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The Swiss Restaurant & Pub

1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
+1 253-572-2821
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Pub, International, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Laid back and cool corner place that we stopped in randomly on a Saturday. Really loved the dive bar vibe and enjoyed the really good food! Friendly service, good beer selection and tarot tots.... I’m down!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ErinVM
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a nice salad on a quick break from a conference at the convention center? We found this place a short walk from our conference. Kate provided excellent service. I had the dirty bird salad and my friend had the emperor romaine with blackened...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank barb5954
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Big place with live music in the back some weekends. Tavern like with some tables. They also have pool table and darts. Typical greasy tavern food and beer.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SteedClanWA
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We went for dinner and LOVED the atmosphere, food, and location-easy to park and walking distance to the waterfront. The quinoa salad with salmon was out of this world and my husband enjoyed the MANY beers on tap. Our waitress was attentive and our glasses...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SarahG8091
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The manager told a disabled vet that he couldn't be on the outdoor patio area with his service dog! This used to be a great place to eat, but the food has gone downhill and when the manager doesn't even understand the law and treats...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I’m a big Chihuly fan and was excited to go to the pub because of that...sadly to say I wish I never went. The service was terrible, received an ice water with a pink hue, food came out cold and battle kaiser buns- I heard...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Meganhugs
Reviewed June 27, 2018

After an afternoon of exploring the Tacoma Museum of Art, Chihuly Glass Bridge and Tacoma Glassblowing Studio, we finished the day off with dinner at Swiss Restaurant. Not much into beer, we tried a couple of their ciders, which were very good, and then each...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Great place to come on a Friday or Saturday night. Good music, and a fun crowd. Get there early & grab a bite, food is good!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank mikeyrod27
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We were at the Swiss for a special Seahawks event and this location did a FANtastic job catering to the crowd of 12's from the moment the draft started to the last. The servers and owners were accommodating and working like crazy keeping the 12's...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Julie D
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Went to a 40th birthday celebration at the Swiss last night. This was my first time there and I would highly recommend it! Good food, activities for all and a great band playing! The atmosphere was friendly and comfortable with outstanding employees! Beware...don’t forget to...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lorie305
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Pub, International, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-572-2821
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub is housed in an historical 1913 building near downtown museums, retail shops and the University of Washington, Tacoma Branch. Come and see Dale Chihuly's collection of Venetian glass that sits atop our bar while enjoying lunch and dinner every day.
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