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

Chuckanut Drive is now 100 Years Old

In the 1890’s, Chuckanut Drive, aka Highway 11,  was nothing more then a rugged logging road.  Today it’s a well traveled scenic drive that’s considered by many to be the most beautiful road in the great Northwest. It wasn’t until 1905 that work began to make improvements to the drive from Bellingham.  Convicts started the … Read more

Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence

Oyster Bar Wins the Prestigious Wine Spectator Award The Oyster Bar has received this prestigious award from the Wine Spectator for the last 27 years.  Owner Guy Colbert was at the helm of The Oyster Bar’s Wine Program from 1990 to 2014.  Amanda Abbott took over the purchasing responsibilities since 2014 and has done an excellent … Read more

LIVE MAINE LOBSTER IS HERE!!!

For the month of January The Oyster Bar will be offering a Small Plate Menu featuring fresh Maine Lobster specials for both lunch and dinner. For the dinner menu, we will be offering your choice of a half or whole oven-roasted lobster with fresh herbs and a garlic-citrus drawn butter. In addition, we are featuring … Read more

A Beautiful Letter

The Oyster Bar staff take our work seriously, love what we do and are usually working so hard that we really don’t dwell on the larger picture. But an artfully composed letter that we received last August reminded us of what a privilege it is to serve beautiful cuisine to fabulous people in such a … Read more

It’s All About The Oysters

Local Oysters It’s no secret that the Pacific Northwest is home to some of the best seafood the world has to offer. This undeniable fact is part of the reason that The Oyster Bar‘s proprietors, Guy and Linda Colbert, originally moved to the area. Since taking ownership of the restaurant in the early 1990′s the … Read more

Tired of Turkey?

Maybe it’s time for something different. Tonight we have Pistachio Crusted Austrailian Lamb Rack with dry Cherry and Chianti reduction and Chestnut Spoonbread. Or try our Fresh Hawaiian Swordfish with grilled eggplant caponata and preserved lemon. The App Du Jour is Rabbit Terrine with cranberry mustard, Port syrup, pickled onions and cornichons. Happy Dining!

Oyster Bar Thanksgiving Specials

In the spirit of celebration, the Oyster Bar serves it’s dinner menu from 11:30 am to 9:00 pm on major holidays. Of course we always have off menu specials as well. The specials for Thanksgiving this year will include Cider Sage Roasted Turkey Breast with Smoked Oyster and Pancetta Stuffing and Chanterelle Madiera Gravy, Harissa … Read more