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3529 McKinley Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404-2162
+1 253-272-1502
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good36%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
3529 McKinley Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404-2162
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped mid afternoon for sandwiches. Everything was fabulous, cooked perfectly and came to our table in reasonable time. Huge selection of items on menu. I’m really looking forward to going again soon to try some other dishes!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The food is off the hook.. My friend shared this place with me, from the outside you think it’s just another Bar which it is. However the atmosphere of people and quality of drinks and food change it all.

Thank Mindy F
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This place is so awesome! Food is great, drinks great, seating is hard to come by during peak hours but if you come after 8pm, you’re good. Everything I’ve tried on the menu is sooooo good! Also they play 90’s hip hop sporadically throughout the...More

Thank DorisWalkins
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The service and food was impeccable!! Well done!! The wait staff was very attentive and checked on me regularly during my visit.

Thank Miracles40
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This place probably has the best bar food in Tacoma. My group had sandwiches, oysters, fish tacos, and various appetizers. Everyone raved and can't wait to come back to try something new. Only drawback is they are very busy. We had to wait for a...More

Thank mmathern50
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is a no-frills bar. It's dark and a little seedy. And it's got great food, and wide selection of beers and a good vibe. Their seafood (usually on Friday) is better than pub quality, as are their sandwiches and burger. This is a neighborhood...More

Thank KommissarKen
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

My favorite place for brunch! The Bloody Mary’s are perfect and the food is not like the typical bar food! Creative menu with fresh and fantastic food. Service is always fabulous.

Thank rezfam4
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Stopped for lunch. Great sandwiches. Decent prices. Atmosphere was closer to a "dive" than restaurant, but in a good way. I'd go back again anytime.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

good service, comfortable spot, unique offerings on the menu. The food is great, very flavorful and plentiful. Think you will enjoy. My only other comment is that the bathrooms could use a little attention, and updating.

Thank Bigraider
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Ever drive by a place and think, no way I’m going in there? This may give you the same thought, but do yourself a favor and stop and walk in. At any time you can find a mix of patrons from early 20s to older...More

Thank shannon m
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3 February 2018|
Response from barbaradW4367OF | Reviewed this property |
to the best of my knowledge this is a strictly 21 and over bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3529 McKinley Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404-2162
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-1502
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