Stepping into the Restaurant & Pub at Big Lake Grocery is like traveling back in time. While the local dining spot still retains its mom ‘n’ pop general store on the side, take a look at the bones of the building. Or should we say “buildings?” Big Lake Grocery is actually an amalgam of three different houses that were once owned by the Day Lumber Company – as was the entire town of Big Lake. Over its history, BLG has been a bathhouse, a post office, a laundry, and even a movie house.

In this incarnation, BLG is primarily a warm, friendly, local gathering spot serving hearty homestyle meals all day, along with plenty of Washington brews on tap (as well as all your favorite national and international beers and ales). It’s been family-owned for the last sixteen years, and we’re fully committed to making BLG the favorite hang in Mount Vernon and the Skagit Valley.

So if you’re tooling between Seattle and Bellingham, stop in for breakfast, coffee, a burger or salad, or just a frosty brew served with a smile and a genuine, “How ya doing?” Come visit us and step into a simpler, warmer, friendlier era.
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I'll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.
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The perfect place to enjoy food and a glass.


Big Lake Grocery has been around since the early 1930s as far as we can tell.  Rumor has it that the store (which was two pre-1910 Day Lumber houses) was at one time an old fashioned bath house.  Over the years, the store has served many functions; a post office, laundry facility as well as being a grocery store.  We’ve been told that one owner used to show movies in the back and another served hamburgers out the side window!

Great Beer. Always
Seasons change and so does our tap selection.
Come in any time of the year and we will have the perfect draft on tap.
Damn good food.
All our food is made with happiness and love
We are always working to bring you the menu items you want.
Happy Hour
Daily specials
Really every hour is happy hour at The BLG. But we decided to create a special priced menu anyway.

don't bother with cooking....eating is way easier.

eat, drink, be marry

Come on in for a bite, a beer or even a glass of wine.

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Two Slices of French Toast. Topped with butter and syrup.
1 Belgian Waffle with 2 Chicken Tenders. Served with Syrup or Gravy.
Tortilla Wrapped and Grilled with Egg, Cheese and Your Choice of Bacon, Ham or Sausage.
Our Signature Country Sausage Gravy Slathered Over One Biscut or Two
Double the Cheese, Double the Burger.
Served with Pepper-Jack Cheese, Chipotle or BBQ Sauce, Topped with Onion Rings and Veggies.
Bacon! Bacon! Bacon! This fave is served with Swiss Cheese, Blue Cheese Dressing and Veggies. Delicious!
This Burger is served with Pepper Jack and topped with Sautéed Onions, Jalepeños, Lettuce and Tomatoes.
More Bacon Here! Lettuce, Tomato & Mayo. Served on Thick Sliced White or Wheat Bread.
An Extra Large Burrito Slathered with Our Special Bean and Rice Mix, Crispy Chicken Tenders and Yummy Nacho Cheese Sauce. Ask for lettuce.
Side Tray of Tater Tots
Side Tray of Jojo's
Side Tray of Jalapeño Poppers (7)
5 wings served how you like 'em
Side Tray of Onion Rings
Side Tray of Mozzarella Sticks
A bed of Romaine Lettuce with Fried Crispy or Grilled Chicken, Shredded Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Onions, Carrots & Croutons. Topped with your choice of Salad Dressing.
Including all Veggies Cheese.
Including all Veggies Cheese.
Comes with 2 eggs, hashbrowns and your choice of stuff and ya know toast
Comes with 2 eggs, hashbrowns and your choice of stuff and ya know toast
The classic bacon cheese burger
This Burger is served with Swiss and topped with Sautéed Onions, Mushrooms, Lettuce and Tomatoes.
Steak, Provolone, Grilled onions & Green Peppers
Grilled Chicken topped with Ham, Swiss, Lettuce & Tomato
Grilled Chicken topped with Cheese & Veggies
Mouthwatering Fried Chicken topped with Cheese & Veggies
Roast Beef, Cheese on Sourdough w/ Veggies
Ham, Swiss on White w/ Veggies
Turkey Cheddar on White w/ Veggies
Served with Salsa, Sour Cream & Jalapenos
3 Pieces of Fried Chicken Tenders & Fries
Mac & Cheese Bites, Bacon & Veggies
Burger topped with an egg, Ham and Cheddar