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2686 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-7205
+1 253-572-2787
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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2686 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-7205
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

After all the reviews, I was expecting something equal or better to Kelly's Breakfast joint in Gig Harbor and decided to take my Uncle from Australia for a treat. It was noisy, crowded, and they don't allow parties to sit at a table unless they're...More

Thank bobobenito
Reviewed 25 February 2015

It was hard to decide what to order, as everything sounded delicious. I saw some of the pancakes that were ready to be served, and they looked amazing! Instead I chose eggs with a biscuit. The biscuit left a bit to be desired. It did...More

Thank 729ashleyr
Reviewed 20 February 2015

The food was good. However, we made the mistake of going on a Saturday morning at 10. We were seated after only 10 minutes, which we took as a good sign. Wrong. We should have left after waiting quite awhile for our order to be...More

Thank Snowbow
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Liked the atmosphere. It was like walking into so many of the places I used to frequent on the coast of Maine. It was warm and comforting. The food was good and what I expected. The prices were great.

Thank Tlee62
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I had read good reviews of Shakabrah Java so I was looking forward to using a Groupon coupon and treating a friend to lunch. We went on Tuesday December 30, 2014 about 12:45 pm. Upon entering, the hostess told us to go back to the...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Make sure your party is all there before you ask for a table. The food was very good and everybody was able to find something to eat!

Thank Maimeymento
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Well I have walked by this place on my way to Legendary Doughnuts and it always looks busy. So I was in Tacoma this morning and thought I would give this breakfast hot spot a try. The service and feel of the place were fantastic...More

Thank chefjeff60
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We go there just to hang out and relax and enjoy a good breakfast. We usually sit on the self-serve side and love to watch the people who patronize Shakabrah. It's like a slice of Tacoma --very multi-cultural, low key and fun.

Thank AnnaDan M
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Going out for breakfast is my favorite dining experience. There are many good choices in the Tacoma area, but this is one of the best. First, I like the atmosphere. Growing up in the area, this building was once a florist shop I often used...More

Thank RetiredTraveler2009
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I go here about once a month for a relaxed breakfast with either a friend or my husband. The food is good, service is quick. The first part of the restaurant as you come in is self service and they have full service in the...More

1  Thank emswim
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2686 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406-7205
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-572-2787
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