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Pacific Grill

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$$ - $$$
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1502 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402 (South 15th Street)
+1 253-627-3535
16:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Puyallup, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had reservations for Valentines Day, my wife, Nancy's birthday. Our waitron was just wonderful and saw to our every want. We had a cut up lobster tail in a garlic butter sauce for an appy. I had the steelhead and Nancy the fillet mignon. For dessert we had the Julia Child brownie. It was all good.

Thank John S
Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing food and service can't wait to go again. They have all day everyday happy hour in the bar that just can't be beat.

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Thank Nicole S
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service at the table was amazing and the food was great, but this place was expensive. We loved the local oysters. We had to wait for a table and went to the bar. The rule at the bar was must sit to be served, which changed our dynamic; we hoped to all stand and hang out and talk. That... More 

Thank Mike G
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I were at an event at the convention center, and this highly rated place was just a block away. I had the eggs Benedict, he had the chicken club. They were both fabulous, and the waitress was careful to get us out in time for our plans. If you are in Tacoma, don't miss this place!

Thank Robyn H
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant had a line on the Friday prior to Vday - a good sign. Food great but my steelhead not the medium I ordered. Still, good wine, love, love, love the atmosphere. Excellent service, clearly a professionally trained staff.

Thank Amy D
Tacoma, Washington
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

consistently a great place to dine - good menu and very good food, more expensive than most but a lot better fare and service than almost any restaurant in the urban Seattle-Tacoma area.

Thank Jeffrey C
Tacoma, Washington
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of people like this restaurant so I have given it 4 tries and each time was the same; Food was Ok, nothing spectacular and the service was terrible which makes this facility overpriced for the experience. I enjoy fine dining but this facility really misses the mark on pacing. There is a difference between letting the guests stretch... More 

Thank Dave C
Tacoma, WA
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think their prices are a little high for lunch; but you can't beat their happy hour. They have a good lectionaries and the quality is always good.

Thank LucyluTacoma
University Place, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location down town, can visit several beautiful sites, the water front, the museum, take the Trolley to Lemay Car museum and many local safe venues The Ebony Nurses had Christmas holiday dinner several years ago

Thank lyndaash770
Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place for Happy Hour or dinner. Lots of small plates for sharing. or interesting and deliciously prepared dinner options. Our server was fantastic - she didn't rush us and provided perfectly timed delivery of food and drink.

Thank Katherine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
    (South 15th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Convention Center/15th & Commerce LINK light rail station. Pacific Grill is also serviced by many Pierce Transit and Sound Transit buses.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-3535
Pacific Grill is Tacoma's Premier Dining Destination. Housed at the Historic Waddell Building in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, Pacific Grill is the perfect location for a delicious dinner, business lunch Boozy Weekend Brunch or Happy Hour. Past Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef, Gordon Naccarato, brings Tacoma & the South Sound a creative mix of New American, Seafood, Steaks & more. Enjoy Western Washington's Best Happy Hour all-day in our Bar & Lounge!

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