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“Halibut & Chips with a view”
Review of Katie Downs

Katie Downs
Ranked #27 of 760 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Washington
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Halibut & Chips with a view”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

We took out of town guest for halibut and chips. They loved Katie Downs. Not only location and view but the food and the casual atmosphere. There were 5 of us and we all ordered halibut & chips, cod & chips or shrimp & chips. Even though we all had fried food, it was not greasy. The pizza is also very good, we did not have room to enjoy any this trip. Next time....

  • Visited January 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great views great pizza”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

Awesome casual place with gorgeous views, right on the water and the pizza is awesome!! Even if you go on a cloudy day you can see for miles and miles out of the bay.

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silverdale,wa
Level 6 Contributor
165 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“still good”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

We were here earlier in the year and,yes the pizza is expensive,but they can affford to charge it as it is still the best pizza in the PNW.The fish and chips,the steamers and the curly fries,ask for them with little seasoning, are all awesome.They could use a little better beer selection with more NW beers.Even when I worked there 20 years ago,I wasn't impressed with it as there is too much Bud,MGD,etc on the taps. We'll probably go back early next year to get our pizza fix.

Visited September 2012
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Thank skijon
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Puyallup, Washington, United States
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Casual and Unique”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Went to Katie Downs for a business lunch the other day and was pleasantly surprised. While I have always heard great things I hadn't managed to make it down to the restaurant itself. It is definately a bar with a casual atmosphere but without an overtly bar type feel. That may be confusing but let's say most bars you couldn't have a business lunch in but I felt entirely comfortable here. The food was excellent and the view can't be beat. I look forward to going back for dinner as I was impressed.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Tyler M
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Tacoma, Washington
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Fun place to have a bite to eat”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Best chicken sandwich and love the steak fries. Staff is friendly and if it is a nice day you can sit out side and enjoy the water view.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Ginny911
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