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NASA Restaurant

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18218 59th Dr NE, Arlington, WA 98223
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Seating

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Good breakfast at a nice location.

We have been here for breakfast once but would go back when we want to enjoy the view of the airport.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We have been here for breakfast once but would go back when we want to enjoy the view of the airport.

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Arlington, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

My sis and i stopped here for lunch today. It was amazing. Friendly waitress, good food, most of all.. This jet came by a few times! The scenery here cannot be beat anywhere in this area!

Thank vvandam
Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

First off, the name "NASA" pays tribute to the "Naval Air Station at Arlington" (it has nothing to do with the space agency). Restaurant NASA (formerly "Taildraggers") is the on-field cafe at the Arlington airport. It is a bit pricier than "Taildraggers" was -- and is trying to be a bit more upscale. The food is average -- nothing particularly... More 

Thank Nightbeacons
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have tried to eat at Nasa many times in the past year - the times and days varied each time - and not once was the restraurant open! I had been looking forward to trying something new in the area, but unfortunatly that hasn't been a possibility.

Thank Haskinsfam
Washington State, United States
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

I am in the area a lot on business. Since the spring I've had lunch at NASA maybe a dozen or more times, and have yet to had a bad one. Burgers, sandwiches, soups and the rest are all solid and well prepared. Service is generally good, although they can be a bit slow with the check-- it is a... More 

Thank Mark C
Seattle, WA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

The place was empty at 2:00 PM on a sunny Friday during lots of aviation activity on the field. No wonder--the coffee was low quality and pie (small slice, large price) was Sara Lee (yes, they cooked a frozen pie from the grocery!). What a shame, because this location SHOULD be bustling from the opportunities in the area. :-(

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Kent, Washington
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

I have been to this restaurant over the years, while it was under different ownership/management. The location has always been fantastic for pilots and locals wanting to watch airplanes from the front line. After living out of state the past couple years, I recently relcated back to the area and rediscovered this place. The service and food quality has improved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18218 59th Dr NE, Arlington, WA 98223
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 360-403-3345

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American


Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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