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Over the Moon Cafe

709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704
+1 253-284-3722
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704
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Reviewed 3 days ago

No bar! Beer and wine only. Small seating area but not cramped. Good size portions, fresh ingredient's, pretty standard fare and over priced for value. On a quiet side street downtown Tacoma in what they call the theater district. Not much activity though. If you're...More

Thank SilverTraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened on to this atmospheric restaurant with elegant bohemian decor. The food is tasty and beautifully plated. A great place for meetings of friends. Seasonal dishes are a feature. We had a multivegtable lasagne,tomato stew and Cuban sandwich, all delicious

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is a small place tucked away on funky Opera Ally. It would be easy to miss, but please don't miss this fine dining experience! Their chef is a master of sauces that really sharpen and celebrate the entrées. We started with a shared plate...More

Thank kumtux
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here after event at Tacoma Convention Center. Charming decor in great little alley space restaurant. All 4 of us were pleased with the meal. Highlights included the lobster mac and cheese, French dip sandwhich and Montecristo sandwhich. Portions were large and well...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a different place to dine because we usually end up having dinner at Pacific Grill - which we love but were feeling adventurous. We were pleasantly surprised by the coziness and decor. The food was good, not exciting, but the grilled...More

Thank Mariel K
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Returning here as often as I can, Over the Moon Café never disappoints. Food that absolutely melts in your mouth, ambience that is unmatched and service that makes you feel like royalty. I think the last time I reviewed this delightful little place I stated...More

Thank Carl H
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The caeser salad dressing had a mustard flavor and the salad was topped with prosciutto and no anchovies were evident. The mashed potatoes that came with my mediocre steak were accompanied with a gravy containing more mustard. The pinot noir was good though.

Thank David C
Reviewed 6 November 2017

First time I have ever given a 5 star rating because of the service. We had a 4:30 reservation as we were on our way to the Tacoma Dome. Our server was so welcoming and helpful in answering our questions and what really struck us...More

Thank nancywim
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Over the moon is the place we come back over and over again. Great for a glass with a girlfriend, a mother daughter lunch or a romantic dinner. Bisques tomato or crab and sweet beer salad. Make sure to order bread. Great place to dine...More

Thank Cristina T
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Six of us made reservations, the table was ready when we arrived a few minutes early. Our server was well educated regarding the menu and wine choices. The seafood was cooked perfectly, we all loved our meals. Some of the best bread pudding and home...More

Thank ellenmbrooks
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Roy H
11 April 2015|
Response from r a | Reviewed this property |
There is generally ample street parking all within a few blocks of Over the Moon. If you get lucky, you'll end up less than a block away. Street parking is metered, but the charges are next to nothing compared to most... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704
    (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-284-3722
  • E-mail
We are a small family owned and operated boutique-style scratch kitchen restaurant. We serve northwest American style cuisine with European influence.
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