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The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen

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Bar, Pizza, Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare
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1920 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
12536277625
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The Rock Wood Kitchen is a full service, casual dining experience. We are...
The Rock Wood Kitchen is a full service, casual dining experience. We are family friendly and focused on creating awesome foods for all moods! The Rock is focused on our gourmet pizzas, but offers an array of pastas, burgers, gluten-free options, salads and sandwiches. Add our unique Rocktail drinks and microbrew to the list and you truly have something for everyone!
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  • 55
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pizza

Had the classic pizza - it was great! Service was excellent and the food was just as good. Tried the Beer sampler. The lighter colored beers were good, the darker ones tasted more like IPA. Nice place, I'd go again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
ksuter
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We visited this restaurant three times over the last year after events at nearby Tacoma Convention Center. This was our final time - we will never go back. The location is ideal if you have occasion to be at the convention center. You can stay parked and make the quick walk down the street. That is the only reason I... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Out of all of The Rock Wood Fired Pizza places that we have been to, this one is the best. Awesome food, and service just like always.

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Pinole
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have eaten here two years in a row with business associates. Last time was a group of 12. We had a wonderful waiter and a good time was had by all. All the food arrived at the same time. We had a variety of meals and shared most of them. Everyone was impressed. The Moss bread with the cinnamon... More 

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Helena, Montana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Got there late (10:30pm) not to many people. Pick a wet napkin out of the both seat. Waiter was not friendly. had to wait for over a hour for the food. The waiter was apologetic and even the cook came out and apologized. The kids ordered pasta and it came out Luke warm. The cook asked how everything was and... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I visited with my friend, expecting to pay around $50 for the two of us. The pizza was a bit dry and I ordered drinks. The waitress pushed us to have more refills, and I didn't think much of it, but when I got the bill, I ended up paying over $100 for the two of us. There were many... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Jessica is attentive energetic and busy caring for all the guests we ordered the revolution pizza minus the bbq sauce. Chef put additional red sauce in the top. It was delicious!! Love this place. Microbrew was great! I love mojito a and mine was superb.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Yes, bucket cocktails. They are awesome recommend the SuzyQ, in a little bucket.. I only had 1 drink though, LOL. Calamari appetizer is great - the Thai pizza is a must have!! Unique but excellent - trust your wait staff! They won't steer you wrong. They are friendly and sometimes you can participate in the Test Kitchen where they try... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Had the classic pizza - it was great! Service was excellent and the food was just as good. Tried the Beer sampler. The lighter colored beers were good, the darker ones tasted more like IPA. Nice place, I'd go again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

After waiting 30 min for table which I understand it was busy we then waited 55 min for our food while we didnt see the waiter but once in this time the food was cold and disgusting. The roll that came with meal was so hard it took two of us to rip apart . The Alfredo sauce even if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The buffet was great, you got food and it was not old and it was fresh. Price was on point, would love to come back, and great for big groups.

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Additional Information about The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen

Address: 1920 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
Phone Number: 12536277625
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
Cuisine: Bar, Pizza, Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1920 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 12536277625

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Bar, Pizza, Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

Description

The Rock Wood Kitchen is a full service, casual dining experience. We are family friendly and focused on creating awesome foods for all moods! The Rock is focused on our gourmet pizzas, but offers an array of pastas, burgers, gluten-free options, salads and sandwiches. Add our unique Rocktail drinks and microbrew to the list and you truly have something for everyone!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?