Live Maine Lobster!

(Warning: The following blog post will create an undeniable craving for all things lobster. Read at your own risk.) You may have seen our live Maine lobster offerings on our social media feeds lately. During the month of January, our lobster entree special includes a half or whole lobster served with prime top sirloin steak, prime filet … Read more

Fish: A Cure for the Winter Blues

Fish Helps with Seasonal Affective Disorder It is estimated that about 14% of the US population report feeling a little down and lethargic during the winter months, and an additional 6% suffer from the more acute Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Bellingham tops out the list of cities in the continental United States with populations of … Read more

Supporting Our Working Waterfront

The Value of Bellingham’s Waterfront At the end of September and Start of October, our staff had the distinct pleasure of attending the inaugural Bellingham Seafest, a celebration of our “legacy maritime heritage, bustling working waterfront, internationally-renowned fishing & seafood industries and unsurpassed culinary bounty.” Needless to say, we owe a great deal of our … Read more

Ivory Salmon Special

Ivory Salmon We recently posted on social media that we were serving a special treat, white (or ivory) salmon. We wanted to take some time to pass along more info on what makes this salmon unique and gives it the flavor profile you’ll come to love. The iconic pinkish-orange to deep red color, which is … Read more

New Gift Cards!

Oyster Bar Gift Cards The Oyster Bar now has gift cards! These are not your standard restaurant gift cards (read: over-sized and on card-stock). Easy to use, these credit card style gift cards are the ideal gift for the foodie on your list. Perfect to entice your friends from the Seattle area to skip town … Read more

Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner

AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY (Nov 23rd), THURSDAY (24th) AND FRIDAY (25th) Featuring Quince Sorbet Intermezzo Pumpkin Souffle Cider Sage Butter Fresh Roasted Turkey Breast Fresh Samish Bay Oyster and Sausage Stuffing Maple Glazed Butternut Squash Roasted Parsnip Mashed Potatoes French Green Beans with Toasted Pecans and a Sherry Vinaigrette

The History and Types of Oysters in the PNW

The History of PNW Oysters Seafood, and oysters in particular, are the cornerstone upon which our establishment is built. The Pacific Northwest has always been known for its relationship with the Sea, with the native peoples of the area consuming and utilizing oysters in particular for over 4000 years. With the arrival of European-American settlers … Read more

5 reasons YOU should visit the Chuckanut Oyster Bar

Visit Chuckanut Oyster Bar In July of 2016, our little restaurant was featured in a Seattle PI piece “Washington’s Best Road Trip Restaurants.” We were selected as a part of a readers poll which asked: where do you go to eat on your way to Canada, Oregon, Idaho or your favorite hiking spot? While we’re … Read more

New Salad and New Soup for Fall

A reflection of the weather, we’ve got some new fall-flavored items on the menu.   Butternut Squash Soup Made with locally foraged Golden Chanterelle Mushrooms and roasted butternut squash, this soup is garnished with a toasted almond pesto and creme fraiche. It will warm you up and delight your taste-buds! Golden Chanterelles (cantharellus cibarius) can … Read more

Bellingham SeaFeast

Bellingham SeaFest You may have noticed our tweet, regarding the Oyster Shucking competition at Bellingham’s Inaugural Seafeast celebration this year. Two of our chefs, Joey and Chris, placed 2nd and 3rd in the competition. Seafeast, “a festival filled with world-renowned seafood, boat rides, demonstrations, and the arts in an authentic maritime environment” happened at Bellingham’s … Read more