamurphys.com Take and bake pizza. A smaller pizza will work in our toaster oven for an option for staying in for dinner.
Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza
8146 Guide Meridian Rd
https://www.papamurphys.com Take and bake pizza. A smaller pizza will work in our toaster oven for an option for staying in for dinner.
http://hilltopcooking.com/ Very popular hang out for locals. Breakfast served all day.
Hilltop Restaurant & Catering
5645 Guide Meridian
http://hilltopcooking.com/ Very popular hang out for locals. Breakfast served all day.
http://www.themilllynden.com/ The Mill by Perfectly Paired, brings a unique bistro menu and old-world atmosphere to downtown Lynden in the Dutch Village Mall. The Mill features the best meats and cheeses, plus a full bar offering craft cocktails and wines chosen to pair with menu items.
The Mill By Perfectly Paired
655 Front St
http://www.themilllynden.com/ The Mill by Perfectly Paired, brings a unique bistro menu and old-world atmosphere to downtown Lynden in the Dutch Village Mall. The Mill features the best meats and cheeses, plus a full bar offering craft cocktails and wines chosen to pair with menu items.
http://www.rustywagongoodeats.com/ We love everything about this place, good food all around! Breakfast, lunch and dinner, one of our top picks
Rusty Wagon Old Tyme Food
6937 Hannegan Rd
http://www.rustywagongoodeats.com/ We love everything about this place, good food all around! Breakfast, lunch and dinner, one of our top picks
http://www.appel-farms.com/ Our cafe is open for breakfast and lunch serving homemade soups, sandwiches, wraps, and fresh baked goods, Samples are available at our full service cheese counter.  Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is happy to answer any questions and help you with your purchases.  You can choose from our ready cut wedges or we can cut to whatever size you need. A farm outing would not be complete without a visit to our farm animals.  Goats are here year-round and cows come to visit during the summer.
Appel Farms
6605 Northwest Dr
http://www.appel-farms.com/ Our cafe is open for breakfast and lunch serving homemade soups, sandwiches, wraps, and fresh baked goods, Samples are available at our full service cheese counter.  Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is happy to answer any questions and help you with your purchases.  You can choose from our ready cut wedges or we can cut to whatever size you need. A farm outing would not be complete without a visit to our farm animals.  Goats are here year-round and cows come to visit during the summer.
drive up coffee
Muddy Waters Inc
100 Grover St
drive up coffee
drive up coffee shop
Cruisin Coffee Lynden
1976 Kok Rd
drive up coffee shop
Drive up and a place to sit for coffee
Starbucks
8082 WA-539
Drive up and a place to sit for coffee
Entertainment & Activities
This is a true resort course, with wide landing areas and multiple tees. . And it is the only course in Washington with a par five that plays into an island green. It's a must for any golfer.
Homestead Golf & Country Club
115 E Homestead Blvd
This is a true resort course, with wide landing areas and multiple tees. . And it is the only course in Washington with a par five that plays into an island green. It's a must for any golfer.
Samson Estates Winery
1861 Van Dyk Rd
Drinks & Nightlife
http://overflowtaps.com/They feature some of Bellingham’s finest craft beer. Breweries such as Wander Brewing, Kulshan Brewing, Chuckanut Brewery, Aslan Brewing, Boundary Bay Brewery. Operated and owned by locals.
Overflow Taps
106 5th St
http://overflowtaps.com/They feature some of Bellingham’s finest craft beer. Breweries such as Wander Brewing, Kulshan Brewing, Chuckanut Brewery, Aslan Brewing, Boundary Bay Brewery. Operated and owned by locals.
http://northwoodcasino.com/ Want a little dinner and drinks close to our house. Also play a few slots ? This is right up the road, easy to find and the Chef's restaurant has very good food. wood stone pizza, my favorite.
Nooksack Northwood Casino
9750 Northwood Rd
http://northwoodcasino.com/ Want a little dinner and drinks close to our house. Also play a few slots ? This is right up the road, easy to find and the Chef's restaurant has very good food. wood stone pizza, my favorite.
Essentials
It will have just about anything you need.
Safeway
8071 WA-539
It will have just about anything you need.
Fairway Sparkle Shop
1742 Front St
Food Pavilion
8130 WA-539
US Post Office
600 Front St
Everything Else
Need something else on your trip?
Ace Hardware
1736 Front St
Need something else on your trip?
Another great place for a few things if needed
Chs Fairway True Value
119 17th St
Another great place for a few things if needed
Only an hours drive from Lynden
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Vancouver
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Only an hours drive from Lynden
Bellingham has a Variety of things to do, waterfront, Fairhaven old town, shopping. Airport, car rentals
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Bellingham
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Bellingham has a Variety of things to do, waterfront, Fairhaven old town, shopping. Airport, car rentals
There are many stores located in Downtown and Fairway Center both are located on Front Street. Fairway Center is on the other end of Lynden.
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Lynden
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There are many stores located in Downtown and Fairway Center both are located on Front Street. Fairway Center is on the other end of Lynden.
http://www.lyndendayspa.com/ Feeling sore? Need a day for yourself? We offer massage for both injury recovery and relaxation.
Lynden Day Spa
1610 Grover St
http://www.lyndendayspa.com/ Feeling sore? Need a day for yourself? We offer massage for both injury recovery and relaxation.
Sightseeing
Skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, just a few winter sports. Hiking and biking in the summer, white water rafting on the nooksack river.
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Mount Baker
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Skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, just a few winter sports. Hiking and biking in the summer, white water rafting on the nooksack river.
Whale watching, fishing
Bellingham Bay
Whale watching, fishing
Great senic drive between Bellingham and Mt Vernon, goes all along the water front and is famous for the scery.
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Chuckanut Drive North
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Great senic drive between Bellingham and Mt Vernon, goes all along the water front and is famous for the scery.
Great day trip to the San Juan Islands aboard the ferry boat that leave Annacortes , head out to Friday Harbor for the day.
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San Juan Island
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Great day trip to the San Juan Islands aboard the ferry boat that leave Annacortes , head out to Friday Harbor for the day.
Arts & Culture
The fair grounds hosts a number of events not only for the fair, but The home and Garden show and Annual spring and Fall Craft show, plus much more. Check their website to see what is happening.
Northwest Washington Fair and Event Center
1775 Front Street
The fair grounds hosts a number of events not only for the fair, but The home and Garden show and Annual spring and Fall Craft show, plus much more. Check their website to see what is happening.
http://lyndenpioneermuseum.com/ There is so much history here to learn more about the History of Lynden, it is a must visit. Founded in 1976.
Lynden Pioneer Museum
217 Front Street
http://lyndenpioneermuseum.com/ There is so much history here to learn more about the History of Lynden, it is a must visit. Founded in 1976.
http://jansenartcenter.org/There is so much to see, learn and do. They also offer the Firehall Café offers Tony’s coffee, Kulshan beer on tap, a selection of Washington wines, and sandwiches, soups and out door seating https://www.facebook.com/Firehallcafe/
Jansen Art Center
321 Front Street
http://jansenartcenter.org/There is so much to see, learn and do. They also offer the Firehall Café offers Tony’s coffee, Kulshan beer on tap, a selection of Washington wines, and sandwiches, soups and out door seating https://www.facebook.com/Firehallcafe/
Check out their web site for more info on current happenings. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com/
Claire vg Thomas Theatre
655 Front St
Check out their web site for more info on current happenings. http://www.clairevgtheatre.com/