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The Bair Bistro at The Bair Drug & Hardware

1617 Lafayette St, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1325
+1 253-588-9668
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good23%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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Healthy, American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1617 Lafayette St, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1325
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

A perfectly acceptable local breakfast and lunch restaurant - with the added charm of being the living display space for the Steilacoom Historical Society, all inside of a preserved general store in the heart of town. Standard fare on the menu. Service usually very attentive....More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 30 December 2016

take a step back into time. this small town prides itself on being the first. they also live up to that time. a picture perfect little town, nestled in the middle of a sprawling oasis of an urban Washington. This little drug store is absolutely...More

Thank olivia9icole
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Don't go here if you are looking for prompt, speedy service. This place is to be enjoyed without rushing. Just sit and enjoy this local treasure, make your own soda and simply enjoy the well prepared food.

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Everything is homemade. I had the largest Monte Cristo sandwiches I have ever seen. The bread was homemade and cooked to perfection. The biscuits and sausage gravy are homemade and served in large bowls with 2 eggs and home style potatoes. The staff was very...More

Thank 242mark1
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Saturday morning breakfast. The restaurant was about half filled. The wait staff was friendly but we soon learned it wasn't sincere. No coffee refills (we went to the counter to serve ourselves.) One employee was having breakfast while patrons were waiting. We waited almost 30...More

1  Thank Karmen C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Such a cute spot! Memorabilia from past incarnations as a hardware store, a pharmacy, and a post office. The menu is good, and the kitchen usually does a decent job, but service is very "hit or miss." On good days, it is friendly, prompt, and...More

1  Thank TPN423
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Had a mimosa and Gary's breakfast. Food was great, service friendly and I love the atmosphere. They were busy so we sat at the bar. Comfy bar stools!

Thank nikibee
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome! Eat here every time we visit. Love the short stack pancakes and Root Bear float. The location is perfect. It overlooks the water and the building and old timey artifacts from the old soda/pharmacy days makes this the perfect place for a delicious breakfast,...More

Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Like others have stated, long waits are a risk here. A group of three of us visited on Saturday and arrived at 11:50. We had a fifteen minute wait for a table. that was fine, as we walked around a bit. However we had to...More

Thank Deskandchairs
Reviewed 1 April 2016

On the plus side - Steilacoom is heaven in our opinion. Many times in summer months we've walked passed this place, charmed by those seated out on the porch and having a lovely view of the water and mountains. Another plus to this place is...More

Thank Jane S
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 Lafayette St, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Steilacoom
  • Phone Number: +1 253-588-9668
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The Bair Bistro is a family style restaurant within the historic Bair Drug & Hardware Living Museum.
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