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C I Shenanigan's Seafood & Chop House

3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
+1 253-752-8811
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“salmon” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

I had dinner here with my grown son. The food was quite good and the view of Tacoma harbor was nice. The service was quite good. I requested a modification to my meal and a manager came to be sure I was aware of the...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Friendly service and most tables have fantastic views. There is a lovely deck outside where you can eat over the water on fine days. Food was good and there were enough choices to keep us happy. Not a very extensive wine list and the waiter...More

Thank SpikeAustralia
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The best part of this restaurant is the location - plenty of parking and the views are really special. Food not as good as other restaurants in this chain but passable. Service is good but the noise level is difficult for visiting with friends -...More

Thank rsfarrelly
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went here with a co-worker. Our server was nice but a little shy. I had a crab cake and a wedge salad- both were very good. I did have to ask my server what the sauces were that came with my crab cake because...More

Thank Tierney D
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The Family went out for a Celebration Dinner and the Boys picked this place because of their previous visits. The location, view, ambiance, service; great. The food was great until the main dishes arrived. My wife had the Bacon wrapped meatloaf; half burnt. I had...More

Thank MannyNewcastle
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was my first visit to this restaurant and it will be my last. Simply put the food wasn't good. The view was great, the service was very good, the look of the restaurant was nice, but the food was poor. I ordered the deviled...More

Thank DavidKeltner
GameOn1971, Guest Relations Manager at C I Shenanigan's Seafood & Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hello DavidKeltner, We are sorry to hear about the food quality you received during your visit with us, we always want each guest to have a great experience and great food. Would you mind emailing us at tripadvisor@cishenanigans.com so we can out you in touch...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Strange name for such a quality restaurant. I was expecting some dark waterfront beer soaked pub. But in fact it is a really nice restaurant right on the waterfront. Dishes are simply excellent. Large portions. You will not leave here hungry.

Thank BackPackGuy007
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I had halibut, it was not the best,Had better halibut other restaurants. Husband had steak said it was very good. Our friend had a Reuben and said it was the best one he ever had, and that is his favorite sandwich so he has had...More

Thank _elsiegraham404
Reviewed 4 April 2017

My husband and I love going to this restaurant. It is very classy but does not completely brake the bank. The fish tacos are amazing, try them if you love fish! We have always enjoyed our servers as well.

Thank Nicholes21
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We had twenty people in our party for Easter Brunch! We have eaten here for this brunch a couple of times on previous Easter's. We have never been disappointed with anyone's eating experience's. From senior citizens to toddlers with all age groups in between you...More

Thank John K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 13:45
14:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
    (McCarver)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-8811
  • E-mail
Description
This classic Tacoma waterfront seafood and steak restaurant has been entertaining guests since 1983. CI's dining room provides warm, casual elegance with sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains and Commencement Bay. During the summer months, join them for casual dining or an impromptu gathering on their spacious deck. Guests enjoy succulent steaks, brilliant fresh seafood and other fine Northwest Cuisine. Choose from an extensive list of Washington and California wines, freshly shaken signature martinis and cosmopolitans; the ultimate accompaniment to any menu choice. Try one of their freshly made desserts to top off the memorable experience. CI's banquet facilities can accommodate parties as small as 10 and as large as 200. Their Special Events Coordinator will be happy to provide all the information and help needed to plan such events. Please come enjoy the service and hospitality of the gracious staff at CI Shenanigans.
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