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Duke's Chowder House

3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
+1 253-752-5444
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (312 reviews)
“halibut” (75 reviews)
“seafood” (84 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
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1 - 10 of 799 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good menu selections, and good food. Fun atmosphere, and very friendly and efficient staff. I’d definitely go back!

Thank TravelinJabbo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The outdoor dining option is the way to go if the weather is nice. Had the fabulous halibut & chips, which I highly recommend. Wait staff very good!

Thank Tradingcomet
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to 2 Duke restaurant and both had consistency in their food. The chowder was an excellent and good selection of food to choose from. The drinks were good as well. Had a prosecco when my seafood salad.

Thank lvirtudes
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love going here - every meal is great! They have wild caught seafood and organic items. The cocktail choices are very cool!

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We stayed nearby for a long getaway weekend and this place stole the cake when it came to all the restaurants we visited while in-town! Service from our waiter Wade was incredible and memorable; he really helped up love this place and couldn't have been...More

1  Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Tacoma from out of town and picked this place due to its location on the water, a desire to eat seafood, and based on other reviewers’ comments. It did not disappoint. My husband had fish and chips and chowder. I had the...More

Thank PDXBethF
Reviewed 7 May 2018

My daughter chose this restaurant....it’s location is gorgeous, on the water, the food was delicious, and the service was great!

Thank MommaLo23
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Went here with my local crew and we enjoyed it. Great view, good service and pretty good food. The seven of us enjoyed it!

1  Thank BVL1961
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for the traditional bowl of clam chowder and fish and chips. The halibut had a little washed out taste, not the normal deep fish flavor. The chips and salad very tasty. The clam chowder was up to it's normal best. . A very...More

Thank A C
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Started with steamer clams, hard to mess up I know but they were really good. I had Crab Un-Cakes and the wife had a shiitake and wasabi burger. Crab cakes were okay and the wife LOVED her burger, but the star of the show was...More

Thank Marco A
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Questions & Answers
John H
5 February 2018|
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Response from marycatherine47 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, I have a friend that is also gluten free and she dines there, so they must have some items. Also great burgers with GF buns. Give it a shot, their menu is well worth it.
Don S
7 December 2015|
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Response from MarciaC310 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not see someone was asking me a question. If you go to the website, you will get the answer to all yr questions. There is a tag for gift cards, menu, and also happy hour. I went to the restaurant on Rustion... More
Don S
7 December 2015|
Response from Alessandra W | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant at dukeschowderhouse the site has a contact section that you can leave a message and also has phone numbers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-5444
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