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The Swiss Restaurant & Pub

) #46 of 624 Restaurants in Tacoma $$ - $$$ American, ,
1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
+1 253-572-2821
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (4 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town overnight and the hotel we were staying at recommended The Swiss. Great selection of beer. Live music after 9ish. The food was great. The service was the BEST. Thank you Denise! You are AWESOME! We will certainly go here again if we are...More

Thank dwhall58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much to our surprise we arrived at the Swiss Pub for happy hour and found the food, the service and drinks just amazing. If you are looking for a friendly, very tasty and fun loving environment - this is your stop!

Thank chatabean
Reviewed 27 April 2017

we normally have lunch here once a week...the last month the service and food quality has changed.. the food takes twice as long to get served and the food isnt anything like it used to be. my daughter has had a similar experience in the...More

Thank jft918
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The Swiss is a great venue. An historic wooden bar in one room, a game room in another. Great choice in band that play there. For bar food they have a wide selection of food, reasonably priced and reasonably portioned.

Thank SpeedTravler
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Cool old brick building with beautiful interior. The wait staff was absolutely incredible! We wanted to have a date night with dinner and live music. The food was great...then the band started and everyone was dancing, great vibe, no drama! The waitstaff kept everyone's drinks...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The food is as expected for tavern type of place. Pretty good variety of items. We have been there a few times and it has been consistent for service, atmosphere and food. Perhaps staying with the standard items would be a consideration. We have never...More

Thank DriverBruce
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

First time there meeting up with family in town for the holidays. A small snafu with our reservation that they immediately rectified. Kids allowed until 830, two were in our party. Service was great - our waitress Jessica was super friendly and attentive. Food was...More

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were in today for Happy Hour and it was pretty sad. The beer was $6.50 a pint (Happy Hour prices only apply to select beers apparently). We ordered off the Happy Hour menu. We had a turkey and bacon sandwich that we think may...More

Thank GeoffCain
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I had the sausage with potatoe salad. It was OK. Service was good. Potatoe salad not a good a fries.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Really this place as it all. The food and serves was exceptional for a pub. When you walk inside you feel like you have entered a Swiss pub. It is casual, very friendly and the staff seemed proud and eager to share some of its...More

1  Thank 662marc
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.32 km away
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Breanne S
Do you have gluten-free options?
26 February 2016|
Response from Craig W | Reviewed this property |
You should give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1904 Jefferson Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-572-2821
  • E-mail
The Swiss Restaurant & Pub is housed in an historical 1913 building near downtown museums, retail shops and the University of Washington, Tacoma Branch. Come and see Dale Chihuly's collection of Venetian glass that sits atop our bar while enjoying lunch and dinner every day.
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