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Katie Downs

3211 Ruston Wa, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 756-0771
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Ranked #97 of 656 restaurants in Tacoma
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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72% Recommend
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English first
New York
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went with friends (natives of the area) and they explained that you get a table first, then you go up and order, cafeteria style almost, pay for the food and then they bring the food to your table. Well it seems the place is always packed, especially outdoor seating in summer. So we sat inside at first, then saw... More

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Page, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a beautiful pizza and sandwich and bar on the water. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the view and weather. We had a pizza and a Reuben sandwich. The food was very good and the beer was cold.

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love this restaurant. Located on pilings over Commencement Bay on Ruston Way in Tacoma, Washington, the view is stunning. The food is always top quality with wonderful pizza, great sandwiches, soups and an excellent selection of wines and beers.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Just average bar food. You have to order at the bar yourself and wait staff will bring it to you. Great view!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Just dined there today and ordered the Halibut. It was pricy, but worth in in the past. Today it was two generous proportions of a white fish that didn't seem to be Halibut, the coating was undercooked, so I felt like I was eating a pancake batter dipped fish. I've eaten many good pizzas and burgers there, so was disappointed... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We were all set to enjoy a nice dinner, right on the waterfront. We ordered and sat down, enjoying the fantastic setting, and then the food came. It was a very disappointing. Fried items were extremely greasy, and my fish tacos were tasteless. The pizza was okay. Would not stop here again....except to take pictures of the view!

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Nice little bar/restaurant right on the Tacoma Waterfront. The deep dish pizza doesn't disappoint. We ordered a combination pizza, I think it was called the White Knight (white sauce, chicken, artichokes). The pizza had generous toppings and one pie was enough to share for 3 adults. We sat on the patio and even though it was chilly outside the heat... More

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Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Wonderful pizza! The wide variety of toppings, the choice of sauce, the excellent cheese, and the most fabulous crust make this a special destination for pizza lovers. Mind you, this is not where you want to take the little league after practice. It is quite spendy and seems to attract adults more than families. But for a gourmet pizza experience... More

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Bremerton, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I actually went there many times for large business meetings several years ago; Remember it as a great place to have lunch but hard to find parking.

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Los Angeles, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

My family - son and over-21 aged grandsons - came in to have dinner, but because my 23 year old grandson's ID had expired - he had it and it showed his age - plus he doesn't drink - we were turned away. I wouldn't go back. No reason for treatment like that.

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