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Gateway Cottage

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124 146th St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-4619
+1 253-536-8100
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11:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Intimate restaurant set in an old farmhouse, just a bit off the main road. My husband and I have been there several times, always satisfied. Great for special occasion dinners, especially because of the individual attention by staff. The décor is warm and lovely, the drinks are good, the food is great. Prices are a bit high, but much worth... More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Every couple of months we do a girls lunch out at the Gateway Cottage. This is one of those nice quiet getaway places that you can go to and have a nice visit with friends while enjoying great food, super service and very friendly associates. We will continue to go there as we always feel welcome and never rushed and... More 

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Thank Francette B
Puyallup, Washington
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This was my first time at this restaurant. Nice cozy atmosphere, great food and service. The staff was very accommodating and flexible to our needs. I had the seafood fettucine which had seafood mixed in it, as usual, but also a very generous serving of salmon on top. Huge serving. Very good.

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Thank Mary K
Tacoma, Washington
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148 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

I really like this place. if your looking for a quiet place to eat that's very relaxing in a good old fashion setting this is the place. the food is very good, the atmosphere works as a romantic place or just a nice place to go to for a quiet dinner. we really prefer the lunchs here but dinner works... More 

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1 Thank rick r
Spanaway, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great neighbor hood restaurant for the area, been there a lot and never had a bad meal. It is in a old house that is quaint and the food is excellent.

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1 Thank Johnny S
Tacoma, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

I have the marinated chicken breast with veggies and salad. Because I am eating glute-free where possible, the staff made every effort to accomodate my needs. The meal was delicious! I sat in my favorite spot - a window seat in the former farmhouse which is now a charming respite for hungry diners. I love the ambience and appreciate the... More 

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1 Thank Joanne U
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

This used to be my favorite special treat/romantic place to go. Good food, good atmosphere, good staff. Everything has declined in the last couple years. Food is blah, service ok but not great, and the furniture...needs to be sent to Goodwill. Not a horrible place, just not worth the price they charge.

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3 Thank Dana F
Tacoma, Washington
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Atmosphere and setting totally cozy and comfy feeling! The staff is fantastic, the "cottage" offers a great lounge, plus secluded areas to dine with that special someone! Fireplace, furnishings, all provide a wonderful "in home" feeling. The food is very good, a nice variety with daily specials offered. Its a place that you should visit on a special occasion!

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1 Thank 1943Sandy
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013

Was passing through Spanaway on Pacific Ave and someone recommended this place for lunch. What a delight it is. Met Lynda the owner, ate in front of the fireplace in a very cozy cottage environment, and thoroughly enjoyed my meal with my friend. Great little bar as well. I want to come back for dinner. I can't believe this place... More 

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1 Thank Neal W
Eatonville, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

This is a great place! I've eaten here for years for multiple occasions, lunch and lunch business meetings, occasion and no occasion dinner and retirement parties (including mine). I've done every visit category below and was always pleased and thankful for this niche restaurant. The food is delicious and service attentive. This is not a food factory restaurant- it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 146th St S, Tacoma, WA 98444-4619
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-536-8100

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