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Point Defiance Tap & Grill

$$ - $$$,
5101 N Pearl St, Ruston, WA 98407-3212
+1 253-426-1593
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
3 Sep 2017
“Hit the spot”
11 Aug 2017
“Friday night and the music was good”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5101 N Pearl St, Ruston, WA 98407-3212
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We drove out to Tacoma to see my son and his wife. They took us here for a late Sunday afternoon lunch. I had the Surf/Turf burger; cheeseburger with fried oysters. Very good. Also have a nice selection of craft beers

Thank SoreBigToe
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I remember when this was an antique mall. Now it's a perfectly respectable place to get a beer and some decent chow. Or, in my case, a cider. Went with some folks who'd been before, so we had a clue about what's good. Two street...More

Thank susioh
Reviewed July 8, 2017

Just stopped in for a pint. Clean bar with a good selection of craft beers on tap and a chatty barman.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed May 26, 2017

My husband had to pick out wilted brown lettuce from the salad, the burgers were over-cooked, and the fries were somehow overdone and greasy at the same time. The reason that I am rating this poor instead of terrible is because our server was very...More

Thank mysteryb
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Came here with the fam and friends. I had the lamb burger and everyone else had the cheeseburger which were both great. This place makes its own sauces so the ranch was delicious. However, the ketchup and BBQ sauce were heavy on the cumin. The...More

Thank tac0matraveler
Reviewed May 8, 2016

A nice selection of micro brews together with very good pub food. We had cheeseburgers and grilled chicken sandwiches in this pleasant old-town location. Only one very minor complaint-the home made ketchup tasted very odd to both of us. Well worth a return visit when...More

Thank dangerFlorida
Reviewed April 14, 2016

It was a good location to meet for lunch and then go through Point Defiance. The food was not as good as expected. I was a little disappointed.

Thank J9464GBsandraw
Reviewed April 8, 2016

Stopped in for dinner and a beer. Pleasantly surprised at the selection of local crafts. Had Chili & Sandwich and Burger. Chili really rocks, great stuff, keep the recipe a secret :) My buddy thought the burger was a little on the cute side, maybe...More

Thank Deke C
Reviewed March 28, 2016

We enjoyed a lunch with a lamb burger and pulled chicken sandwich. The lamb burger was great but the chicken sandwich seemed more diced chicken than pulled. We both had the fries which we felt were over cooked and definitely missed the expected ketchup. Seems...More

1  Thank RoadRunnerphx
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Great friendly and prompt service, great menu, and great food. Reasonable prices. We will definitely return.

Thank Melanie S
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Rating summary
  • Food
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Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5101 N Pearl St, Ruston, WA 98407-3212
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Ruston
  • Phone Number: +1 253-426-1593
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