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“Good food & music on the weekends”
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Varsity Grill
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 11th Street
Description: Steel Creek American Whiskey Co. is Downtown Tacoma's Steakhouse & country bar. A full service restaurant during the week & the largest 21+ country party in the south sound after 9pm Thursday - Saturday.
Tacoma, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good food & music on the weekends”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

This restaurant makes my favorite sandwich, the Nutty Chicken. It's done on a croissant with roasted chicken, almonds & dried cranberries. All their sandwiches are reasonably priced & you can get onion rings without an upcharge. They have quite a variety on their menu, but we've found they do the sandwiches the best. On weekends they have a live band that plays for karoke singers, it was entertaining. We've also seen dueling piano players there. Fun, casual place to stop. Only challenge is parking in downtown Tacoma.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Island04
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Tacoma, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
640 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Varsity Grill - Thanks For A Great 50th Party”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

My family planned a surprise party for my 50th birthday at the Varsity Grill. It was an awesome night! The restaurant worked with them to help set up everything even a cake table with a cake from Costco. The service for the party was first rate! We had our own server and we kept him very busy!! This is a great place to plan a party. Oh, and the food is good too!

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank Susan H
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Good place to watch the game”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

This is exactly the kind of restaurant you get if your first, second, and third priorities are making sure the game can be seen from every seat. The food was about what you want to be eating while watching the game. Decent burger, but nothing special. But if you want to see the game, drink a beer, and stuff yourself, it's just about perfect.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Jeffrey T
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Washington
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Easy, nothing out of the ordinary”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Ate here on Election Night because our hotel restaurant was jam-packed with candidate's event causing the kitchen to be backed up over an hour. The food conformed to the expectations you might have of a sports bar dinner. Buffalo Chicken salad, good fries, big drinks, etc. Bartender was present, but not overly so--hanging out with his friends at the other end of the bar mostly, but there when we needed him.

Visited November 2012
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Thank MrsChad27
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Portland, Oregon
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“wings rings and beer - love it”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

we always eat here when staying at the Murano. It is a quick walk which justifies trying anything on the menu! Our favorite was the wings, we probably should have walked more because we came back for wings later that night!

Visited December 2011
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Thank MChanley
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