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Frisko Freeze

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American, Diner, Hamburgers, Fast Food
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1201 Division Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403-1317
253-272-6843
Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic Burgers

I married a lass in Tacoma and whenever we cross the Atlantic to visit her folks this is always one of the first places I want to go to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
Malkomm
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Wirral
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wirral
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I married a lass in Tacoma and whenever we cross the Atlantic to visit her folks this is always one of the first places I want to go to eat.

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Auburn, Washington
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147 reviews 147 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I last reviewed the Freeze in Sept. 2012. I've been back at least 10 times since then. The beefburger is simply the best drive-in burger anywhere. The cheeseburgers are also very popular, but I go simple. I've been to other iconic burger places in WA like Miner's in Yakima, Rusty's in Cashmere, or the Iceberg (I think that's right) in... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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103 reviews 103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My gosh, this place has been here for as long as Washington has been a state. It's a local institution and not to be missed - an old time drive up hamburger spot where high school friends would meet up on Friday and Saturday nights. They probably still do. Service is at the window and is what you would expect,... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This has been a favorite place for my family for 2 generations. I'm working on passing the love of it on to my kids. The burgers are especially good. There's something about their sauce & the onions ...

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Tacoma, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stopped here while kids were at school. Burgers were hot, the shakes were creamy and yummy. We will be back.

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Brussels
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

I never visit the Seattle area without driving to Tacoma for a burger here. The burgers are amongst the best I have eaten all over the world. Also, I love the 50's look and feel of the place.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Stopped here on the drive from Portland to Seattle. We all had burgers and milkshakes. Our whole family loved it. Very good stop for families with kids. Kids will get a kick out of the authentic "retroness" of the place. Best milkshake I've ever had, absolutely, no question. Get off the highway and the same-old same-old and search out this... More 

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Batavia, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stopped at Frisko Freeze for lunch on our road trip through Washington and Oregon areas. It was my wife and I, and we ordered the cheeseburgers, fries and shakes. We got our food and drove down the street to Wright Park and enjoyed our lunch at a picnic table in the park. The burgers were so fresh and delicious,... More 

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GIG HARBOR, WA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

It is a favorite of anyone who grew up in Tacoma... 50 years ago my dad would pick up a bag of greasy burgers a bring them home for dinner located next to Tacoma general hospital I have taken many up to friends and family hospitalized and it is a first stop after discharge

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Highland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great burgers and fries. Shakes are excellent as well. A little pricy but what isn't these days. Be prepared to eat in your car and take some place. Parking is limited but they have a drive thru to get it to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 Division Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-272-6843

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Diner, Hamburgers, Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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