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The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen

Italian, Bar, Pizza
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1920 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw this place as we drove by and figured why not, I'm always in for a new pizza place. This place had great pizza, great service and a unique/fun atmosphere. It was refreshing to go into a place where they play the classics! Not only that, it's all about the music, no sports anywhere. I love sports but it's a... More 

Thank Justin G
Tacoma, Washington
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Somehow lost one sandwich order for our group. Took about 30 minutes for him to get his sandwich. They did give us an order of cheese bread while we waited. Server did a good job. CAUTION: the City of Tacoma does parking enforcement on Saturday nights. Due to our meal taking so long, we went over the 90 minute paid... More 

Thank BBlkburn
Kansas City
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I ordered one of The Rock's cheeseburgers and it came out raw. However, they did make a new burger and didn't charge me for it. Very busy place and went with friends that love their food and beach bucket alcoholic drink! Interesting place and might go back but probably won't order a cheeseburger again.

Thank Jalissa K
Frankfurt, Germany
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168 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I'm from Europe, where we have close proximity to Italy and very good imitations besides. I have to say that I was always going to be a tough crowd in this case. I found the pizza too slimey as the dough wasn't fully cooked underneath. If the pizza is cooked in a traditional wood oven, they need to leave it... More 

Thank HSed22
Surrey, Canada
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This restaurant was a quick walk from our hotel (Holiday Inn Express), and there was quite a lot of cars outside, so we figured it must be good! The atmosphere is really fun, with lots of rock memorabilia, and classic videos playing on the TVs. I had the Bang a Gong pizza - so good! An individual pizza was way... More 

Thank Bumblepug
Williamstown, New York
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Www were visiting family and someone had recently told my son about this place. The building is unique and so is this place. Love the different names of the pizzas, well thought out. Four of us had four different meals, all wonderful. Hawaiian pizza, veggie pizza, meat supreme (can't remember the name) and fish tacos for the non dairy, vegetarian... More 

Thank 528sunshine
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I moved to a small town in Washington, from Philadelphia. We have amazing pizza in Philly. This was the best pizza I have eaten in over a year. Kind of brings a tear to my eye. :)

Thank joanzone
United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Went to the rock wood fired kitchen on the recommendation of a friend and the best decision ever great brews pizza and service. If ever in the Tacoma area it's a must.

Thank Bill1599
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Always amazing! Fav is Meaty Beaty Big & Bouncy. Yummy beer, crazy fun atmosphere & always helpful staff. Must Go!

Thank Christina C
Lewiston, Idaho
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had a great weekend lunch date, with friends at the Rock. Great classic rock decor and music...along with great pizza and drinks! Didn't know of this place, but we'll be back - next time we are in town for a concert and the Tacoma Dome....it's only about a mile away!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Italian, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1920 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 12532721221
The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen is a family friendly, full service, unique dining concept. Though the focus may be on our hand-tossed wood fired pizzas, The Rock offers a variety of Foods for all moods. Throw in our microbrews and custom Rocktail drinks, and you truly have something for everyone to enjoy. And don't worry about the children, we've got a full kids' menu for those little rockstars!

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