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The Red Hot

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American, Bar, Hot Dogs
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2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
(253) 779-0229
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Today
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: Late Night
Good for:
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Dogs and wonderful Brews

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!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Russ B
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Tacoma, Washington
Good for:
  • Late Night
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Tacoma, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I've never been here at night. I prefer to get slightly day-drunk at lunch when it's generally not very crowded. Being cheap, I generally opt for canned, somewhat local ciders, but I very much appreciate the ever-changing array of beverages they offer in case I'm feeling fancy. No one tries to up-sell, and it's just a comfortable place to hang... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I do miss the small old space, BUT they have expanded their menu on beer and food. We are able to usually get a space or table. Great dogs, german potato, but most of all their beer selection. Most staff are pretty friendly and will let you sample a few beers if your unsure.

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Tacoma, WA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great bar with a large selection of beer on tap and tasty all beef hot dogs options, (and vegan dogs for those who don't eat meat). Service is good and knowledgable about all types of beer. Hot dogs are fast to be made, and lots of interesting topping options to meet every palette, whether you are traditional (Chicago style with... More 

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tacoma
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

You can't go wrong at The Red Hot. Amazing variety of beer and hot dogs. They have vegetarian and vegan dogs that are delicious. It gets packed quick so there is a chance of standing but well worth it.

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Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

First time visit. A stripped down environment with a clear eye to beer lovers; a giant chalk board listing a great collection of brews. food primarily consists of dogs or sausages with various and varied toppings and sides for additional. seating is limited and somewhat festival style. sports on tv. Over 21 only. I had Hawaiian dog and my companion... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Fun neighborhood bar/tavern. Good jazz vibe. Rustic decor with vintage beer memorabilia. About twenty hot dog/sausage selections. Lots of local beer on tap. Enjoyed "The Cowboy" sausage dog. Correct size poppy seed bun for dog. Thoroughly enjoyed. Will be back.

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Olympia, WA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

May be a funny headline, but since I've become pregnant I'm always thrilled to find something to take place of a beer when I'm in a place like this. Red Hot's root beer is brewed locally and is delicious. The dogs I've tried are: the Hound Dog, Hilltop, Rainier Reuben, Destiny City Slaw Dog, and Berliner. My all-time favorite has... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a great time, big open bar, a little loud but amazing beer and hot dogs, great service, atmosphere would go back in a minute.

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Olympia, WA
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have to admit that I'm a hot dog lover. I always have a pack or two in the freezer. I'm sure its not healthy, but "what the heck". So, I had an opportunity to stop by The Red Hot this week and try them out. Their menu is almost exclusively hot dogs of all types, to include sausages. It's... More 

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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, Bar, Hot Dogs
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?