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Food and restaurants in Pierce County

Top restaurants

Park
“This is a great 3.4 mile loop that is entirely paved with beautiful views of the mountains and puget sound. There are hills and wooded areas so you will never get bored. ”
  • 57 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Jazzbones is an iconic Tacoma nightspot, featuring amazing local talent, live music and good vibes. Enjoy dinner on the Ave before a show. Ask us about our favorite eats on the Ave.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“dirtyoscarsannex.com 21+ ONLY - NO MINORS. Handcrafted moonshine cocktails, gourmet American food and a friendly bar setting make the perfect combination at Dirty Oscar’s Annex in Tacoma, WA. We have an amazing culinary team that serves innovative New American cuisine as well as American favorites. Whether you go for a Down & Dirty Cheeseburger, Tasso Tacos or Chicken & Waffle, your food will be prepared with care and the highest quality ingredients. We were voted "Best Bar Food" in Tacoma by the Weekly Volcano. We give the same attention to detail when making great craft libations ranging from a Moonshine Mule to our own Oscar Punch! We also offer every whiskey & scotch on our shelves for only $5 on Wednesday! Experience New American food and cocktails like never before at Dirty Oscar’s Annex. We are quickly becoming the best happy hour in Tacoma. Our lunch and dinner menus are available every day and breakfast is served Friday-Sunday. We offer a 10% military discount daily until 10PM.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“If you are looking for burger, fries and a milke shake in a casual setting, this place is for you! With over 20 milk shake flavors, you can't go wrong.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“I crave the Matador on cold winter days. Not just the Mexican style food that get's your blood pumping! But also the dime lights, fire by the bar where friends gather and delicious margarita on the rocks. Their selection of tequila is also impressive and will keep you warm. 😉 A fun date night location and happening spot on Friday and Saturday night. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Hot Dog Joint
“Craft beer, craft hotdogs, and delicious house-made sausages. 30 rotating tap handles. Bonus: breakfast on the weekends starting at 9am.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Buffet
“30-40 minutes drive from the city. Check-in with the front cashier with photo ID to receive a club card and you will receive a $24.95 food voucher after 2 hours of play time (no minimum purchase as they do not track your spend). Make sure to check back in after 2 hours to receive the printed voucher. You can use that voucher for the buffet (menu and time is different daily) or you can order at the restaurant. Outside beverage is not allowed but soft drinks is availble for free and guests are required to show ID at entrance. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
“Argentinian steakhouse. Great Happy Hour. Washington it’s about the food as much as the cocktails. asadotacoma.com”
  • 28 locals recommend

Cafes

Art Museum
“Rotating collections focusing on the Northwest and the broader region. Admission is free every day for military and their families, and if you happen to be in town on the third Thursday of the month, admission is free for everyone from 5-8pm.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Good coffee and lots of seating, a short 12 minutes walk away. Pastries and donuts also available.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Diner
“Our favorite greasy spoon, with options to order at the counter or get full-service waitstaff in the dining room. Go for the avocado and bacon omelette. Make the potatoes “magic.” If you have a sweet tooth, go for the apple pancakes. $8-$14/plate.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is my favorite Tacoma Coffee Shop and roaster! They have 2 locations; check out their downtown Tacoma spot inside 7 Seas Brewery or their flagship location on 6th Ave.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Seattle-based coffeehouse chain known for its signature roasts, light bites and WiFi availability.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Casino
“If gambling is your game, Mukelshoot casino is close by with a restaurant and entertainment ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Café
“Devoted Kiss is a smaller cozy restaurant on the waterfront with amazing food! They are know for their amazing breakfast, but we also love their salads and the prime rib sandwich is fabulous!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Café
“Outstanding Breakfast! This is my go to on weekends! I love just about everything on this menu! And super cute decor as well...”
  • 16 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Good cafe for European baked goods and treats. Gluten free options available. Also a nice place to go with a friend for a coffee date. They serve wine too or you can order your coffee with some liquor lol”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great coffee and fresh pastries made in house daily. Also excellent soup and sandwiches. Must try the pasta salad as a side! Located across the street from the cottage!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Closer to a boutique grocer. Great place for panini, a quick snack, and fresh flowers. They offer BBQ in the parking lot weekly.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 4 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“ British shop with baked goods like scones, tarts & sponge cakes, imported snacks & bistro fare.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
Café
“Open breakfast and dinner. Their salmon omelette is on point. Bakery options too”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 4 locals recommend
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