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4915 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407-3119
+1 253-752-8778
11:00 - 19:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I always enjoy a stop at this place-it constantly delivers a quality burger, which looks and tastes like one, as opposed to the fru-fru concoctions created by those competing to outdo each other at all the newbie places in town.

Thank Serni253
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We love hole in the wall restaurants. Tatanka take out was an accidental stop on our vacation after visiting the tacoma zoo. They serve vegetarian and bison entrees. A wonderful surprise to our vacation.

Thank Bruce F
Tacoma, Washington
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Very yummy buffalo burrito--BIG! Other good things too I'm sure, but I always stick with the burrito

Thank BarbTacoma_WA
Tacoma, Washington
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Tired of beef, pork and especially chicken? Try their buffalo burger for a return to full flavor. Or a take out that'll surprise the home team.

Thank MrSmitcher
Miami, Florida
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Bison everything! We had the bison burger (it's unhinge your jaw big!) and the burrito, both excellent. Quick and friendly service and fun barstools facing out! Great stop on the way to point defiance! May will take to go next time!

Thank moose938
Tacoma, Washington
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

I have been to Tatanka Takeout often enough we have two tee shirts and a pair of socks from his frequent diner card. So I know what I'm about here. What's good? The top-seller dish is the Flawless Burrito. Stuffed to its limit with bison, The Flawless is dressed with a spicy garlic-based sauce loved by those who call this... More 

1 Thank Kim H
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

After a speedy and incredibly energetic and kind service of our food, my family and I were astounded by how delicious and grease free our bison burgers were. Even their soy bacon (which I was cautious to order as I'm quite skeptical of anything thats not "real" bacon, and even though it didn't look like real bacon either) was absolutely... More 

Thank KnowYourFoods
Branson, Missouri
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

Daughter has allergies/gut issues and the owner went out of his way to make sure she could have something to eat. We enjoyed eating our buffalo burgers and looking at the walls that were filled with buffalo photos, pictures, artifacts etc. Location close to Pt Defiance Park and Zoo.

1 Thank OzarkGal51
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

The burritos here are amazing!!! So is everything else, but the burritos ...nom nom nom. Perfect place to grab a bite after a hike on one of the trails in Point Definace

1 Thank Nick S
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

Pretty disappointed in this place. I went in today with my wife and daughters. I paid $8 for the Bison Burger, no sides included. The meat was about 1/8 inch thick and perfectly round. Kind of like a McDonald's patty... I'm pretty sure these burgers are just marked up frozen Buffalo patties bought in bulk. Probably one of the worst... More 

Thank JOelaterdayz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4915 N Pearl St, Tacoma, WA 98407-3119
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-8778

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?