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2686 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-7205
+1 253-572-2787
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
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2686 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-7205
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Had breakfast here on my last day in Washington. I had the magic potatoes with an egg which was more than enough food! It was a good mix of vegetables, I enjoyed it. I also enjoyed a big mimosa. This place was backed for a...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 22 August 2015

The food is great and they have some of the typical options but also a large variety of stuff that is unique that you won't find on every other diner menu. I haven't eaten a pancake personally, but they are huge, like 14 inches in...More

Thank Nate Z
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Oh my heavens. I wish this place was in Oregon...it would actually fit right in down in Eugene. The potatoes at this place are absolutely amazing. My husband is a pancake lover. He ordered ONE pancake, it was bigger than his face and DEEEEELICIOUS! We...More

Thank OregonMudPuddles
Reviewed 4 August 2015

its almost like having breakfast at the 5 and dime. one large room with tables everywhere. if your lucky you'll get a window seat and be able to watch the foot traffic. the menu is American and good. the coffee tastes great. the wait staff...More

Thank genejohnson2015
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The Shakabrah offers a wonderful breakfast menu with many options to chose from. I like their breakfast scramble and pancakes. Reasonably priced food. Downside- could use a good cleaning, it has become very worn over the years and lacks cleanliness.

Thank Teresa2532015
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I didn't know what to expect here, but the ratings were good. We stopped by on a whim. I'm not sure I fully understand the seating / ordering process, but the food was phenomenal. Everything we ordered for breakfast was great, including the coffee. There...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

When you enter Shakbrah you have two choices, self-serve or wait to be seated. Weekends are packed so you could wait a long time either way. Menus are at the counter for self serve. Find a table , choose your food (pancakes are bigger than...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

In town for a graduation of student of UPS, and she brought us here. You can sit down and be waited on, or as student suggested, place your order for faster service, which we did. Food is good, competent and was up fast. Coffee self...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 15 March 2015

We had driven past Shakabrah several times but today was our first visit. (Sunday afternoon.) We didn't know what to expect at all and were really surprised. To start with, this no-frills cafe on Tacoma's trendy 6th Ave was filled with lively conversation. A good...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This little caffee in 6th street is where the locals gather all day breakfast. The coffee is pretty good when you are not in a rush. My daughter and I ordered avocado toast and it was OK, not the best we ever had. I think...More

Thank greenswan_12
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2686 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-7205
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-572-2787
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