THE night-time food destination in Bellingham!

Re-opening at 1201 Cornwall Avenue on MAY 24th at 4:00 PM!

 (updated 5/5/18)

 

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El Capitan’s Gourmet Sausages, Pretzels & Grog

Bellingham, WA, USA

Find Us!

Our first Keg ‘o Grog (actually Chuckanut Pilsner) being welcomed by Zac Cote, our XO (manager)– being delivered by Brian of Dickerson Distributors – Thanks Dickerson! We’ll try to have some left for you all when you arrive. Looking good for our projected May 24th opening.


Lynden Sheet Metal delivers and installs the new exhaust hood, the last large project before opening  We are on track to open May 24th at 4:00pm. (Updated 5/5/2018)

 

Pictured Below: Our manager, Zac, building our order pick-up counter. We are on schedule to open in early May. Uodated 4/4/2018

A World of Sausages

As pirates, we’ve traveled to the four corners of the globe and plundered the richest cargo ships to bring you the world’s best sausages!

Jumbo Parrrty Pretzels

We grill jumbo pretzels on a panini grill. Deliciously crisp on the outside, warm and soft inside. Butter, salt, cinnamon sugar, or mustard included.

Our Condiment Bar

Trove of Condiments

What fun is a nekked dog? Dressin’ your sausage with your choice of fixin’s from our treasure trove of a condiment bar is half the fun!

Our Specialty Sausages

Try one of our fantastic, specialty sausages including our flagship, the XO; bacon, BBQ sauce, cream cheese, and grilled onions on the pepper ‘n smoke sausage.

The Legend…Chapter 2

The idea of starting a hot dog stand seemed like a good, basic business fer someone who had never run a restaurant of any type before. Undaunted by this lack of experience…

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“Nugget of Knowledge” #3 – The “Golden” Age

“The Golden Age of Piracy” is a period of piracy that lasted from roughly 1680 through 1730 and was centered in the Caribbean. In the previous entry, we talked of the island of Dry Tortuga being the early pirate center of the era. By 1680, Dry Tortuga began to wane as a focal point for piracy. At the beginning of the 1700’s…

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“Nugget of Knowledge” #1, – Buccaneers

The term buccaneer (French-boucanier) is from the language of an indigenous Caribbean population known as the “Tupi”, and referred to a wooden rack called a “bucan” that they used to smoke the meat they hunted from native cattle and oxen found in the region. By extension, the term came to refer to…

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Best hot dogs in town! El Capitan’s, you complete me.

Nick Schenk

Customer, From Facebook

I cannot love the peppered and smoked dog ENOUGH!!!!

Thomas Duder

A Real Customer, From Facebook