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Over the Moon Cafe
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Ranked #10 of 773 Restaurants in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th between St. Helens and Broadway
Transit: Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
Description: We are a small family owned and operated boutique-style scratch kitchen restaurant. We serve northwest American style cuisine with European influence.
Reviewed January 12, 2014

Enjoyed dinner last night. It was quiet, charming and had good food, and not hurried. Loved the funky decor.

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Thank NancySeminole
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Reviewed January 10, 2014

Had a late lunch with my wife at Over the Moon Café and found the place wonderful. It was our first time there but won't be the last. The food, ambiance and service were all right on target. My wife and both had the crab bisque which was delightful. Not overly creamed like so many places, and sweet chunks of crab throughout. I then had a half Monte Christo with potato salad. The Over the Moon version of a Monte Christo is far more elegant than the original, plus baked, not fried. Really good. The potato salad was anchored in a dill seasoning and very fresh. For desert... we had to try one of the great deserts... we did the deconstructed apple crisp with ice cream and cheddar. Well worth trying.
Really enjoyed this vista and highly recommend Over the Moon Café to anyone looking for something a little more interesting and unique than the norm. I'll likely see you there.

Thank navswo
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

I love Over the Moon Cafe and have enjoyed all the wonderful foods they prepare. We chose to celebrate Christmas Eve with our adult children in this cozy Tacoma eatery. We arrived to find that they had booked our table as they do in Europe ( At least for the holiday) Each table was booked, but it was for the evening and all the diners seemed to enjoy the same extravagance of a fabulous meal without the rush of an impending turnover. The lamb is so very good, and the crab bisque not to be missed, They have a very fine wine list but I was more than happy with their house special. It is not a large spot, but that is part of its charm. Don't miss this one if you like to try great spots in Tacoma.

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Thank Onalark12
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

After visiting the Museum of Glass, we headed to a lovely lunch, thanks to Tripadvisor reviews, at the Over the Moon Cafe, and we were so very glad that we did. Even though it is located in a tight alley, we found street parking without a problem. Without a reservation, we managed to (thankfully) get the last table available.

I ordered a cup of split pea soup, a special of the day, and it was delightful. Tasty and just the right consistency (although I added a pinch of salt to pick up the flavor a bit). What followed was one of the most enjoyable lunch sandwiches I've ever experienced. The Monte Cristo sandwich with proscuitto, gruyere cheese, and honey dijon sauce, served with red rasperry preserves is like eating dessert for lunch -- rich, tasty, cheesy and fabulous!

My lunch partners equally enjoyed their sandwiches -- the roasted portobello and the grilled chicken sandwich. Service was excellent and I loved the upscale experience of dining with black tablecloths and napkins even though it was just a Saturday lunch.

I think this restaurant is high value for prices charged. I wouldn't hesitate to go back during my next visit to Tacoma.

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Thank mshbnyehud
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

We had time limitations (going to a play), so we just ordered appetizers and a dessert. The food was excellent, and I would go back just to get a bowl of crab bisque, which was excellent. Their menu had several entree selections that sounded great. The service was excellent, and the atmosphere was cozy (a small place) but very nice. It is also only a short walk form the theatre area in Tacoma. Their website is: overthemooncafe.net

I would highly recommend this restaurant

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Thank jimgull
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