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The Red Hot

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-6713
(253) 779-0229
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Leominster, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a series of very unique hot dogs for you to choose from. I had a hot dog with peanut butter and bacon. was surprisingly good. the prices are reasonable. this is also a local bar so you can have a beer as well.

Thank oelfkedad
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great dogs, large selection of brews. Very much enjoyed it. Plan to come again on our next visit from Michigan.

Thank Toni S
Seattle, Washington
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151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As casual as they come, The Red Hot delivers an array of dogs, brats and other snacks that just plain satisfy! Wash it all down with a cold draft from a considerable selection and life just seems a bit better. The pricing is reasonable and the atmosphere is right about where it should be.

Thank mblam7
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

What a great local bar. Beer, wine, sausage and hot dogs. People are friendly, selection of drinks is great and the food is fun and tasty. We will go again.

Thank Wilma M
Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

A very nice, large selection of beer, cider and root beer. Regular, nitro and cask style. Creative and tasty hot dogs and sides.

Thank revcogal
Windham, Maine
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

My friends frequent this little haunt down the road from their house. Based on their recommendation, get any of the hotdogs/sausages. I had the Bahn Mi (sp?). I was a few beers in and had a slight real estate issue, so I couldn't eat more than half. It was quite spicy in a good way. Beer selection was pretty crazy.... More 

Thank SingingOT
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We were passing through Tacoma and we wanted something besides seafood after a week on the coast. The beer selection was incredible. However... The dogs? Delicious!!!! I haven't had a hot dog that good since I was in Chi town. I had the Tacoma and the Gangsta. Both surpassed my expectations. Great service nice feel. Totally recommend for anyone looking... More 

Thank Chelsea R
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Some friends brought me to Red Hot. First time ever and definitely not my last. Great service, unbelievable selection of beer, and hot dogs of all kinds fixed in too many ways to mention. Make sure to try this place. You'll be hooked.

Thank GGRN44
Port Orchard, Washington
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Do not come here if you want fine wine and fancy cuisine. No, this is a beer and dog place that is off the charts. A huge assortment of beers and some of the craziest hot dogs you will ever try. Have been here a few times and I highly recommend if your in the area, to stop in and... More 

Thank Rick R
University Place, Washington
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Come here hungry and you will go home happy! this place has many hot dog selection including vegan option. My favorites are The Hilltop, BLT, and The Hound Dog (the one with peanut butter and bacon). This place can be crowded at times, but the wait is totally worth it. Don't forget to try Filthy Nachos for the appetizer! Many... More 

Thank Sun P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2914 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-6713
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: (253) 779-0229

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