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Cliff House Restaurant

6300 Marine View Dr, Tacoma, WA 98422-2702
+1 253-927-0400
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“filet mignon” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, American, Seafood
6300 Marine View Dr, Tacoma, WA 98422-2702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 25+ years we were getting together and my friends live in Tacoma. Dinner was enhanced by the view of the city and the port. The service was attentive and friendly. I was told the chowder was very good and loaded with clams while I...More

Thank Ugagawg
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I have lived in the same area of the Cliff House Restaurant for close to 40 years and have been dining their for many years, but the last several years the food is hit and miss, more miss than hit.. Yes, the view is wonderful...More

Thank juneaufurpants
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Service was wonderful and very attentive to my disabled mother. Views were amazing though difficult to see very far due to snow. I can imagine how great it would on a clear night! Food was okay. Salmon and crab legs were great. Ciopino wasn't so...More

Thank DVenturer
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went for lunch. The weather was not the best, but we still had a very good view of the harbor and the city (Mount Rainier was in the clouds). The decor is like taking a trip back in time(well maintained and clean) to the...More

Thank BillH16428
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We just had a family birthday celebration at The Cliff House on Marine View Drive in NE Tacoma. We have always enjoyed the ever changing views from this iconic Tacoma restaurant. There were 15 of us in the party so we had made reservations. We...More

Thank paulimo
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I last went to the Cliff House after our senior ball in 1964. I remember wonderful food in a great setting. So when my wife's birthday rolled around how could I go wrong? Ouch. The view is grand. We arrived in the early evening and...More

Thank ChrisFSeattle_WA
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What they have printed on the menu is not what they serve i.e I ordered pan fried oysters and got deep fried oyster. Menu said filet bites, more like sirloin bites. The waitress was rude and was way overpriced for what we received

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant has been around for a number of years. It sits on a high bank overlook the city of Tacoma and waterway. A Beautiful setting, the food is excellent, the patio seating in the summer is delightful, the servers and bartender are courteous and...More

Thank WillisBayTrading
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I've tried the Cliffhouse a number of times over the years but it's been a while. We were driving by on a sunny Friday afternoon and decided to stop for a late lunch. It was pretty quiet inside but people were dining in the little...More

Thank Maggiemm2015
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch but it ended up to be dinner - at least the prices. Server stated that we needed to choose from dinner menu even though we were there at lunch because it was Sunday. Thus for 4 people and 3 drinks and...More

Thank IslaAnne
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22 December 2017|
Response from nhings | Reviewed this property |
not that I observed.
26 November 2015|
Response from toscano728 |
Where did the owner Tammy Bendickiemove to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6300 Marine View Dr, Tacoma, WA 98422-2702
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-927-0400
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The Cliff House sits on a bluff over Commencement Bay in Northeast Tacoma boasting panoramic views of Mount Rainier, the Puget Sound, and the Tacoma skyline. Since 1925 the Cliff House has been a landmark in the Pacific Northwest .
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