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Katie Downs

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American, Bar, Pizza
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3211 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5334
(253) 756-0771
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location (Ruston Waterfront), beautiful views, and amazing food! Great place for date night. Atmosphere is casual and fun. Great service too!

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Thank Valerie M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best, original pizza ever. I typically like a thin crust, but this crust is amazing! crispy on the outside yet soft and chewy inside...cheesy, deliciousness. SOO good!!!

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Thank sonja m
Lakewood, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique little restaurant located along Tacoma's Ruston Way on the waterfront. The Pizza is great and they make some of the best French Fry's in the Tacoma area. The views of the water and Vashon Island are simply great. I highly recommend this place for getting a quick bite to eat any evening your in Tacoma.

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Thank Don E
Nampa, Idaho
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to eat. I loved sitting on the patio. They had heaters for those that felt it was cool. Nice cob salad. Great beer.

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Thank Rhonda J
Tacoma, Washington
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether seeking out a delicious pizza, a fresh salad or a large selection of brews and wines, you will be happy that you visited Katie Downs. The waterfront pub-like setting makes this a very special excursion.

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Thank BLPC
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swung by after a kayak outing, only wished happy hour started at 2 not 4. Had the natch of enough to fill up two people, assortment of beers on tap.

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Thank Don B
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The pizza is ok, don't waist your money on anything else. It was simply bad. The service sucks, you have to go to counter and order yourself. If you are sensitive to motion be careful because in certain places you can feel the building sway.

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Thank Karen D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for a good bite and great views of Puget Sound. The Cod fish and chips was delicious.

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Thank Angella A
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great restaurant. Had the pizza. Fantastic. Great beer selections Beautiful views, outdoor seating. Staff very attentive. Enjoyable experience.

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Thank rnsobe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Nice place. Good service. Food looked good. I order the crab cakes and was disappointed only found a small piece of crab meat in some of the cakes. Next time I’ll order the steam clams instead.

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Thank Roleta B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3211 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5334
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: (253) 756-0771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?