Keenan's at the Pier - Bellingham
and a full bar. Our Executive Chef and her culinary staff highlight the beauty
and style of the Pacific Northwest with creative twists on your favorite dishes. Enjoy a panoramic view of Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands while sipping a crafted cocktail or glass of wine from our extensive list. Seasonal outside dining too
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Great experience. Great food. Warm and welcoming environment.
Great spot with amazing safe outdoor seating overlooking bay. Trains passing are loud, but fun
Lovely dinner, excellent food locally sourced, beautifully presented, charming outside space safely separately and heated, great wine list. Can't wait to go back.
Fantastic meal & outstanding service. From the greeti g at the door until we left 2 hours later, everything was outstanding.
Drink orders taken & delivered promptly. We split the crab cakes (delish!) & the house salad ( a tad underdressed but nothing tragic. Still outstanding).
My dining companion has the sockeye salmon with the pea risotto. The salmon was perfect. I had the halibut with the miso caramel. The miso sauce was to die for & the halibut was spot on perfection.
I am celiac & I could hear the chefs audibly discussing being cautious as well as watching them change gloves each time any portion of any course of my meal was prepped. Outstanding.
I can say that this meal was one of the top three meals I have EVER had at a restaurant in over 40 years. I urge them to keep this halibut dish on their menu as a signature dish. I'll drive from anywhere to get this again.
As for service, Emily was perfect, friendly and timed each course exactly right. Just excellent.
The only downside had nothing to do with the restaurant at all. I had to move due to a nearby guest who had so much perfume on, it was overwhelming our food.
A+ to Keenans and to Emily.
Easy reservation system (Open Table), lovely view, polite and helpful servers. We wanted a nice evening out and that's what we got. The food was innovative and delicious. Mango panna cotta? Yes, please. It was accompanied by a chia cream and a quail egg yolk. Very pretty and tasty. I loved the view from the window and even when another party took the outdoor table in front of us, the chairs were arranged so we could still see the bay. Nice job. Our server was a delight and went back to the kitchen twice to get answers to a couple of questions we had about the food. We chose from a reasonable wine list and weren't rushed to finish our meal. Thanks Keenan's. We'll come back soon.
Great lunch. Great menu. Beautiful view. In a very nice hotel.
Terrific views across the bay to Lummi Island. Very pleasant ambiance. Food and service was great although the menu is a bit limited. Will return again for breakfast or maybe cocktails and sun down.
Great food, amazing cocktails, and the view of the water is stunning!
Lemon Meringue dessert was awful !
Weird bitter poor concept !
The food was so delicious, better than expected! Our waitresss checked on us not too frequently and our food came out quick.
From start to finish, we had a wonderful time at keenan’s. Already planning on going back.
Food was excellent. Staff were kind and courteous.
Service was awesome. The halibut dish may be the best I have had. The scallops were excellent as well.
It was perfect! Great food, lovely service and beautiful setting.
There were no specials and the menu hasn’t changed but the food is always good. We were outside which was very nice and all staff had on masks. We did not feel at risk thanks to Keenan’s protocols and set up. They didn’t rush us through our lunch and I felt somewhat bad sitting for a long time and talking over lunch. But, the server said they did not need the table. Keenan’s is always consistently good and I highly recommend.
Wonderful breakfast with nice view table. Couldn’t ask for more.
Good food as usual. A bit less attention to detail than usual (no bread before, no ice with the oysters....little things that make the difference the first time)
Food ranged from decent (soup) to lousy (burger) and inedible (tapenade). Nice view, though! Wouldn’t return.
Great views and good menu options if you’re a seafood lover. I’m a vegetarian and my options were limited. But the scenery more than made up for it.
The food is very good and the views are gorgeous. I think this may be my new favorite restaurant in Bellingham.
Good view and food and mostly attentive service. I would go back.
