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A Renaissance Cafe

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Sandwiches, Vegetarian, 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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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 13
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
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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
Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Orange County (CA) anymore

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Jim L
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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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King County, WA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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313 reviews 313 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Hartford, Connecticut
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75 reviews 75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

There isn't much around this section of town if staying here, this is your best option for casual breakfast. Eggs are uniquely scrambled by steam. The green eggs n ham offering was good (the green is avocado) and I added in cheddar. Sourdough toast is available. The coffee is low grade watery diner vintage and is self serve. They offer... More 

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Port Washington, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

It's a great atmosphere. My family and I loved all the pin ups. The food was fast and the customer service was great.

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Tacoma,WA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

As soon as you enter the cafe it feels welcoming. My friend and I were there at noon and the cafe was busy. We seated ourselves and, while waiting for our table to be cleared, discussed the posters and memorabilia which cover the walls. I ordered breakfast and she the Chicken Cordon Bleu. Both meals were delicious and neither greasy.... More 

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san diego
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88 reviews 88 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I know all the reviews have been good, but my experience was different. The breakfast we had was good, although I didn't expect my veggie scramble to have ham in it. The owner is pleasant, and seems to be the cook, waiter and cashier too. The area where you get your hot water for tea didn't appear clean. Some of... More 

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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 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Vegetarian, 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?