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The Red Hot

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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

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Taking the Hot Dog to another level

Red Hot has moved to a new and much better location on 6th avenue, and with the move came larger crowds. The atmosphere is much better , the variety of Hot Dogs are still excellent, but better get there early to find a seat! The variety of Beer has grown and never disappoints ...

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Red Hot has moved to a new and much better location on 6th avenue, and with the move came larger crowds. The atmosphere is much better , the variety of Hot Dogs are still excellent, but better get there early to find a seat! The variety of Beer has grown and never disappoints ...

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Puyallup, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Highly recommended this place for unique twist on gourmet hot dogs and sausages. Destiny City Slaw dog and "filthy nachos" were amazing. Will be back again and again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fun, food, drinks. Wait staff great. Only down side was the wanna be manager in the kitchen who thought it was appropriate to be rude and abrupt. Other than him, the place was great!!! Local feel and good vibe. Just keep the bearded guy in the back away from your party.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband prefers Parkway Tavern but I prefer Red Hot so only 4 stars here. The beer selection isn't the largest in town but it's ever changing and always has something for both of us. The hotdogs have gone downhill. Would love to see more organic or natural options. We first came because our farmer told us his sausage was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a special place for "Hot Dog Lovers." There is a local theme to menu items. I tried the "Tide Flats" meal with an "Old School Coke". They also offer a variety of Beer and other beverages. Reasonably priced food items that really have a connection to "Tacoma, WA" My home town for over 53 years now. I was... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I really enjoyed their hot dog varieties, particularly the Chicago dog. The nachos are fantastic. I also liked the atmosphere and decor.

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I cannot say enough about how much I love this place. The hot dogs are unbelievable! I do not yet have a favorite! Try them all! Visit it! Get food! Get beverages!

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81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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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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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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, Pub

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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, Pub
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?