Everyone in out party of 10 was very pleased with their dinner. I consider myself a fairly accomplished amateur chef and am disappointed when a meal isn’t at least as good as I could prepare. Wasn’t the case with Keenan’s. Everything looked beautiful and tasted great. Two of us had the Salmon which was perfectly cooked and we both loved the risotto. My wife is allergic to garlic which is in the sauce that comes with the scallops, so they made an alternate sauce with no garlic. Great service and a great overall experience! We were celebrating a special occasion and Keenans served up very special meals to all of us
Visiting from the east coast and wanted a great meal on the water. It was a great experience.
This place is quite good and the prices very reasonable. Even though we hung out well past time to get up and make the table available, no one pestered us.
Perfect spot for a romantic date night! Our server was great & the ambiance was exactly what we were looking for!
Booked outside dinning just for the amazing sunset view at the pier! It’s a must! Staff very friendly, server very knowledgeable and fun. Good and drinks were wonderful!
Service was very slow and my food was over cooked.
This was our first time at keenan”s. We had a great meal, and really great service! We will definitely come back probably many times.
Great location, good food for the price. outside seating the best spot in the place.
Original reserved "outdoor" table was disappointing, tucked away from the water view next to a server station and set of doors. But the server quickly took us to the bar area deck and set us up by the railing and a beautiful view. Excellent service and food, and made for a very nice anniversary dinner.
So worth the trip up to Bellingham! Amazing food and service. And the view! Would visit again.
I reserved for a business lunch. Everyone's first time at Keenan's, the food was great, service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The view was just perfect and so were the crab cakes!! Will definately return! Thanks Keenan's!
Wow!! What a wonderful find.
Food, ambiance and service outstanding. This will definitely be a go to place when visiting the Bellingham area.
Reservations are a must even for lunch.
Asked for eggs "fried very over-hard". The outer edges were perfect, the yolks were over-easy.
Tuesday a friend and I arrived for lunch. Luckily, we had reservations as the restaurant was very, very busy. I had fish and chips, which were very good in spite of not being very warm. My lunch partner ordered the Island Salad. The server had said the mango chutney was not spicy. She would not have agreed...it was very spiced and it felt like her tongue was burning. She was not able to eat it. Her salad was supposed to have included pineapple, which it did not. It would have been nice to have the salad served with some sort of bread, without having to ask for it. Overall, some good food and some misses. We would go back, just to hope for a well balanced meal.
The covered outdoor setting was wonderful, the server was wonderful, and the food was wonderful. I had the fried chicken Cesar salad wrap--my first wrap--and loved it. Plus the best fries I've had in Bellingham. Pricey, but worth it.
Honestly every other time we have gone to Keenans has been amazing. This time the staff could not find our reservation and was not willing to find a table for us indoors. We were told, “People coming at 10 that actually have reservations are here early and will be seated before you.” We made and confirmed our reservations over 24 hours before Saturday so how could others be seated before us? I showed the app to the staff as well as the confirmation email and they were still baffled as to what to do. How about have the next people wait? We were seated outdoors next to extremely loud bridesmaids. Our waitress got mixed up with another and took our order and didn’t even come back. We had to find other staff to request our check and a box as well as the outdoor heating to be turned on. Just confused how this even happened since there were only 3 other tables with people seated in the entire place and no one waiting in the lobby or the bar. We will return at another date just hoping better staff will be on at the time. Food was great and staff from the kitchen ended up serving us.
Excellent service, excellent food and excellent atmosphere/view. One of our favorite places to go
Our waitress was absolutely amazing!! My husband said it was the best steak he ever had!!
Such a beautiful view with a covered patio of the pier. Our server was so friendly and fun. We loved the corn chowder, truffle shoestring fries, our cocktails, scallops, and peach rainier cherry tart!!! Thank you for such a memorable experience!
Keenan's at the Pier - Bellingham offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (360) 392-5510.
Keenan's at the Pier - Bellingham is rated 4.6 stars by 125 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.