Nelson's Market and café restaurant in Bellingham, Washington.

The neighborhood is waiting for you.

Nelson’s Market has been in operation as a grocery serving the York neighborhood since 1895, predating the City of Bellingham’s formation in 1903, and today is a breakfast hot-spot widely touted for its signature chicken and waffles.

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We’ve also been known as York Addition Meat Market, Marlin’s Cafe and ‘A Stationary Float in the Parade of Life.’

What We Are

We’re a historic corner store, a casual-dining restaurant and the York neighborhood hangout since before you were born.

Chicken and waffle breakfast at Nelson's Market café.
Three-egg “Everything” omelette filled with cheddar jack cheese, ham, bacon, sausage, chorizo, tomato, onions, mushrooms, peppers and spinach; served with black beans, potatoes and an English muffin.
Our Western Burger special with onion rings, bacon, pickles, cheddar and BBQ.


8 a.m.-10 p.m. daily.
Cafe is dine-in or take-out
from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.

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514 Potter Street,
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-2448

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