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Renaissance Cafe

1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
+1 253-572-1029
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“french toast” (10 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Such a friendly place! Had a lot of yummy options tucked away in this cafe. Their sandwiches were great. Highly recommend their "Renais-Sauce" which is an incredible basil pesto that was awesome on sandwiches and would be good on other things too. Quiet place with...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Enjoyed a late breakfast omelet and the side of bacon was perfect along with the gluten free monster cookie

Thank Cobaltdiane
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 (adults) required a place for lunch that met a variety of dietary needs. We selected to go to Renaissance Cafe. The food was fresh and very good. Servings were just right. It's a mix between help yourself and casual service. Our...More

Thank Raysunlover
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, these were the saddest sandwiches we ever had. Took almost 45 min for them to come out. We ordered roast beef and salmon. Both were bland and tasteless. I had school lunch that tasted better. French onion soup was really bitter with not a...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Renaissance Café is close to the downtown U of W buildings, across from the Glass Bridge. It's a small breakfast kind of place, but they were understaffed and even though it wasn't all that busy they ran out of coffee and hot water for...More

Thank Aikid0
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Next to UW Tacoma, serves omelettes, French toast and all kinds of beverages. Great place if you just want to hang around and do your homework.

Thank David S
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Casual and warm setting, self serve coffee, hot and iced tea and water. Friendly and entertaining host/chef. Food was fresh and well made, but a little bland. Our girls loved the cranberry-pear salad and the salmon sandwich.

Thank Zehorit
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Had not been in for several years. Was once a regular to go and hear Kieth's views on life and corporate culture. Amazing art once hung on the walls. Came back in to say hi and have a bit. The interior has changed. A kind...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Food was fine, help yourself to drinks. It did the job just not a place I would make my constant breakfast stop.

Thank Irving_TexasAnneB
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on a slow day for breakfast, which was above average. My French Toast was very good accompanied by a nice fruit compote. Others in my group had an ample bagel sandwich and the "old stand by" bacon and eggs. Coffee was very good...More

Thank Wesley L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-572-1029
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