Everyone knows that eating good food comes after smoking good weed. If you’re looking for a place to eat in Tacoma…where do we begin? There are so many different places that compliment different types of highs. Like a fine wine, cannabis pairs well with all kinds of delectable food.
Here is a list of our top 10 establishments to eat in Tacoma. These eateries vary greatly, including everything needed for a perfect breakfast, lunch, or dinner in the 253.
Top 10 Places To Eat In Tacoma
This is Tacoma’s only Argentinian-style steakhouse! Asado Cucina Argentina, the South Sound’s only Argentine-themed steakhouse and a staple of the trendy Sixth Avenue dining district is a fine date-destination.
This joint serves up sizzling, and smokey cuts of steak in a way that you’ll definitely need after a sizable smoke-sesh. Definitely one of the better spots to eat in Tacoma.
Stanley & Seaforts is a steak, chop, and fish house located in Tacoma with panoramic views overlooking downtown and Commencement Bay harbor. This place is date-night material for sure, as the pricing is a little higher, but for good reason; it’s fancy! Stanley’s has been ranked as one of the top brunch spots in all of Pierce County by TravelTacoma. They even offer valet parking!
Another prime location to bring a hot date. Wildfin is located on the beautiful Tacoma waterfront and boasts some exquisite seafood cuisine. This is also a fine place for family dinners or business lunches. You’ll never be disappointed with Wildfin as the menu is ever-changing depending on the fresh fish they bring in every day.
Similar in elegance to Wildfin, Lobster Shop is also a great place to bring your special someone. This is a cozy, waterfront restaurant with Commencement Bay views left and right. The atmosphere is inviting, and the lobster and seafood coming out of this kitchen are top-tier. You’re hard-pressed to find a better place to dig deep into some Lobster in Tacoma.
This is it; the ultimate, elevated Tacoma Waterfront dining experience. Pacific Grill is a New American joint that serves up inventive, yet filling dishes. The menu has its staples, but the rest is on a seasonal rotation, so you’ll never get bored at this place.
The atmosphere is refined, and cozy in a brick-walled space. Pacific Grill draws from a global influence to form their diverse menu. Look no further for the prime location to bring the most special of someones.
Hungover? Coming out of a weed coma? Shakabrah Java has the fix for all your breakfast and lunch needs. Shakabrah slangs heavy egg dishes and pancakes. Then at lunchtime, they flip the kitchen and serve burgers and hot sandwiches. If you’re looking for an early morning fix this place usually opens at 7 am to satisfy your breakfast needs. The coffee ain’t bad either.
Adorable brunch spot in a small neighborhood nestled perfectly in Historic Old Town Tacoma. The name Montamara loosely translated means “where mountain meets sea” and was a name picked right out of Tacoma’s rich history.
Montamara was the name of a festival celebrating food, friends, and family held in the 253 over 100 years ago. The cute brunch spot is decorated with largely reclaimed or salvaged material. Fun place for your significant other or the family for an enjoyable experience.
Affordable bar and eatery located in the Proctor neighborhood of North Tacoma. Open promptly at 8 am for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails seven days a week, you’ll never be disappointed at this spot. Even more, interestingly, they provide a menu celebrating the food of the Americas with a healthy shot of comfort foods you may recognize. You can find everything from a Cuban Mariscado, to a Québécois Poutine, to a slow braised Chilean Carne Machada. Either way, you never know what you might find a love for at Cooks amidst your drinks and french fries.
Perfect for a night out with friends or family, Dirty Oscars is the place with the funny name, yet seriously yummy food. Affordable dishes and very creative cocktails are the name of the game at this place. Their menu offers new American dishes such as chicken and waffles and delicious sliders. The atmosphere of this place is way chill and we often find ourselves here on a relaxing evening.
On the hunt for choice soul food? Look no further than Southern Kitchen to satisfy your down-home needs. These guys are located in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma and have all the local atmosphere that some parts of the Waterfront area no longer permeate. They’re best known for southern fried chicken, catfish, cornbread stuffing, fried okra, macaroni & cheese, peach cobbler, and bread pudding to name a few.
Everything is made from scratch here and you’ll never leave with an even remotely empty stomach. This place was even featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives with Guy Fieri!