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Anthony's At Point Defiance

5910 N Waterfront Dr, Tacoma, WA 98407-6521
+1 253-752-9700
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (46 reviews)
“salmon” (34 reviews)
“clam chowder” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
5910 N Waterfront Dr, Tacoma, WA 98407-6521
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would say stick to the basics. Loved: Garlic bread, fish and chips, bread bowl and chowder, and fried prawns, the ganache on the kids sundae... Heavenly. The shrimp linguini was decent. Did not love: salad was something you might find in a diner. They...More

Thank Kim W
Taylor F, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kim. Thank you so much for taking the time to share this! I am truly sorry that this was not an excellent visit! We hold ourselves to very high standards and I'm so sorry that we fell short this time! I have passed this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the mood for a good meal at a medium price--AND want a terrific view, Anthony's at Pt. Defiance is it. Great clam chowder, fish and chips--check out their Blue Plate special or their Twilight Dinner special. Friendly service in a relaxed...More

Thank EdLindaDavis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to various Anthony locales over the years and usually found them to be above average, maybe better. This visit was less so --- no offer of bread, fresh fish selections (salmon and tuna) were fresh but not especially tasty. Service was fine...More

Thank Trup
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am so sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us recently because of the food and the service. We have extremely high expectations and it is clear that we missed the mark with you. I...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

..... and can see why. Fantastic location with great views of the estuary (and ferry!) from all around the restaurant. Manager very pleasant and informative, staff generally friendly, except those 'on the door' who are a little brusque (probably fed up with moans about having...More

Thank AJGB-HMD
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely afternoon The mark of a seafood place is the delicacy of its chowder. Anthony’s satisfies to the very last drop. The captain’s dish was an excellent intro to the menu. The ambiance and high ceilings highlight Defiance Point, and to top off our brunch,...More

Thank QCao009
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Anthony’s has always been our go to for a nice meal. On both visits, the service has been poor, with the waitresses chatting it up amongst themselves. Food came out lukewarm at best. The child’s fish and chips was under cooked. My boyfriends oysters were...More

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AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. I wanted to reach out and let you know how terribly sorry I am about this experience. We pride ourselves in service and it is clear that we really missed the mark with you. In addition, our team...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

We always eat here when we are visiting Tacoma. Why? Because the setting on the waterfront is beautiful, and the food and service is reliably good, usually top notch. We were a party of five for dinner. Two of us had the seafood platter which...More

Thank Ellyn T
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We began our 3 year stay in 2015 in Tacoma, at Anthony’s with Jake preparing our wonderful meals. Tonight we said our farewell to Tacoma with Jake preparing even more exquisite dinners. The food, service and ambiance are just perfect. Thank you! 💕💕💕

Thank cbell_13
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing this! I'm so thrilled that you had a wonderful time! -Molli

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Went here on a Saturday, we had family from out of town come in and this is where they really wanted to go. The wait wasn't long at all and we were able to get seating outside, however the wait for our food was very...More

Thank April F
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hi April, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this! I am truly sorry that this was not an excellent visit! We hold ourselves to very high standards and I'm so sorry that we fell short this time! I have passed this...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and lovely atmosphere. We walk down to the boat dock after eating and boarded my cousins boat that had just docked.

Thank jbaker357
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Anthony's At Point Defiance, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much for sharing this! I'm so happy you had a wonderful time and we hope to see you again soon! -Molli

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mariehast32
18 October 2017|
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Response from Sonia G | Reviewed this property |
On the back of your gift card there should be either a phone number or a website that you can check the amount
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23 May 2017|
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Response from Mo S | Reviewed this property |
There are 4. One for lunch, dinner, sunset dinner and childrens. At the websight under the restaurant link on the upper right side of the page.
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12 May 2015|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
We were told when we called them in April that they only take reservations for parties of 6 or more. You can call before you get there if you have a smaller group and they will put you on a waiting list so that when you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 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: 5910 N Waterfront Dr, Tacoma, WA 98407-6521
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-9700
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