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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 good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“spaghetti” (37 reviews)
“mizithra cheese” (12 reviews)
“spumoni” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1250 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4318
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

The Old Spaghetti Factory now has approximately 100 more seats to fill. The outside is in a newer building, but the same great food is provided. They are also offering some new dishes along with their new address.

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Sat in the bar due to a 25 minute projected wait. Wait staff and manager were great! Food was fair at best. We were okay with the new changes to the old stand-bys. But face it, you come here for the quirky atmosphere and to...More

Thank BBlkburn
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I was with a colleague and we only had a half hour or so for lunch. We were staying close by so dropped by for lunch between some meetings. Reasonable lunch menu and prices. We needed split tickets and our server cheerfully obliged. We got...More

Thank bznguy
Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We where looking for a good Italian food restaurant on Trip Advisor and this came up and this was just perfect and close to our Hotel. The whole experience was excellent except for the parking which we spent 10 minutes finding a parking spot and...More

Thank Dflyboy
Reviewed December 29, 2015

Be sure to double check for their new location a few blocks away on Pacific Avenue. We were there on December 11 and the trolley has already been moved to the new location.

Thank TwoRetiredFolk
Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

Amazing service and great atmosphere! It was a Friday night and still were sat and served within 20 minutes! Definitely will be recommending!

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed October 27, 2015

I first visited this restaurant when it was about 3 years old, and it is still a favorite after 44 years!! I celebrated my college graduation here, have had large family dinners here, and the food they have is good down home food, and lots...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed October 19, 2015

The staff was friendly and very good......waited for wine because they had to go to the wine cellar for new bottles. We all had Caesar salad with grilled chicken. Two of us enjoyed but one though dressing was too BLAH! Chicken was great for all...More

Thank Stormy_gail43
Reviewed September 18, 2015

This was a Great Place back in the old college days. Cost is fine but the food is just fine also. Great place for JUST FINE Spaghetti. You pay for what you get.

Thank JSM1313
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Came here based on a family recommendation and glad we did. 3 course meal....soup or salad...entree....ice cream! The food came up super fast...before our bread was served. All of it was hot and fresh! Service was pretty good too!

Thank gutson84
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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|
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Response from Sarah R | Reviewed this property |
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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
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
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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