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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 good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab bisque” (20 reviews)
“turtle pie” (4 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive for what was received. Not a good option for vegetarians or vegans. Made do with an expensive grilled cheese.

Thank goatspirit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprised my husband for his birthday with dinner at Over the Moon Café. We were both impressed and are looking forward to going again. He said the crab bisque was very good and they’re generous with the crab. He had the beef short ribs ragout...More

Thank Shelly S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...yes, that's the feeling of this "slightly mysterious & exotic" dining room. I enjoyed a generous cup of "tricky-to-make-well" crab laced crab bisque and a light/bright deep green salad giving shelter to ruby red strawberry slices...fork in one hand and hot crusty sourdough french bread...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Perfect spot for a quiet and romantic dinner for 2 or 4. Great ambiance and great food. I only wish i would have more room in my stomach for their handmade delights! Great wine options and pours too. I'll be back!

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Over the Moon Cafe is an out of the way place just north of downtown Tacoma. Parking is tough but the ambiance and food are well-worth it.

Thank H2956UErichardw
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The atmosphere is cozy and intimate. The menu can accommodate vegan and gluten free customers. Food has always been delicious and the wine selection is top notch. Make reservations.

Thank Sheryl M
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch during the week. The place is very small, so generally speaking, reservations are a good idea. The service was excellent. We shared a bowl of crab bisque which was also excellent. For the meal I chose zucchini lasagna, my husband had...More

Thank gardengumby
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is a great little dinner spot, tucked away on Opera Alley (Court C). It not far from the Tacoma light rail system, making it is easy to get to. It is decorated in an eclectic style, with comfy dining chairs and velvet wall hangings,...More

Thank MongozDad
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This place is just awesome. The menu is unique and fresh. The seating is cozy and comfortable and intimate. The wait staff does not make you feel rushed so they can turn your table. They make you feel welcome to hang out and enjoy their...More

Thank annamylineup
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very cute cafe in Opera alley. You will need to find metered parking but it’s $2 max. The inside of the Cafe is very charming with its eclectic touches. I went for lunch and had a half sandwich (tuna) with soup (pea)...More

Thank Rose R
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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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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