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Katie Downs

3211 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5334
+1 253-756-0771
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (56 reviews)
“fish and chips” (15 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
3211 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5334
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

On our recent trip thru Tacoma, some friends took us to this restaurant. We hadn't seen them for several years and really wanted to catch up but this is definitely NOT the place to go for that. The view is lovely, the food--OK, but it...More

Thank Aussiepam
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We love the mariner pizza, so good. They also have a great variety of other food (steamed clams that are wonderful) etc. Great beer selection

Thank revcogal
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We enjoyed dinner on the outdoor deck during the sunset. We enjoyed the fish tacos as well as the Salmon.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Our standard for good pizza and beer with a great view of the harbor. Could tend to be crowded and noisy.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food... not so much. We got here for happy hour. We now live in Texas, but couldn't wait to come back for the pizza and nachos again...boy were we disappointed! The nachos were half the size they used to be, which was ok, they...More

Thank Cindy Z
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered cod fish and chips that were greasy crisp outside and undercooked hush puppies on the inside, oh, and cod. Also had faux clam chowder. Didn't make an issue because I was a guest of a friend.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Service is a bit unusual you place your food order up front and the beverage order at the table. I have been there before so I know the routine. But, if a 1st time customer you may be waiting a bit

Thank Lorna N
Reviewed 27 August 2017

While on our Golden Anniversary trip to North America we were fortunate to meet up with a friend who is (like me) a retired aviator. He showed us around Tacoma, took us to The Boeing Aircraft Museum and then to Katie Downs Tavern by The...More

Thank HRH84
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Situated on Commencement Bay along a popular waterfront area in Tacoma, Katie Downs has views that can't be beat. It's a great place for a casual meal, particularly on a sunny summer day when the water is sparkling, boaters are out on the Bay and...More

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is one of the few restaurant / Bar that does not rely on their spectacular view of Commencement Bay in Tacoma From home made pizza, towering burgers to a pound of steamers you can't go wrong with any selection. Check out the Happy hour...More

Thank 912systems
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3211 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5334
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-756-0771
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