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Katie Downs

3211 Ruston Wa, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 756-0771
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  • English first
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English first
Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

views, tvs for the sports fan and great food.. have to stand in line to order which can be slow but definately worth the wait

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Tacoma, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Took a visiting Nigerian Pastor to a Sunday lunch. On a cloudless, hot afternood, there is no place better than the Puget Sound. The view and boating and activities from inside or outside was wonderful. The food was great, not inexpensive, but it is not a fast food joint. What I would expect anywhere on Ruston Way.

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Riverside, California
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153 reviews 153 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

The spot was awesome. You're right on the water and cannot beat the view. It was a bit odd when you walk in; you wait in line and order at the counter then they bring the food to you so it wasn't what we expected. There are several flat screens along the walls and lots of big groups. The wine... More

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Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great view and location, easily accessible given that it's just past the main north downtown waterfront area. I didn't enjoy waiting in the too long line, caféteria-style, to ordering my $30 halibut/chips/salad (which was good). My colleagues weren't thrilled with their meals. Still, I'd return for the view and be smarter about what I order.

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Dayton, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Katie Downs has a great Happy Hour from 4-6 pm with half priced appetizers. The appetizers looked great especially the bruschetta (as seen in the pictures). I enjoyed their variety of beers on tap, especially my hefeweizen. They also had a Hard Cider in a can that was mighty tasty. I ordered the fish tacos, and while they didn't take... More

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Seattle, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It is really noisy at times inside but if you have to watch a game you will be able to see it on one of the screens throughout the dining room. The deck is one of the nicest on the waterfront with great heaters as cooler evenings set in. The food is always dependable and good. My personal favorite pizza... More

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Ruston, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Katie Downs is a local restaurant for 21 and over. So in that regards it is a bar, but their alcoholic drinks, while I'm sure are good (I don't drink), are not the reason I keep going back. There food is exceptional. There Pizza, you will not find similar quality or taste anywhere! Try the Great White (Chicken, Artichoke Hearts,... More

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Westminster, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a bar not a restaurant, you order from the bar (They do have a designated cashier though) you then seat yourself anywhere and the server brings you your food. I had salmon with a Caesar salad. It was all very tasty and not too expensive either. I sat on the patio and I had a great view over... More

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nothing like sitting at the water front with the back drop of Mt Rainer and eating delicious food. The prices a reasonable for the location of the restaurant. Had a good time wasn't over interrupted by the staff. Perfect service perfect food.

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New York
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141 reviews 141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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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

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