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Frisko Freeze

American, Fast Food, Diner
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1201 Division Ave, Tacoma, WA 98403-1317
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome food!!!

After a long day of sight seeing all my friends and I wanted was good food we didn't need to think about what to have... Amazing food and great people working!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Amanda S
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day of sight seeing all my friends and I wanted was good food we didn't need to think about what to have... Amazing food and great people working!

Thank Amanda S
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Burger, Fries and a Milkshake. That's the go to order! The fries are absolutely delicious and the burgers are greasy and amazing! They've got a special sauce that you'll crave for days! This was the go to place to go in high school after a football game, it was also the go to place for my grandpa to go! It's... More 

Thank FilmStudent15
New York, NY
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Well, it's been a really popular burger drive-in since I was a kid, and when I still lived and worked in Tacoma, we'd pop over for lunch most days. They have flavors and methods that I've not been able to replicate either at home or anywhere else. My usual trip is to get off the plane, grab the luggage and... More 

Thank Christuna
Gig Harbor, Washington
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302 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Always busy. Great burgers. Ask for fried onions on them. Great juicy burgers. A bit of a wait to get your food but worth the wait. Good milk shakes too. No eating seating, take out only.

Thank JackfromGigHarbor
Tacoma, Washington
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Great burger - just enough grease that you feel a little guilty but not enough to stop eating it. Fries - delish. Really. Eating in the parking lot - perfect!

Thank Red Q
Tacoma, Washington
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100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

After reading the reviews on this place, I took the family here on a warm summer day just before the lunch rush. There were two others in front of us to order at 1100 in the morning. It took about 20 minutes to receive our food from the time we ordered. I thought the burgers were OK. Nothing special, nothing... More 

2 Thank Craig W
Tacoma, Washington
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Every town seems to have old restaurants that everyone cherishes as much for sentimental reasons as the food...Frisko Freeze is one of Tacoma's institutions. If you're like me and collect visits to these local institutions like badges, you should stop here. It's got its old signage and charm still intact. If you are merely looking for food quick and cheap... More 

Thank jay s
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Frisko Freeze in Tacoma, Washington is celebrating today !!!! 65 years in business !! Good prices, cool cars, stop by for a trip back in time !!!

Thank Kathy C
Janesville, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I grew up with Frisko Freeze. They have the greatest hamburger any where... It is built around Perry Smith's receipt developed sixty years ago. He is gone now but his daughter has carried on with this little gold mine.

Thank lcotto_rvm
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

went quick for dessert on sunday night; this busy stop is well liked by locals and others, if the old american dinner is your thing this is the spot you want to be seen, known for great classics as burgers and shakes, this is an original spot.

Thank jas1999

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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, Fast Food, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children


Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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