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A Renaissance Cafe

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Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Soups
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1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
253-572-1029
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch

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  • 14
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  • 20
    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Terrific little restaurant

We stayed at the nearby Courtyard Tacoma Downtown and walked to the Renaissance Cafe for lunch. Both had the half sandwich and bowl of soup combination. Very good food, wonderful soup and a relentlessly cheerful server added to a great meal at a very good price. Good place for a vegetarian to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Burnaby, BC
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Osprey, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited very early morning on the 4th of July. One of the few places open on the Holiday (thank you) and the food was excellent. I have had lunch here before and it was good- but the breakfast was yummy. Eggs, meat and toast all done exactly as ordered. All staff is friendly and the place is clean and comfortable.... More 

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Burnaby, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We stayed at the nearby Courtyard Tacoma Downtown and walked to the Renaissance Cafe for lunch. Both had the half sandwich and bowl of soup combination. Very good food, wonderful soup and a relentlessly cheerful server added to a great meal at a very good price. Good place for a vegetarian to get a decent meal. We were sufficiently impressed... More 

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King County, WA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Th e food was good. She ordered a salmon salad, I a chicken salad. Service was efficient and polite. Not much in the way of seating. Not much in variety of menu or drink selection. But what they had was good.

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Fairview, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great food. My veggie omelet had more veggies than any omelet I have ever had. Small place and very causal. You can refill your own coffee as much as you want. Highly recommend. I will be back.

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King County, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Plus: breakfast is served all day, so for those late risers, this is a rare bonus locally. Convention center locale is convent for travelers Service is fast Good solid, we'll prepared and taste sand which and salad menu. Cons: notch seating, limited menu, noisey, parking is a bit of a struggle. Casual and quick spot with a better grade of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I stopped in here around dinner time - and there weren't too many people, but the food was very good, the service great, and the prices low. Definitely a great place to have a bite to eat.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Easy pace to drop in and get something to eat. Nice staff. Food was decent but not great. Gluten free bread available. Ease and prices make this a good place.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My buddy (recently relocated from SoCal) and I (visiting from SoCal) stopped in here after touring the nearby museums. What a cool place. The café vibe is very inviting: colorful décor (check out the posters) and homey, wood furniture. We came in just after the lunch hour but noticed that breakfast was still being served so we sprung for that.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I've been to Tacoma a few times in the last six month for business. This continues to be my "GO TO" when having breakfast. Especially if you want a quality meal early in the morning! A unique place that is very friendly and welcoming. This in not a chain by any means. Local, friendly, and good food! LOVE THE EGGS!!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is an quirky little place where tables are meant to be shared, drinks are help your self, and the food is good for the price. Customer service was great and the Italian soda's were wonderful. The server will make them to exactly your preferred sweetness.

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Additional Information about A Renaissance Cafe

Address: 1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
Phone Number: 253-572-1029
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-572-1029

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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