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The Swiss Restaurant & Pub

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$10 - $15
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American, Pub, International, Gastropub
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

Hoist amid history. Phenomenal atmosphere and warmly welcoming staff. Great food that's a real step up from traditional pub fare. Great memorabilia in every nook and cranny. Got a personal tour by original owner Jack, a great guy with a real passion for his collections,...historical elements and outstanding food. A "must see" for a true Tacoma experience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 16, 2019

Sometimes you're looking for just good food. That's what you get at Swiss. Always get the hummus with warm, chewy pita bread. The Swiss specialty items - all good.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2019

Not great, just ok food, the service was slow and not friendly. The building was historic and nice, though.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2019

The fish & chips were good, and the fries nicely done - crisp. The burger would have been good, except for the bread, which was bone dry (not stale) and continued to shred, not to mention it's overall objectionable texture.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Definitely an amazing place to have a drink and eat good food. Met a group of friends here, my first time here. The only thing they charge $10 to get in, I suppose for the band but I think if people actually have dinner reservations...it should be discounted. I had the mac and cheese, really delicious. Had my first dirty Shirley! The drinks are priced low. Thanks!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 27, 2019

Having heard about The Swiss before, decided to give it a try on a recent trip to Tacoma. We were fortunate enough to meet a very long time staffer, who gave us a fairly detailed history of the building, owners, and staff. Although it wasn't...particularly busy, service was a tad slow; but we weren't in a hurry. Our food was very good, especially the fried oysters I ordered. The shellfish were plump, cooked perfectly, and there were more than I'm accustomed to being served.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

This was my first time here and I really enjoyed it. We had lunch on a lazy Saturday and sat just outside. It wasn’t crowded at all, but then again it’s a huge place with 3 sections. My wife had a Ruben and I had...the cauliflower appetizer. The Ruben was excellent, but the Cauliflower was a bit over cooked and over breaded. My fault though, I thought it was going to be more along the lines of hot wing style, but I did not read enough of the menu. All in all it was really pleasant, good selection of beer, good service and cool place.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

We checked out this place for dinner and drinks while staying in Tacoma. Cool friendly vibe and definitely unique. Service was very good and accommodating for our party of five. Good prices and dang good food -- I had the fish and chips and there...was plenty of it. Someone had the Reuben and said it was among the best ever. Pro tip -- Wednesday night 10% off for our military. I had to have a t-shirt. Go!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat as we had a long drive ahead of us. Lots of options for everyone, and the food was very good. Shared the French dip and it was plenty for 2 of us. Burgers looked the best. Staff...was very helpful and friendly but seemed to have a lot of tables to take care of.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

The swiss located by UWT, is a 100 year pld landmark and is a wonderful part of history of Tacoma. It is a well kept place authentic inb nature and memrable experience as well. Owned by Jack Mcquade Its a friendly ran place with a...habds on feel to it. Jack takes pride in the history of the swiss, and you will always find him there chatting with all the long time customers who have came back for years . All the servers and staff are friendly and efficient, and the food is great. They bring in some world famous entertainment , With tons of pics on the wall signed by all the greats. There is always something neat happening there and the Sea hawlks are always celebrated with Jack being a true die hard fan. Come see its a great place to experience, a very memravle one as well.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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