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Pick Quick Drive In

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4306 Pacific Hwy E, Tacoma, WA 98424-2613
(253) 922-5599
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Spanaway, United States
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried the double cheeseburger, fries and a marshmallow shake. The fries and shake were delicious. The burger was nothing special. Nice staff and really quick service especially at lunch hour. They were busy but it goes fast.

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Thank Maria R
Tacoma, Washington
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118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've finally found a decent burger place in the greater Tacoma area! Pick Quick requires you to stand in a line outside to order (you can call ahead). They take cash only. They have a large outside seating area with many picnic tables. I ordered a double cheese burger (1/4 pound total) and a lime shake. I was surprised at... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The milkshake was fantastic. The burgers were just average. You get a lot of fries per order - we probably should have just ordered one for the two of us.

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Thank revG777
Halifax, Canada
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stopped here a couple of times for ice cream and have been by pleased both times. The place is real not retro and is a must do in the Tacoma/Fife area. Treat yourself after you lose at the nearby casino.

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Thank philmccracken2015
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

we love the Pick Quick beautiful out door seating lots of flowers great blackberry shakes.very fat service and they are always busy.

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Thank Joeybaldwinweaver
Lakewood, Washington
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

It's quaint, the lady at the front was nice and the malt was stellar. The positives stop there. The burger was uninspired. .. very small and the bun was dry. I found the fries very greasy and, shockingly, I didn't even finish what was a moderate portion. The place clearly has a loyal following. .. the line was long at... More 

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Thank peter6292
Seattle, Washington
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84 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent burger the best I have eaten since my relocation to the Seattle area. The shakes are made with real milk I watched him pour it into the machine. The fries were excellent as well. Two thumbs up!!!

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Thank publiussulla
Tacoma, Washington
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135 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

have stopped here plenty of times throughout the years. never been disappointed. the hamburgers are great, the fries maybe a little greasy but good and they have really good milkshakes. this place has been around for probably 50 years or more and is very small. plan on a wait if your here around lunchtime, they are always busy

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Thank rick r
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I just drove by and they are doing some reconstruction. Will open again on 1 February 2016. Be sure to check this place out then. Very good burgers. Expect long lines during lunch hour.

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Thank Wesley L
Graham, Washington
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249 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Nailbanger Here Again; Was in the area and starving.I had heard good things about is place and so we gave it ago.First off its been here forever and a day. Second it CASH only. We both had the Double Cheese Burger and split the Fry`s.First the Service is stand at the window and order, then that call you.The food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4306 Pacific Hwy E, Tacoma, WA 98424-2613
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: (253) 922-5599

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