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Masa

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2811 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406
253-254-0560
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Good for:
Bar scene

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty, well meaning, but slow

I agree with inattentive staff. Seemed more interested in cleaning spare tables than checking up on us. 2 of 3 orders were incorrect. Slow to seat us and food order took longer than we were hoping. Portions were large however nearly everyone leaves with a to go box.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I agree with inattentive staff. Seemed more interested in cleaning spare tables than checking up on us. 2 of 3 orders were incorrect. Slow to seat us and food order took longer than we were hoping. Portions were large however nearly everyone leaves with a to go box.

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Seattle, Washington
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I just wrote a bad review for Lark in Seattle that had great reviews but we disliked it. Now I am going to write a rave review for this place when most of the others are bad. I guess I am a contrarian today. My wife and I tried to walk in on a Friday night to Asado right across... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I got a gift certificate for MASA and decided to give it a try. I am afraid to go to Mexican restaurants in the US because the great majority are bad. The key ingredient for Mexican food is 1. freshness and 2. simplicity. MASA is far from simple. I ordered the chiles rellenos advertised as the specialty of MASA. The... More 

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Silverdale, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The food was about what you would get at any other Mexican Restaurant . But its fun to eat outside on roof in the summer.

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Tacoma, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We called and were able to reserve a table for ten. The person taking our reservation was very friendly and helpful after asking her for ideas. The service was not up to what I would have expected. We had to continue to ask for drinks. We rarely saw our waitress. We will probably not return

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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Masa appears to be a restaurant in transition. For quite a while it was one of our "go-to" spots in Tacoma-never a long wait even when busy, good service, and excellent food. For the past year it seems to be changing direction-no wait (haven't seen it busy in a while), inattentive service, and the food...is at best average. Our latest... More 

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Washington State
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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We went out as a family to this place. We were not disappointed. All the food was authentic and delicious. The only downside, was the noise echoes terribly in the dining room. It gets very loud, if there are just a few noisy tables. If it's busy, you might try the outdoor dining. The noise level is significantly less there.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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147 reviews 147 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Were referred here from Asado Cucina across the street (same owners). Were seated quickly and service was timely if indifferent. The restaurant is very noisy and fairly tightly spaced. The multiple video screens are annoying. The food and margaritas are average at best. Will not return.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

They have a great happy hour menu. Really affordable. Margaritas are good too. Family friendly. Fish Tacos are good, taquitos too. If there is nice weather sit at the patio.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

During a recent business retreat our group dined here. I was not impressed. We were all tired and it took nearly an hour before they served us the main course, then the food was cold and tasteless. I ordered the fish thinking it was safe to get fish in Washington, when they told us it was Ahi, I cringed at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2811 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-254-0560

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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