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The Red Hot

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American, Bar, Pub
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2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-6713
+1 253-779-0229
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eclectic selection of hotdogs and sausages. Wide selection of craft beers. Fast and friendly service

Thank Hudsonsbayman
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Hot has one of the most extensive beer lists I have seen. They do not have crap beer here. The beers are selected with care with consideration to their clients. This is a place where locals gather. Their Hot Dogs are great and have vegetarian options as well. The wait staff are fast and helpful. Always looking for... More 

Thank Brian H
Olympia, Washington
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice variety of hotdogs and sausages made in creative and Classic ways. Came on a Saturday, be aware they don't start making the hot dogs until 11:00, they serve breakfast before that(breakfast items did look good though) . We ordered the Tacoma dog, Salsa verde, big kahuna and brat classic I can't remember the name right now though. Also... More 

Thank Danilynn B
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dogs and brats are awesome! Thirty microbrews to choose from! Wait staff was great and responsive! Love this place and the food. Definitely will be back next time I'm back in the area! Don't miss this place!

Thank headgamer
Tacoma, Washington
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543 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early on the scene with lots of brews on tap - 30 to be exact - but I will always go for a high boy! You'll find a dozen hot dogs with great toppings. My favourite is the Tacoma Dog - basically TRH's take on the Chicago Dog. They also have some selections for vegetarians and vegans - nice! There's... More 

Thank jay s
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The best place to have a hot dog and brew. Today was St Patrick's Day and I was not disappointed with The Red Hot on 6th. They had an amazing sandwich. It is a "Thin Lizzy Sandwich". A corned beef sausage with Swiss, beer mustard, 100 island, & sauerkraut. Jacob at the bar knows his brew and food. Great place... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Federal Way, Washington
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Saw the TV ad for Red Hot on the food channel...so decided to go check it out asap. I love a good hot dog and/or brat...so was pretty excited try something new in the area. Ordered the Murray Morgan Bridge Brat with added grilled onions to go. Actually, was surprised for the price it was kind of small...but the flavor... More 

Thank Want2TrvlMore_11
Tacoma, Washington
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79 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Large menu, lots of selections for a Hot Dog joint. Special craft beers aplenty. In the hipster area of Tacoma. Busy place with good service. [parking in neighborhood is not great] Everything seemed priced ok. we tried a few items, all were great!

Thank otisscrotis_11
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great dogs and even better beers. Outstanding rotating selection and variety. Less expensive than the "other" great beer bar in the North End.

Thank David S
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We have been here several times, and each time is a little different from the last. Not that it has been bad, just different. Sitting at the bar definitely will get you better service, although we have never had "bad" service. The choices of dogs are pretty cool. From the Elvis, w/ peanut butter to the BLT, it's all good.... More 

Thank David K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-6713
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-779-0229

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