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Over the Moon Cafe

709 Opera Alley, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 284-3722
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Ranked #3 of 668 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th between St. Helens and Broadway
Transit: Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
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  • English first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband & I ate here years ago. Stumbled in by accident for a quick bite, thinking it was a cafe. I had Tuscan chicken with a nice glass of wine & some of the best mashed potatoes I've ever had. My husband had duck. My food was excellent! I dont eat duck so wont comment on that. The menu... More 

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Kent, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

When we were given tickets to see the Northwest Sinfonietta on a recent Saturday night, I looked for a restaurant in downtown to begin date night with my husband. I had heard good things about Over the Moon so we decided to give it a try. We entered the restaurant on a frosty, cold evening and were immediately warmed up... More 

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tacoma
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I've heard about this place for years from my wife. I finally surprised her by taking her and the dinner was amazing. The staff was very polite and knowledgeable. I can't wait to have another great date night at this wonderful restaurant.

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San Francisco, California
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126 reviews 126 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Out of the way place in an alley in Tacoma, quaint area and nice ambiance. I was meeting my wife for lunch and since I arrived first I entered the restaurant to grab a table. I was greeted by a server that was on the telephone and they proceeded to show me to my seat and hand me menus, all... More 

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Olympia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Fantastic meal of soup & 1/2 sandwich for my friend which she loved & I enjoyed the crab mac & cheese. Definitely an adult mac & cheese. This dish is very rich and certainly not a dieters dish. I've cut back on my salt a bit so I did find this slightly salty, but still thoroughly enjoyed it.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is nestled in between downtown Tacoma and has a wonderful atmosphere. I've been in 5 times on various occasions, it's very romantic if you're looking to take a loved on out. The food is good,throughout the seasons they put new dishes on the menu.

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USA
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189 reviews 189 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This restaurant is MOST appropriately named, because the food is simply OVER THE MOON DELICIOUS! I had the fortune of dining here for dinner and was truly impressed from start to finish! To kick things off, I had the spinach salad complete with pear slices, sweetened pecans, and a house-made raspberry vinaigrette...YUM! For my entree, I had the salmon filet... More 

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Tacoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lighting and furnishings give the place a different ambiance, very much in the theater feel being on Opera Alley. The multi level space also provides scale and privacy. Though the food was good, it was not great. The portions were on the small size, so note this if you are hungry. For the prices I was expecting more. I will... More 

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Olympia, WA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I ate here based on Yelp reviews and was a bit disappointed. The many positive reviews on Yelp didn't translate to a positive experience for me. The food was average to above average, but the service was below average. Wouldn't visit again.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We found the restaurant on the Trip Advisor site, where it was ranked very high and didn't disappoint! Small, intimate, with an extremely friendly and knowledgeable waitress -- who managed to keep everyone happy even tho she was the only one on for a quiet week night. Creative and delicious food and they easily accommodated my husband's onion allergy. Will... More 

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Additional Information about Over the Moon Cafe

Address: 709 Opera Alley, Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone Number: (253) 284-3722
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: European

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