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The Fish Peddler on Foss Waterway

1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
+1 253-627-2158
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“crab” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
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Reviewed yesterday

Great food, great beverages and great service. Our waiter Sean was just super. The bloody Mary's are a must if you are considering a cocktail. The Cioppio was to die for and the toasted garlic bread served with it was lightly toasted so you didn't...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Molly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great simple little restaurant by the water. Part fish market, part restaurant. Little bit of everything on the menu but we went for the fish. Wanted good clean simple local fish - not fried, no sauces. Our server, Matt, recommended simply grilled steel head fish...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michele L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious! I enjoyed the mac & cheese with crab, I enjoyed the ceviche, and I enjoyed the bacon wrapped prawns. Good portions, Expect to loosen your belt buckle or two, then go for a nice leisurely walk along the waterfront on a beautiful fall...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank judym920
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happened upon this spot by accident. Great service, good food, full of regulars, and happy hour prices can’t be beat. I’ll be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jsboregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had gone to visit the Foss Maritime museum & looked for a restaurant close. OMGOSH the food was fresh, & delicious. The Clam Chowder was the best we’ve had in a long while. Our meals were better than the dinners we had the night...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 81naomis
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I had the seafood dip with chips and it was very good that I wanted to lick the bowl clean! The clam chowder was excellent too. The turtle cheesecake was to die for. My son had oysters and crabcakes. They were good too. Will definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LorettaP345
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We needed a restaurant near the Museum of Glass and we found a delightful place for lunch, one that specializes in a wide variety of seafood options (there are a few other choices too). The service was prompt and pleasant, the meal was very enjoyable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Trup
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend we tried this place. We were pleased with the service, the food and the chowder was excellent. Parking is easy and plentiful as well.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 840beckyp
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We were there with our elderly dad who is quite picky. Our server Saturday noon just kept being kind and patient. It really helped make our experience. Food is always average and map directions in phone never are correct but we still come back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carley36
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The food was exceptional, the service the same. Our waiter was very polite and very informative. The food was prepared perfectly and cooked just right and very flavorful. A bit pricey but good fresh seafood is. Would return again and oh the clam chowder was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 55Juliehw
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22 August 2018|
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Response from mikefatboy | Reviewed this property |
Doesn't show on the menu. They do offer a boil with 3 types of crab including Dungeness, snow, king. No rating as I have not ordered it yet.
4 December 2016|
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Response from marinertacoma | Reviewed this property |
I will see if they will share
24 April 2015|
Response from teenytinyterri | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really notice what there hours were on Sunday, but on there site it says 10-6. I hope that helps you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-2158
A waterfront seafood market & bistro.
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