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Pacific Grill

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
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1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402 (South 15th Street)
+1 253-627-3535
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
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Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great spot! The place is old school sophistication. Sit at the bar. Bartender was crazy knowledgeable. Award onion rings are super interesting but the star was the smoked steelhead app. TOTALLY worth it! Parking is a challenge and the ticket police are enthusiastic. But seriously. Put this on your list!!!

Thank Kelley M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm really not overly picky (don't review a lot, but normally give great reviews when I do). My wife and I went to Pacific Grill for the first time for our 30th anniversary. My wife had the Steelhead, and the carrot curry soup. It was great. I ordered 6 oysters on the half shell and they were great as well.... More 

Thank coug84
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The absolute best dining experience in downtown Tacoma. Everything is great. Steak absolutely perfection. Best saved for a night to impress or celebrate.

Thank Paula L
Spokane Valley, Washington
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172 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking around downtown trying to find a place found Pacific grill on Trip Advisor and had to stop and so glad we did wow what a beautiful bar and restaurant this was, the food was to die for good and the service was amazing! Thank you people on trip advisor for the great reviews so travelers like us... More 

Thank Leslie K
Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Pacific Grill for dinner after visiting some museums in the Tacoma Museum District. We ordered the lamb chop entree and it was excellent. The pork flatbread was good but nothing special. However, the toasted coconut cheesecake for dessert was outstanding. It happened to be Tuesday, which is half-price-wine-bottle night, so we enjoyed a very good wine recommended... More 

Thank independent_ones
Seattle, Washington
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose to celebrate our Christmas by getting together for happy hour. We tried seven or eight dishes and a variety of beers. We were splurging so the dishes we chose were very rich and they were also spectacular - meat candy, salmon sliders, amber mac'n cheese, pupusas. Delicious. And the service was superb. Not much of a fan of... More 

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Thank Marie M
Tacoma, Washington
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Joined friends here for happy hour last week. It is such a beautiful restaurant, and the bar area is wonderful too. We shared several plates of GREAT appetizers - everything was delicious. One member of our party has some significant dietary restrictions, and where they could, they made substitutions to accommodate her. Never once did our wonderful waiter seem bothered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are here at least 2x a month for date night. The staff is great and the atmosphere is relaxing yet fun. The oyster shooters are the best and their you can't beat happy hour.

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Thank nadinemP3557LH
New York
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223 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our one night out to dinner in Washington State and our family suggested Pacific Grill. Love, love, love this place. It's a spacious enough dining room without you having to hear other diners chit chat. I was delighted by the array of dishes on the menu from a plethora or sea food choices and a few meats to boot and... More 

Thank Milehighclub
Pittsburgh PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious with excellent service! Every need was met and the food was great. Within walking distance from hotel made for a very enjoyable evening.

Thank msfrompa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
    (South 15th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Convention Center/15th & Commerce LINK light rail station. Pacific Grill is also serviced by many Pierce Transit and Sound Transit buses.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-3535
Pacific Grill is Tacoma's Premier Dining Destination. Housed at the Historic Waddell Building in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, Pacific Grill is the perfect location for a delicious dinner, business lunch Boozy Weekend Brunch or Happy Hour. Past Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef, Gordon Naccarato, brings Tacoma & the South Sound a creative mix of New American, Seafood, Steaks & more. Enjoy Western Washington's Best Happy Hour all-day in our Bar & Lounge!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?