The Top 5 Healthy Organic Restaurants in Bellingham, WA

Located on the coast in Washington State near the Canadian border, Bellingham is a popular tourist destination with a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. We discovered a number of great healthy restaurants here, and can’t wait to share them with you!

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Here are our top 5 recommended healthy restaurants in Bellingham, Washington:

Scone Grown

211 Granary Avenue
Bellingham, Washington 98225

Stone Grown is a 100% vegan restaurant, featuring menu items made with local, organic flour. Try the Classic Scone (their famous vanilla scone served warm with clotted coconut cream and organic strawberry jam) or one of their gluten-free delights like Banana Bread (slice of moist gluten free banana bread served with clotted coconut cream) or Seasonal Chia Pudding Parfait (gluten-free creamy chia seed pudding layered with seasonal fruit, coconut whipped cream, drizzled with seasonal sauce, and topped with house-made granola).

The Old Town Café

316 West Holly
Bellingham, Washington 98225

Located in the heart of historic Old Town, this locally owned café strives to incorporate natural, local, and organic products. All pastries are made on site, many with whole wheat flour and unrefined sweeteners.

They serve breakfast (all day) and lunch. Local favorites include Greek Tofu Breakfast Scramble (fresh spinach, sheep’s milk feta, kalamata olives and garlic); Spicy Mama Omelette (Mama Lil’s peppers, organic corn, chicken sausage and Monterey Jack cheese); Funky Special (grilled cheddar cheese with avocado, sprouts and tomato); and Super Vegetarian Chili (topped with onions, melted cheddar, salsa and sour cream, served with a gluten-free corn muffin or toast).

Vitality Bowls

3011 Cinema Place 101
Bellingham, Washington 98226

With a strong commitment to bringing health and wellness to every community across the country through fresh, high-quality superfoods, Vitality Bowls has a wide menu including such favorites as Acai bowls, nutritional powerhouse selections made from a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich organic açaí berry, topped with organic granola (gluten free available), and a selection of superfood ingredients. They also offer the nutrient-packed superfruits pitaya and graviola as a base for bowls.

Vitality bowls and smoothies contain NO ice, NO frozen yogurt, NO artificial preservatives, NO trans fats, or any other fillers. Everything is made fresh to order. Stop in for your custom made order!

Brandywine Kitchen

1317 Commercial Street
Bellingham, Washington 98225

From its beginning as an heirloom tomato farm, Brandywine has expanded into the prepared food business. They offer amazing locally sourced and affordable food for the soul. It’s more than farm-to-fork, it’s seed-to-plate deliciousness.

Favorites include Apple-Jalapeno Chicken (grilled free-range chicken, baked apple, pepper jack, pickled jalapeños, aioli, cilantro); Orchard Salad (mixed greens, free-range chicken, baked apple, feta, balsamic beets, marinated radish, sliced almonds); and gluten-free Fish Tacos (seasoned cod, cucumber-mango salsa, cotija cream sauce, iceberg lettuce, cilantro).

Leaf & Ladle

113 North State Street
Bellingham, Washington 98225

Specials include Seasonal Curry Chicken Salad (mixed greens lightly tossed in Caesar dressing, Craisins, topped with Curry Chicken salad with apples, celery, red onions, curry and mayo – can be served as a salad or wrap); Seasonal Spring Strawberry Salad (mixed greens, strawberries, chèvre cheese, shaved almonds, and strawberry-poppyseed vinaigrette – make it vegan with their almesean cheese); or Seasonal Caprese Panini (Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Pesto Mayo, Balsamic Reduction and Greens, grilled on Avenue Focaccia). You’ll also find quarts of Soup-to-Go in their cold case!

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

Learn more about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. And for information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit Here you’ll find valuable and inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with top-notch video interviews with medical experts around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they deliver leading-edge health and healing information concerning the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.