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Rosewood Cafe

3323 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407-6236
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Ranked #52 of 656 restaurants in Tacoma
Most recent review
- Jul 28, 2014
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37 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

A neighborhood classic worth a visit. Locals know its a gem. Simple, complex flavors make their food very tasty indeed. Everything is fresh. Atmosphere is casual and quaint. Strong service. If you need a place to have dinner or lunch then you can't go wrong choosing to stop by.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great soups, and sandwiches well stuffed and well presented. I had a lovely Italian Soda too, but they offer nice wines. I always enjoy this place and return every time I visit Tacoma.

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Homer, Alaska, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One of my daughter's favorite with a pleasant intimate neighborhood feeling. Small, with local art and good wine selection. Outdoor dining if the weather permits. We had soup and salad, nice serving sizes so you don't overstuff yourself and kept my water filled. Sandwiches sounded great and the cowboy cookies, too. Next time...

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I visited the Rosewood Café on a whim. She mentioned the place only in passing only after a friend of hers used the location as a landmark when giving directions. So after some difficulty considering a decent place to have our father-daughter date, she mentioned it and we went. Holy crap... what a surprise. Don't get me... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Members of our family have visited this restaurant several times now--each time hoping for a better experience. However, each time there have been problems with service, serving size and, more importantly, disappointing flavors. If you are looking for neighborhood ambiance and reasonable prices, this is a good option, but don't go looking for good value.

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Anchorage, Alaska
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Stopped in here for a lunch with two friends. We each had a delicious lunch, the sandwiches and salads were fresh and well balanced. It's a small cafe--think quaint, not crowded--with very friendly service and a happy atmosphere.

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Des Moines, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We frequently eat here in Tacoma. The sandwiches and salads are very good. And their daily soup selection is often wonderful. They also have a lovely wine selection.

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Federal Way, Washington, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We discovered the Rosewood a few years ago and make frequent treks to this quaint little cafe. The food quality is always good and the service is (almost always) fantastic. It's a friendly place with a modest menu (mostly sandwiches and salads), affordable prices, and tasty desserts. It's small so you might have to wait a few minutes for a... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

A great neighborhood place, with excellent service and food. In a quiet location, surrounded by beautiful homes just east of the Proctor District, it's a pleasant place to enjoy a relaxing lunch or dinner. The sandwiches are always interesting, and the caesar salad with salmon is excellent. Large piece of fish, and cooked to a moist medium rare to preserve... More

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I've lived 4 blocks from the Rosewood for five years. My wife and I decided to try it, and now I wish we would have visited earlier. Portions are reasonable, enough to fill, not enough to have leftovers. The menu is simple and the dished are executed well.

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