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The Red Hot

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American, Hot Dogs, Bar
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2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
(253) 779-0229
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 23
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local spot

Craft beer that is constantly rotating on their taps, and great hot dogs. They get busy during peak hours so sometimes finding a table can be tough.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Craft beer that is constantly rotating on their taps, and great hot dogs. They get busy during peak hours so sometimes finding a table can be tough.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The hot dog & sausage choices are very thoughtful and varied. We had 7 different dogs and saussges and each were tasty! Try a big kahuna with sweet spicy hawain sausage, soecial sauce snd grilled pineapple. The beeliner with smoked mozzarella was nice too. And yes dplit a hot dog w peanut butter & bacon...or blt. They have a great... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

All kinds of hot dogs with special toppings, including famous national-type dogs (Chicago, New York) and some not-so-famous but interesting/funny/yummy (think special places in Tacoma). This is a Hot Dog place with a nice concept....and there appears to be room to step it up to even another level. Go for it, guys!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

stopped for lunch.mangy different kinds of dogs and sausages. very busy, little noisy, but everybody having a good time. Great beer selection.

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Glenview, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

So, this is a quirky little spot with hot dogs and sausages on the menu. The draw is several dozen local beers on draught. A hidden gem in Tacoma.

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Lakewood, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Hey, I'm originally from Buffalo, NY, home of Ted's famous char-broiled hot dogs, so I know about good hot dogs! That being said, I really like The Red Hot. Rather than trying to have an expansive menu, The Red Hot keeps it simple and does a few items really well. Red Hot dogs are deep fried, not char-broiled (might sound... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

There was quite a selection of hot dogs and craft beers to suit everyone's preference. It was reasonably priced at about an average $6 per item. It wasn't super filling, but it was tasty.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a great place unless you hate really creative hot dogs (including some awesome vegan options), a substantial ever- changing beer list (I guess there's a lot of wine choices, too, but that's not my deal), very reasonable prices, really friendly servers, and a great vibe. Yup. You'd hate this place. ;)

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This place is great! Amazing food, great root beer, and super cool and relaxed environment. So glad its walking distance from our house!

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you love a GOOD hot dog (and many varieties) and love to wash it down with a good Craft Brew, this is the place for you -- great atmosphere, great people working the place and great people patronizing the place -- right in the heart of the 6th Ave district!!

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Additional Information about The Red Hot

Address: 2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
Phone Number: (253) 779-0229
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: (253) 779-0229

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?