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Review of The Spar

The Spar
Ranked #36 of 821 Restaurants in Tacoma
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I've been to the Spar twice now. Both times good. Some creative menu choices. Like many places in this area great coffee. The type of place to strike up a conversation with someone you dont know. A few places to sit outside on a nice day.

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Thank Scott5820
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

The Spar is in Oldtown Tacoma and is the oldest tavern in town with has lots of atmosphere and down to earth ambience. The food is very good tavern fare with a nice selection on the menu and they are known for their Spar Chips. I especially like the turkey burger. I'm not a drinker but my friends tell me they have lots of good beers. In the back, past the bar is a pool table and a smaller room where they have music on the weekends. It can get VERY noisy, even without music. Fortunately they have a connecting coffee house/cafe which is much quieter. It's a great place to stop for a bite to eat before or after taking a nice walk along the waterfront, which is only a block down the hill.

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Reviewed 29 April 2013

The Spar is a great neighborhood spot. The best items on the menu are the Spar chips of course and the famous chicken and joes! The chicken is always juicy. They also have amazing hummus and their homemade soaps can rival "No soup for you" status! Sitting down and relaxing with the rest of the patrons is easy. There is nothing uptight about this bar. Anyone is welcome. Listen to some blues or classic rock on the weekends. Sip some beer or hard cidar if that's your pleasure...it just a great place to be.

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Thank Fredbooboo
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Reviewed 17 January 2013

Have been there recently (01-05-13) and good food and modest prices are hard to beat - especially
in Tacoma where restaurant prices tend toward the high side. On-street parking is easy and service was A-1. It's basically pub grub and a good beer selection which is what I like.

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Thank nonstopjoe
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

Eat, drink, and be merry with this second story bar facing the puget sound! Or count the train cars below as they go by. With good food and drink you will enjoy the old style atmoshere.

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Thank happyjack62
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