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The Spar

££ - £££American, ,
2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403-3318
+1 253-627-8215
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish tacos” (6 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403-3318
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Washington for our Anniversary! we found this cute little place to eat & the views were fantastic! Great food!

Thank Tina R
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Every time my granddaughter comes to visit we take her to The Spar. She always orders fish and chips and loves them every time. She said that no restaurants fish and chips will ever be better than The Spars fish and chips.

Thank Sherri S
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

An amazing tavern of old in Old Town. Must try the Spar Chips with famous Spar sauce. Been coming here for decades and have seen it grow -- but maintain quality.

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Historic tavern on the Tacoma waterfront that has excellent food, friendly staff, and seating in the back has a nice view of the waterfront. They always have a great selection of brews on tap, and usually offer delicious food specials. Kids are welcome until 10p.m....More

Thank caveman2017
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Great service, food and the band was unbelievable. 7 person band all over 60, that are great with the music. Looks small from the outside but it is deceiving. This has great atmosphere and was packed on a Sunday night. If you want a quiet...More

Thank armymajdad
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A Ruston fixture, a nice laid back place to meet for lunch or a beer and fish and chips, with a gorgeous view of the Sound. While the surrounding neighborhood over the decades has gone from old Tacomaites to east coast and california interlopers (you'll...More

Thank Glomared
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at The Spar overlooking the Tacoma waterfront. We both had their BLT with Spar chips. If you're tired of the same old French fries, they are a good change. The service was excellent. The sandwiches were excellent. Not a...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Have never had a bad experience here. This time was no different. Good burgers and sandwiches. Fries and homemade chips excellent. Service was fine.

Thank RetiredTraveler2009
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I arrived in Tacoma recently for my first visit home in over a decade. I'm happy my sister chose this for our meal after flying in from New York City. Families can sit together during the day until 9pm. My son was happy with his...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

As always, the Spar will not disappoint. My Favorite is the Halibut and Chips. You get two large filet, cooked to crispy / crunchy goodness along with fries. Add a lunch salad, a beer and you are golden. Burgers, sandwiches and their famous Fish Tacos...More

Thank 912systems
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
23:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-8215
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