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4816 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7619
+1 253-474-7374
11:00 - 21:00
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Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Good food, incredibly bad service! I played a phone order at 6:00pm. The young girl that took my order told me 45 minutes for a pick up order. When I confirmed with disbelief she told me to hold on while she checked. (If you don't know. Don't say). It was changed to 25 minutes. I got the to pick up... More 

Thank MIKE M
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped in yesterday evening with my 4 year old son, the waitress welcome us and said "seat anywhere you like, I'll be right there." We sat next to a window. A minute later she shows up and asked "what would you like to order" she had never given me the menus. When I asked for them she looked lost,... More 

Thank Oscar C
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you hate great portion size, great food, and a nice relaxed atmosphere then don't go here. The portion was incredible, tastes amazing. I now have lunch for tomorrow with my left overs. This place is very unassuming from the outside, been guilty of driving past it many times myself. I will be back !

Thank MIKE M
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 June 2016

One of my favorite Mexican restaurants in the Tacoma area. Very family oriented, friendly staff, great value, great food.

Thank BigBirdSmile
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I like going there as it has one of my favs, which I don't get any place else...chicken relleno made with fruits and nuts. VG dish! Staff is good and the place is clean. They are going thru an expansion of the place to add a cantina area. Sounds like they will have karaoke and signature drinks. In fact the... More 

Thank CaptPJ
Tacoma, WA
Level Contributor
492 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Perhaps the best food at Josefina's is the pre-meal salsa and chips. The chips are warm and big and the salsa has just the right amount of spice. What sets Josefinas apart though is the bean dip that accompanies the chips and salsa. Very yummy. Portions are huge (as in many mexican restaurants) and the food is ok - typical... More 

Thank County-Hunter
Level Contributor
38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Great environment for a business meeting. Food is good. Lots of choices for seating depending on group size. Food was hot and delicious...good selection and great value in daily lunch specials. Suggest calling ahead to check schedule as they aren't open for lunch every day. R

Thank Sdjweinman
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We were very unimpresses with overall meal. It lacked any wow factor and just did not excite my tastebuds. The staff were friendly and the place was clean.

1 Thank Betty8505
Federal Way, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 9 August 2014

My wife and I have been eating at Josefina's for more than 8 years. We haven't found any place in Tacoma as good. The chips, salsa, and bean dip show up quickly, and chips are always warm. The salsa is authentic and delicious, not a thick salsa, but yummy (I have not tasted better). Their margaritas are the best, but... More 

Thank MarkOfEarth
Tacoma, Washington
Level Contributor
103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Josefina's has become our favorite Mexican Restaurant in Tacoma. We are always treated very amicably by the proprietor and the food is delicious. For Father's Day, I received a coupon with an offer for a free meal. We took advantage of it and the portion was generous. Service was quite fast - even though the café had a good number... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4816 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408-7619
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-474-7374

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