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Poodle Dog Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1522 54th Ave E, Fife, WA 98424-1230
+1 253-922-6161
05:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 05:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 05:30 - 23:00
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, just bring a hearty stomach. Prices are worth the helpings. Service is excellent. The manager has an aim to please and the waitress Patty has a pleasant personality with great work ethics. If you like a friendly home style restaurant, this one is for you.

Thank kmdouglas1674
Langley, Canada
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food available is the usual diner fare. Nothing special, just average taste. When we went at 11:30am on a Sunday it was very busy and we had about a 5 minute wait.

Thank Hobbitz
Poulsbo, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has never let us down. Just because this restaurant has been in the neighborhood for along time doesn't mean the owner(s) haven't kept up with the times. Great food, service and prices.

Thank Karen B
Tacoma, Washington
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230 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Poodle Dog is a busy little place, home owned and operated. Folks scoff! Too bad, the food is good, the servers are courteous and friendly and the place is usually packed! Besides, they make their own pies!! Easy stop off I-5 and easy back on the freeway. Enjoy one of your own that has flavor in their foods.

Thank WillisBayTrading
Federal Way, Washington
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I had breakfast at the Poodle Dog this morning. I was very pleased with the service, the atmosphere, and especially with my meal! The portions are indeed large, however, the menu does have a section of Lite-Side meals on it too. I would characterize the food as good ole country kitchen style cuisine. The place sort of reminds me of... More 

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I just want to say I'm so very glad I didn't go to Denny's across the street! I couldn't be more impressed with this place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tacoma, Washington
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549 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Poodle Dog is a great, classic diner that went mediocre for awhile but has come back full force. It is the gem of the South Sound Restaurant Group. Great service, a huge menu for all meals and "The Pup Room" bar in the back. On my latest visit the restaurant was almost full - a testimony to its revived popularity.... More 

1 Thank jay s
Olympia, Washington
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The Poodle Dog has been a reliable meeting place since the 40s. The food was good then and the food is good now. Under the "great" catagory is the breakfast buritto. But lunch is great and dinner terrific...all-american favorites with a full plate. Won't strain the budget, either. So if you're out and about and need a quick bite? Try... More 

Thank Kit B
Fife, Washington
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Clean, modern, good food and decent prices. Enjoyed the fruit cobbler dessert. Huge meeting rooms available.

Thank Doxagirl
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120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

If you have kids that are hungry.... Dont come here! It will take them 20+ take your order and another 40 minutes to get food. I was so annoyed with this place i had to tell the manager how ridiculous it was to wait that long for food that was average at best.

1 Thank jessica s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 23:00
05:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1522 54th Ave E, Fife, WA 98424-1230
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fife
  • Phone Number: +1 253-922-6161

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