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Over the Moon Cafe

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709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704 (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
+1 253-284-3722
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant is located in an alley. It is decorated with heavy drapes, quaint light and lamps and tapestry. It's great for a lunch with the gals or a romantic date. The soup, salads and sandwiches are over the top. The desserts were amazing. Any time I'm downtown and hungry I stop in and relax and enjoy the atmosphere and... More 

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Thank Cathy-Jo M
Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My brother was in town so we went here for lunch. Service was good and the ambiance nice. We were both happy with our meals. I will go back to this place for something different on the menu. Looked like a lot of great choices.

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Thank PeeDeeR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is located in an artsy part of the city. Parking on a Saturday was easy but we probably could have walked from where we were staying. My son and I had a delicious dinner and there many gluten free dishes and salads. The portions are perfect and food is fragrant and flavorful. They have a good wine list... More 

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Thank Rachel C
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Blown away that this was in Tacoma in a back street. Very romantic little place and I can not wait to go back.

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Thank Patrick444D
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here on a Tuesday afternoon. Very interesting and tasty meal. Spinach salad, seafood stew and a French grilled cheese. All delicious. Good service. Reasonable prices, especially considering the food uniqueness and quality. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Conrad D
Olympia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Once again, the most incredible dining. Always start with the bisque. It is creamy and luscious, full of flavor and bits of crab. Also shared a wedge salad with crispy greens and tangy dressing. Then came the hit of the evening - a ragu of short ribs that was a combo of fork tender beef, tomatoes, cream and an amazing... More 

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Thank Dianne H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I stopped here for lunch with my daughter one afternoon. We loved it so much! The notes that people leave at the table are so great, we really enjoyed looking through them and leaving our own. The food and service were great. This will be remain a favorite for sure!

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Thank Charlyn W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I am into, visiting my sister. I live in Phoenix, a terrific restaurant town. She took me here, and I am very glad she did. We had a unique but delicious appetizer –. Some kind of bread with melted cheese, soaked in wine and topped with a marmalade. Never had anything like it. It was just delicious. I had the... More 

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Thank KnotheadPhoenix
Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and celebrated our 25th Anniversary here, and I must say that in my opinion it was the absolute best choice for such an occasion. Over the Moon Cafe as the best atmosphere, the service was superb and the food was absolutely wonderful, Perhaps the best food that we've had Anywhere! We love the decor of this wonderful hidden... More 

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Thank Walter B
Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Great intimate place with a constant changing menu. A lot of the food is from the local and great selection of items from fish to beef; suggest checking out the menu online if you are picky. Otherwise good wine selection, great service, amazing food and dessert. Great quiet place for friends or a romantic night out.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $32
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704
    (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-284-3722
Description
We are a small family owned and operated boutique-style scratch kitchen restaurant. We serve northwest American style cuisine with European influence.

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