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The Spar

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) #40 of 596 Restaurants in Tacoma $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403-3318
+1 253-627-8215
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403-3318
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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Great views, enough menu choices to be interesting but it took three tries to get oatmeal that was more than tepid! And then they nuked it with the (you pay extra) fresh blueberries on it several of which were spoiled tasting. Sorry but this place...More

Thank 509traveler
Reviewed August 27, 2016

First of all, the building the Spar is in is an old brick building with lots of character. Go towards the back where the bar is and you will have a great view of the sound. Prices are good and they serve the usual bar...More

Thank evergreen17
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Enjoyed a nice lunch here. Beer/wine only. Had the regular menu cod tacos and spouse had the special of the day Maui Maui tacos. Both great!

Thank Janpan76
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This place truly attracts the locals. There was a good group performing the evening we went. This is not a fancy place -- great for beer and casual food.

Thank Katy L
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Refreshing stop for coffee, tea, or smoothies! The fresh peach smoothie is very refreshing on a hot day.

Thank curmudgon3216
Reviewed July 6, 2016

The Spar has friendly staff, a nice selection of beer, great pub food. I had a beef brisket french dip which was excellent.

Thank Melody N
Reviewed July 2, 2016

I have only been to the Spar on a Sunday night but both times it was very fun and the music was fantastic! Sunday nights are when they have a Blues band. Haven't had any food but the service and patrons at the bar are...More

Thank kpl62758
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Our family's favorite pub in Tacoma. Famous for their awesome homemade potato chips and spar sauce. If you bring kids you'll have to sit in the front where you will miss an exceptional view of the sound. They have a great beer selection on tap....More

Thank JohnTSanAntone
Reviewed June 15, 2016

I have only been here for lunch and have never been disappointed. Food comes as asked for in a short period of time and the salad is fresh and good tasting 1000 Island dressing. Service is fast and fun. Staff are very nice.

Thank CaptPJ
Reviewed June 1, 2016

So-so service and food. Very noisy. It's a tavern atmosphere. Nothing fancy or warm. I would not recommend unless you like the above. Staff unfriendly.

Thank Albert_Tacoma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-8215
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