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Anthony's At Point Defiance

5910 N Waterfront Dr, Tacoma, WA 98407-6521
+1 253-752-9700
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (37 reviews)
“seafood” (48 reviews)
“clam chowder” (23 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
5910 N Waterfront Dr, Tacoma, WA 98407-6521
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the plus side, there's plenty of parking and it seems to be a popular place. Right next to the ferry terminal on the sound. The food, however, meh. Salmon was overcooked, salad over dressed, buns stale tasting, fries seemed like they came from frozen....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hanna718
Taylor F, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! Thank you so much for your feedback! I am so sorry to hear that your visit fell short! I feel terrible about the overcooked salmon, the salad and the fries. We have extremely high expectations and this is clearly a time where we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From a true seafood lover: the clam chowder was the best ever! I've had clam chowder here, there, and everywhere, but this was the best! From a non- seafood eater: chicken teriyaki sandwich... YUM!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Claire C
Taylor F, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Claire! Thank you so much for your feedback! I am so pleased to hear that you enjoy our chowder and that you are able to find something on the menu that you enjoy that doesn't included seafood! I will be sure to share your...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

I would say stick to the basics. Loved: Garlic bread, fish and chips, bread bowl and chowder, and fried prawns, the ganache on the kids sundae... Heavenly. The shrimp linguini was decent. Did not love: salad was something you might find in a diner. They...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kim W
Taylor F, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Hi Kim. Thank you so much for taking the time to share this! I am truly sorry that this was not an excellent visit! We hold ourselves to very high standards and I'm so sorry that we fell short this time! I have passed this...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you are in the mood for a good meal at a medium price--AND want a terrific view, Anthony's at Pt. Defiance is it. Great clam chowder, fish and chips--check out their Blue Plate special or their Twilight Dinner special. Friendly service in a relaxed...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EdLindaDavis
Reviewed October 23, 2018

I have been to various Anthony locales over the years and usually found them to be above average, maybe better. This visit was less so --- no offer of bread, fresh fish selections (salmon and tuna) were fresh but not especially tasty. Service was fine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Trup
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us recently because of the food and the service. We have extremely high expectations and it is clear that we missed the mark with you. I...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

..... and can see why. Fantastic location with great views of the estuary (and ferry!) from all around the restaurant. Manager very pleasant and informative, staff generally friendly, except those 'on the door' who are a little brusque (probably fed up with moans about having...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AJGB-HMD
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Lovely afternoon The mark of a seafood place is the delicacy of its chowder. Anthony’s satisfies to the very last drop. The captain’s dish was an excellent intro to the menu. The ambiance and high ceilings highlight Defiance Point, and to top off our brunch,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank QCao009
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Anthony’s has always been our go to for a nice meal. On both visits, the service has been poor, with the waitresses chatting it up amongst themselves. Food came out lukewarm at best. The child’s fish and chips was under cooked. My boyfriends oysters were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Cw98351
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. I wanted to reach out and let you know how terribly sorry I am about this experience. We pride ourselves in service and it is clear that we really missed the mark with you. In addition, our team...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018

We always eat here when we are visiting Tacoma. Why? Because the setting on the waterfront is beautiful, and the food and service is reliably good, usually top notch. We were a party of five for dinner. Two of us had the seafood platter which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ellyn T
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We began our 3 year stay in 2015 in Tacoma, at Anthony’s with Jake preparing our wonderful meals. Tonight we said our farewell to Tacoma with Jake preparing even more exquisite dinners. The food, service and ambiance are just perfect. Thank you! 💕💕💕

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cbell_13
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you so much for sharing this! I'm so thrilled that you had a wonderful time! -Molli

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On the back of your gift card there should be either a phone number or a website that you can check the amount
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May 22, 2017|
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There are 4. One for lunch, dinner, sunset dinner and childrens. At the websight under the restaurant link on the upper right side of the page.
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
We were told when we called them in April that they only take reservations for parties of 6 or more. You can call before you get there if you have a smaller group and they will put you on a waiting list so that when you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5910 N Waterfront Dr, Tacoma, WA 98407-6521
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-9700
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