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Frisko Freeze

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1201 Division Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403-1317
+1 253-272-6843
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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203 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Our family loves Frisko Freeze! The cheeseburgers, fries, onion rings, and shakes are all excellent. Expect to wait a few minutes to order as it is almost always crowded! If you are craving a burger, it is worth the wait. Enjoy!

Thank 505QueenBee
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

We seen it on one of those "best burgers" and "must try" in WA list so idk how I've always missed this place. Until I ate there. Don't get me wrong, it's not bad at all if someone wanted to go there I'd be fine but it's no where I'd go out of my way to eat. Very basic burgers... More 

Thank Catherine T
Vilseck, Germany
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to the Frisko Freeze with our three year old and the burgers are so amazing! We both got a bacon double cheeseburger and they were hot and greasy, the bacon was crispy and the sauce was a delicious complement!!:D This is literally my new favorite burger I've ever had, I just went 2 days ago... More 

Thank Sarah C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

After a long day of sight seeing all my friends and I wanted was good food we didn't need to think about what to have... Amazing food and great people working!

Thank Amanda S
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Burger, Fries and a Milkshake. That's the go to order! The fries are absolutely delicious and the burgers are greasy and amazing! They've got a special sauce that you'll crave for days! This was the go to place to go in high school after a football game, it was also the go to place for my grandpa to go! It's... More 

Thank FilmStudent15
New York, NY
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Well, it's been a really popular burger drive-in since I was a kid, and when I still lived and worked in Tacoma, we'd pop over for lunch most days. They have flavors and methods that I've not been able to replicate either at home or anywhere else. My usual trip is to get off the plane, grab the luggage and... More 

Thank Christuna
Gig Harbor, Washington
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361 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Always busy. Great burgers. Ask for fried onions on them. Great juicy burgers. A bit of a wait to get your food but worth the wait. Good milk shakes too. No eating seating, take out only.

Thank JackfromGigHarbor
Tacoma, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Great burger - just enough grease that you feel a little guilty but not enough to stop eating it. Fries - delish. Really. Eating in the parking lot - perfect!

Thank Red Q
Tacoma, Washington
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128 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

After reading the reviews on this place, I took the family here on a warm summer day just before the lunch rush. There were two others in front of us to order at 1100 in the morning. It took about 20 minutes to receive our food from the time we ordered. I thought the burgers were OK. Nothing special, nothing... More 

3 Thank Craig W
Tacoma, Washington
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472 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Every town seems to have old restaurants that everyone cherishes as much for sentimental reasons as the food...Frisko Freeze is one of Tacoma's institutions. If you're like me and collect visits to these local institutions like badges, you should stop here. It's got its old signage and charm still intact. If you are merely looking for food quick and cheap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Division Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-272-6843

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?