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Ivar's Original Seafood

1820 S Mildred St, Tacoma, WA 98465-1608
+1 253-565-5196
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good58%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“clam chowder” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Soups
1820 S Mildred St, Tacoma, WA 98465-1608
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

We discovered Ivar's Cham Chowder while on vacation in Oregon. The hotel we were staying at, served Ivar's. When we returned from vacation, we had to find an Ivar's local to us. Today was the day, after being back for only a day, we headed...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank javablack
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Had another good lunch on Thursday. Fish and fries just right and the nicest staff anywhere. Greeting lots of folks by name.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Cathy S
Reviewed November 18, 2017

This Ivar's has a convenient drive-thru window. It's not McDs so don't expect to sail through, but it's worth the wait for the change. The fish is good, the fries taste like real potato, and the Chowder is a tradition. I wish they had some...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Ivar's locations are our family's favorite fast food franchises. The one on Mildred Street, across from Tacoma Community College, is usually a place we visit a half-dozen times a year. Service is always friendly and helpful, the dining area is clean, and the food is...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank juvemeister
Reviewed June 13, 2017

The fish and chowder are very good but the shrimp taco's are terrific! I was a bit shocked at the combo and platter prices, but it was worth it.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Brian F
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here and enjoyed my meal. The fish and chips were good and the service was prompt. For a fast food restaurant the food is quite good.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed December 28, 2016

We enjoy this place. They are kind to retirees and serve a good meal. They do not mind if you order the large serving of fish and split it between 2 people. Wait staff is always helpful. Fish and chips are consistently good and served...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank John D
Reviewed October 25, 2016

I've been on an Ivar's diet for over 50 years of this life. No two ways about it. I absolutely devour their menu. The lot of it. But after multiple challenging instances at This Specific Location someone in management needs to wake up. Why every...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank vialux
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Good fish & chips (Alaska cod and halibut) and good clam chowder. Very good service, clean premises, ample parking. Somewhat pricey for portion received: three small pieces of Alaska cod w/fries at $8.95, halibut at $13.95, cup of clam chowder at $3.79 --- other items...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank hiquest555
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Yesterday was Ivar's birthday, celebrated by a special 2 for! Buy one meal and pay $1.11 for the second. My friend and I enjoyed the Halibut and chips which was exceptionally good. The fish was lightly breaded, and cooked just right. The chips are real...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank RRrider2014
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 S Mildred St, Tacoma, WA 98465-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-565-5196
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