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Harbor Lights

2761 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5304
+1 253-752-8600
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (49 reviews)
“salmon” (33 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2761 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5304
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place. All glassed in for a nice view of the harbor. Clean and good service, friendly staff. It was huckleberry season so we tried some of the featured drinks which were very tasty. I had the Island Poke Salad. It was a nice...More

Thank LindaLin63
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there! It is so great to hear about your wonderful experience with us. I am so happy to hear that you had great service and food. We hope to see you again soon! ~Taylor

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice dining experience there. Food was excellently prepared. I had a steak and potato. Bread service is great. You get a wonderful view with your meal. High-end restaurant with affordable prices. Service was great.

Thank Tammy Joy P
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you, Tammy! I am so happy to hear that you had a great dining experience with us recently. We hope to see you again soon! ~Taylor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came here for dinner and were underwhelmed. The food lobster was well seasoned and tender but the teak was poorly seasoned and had an odd, smoky flavor. Our server was very pleasant and we enjoyed a great view of Puget Sound....More

Thank Rehsinup19
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thank you for your feedback. I am so sorry to hear that you weren't pleased with your recent visit with and you feel that the food you receive is inconsistent. We have high standards and I feel terrible that we weren't able to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had out of town guests and they wanted to take us for good seafood. We had an early dinner on a quiet Tuesday. The view was lovely, and the two toddlers were well behaved (they loved the roll-proof crayons). I ordered the baked cod....More

Thank Joan l
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joan, thank you so much for your feedback. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your comments with us. I am so sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your recent visit because of the baked cod. I have shared...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had lunch here on my birthday, a last minute decision. We arrived and were seated in less than five minutes. This place has been on the Tacoma waterfront for many years, kids used to drink here years ago one they became...More

Thank wernemi
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. I am so sorry to hear that you weren't overly pleased with your recent visit with us. I have passed your feedback along to our management team and to our team of chefs for review....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here after a visit to Point Defiance Park on a Thursday evening on October 4. My adult son and I have eaten at Harbor Lights twice during our visit to Puget Sound area from Texas. We ate here at lunch on our 1st...More

Thank RebecaTex
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely seafood--don't miss the scallops appetizer with the bacon jam! To die for!! We had a very good meal here.

Thank Lynda C
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review, Lynda! I am happy to hear that you had a great dining experience with us. We look forward to seeing you next time! ~Taylor

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

On the east coast we usually get farmed salmon but in Tacoma, it’s wild — and delicious, served at lunch on a bed of greens with Asian ginger dressing and raspberries, hazelnuts and sugared peaches, which I asked for “on the side” — and enjoyed...More

Thank Hugo S
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Mediocre food but good service and atmosphere. Interesting menue but the beef was below average & the seafood average but presented beautifully. My husband won’t go back .More

Thank 390charleenp
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to share this! I am so sorry that this was not an excellent experience. I have passed this along to the upper management team as well as our team of chefs. In addition, I would...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We have been eating at this restaurant for a bunch of years. I DON’T KNOW MUCH ABOUT ALL THE MENU BECAUSE I NEVER GET PAST THE CRAB LEG DINNER !!! This is one of those dinners that you will remember the rest of your life....More

Thank Ed k
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing this Ed! I am so thrilled that you enjoy the crab legs and we look forward to seeing you again soon! -Molli

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norway342
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
3 to 7 pm Monday through Friday.
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21 October 2017|
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Response from Frank W | Reviewed this property |
The four course early bird includes an appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2761 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5304
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-8600
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