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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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1250 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4318
+1 253-383-2214
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“spaghetti” (36 reviews)
“spumoni” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1250 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4318
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate there on a Saturday night and it was crowded but the wait was only 20 minutes. We ordered marina sauce with sautéed mushrooms. My husband ordered a meatball with his. We were both very pleased with the meal. We asked for more marinara...More

Thank Eilene258
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a great visit to the Old Spaghetti Factory in July 2017 for dinner. The wait was minimal and the staff were awesome. If your going with kids I suggest trying to get to sit in the trolley car located within...More

Thank S_Robbie014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a short walk from the Murano and it was our granddaughters pick for dinner.. she requested to sit in the trolley..the food is good and it was a good choice for our granddaughter...staff is great here.

Thank Johnnie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived late with 7 people, but they were accommodating. Dinner was delicious! Loved their version of ranch dressing and the dessert was included with your dinner! Everyone at the table went back to hotel satisfied with the food and service!

Thank ellewyoming
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think of all the old spaghetti factory we've been this has the best service so far. Ladies at the front are very nice and polite. I was waiting for my family and heard them greet all the incoming and outgoing guests. Very well trained...More

Thank btreid
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Came into the bar for happy hour, and sat down. Two wait staff and bartender there. 12 other customers, but I am left alone. 12 minutes later they see me waving and come over. My friend was not impressed and suggested we leave after one...More

Thank John13Tacoma
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Same great food, same friendly people who don't comment on how much spaghetti I can shovel in (oink!) same great spumoni! But... They moved their location. I'm used to Spaghetti Factories in repurposed buildings...railroad stations, packing houses, manufacturing plants, etc. Places with history and a...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

These guys specialize in addictive spaghetti and sauces. No one comes here for the service, and you'd very wrong to come here if you're in a hurry. But the setting is old world wood elegant, and they know how to sling cheese and pasta addictively....More

Thank TheBlitz
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We were put in the bar to save waiting time, and still waited quite awhile. It only had two other people seated there. Didn't see a waitress or bartender anywhere around. Wrong order was brought to our table. Gave us lunch portions when we ordered...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed May 20, 2017

My wife and aI had our first date at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Kansas City (no longer there) some 44 years ago. We were visiting from out of town and wanted to see if what we remembered was still accurate. When we walked in...More

Thank PJL_SC
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Questions & Answers
Jerry L
May 8, 2017|
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Response from KimB007 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jerry! Thanks for the great question! Yes, The Old Spaghetti Factory does have a Gluten-Free menu. Just ask your server about it. Hope this helps. I'm going to start asking that myself for further reviews. :-) Have a... More
Jerry L
May 8, 2017|
Response from shirley s | Reviewed this property |
Yes they did offer something on the menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4318
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-383-2214
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