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Katie Downs

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3211 Ruston Wa, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 756-0771
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bruchetta is HEAVEN as is the Great White Pizza!

Upside- Great beer and wine options. There is NO better Bruchetta in town, it is incredible! The Great White Pizza is absolutely amazing. The athmosphere is right on the water and has stunning views of the Puget Sound. The deck is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon or evening. Downside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Teresa2532015
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Good thing we got the primer from a greeter as we entered. Seat yourself. Look at the menu. Decide what you want to eat. Go to the bar to order your food. They give you a little placard with a number to put on your table, and they bring the food out to you. Now, you can order drinks from... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Upside- Great beer and wine options. There is NO better Bruchetta in town, it is incredible! The Great White Pizza is absolutely amazing. The athmosphere is right on the water and has stunning views of the Puget Sound. The deck is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon or evening. Downside- If you eat inside it lacks privacy for a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Great clams, wine, and beer! Best view on the sound. Very casual atmosphere. No children allowed. Great place to visit with friends and family!

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Loveland, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Katie Downs sits right on the waterfront in Tacoma. It is very quaint. We were there in July and there was no air conditioning and no available out door seating. All of my party elected to go with the Fish and Chips which were very good. When you walk in you get a menu, choose your own table and a... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This place has great pizza, its always busy but a fun place to take friends to. Its for 21 and over only so you can't take your kids but great little date getaway for a night out.

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Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

When I am in Tacoma the first place I think of for a very casual meeting is Katie Downs. I love sitting outside and enjoying their great fish & chips while enjoying the waterside view. If you want to be waited on hand and foot go somewhere else. You order your meals and drinks at their bar. Inside seating has... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great happy hour, great pizza, great view! It can get noisy, but that's because everyone's having a good time.

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Tacoma, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My friend and I visited Katie Downs for a drink on a Friday evening. The flies buzzing around the entrance was a huge turnoff, but we decided to go in anyway. We found a table on the patio easily. We were given menus but the drink menu portion was useless. They list the prices for well, call and premium drinks... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Cannot be in the City of Destiny without a trip to Ruston Way and a slice (or 3!) Of the Katie Downs Fearless pizza. Get it with extra garlic and pepperoncini -- as we always do -- and you will fall in love. If you are lucky, the sun will be out and the deck will be open. A pint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Loved the views and the food. Staff were friendly.You had to order at the bar, but the service was excellent. The food was tasty and well prepared.

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Additional Information about Katie Downs

Address: 3211 Ruston Wa, Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone Number: (253) 756-0771
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3211 Ruston Wa, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: (253) 756-0771

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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