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All 7 Steilacoom Restaurants

The Bair Bistro at The Bair Drug & Hardware

1617 Lafayette St, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1325
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Ranked #4 of 7 Restaurants in Steilacoom
Price range: $7 - $13
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Private Dining
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English first
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went with my cousin who lives in the area and met the owner Sarah. What a charming place! The food was very good. They had an accident in the kitchen with our meal but I said I would wait for them to prepare another. In the meanwhile I received a plate of fresh fruit which was delicious and the charge... More 

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Lakewood, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I would not recommend this place. My husband and I went in on a Sunday were disappointed with both service and quality of food. There was no greeting when we walked in and we were left to figure out whether to find a table or wait for seating. It took at least 15 minutes for menus to be brought and... More 

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University Place, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Since they have this new unprofessional cook the food is not good anymore. We waited almost one hour for 2 Reuben Sandwiches. It was a very fatty slice of meat and so thick you could not even bite into it. The fries were half raw. It was a waste of time and money. We used to like eating there but... More 

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Olympia, Washington
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I tried to bring wife here for breakfast on her birthday. We sat at an open table and waited and waited and in the end no one came to greet us or take out order. We left. Horrible to treat your guests with indifference.

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Milltown, Montana
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I live right across the street from the Bair and eat there every Sunday; it's one of the best breakfast restaurant's I've eaten at anywhere out here. I try and eat something different each time I go and have never been disappointed. Good service with a military discount and for me very conveniently located.

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Steilacoom, Washington
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Steilacoom is a beautiful town to visit. I have enjoyed breakfast at the Bair Bistro but I have also taken friends and family and they were disappointed in the slow service. Food is home-style. In other words it would replace what you might make at home. I like their French Toast and they know how to cook eggs. It does... More 

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Rainier, Oregon
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390 reviews 390 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This small building used to be the sole drug store, hardware store and post office for the small town of Steilacoom. It has been nicely preserved, like many of the late 19th- and early 20th-century structures in downtown. It is small, and can get crowded; the service is OK, and the food is adequate, but it is a fun place... More 

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Tacoma WA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My daughter and I dropped in to this musem and restaurant about 2 pm to experience the museum (the Bistro is decorated with drug and hardware supplies that used to be sold in this historic building) and to check out the food. My daughter loved the water so didn't order any other drink. She ordered the last red velvet cupcake... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Visiting from East Coast and fell in love with this place. Everything was delicious! Corn beef hash, short stack pancakes, French toast. You can't go wrong! Highly recommend!

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Dupont, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I ate here about 6 months ago and had a dismal enough experience that I talked to the owner/cook about it. So, we decided to try again and as far as I can tell, not many, if any of the issues have been resolved. The service is an afterthought because they are so busy doing side work... More 

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Additional Information about The Bair Bistro at The Bair Drug & Hardware

Address: 1617 Lafayette St, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1325
Phone Number: 253-588-9668
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Steilacoom
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 13
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream

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