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Over the Moon Cafe

709 Opera Alley, Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 284-3722
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Ranked #2 of 673 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
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
Auburn, WA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our newly transplanted to Tacoma friends made a reservation a month a head of time for a special table for our party of 6. Unfortunately, the restaurant was not able (do to a snafu) to accommodate that request. So that set a sour tone to the evening. Food wise there was a mixed reaction: 4 good, 1 ok and 1... More 

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University Place, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Best in Tacoma. Its the kind of restaurant you (selfishly) don't want to tell anyone else about...but then its too good not to share! Delicious "home cooked" food, comfortable setting, great service and all at a reasonable price. Do yourself a favor. Get a reservation.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Want charm? Comfy chairs? Atmosphere? Delicious wine and food? That perfect date where you and yours feel like you're in France? This is the place! Absolutely amazing on all accounts. Make sure and try the dessert!

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Browns Point, Washington, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went here as a party of 4 for a New Year's Eve dinner. One member of our party had some food allergies and the chef was willing and easily able to accommodate her needs. All four entrees were delicious, the wine list was extensive, the service was great. I will be coming back again and again. Be sure to... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Over the Moon always has fresh ingredients, always prepared with a gourmet touch, always with attentive, friendly service. Excellent sandwiches and larger entrees, very fresh and tasty salads. It's tucked away on a small side street, and is small and intimate, making it all that more special. Hard to go wrong when you eat here, and worth searching out.

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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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Tacoma, Washington
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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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 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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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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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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