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Pacific Grill

1502 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
+1 253-627-3535
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Ranked #6 of 656 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $45
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: South 15th Street
Transit: Convention Center/15th & Commerce LINK light rail station. Pacific Grill is also serviced by many Pierce Transit and Sound Transit buses.
Description: Pacific Grill is Tacoma's Premier Dining Destination. Housed at the Historic Waddell Building in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, Pacific Grill is the perfect location for a delicious dinner, business lunch or Happy Hour. Past Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef, Gordon Naccarato, brings Tacoma & the South Sound a creative mix of New American, Seafood, Steaks & more. Enjoy Western Washington's Best Happy Hour all-day in our Bar & Lounge!
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English first
Dupont, Washington
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

First night in Tacoma, leaving Seattle airport and stopped here. Amazing! The food, atmosphere, drinks and service were all impressive. Great crab cakes, scallops and fish. I'm a South Florida native. Seafood is my specialty and they are great.

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173 reviews 173 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I've heard so much about this place that I actually hoped to find it, in some way, lacking. But, my experience was nothing short of SPECTACULAR! From start to finish, I was QUITE pleasantly surprised by my dining experience. After reviewing the menu, in detail, I began questioning whether I had chosen the right place to eat. For some reason,... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

So you want a nice place with a dress code for whatever reason, this is the palce. My husband and I went to dinner here, the food was great (very fresh, perfect cook on the meat) , the service was good but honestly it was a one time kinda place for us. We both agreed that it was nice and... More

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Tacoma, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Pacific grill has an all day happy hour with delicious food and friendly excellent service. They also have a great reward program for their members.

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Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

It's a nice place. The servers are also very nice and attentive but the kitchen is inconsistent. Order the same thing twice and it's not the same at all. That is important when they command high prices for their food. Nice atmosphere and very clean. Good wine selection and cocktails are correctly made. Some improvement suggested for the price.

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Concord, NC
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260 reviews 260 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We got in late to the Courtyard hotel and first time to Tacoma. Plenty of restaurants in the area and we chose this restaurant because it is literally downstairs on the street corner of the hotel and based on what I had read about it. The food lived up to the reviews. I had the King Salmon and it was... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My 9 year old son and I were staying at the Marriott, and we're looking for a little bite in the eve. This place is right below the hotel, so we peeked in. Looked lively, hip, elegant, and I was worried it would be too upscale for a quick bite. It was perfect. We each had a drink. He had... More

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West Linn, Oregon
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118 reviews 118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

You can read the other reviews for specifics on the food, I can just say that everything we had was excellent and the service was extremely good. I am a gin drinker and was delighted to find they actually had seven different varieties to choose from. The steamer clams were excellent and the sauce made perfect dipping for the bread.... More

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

From the hostess greeting to dessert, this is a top notch and well managed restaurant. Much attention is given to the details that make a difference in your dining experience. Incredible local dishes abound such as the Alaska King Salmon that I enjoyed. My wife had Clam Linguine that had ample and very tasty clams. Perfect evening lighting and low... More

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University Place
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the best in Tacoma. Great Happy Hour, Excellent food and service. Parking can be a problem but they have valet.

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