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Pacific Grill

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1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202 (South 15th Street)
+1 253-627-3535
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Tacoma, Washington
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some of the food didn't match the menu description. Food was very good. I will go back the next time I am in town

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Thank Robert H
Washington State
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have dined here before and had a great dinner in the main part of the restaurant. Happily, though, last night the place was full so we were seated at the bar, where we had an even better time than before! Pacific Grill offers diners a choice between having a semi-expensive dinner or a reasonably priced one,... More 

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Thank HomerPigeon
Burien, Washington
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164 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was attending a conference at the nearby Convention Center, and three colleagues and I decided to hit the nearby Pacific Grill for lunch. We would have preferred to sit together at a table, but the hostess quoted a 35 minute wait. Oddly, there were a number of empty tables in the dining room at the time. Not having much... More 

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Thank dawnzascorp
Dupont, Washington
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique selection of menu items and bottomless morning cocktails. We will be back again for Happy Hour on another girls day out.

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Thank jklscott
Olympia, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, great food, great service! We had a great time, it's a little pricey for wine but we felt it was worth it and enjoyed ourselves immensely! Recommend it to all and we will definitely be going back!

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Thank Christia L
De Pere, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a work colleague, and we were seated in the dining room. No one explained to us that the happy hour drinks were only applicable if you sit by the bar. Anyway I paid $15 for a shrimp cocktail and there was hardly any cocktail sauce. The cheese toast was delicious.

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Thank JayYRose2017
Reno, Nevada
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268 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit in downtown Tacoma. it is an older restored building and very lively. I went during Happy Hour and the place was packed. It did not look like it could accommodate a large party very well. The bar was decent and the menu was the appropriate mix of seafood + other items for a... More 

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Thank traveloften028
Tacoma, Washington
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a friend to lunch with me for a special occasion. Found the restaurant clean and tidy, there were a few customers in the bar area, the rest was empty. We were seated at a window table. The service was efficient and our food was delivered promptly. It is expensive, my friend had a Pastrami sandwich and I had a... More 

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Thank RRrider2014
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a family dinner to welcome my daughter and soon-to-be son-in-law visiting from Sarasota, Florida this week. Once seated, it took 15 minutes to fill three simple bar drink orders (two beers and a glass of wine).....I guess we were no longer customers relevant to that all important tip percentage driven by sales when my wife who does not drink... More 

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Thank Charles P
Gig Harbor, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant can not and will not accommodate parties larger than 4. They have oversold gift cards at Costco and it's nearly impossible to get in. We waited over 2 hours and then only had a table for 4 when there were 8 of us. They had no intention of trying to accommodate us. Had they said that from the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
    (South 15th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Convention Center/15th & Commerce LINK light rail station. Pacific Grill is also serviced by many Pierce Transit and Sound Transit buses.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-3535
Description
Pacific Grill is Tacoma's Premier Dining Destination. Housed at the Historic Waddell Building in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, Pacific Grill is the perfect location for a delicious dinner, business lunch Boozy Weekend Brunch or Happy Hour. Past Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef, Gordon Naccarato, brings Tacoma & the South Sound a creative mix of New American, Seafood, Steaks & more. Enjoy Western Washington's Best Happy Hour in our Bar & Lounge!

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