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C I Shenanigan's Seafood & Chop House

3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
+1 253-752-8811
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“salmon” (23 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Very very disappointed because this place is not cheap and they rave about the Sunday brunch why????? I know we have different tastes in Britain but if your having a roast should you not have vegetables with it???? Lots of shell fish with little taste...More

Thank jane d
GameOn1971, Guest Relations Manager at C I Shenanigan's Seafood & Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello jane d, We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with our brunch selection. Would you mind emailing us at tripadvisor@cishenanigans.com so we can have a store leader reach out? Thank you.

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Shenanigans for brunch on a Sunday morning, reservation are wise to make. We did not have one, but we sat at the bar. The food was excellent with all varieties of seafood, oysters on the half shell, shrimp, clams, sushi, prime rib, ham...More

Thank Carolmarie0663
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Went there on a Sunday to check out there Brunch and i was disappointed at all, the building the view from the deck and outside was to die for!! The brunch was outstanding the food and the wait staff were very helpful and Polite. If...More

Thank DonnieB15
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I had dinner here with my grown son. The food was quite good and the view of Tacoma harbor was nice. The service was quite good. I requested a modification to my meal and a manager came to be sure I was aware of the...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Friendly service and most tables have fantastic views. There is a lovely deck outside where you can eat over the water on fine days. Food was good and there were enough choices to keep us happy. Not a very extensive wine list and the waiter...More

Thank SpikeAustralia
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The best part of this restaurant is the location - plenty of parking and the views are really special. Food not as good as other restaurants in this chain but passable. Service is good but the noise level is difficult for visiting with friends -...More

Thank rsfarrelly
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went here with a co-worker. Our server was nice but a little shy. I had a crab cake and a wedge salad- both were very good. I did have to ask my server what the sauces were that came with my crab cake because...More

Thank Tierney D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The Family went out for a Celebration Dinner and the Boys picked this place because of their previous visits. The location, view, ambiance, service; great. The food was great until the main dishes arrived. My wife had the Bacon wrapped meatloaf; half burnt. I had...More

Thank MannyNewcastle
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This was my first visit to this restaurant and it will be my last. Simply put the food wasn't good. The view was great, the service was very good, the look of the restaurant was nice, but the food was poor. I ordered the deviled...More

Thank DavidKeltner
GameOn1971, Guest Relations Manager at C I Shenanigan's Seafood & Chop House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Hello DavidKeltner, We are sorry to hear about the food quality you received during your visit with us, we always want each guest to have a great experience and great food. Would you mind emailing us at tripadvisor@cishenanigans.com so we can out you in touch...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Strange name for such a quality restaurant. I was expecting some dark waterfront beer soaked pub. But in fact it is a really nice restaurant right on the waterfront. Dishes are simply excellent. Large portions. You will not leave here hungry.

Thank BackPackGuy007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 13:45
14:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-8811
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This classic Tacoma waterfront seafood and steak restaurant has been entertaining guests since 1983. CI's dining room provides warm, casual elegance with sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains and Commencement Bay. During the summer months, join them for casual dining or an impromptu gathering on their spacious deck. Guests enjoy succulent steaks, brilliant fresh seafood and other fine Northwest Cuisine. Choose from an extensive list of Washington and California wines, freshly shaken signature martinis and cosmopolitans; the ultimate accompaniment to any menu choice. Try one of their freshly made desserts to top off the memorable experience. CI's banquet facilities can accommodate parties as small as 10 and as large as 200. Their Special Events Coordinator will be happy to provide all the information and help needed to plan such events. Please come enjoy the service and hospitality of the gracious staff at CI Shenanigans.
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