Dining Options in Mount Vernon

Unfortunately, we were unable to line up any food vendors or food trucks for the Fairgrounds and thus no food will be available on-site. Here is a list of restaurants, with comments from locals. Everyone’s favorite spot: Skagit Valley Food Co-op for their deli and orders-to-go.

(OS) = Outside seating available

Near the Fairgrounds

Ordered from south to north

Town Pump Tavern (OS)
Beer, pizzas, sandwiches and salads
1903 S. 3rd St • (360) 336-9607

Dari Delite (OS)
Take-out hamburger stand; closes at 6 PM; closed Sundays
1632 S. 2nd St • (360) 336-2582

192 Brewing Company, Taproom & Beer Garden (OS)
Suds, burgers and sides
1405 S. 2nd St • (360) 424-2337

Chapala Mexican Food & Taqueria #2
1331 S. 2nd St • (360) 336-3095

2nd Street Deli & Dogs
Hot dogs, sandwiches and salads; closed Sundays
1300 S. 2nd St • (253) 281-4926

El Mercadito Del Mundo-Mexican Taqueria
1023 S. 2nd St • (360) 336-5755

Near Lincoln Theater

Ordered by distance from Lincoln Theatre

Thai House
616 S. 1st St • (360) 336-2966

Shambala Ancient Grain Bakery & Bistro (OS)
Vegan and gluten-free
614 S. 1st St • (360) 588-6600

Pachioni’s Pizzeria
606 S. 1st St • (360) 336-3314

Revival Cocktail Lounge
Cocktails, spirits and some food; open till midnight
306 A Pine St • (360) 399-7880

La Catrina Tacos & Tequila
Closed Sundays
517 S. 1st St • (360) 336-5566

Lunchbox Diner
Breakfast and Lunch
701 S. 2nd St • (360) 336-2026

Pyung Chang Korean BBQ
521 S. 2nd St • (360) 450-3333

Rachawadee Thai Cafe
Best Thai food in Mt Vernon
410 W. Gates St • (360) 336-6699

Taste of India (OS)
Closed Sundays
420 W. Gates St • (360) 428-2866

Skagit Valley Food Co-op* – highly recommended by Mark’s Aunt Emily
Full-service deli food to go, some seating
202 S. 1st St

II Granaio Authentic Italian Restaurant (OS)
100 W. Montgomery St #110 (in the Old Town Grainery Building) • (360) 419-0674

Calico Cupboard Old Town Cafe & Bakery (OS)
121-B Freeway Dr • (360) 336-3107

Further Away (and Recommended)

Farmstrong Brewing & Taproom (OS)
Family-centered brewery. No food, but sometimes there’s a food truck in the parking lot.
110 Stewart Rd • (360) 873-8852

Whidbey Island Bagel Factory
Take-out
102 S. 10th St • (360) 899-9538

Asian 1
Will deliver to the Fairgrounds
145 Cascade Pl #112, Burlington • (360) 707-2422

Near Skagit Valley College

Tepic Mexican Restaurant
2121 E. College Way • (360) 848-7793

Kyoto Kitchen
Limited hours
2001 E. College Way • (360) 428-3699

La Victoria Bakery y Taqueria
1610 N. Laventure Rd • (360) 428-5607

Chapala Mexican Food and Taqueria
1620 N. Waugh Rd (inside 76 gas station) • (360) 424-7416

Indulge Bakery
Limited hours; closed Sundays
1501 Parker Way, Suite 101 • (360) 399-7266

Gentlemen Gene’s Pub
1400 Parker Way • (360) 424-4363

Best Teriyaki
Closed Sundays
1722 Riverside Dr • (360) 416-3977

COA Mexican Eatery & Tequileria (OS)
1810 Riverside Dr • (360) 840-1938

Coffee, Tea & More

Hollywood Coffee
Drive-thru near the Fairgrounds
1711 S. 2nd St • (360) 419-7156

Ristretto Coffee Lounge & Wine Bar
Great coffee; 3 blocks from the Lincoln Theatre
416 S. 1st St

Cruisin Coffee (OS)
Drive-thru near Skagit Valley College
1715 N. Laventure Rd • (360) 424-7378

Aunt Emily says: Definitely avoid the “Foxy Lady” coffee shop south of the fairgrounds where the truckers stop off the freeway to get a glimpse of scantily clad waitresses.
(We have not included it in these listings – ed.)