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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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Puyallup, Washington
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

Great classic in Tacoma. Don't expect it to be fast, but it is worth the weight. We get their classic burger and the small fries is enough to share (sometimes enough for three of us). wide selection of shakes, they aren't my thing but I know the kids love them.

Thank goingmyway
Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

Love coming here for their crisp hot dogs, and retro charm. A real gem for Tacoma and a classic that will keep us coming back.

Thank Lane H
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

This place is great for a good ol' fashioned burger and shake. Classic spot, reminds you of a American Graffiti.

Thank nichredmond
Kansas City, Missouri
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64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

Great burgers, shakes, onion rings with a cool retro vibe! On a warm summer night, Frisko Freeze can't be beat!

Thank nlb714
Tacoma, Washington
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

From the weathered image of a hamburger on the sign to the hand-written menu in the window Frisko Freeze is a throwback. A Tacoma tradition since World War II, this "burger joint" (meant in the best way possible) serves thousands of folks a day...at one walk up and one drive up window. Do you like onions on your burger? You're... More 

Thank Kim H
Smyrna, Delaware
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

very very busy....good burger...good prices...close to the nearby hospital and seems that is where all the calls for orders were coming from...

Thank crisndeefromde
Olympia WA
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

I have been visiting here for years. It has been a long while since my last visit, however, and I was surprised that fries cost as much as a burger and that a teeny little container of tartar sauce was 46 cents! That said, the workers are always pleasant and the burgers and fries are always good. Be prepared to... More 

Thank Linda S
Seattle, Washington
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

Everyone who's anyone who went to any High School in Tacoma has wonderful memories from Frisco Freeze. I even had an Interior Design client in Seattle who would load up a Denali full of people and take us all for one of the best burgers you'll ever eat. They haven't changed a thing in all these years. It's still a... More 

Thank Sunshinetoo
Vilseck, Germany
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

Frisco Freeze has the best burgers and shakes in town. It is a classic burger stand from days gone by. Located in North Tacoma it is close to parks and the waterfront so you can grab some food and go watch a little nature. Loved the place in the 80s and still love it today.

Thank Slyderwso
South Seattle, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2013

Their burgers are amazing. They're perfectly moist, have a delicious sauce, and good fries. My new favorite burger place. I wish they had more locations! I don't recommend getting the prawn basket. The prawns were good, I just prefer the burger. Always get a cone or shake.

Thank Maggie H

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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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?