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The Fish Peddler on Foss Waterway

1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
+1 253-627-2158
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (13 reviews)
“crab” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very delicious! I enjoyed the mac & cheese with crab, I enjoyed the ceviche, and I enjoyed the bacon wrapped prawns. Good portions, Expect to loosen your belt buckle or two, then go for a nice leisurely walk along the waterfront on a beautiful fall...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened upon this spot by accident. Great service, good food, full of regulars, and happy hour prices can’t be beat. I’ll be back!

Thank jsboregon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had gone to visit the Foss Maritime museum & looked for a restaurant close. OMGOSH the food was fresh, & delicious. The Clam Chowder was the best we’ve had in a long while. Our meals were better than the dinners we had the night...More

Thank 81naomis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the seafood dip with chips and it was very good that I wanted to lick the bowl clean! The clam chowder was excellent too. The turtle cheesecake was to die for. My son had oysters and crabcakes. They were good too. Will definitely...More

Thank LorettaP345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We needed a restaurant near the Museum of Glass and we found a delightful place for lunch, one that specializes in a wide variety of seafood options (there are a few other choices too). The service was prompt and pleasant, the meal was very enjoyable...More

Thank Trup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend we tried this place. We were pleased with the service, the food and the chowder was excellent. Parking is easy and plentiful as well.

Thank 840beckyp
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We were there with our elderly dad who is quite picky. Our server Saturday noon just kept being kind and patient. It really helped make our experience. Food is always average and map directions in phone never are correct but we still come back.

Thank carley36
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The food was exceptional, the service the same. Our waiter was very polite and very informative. The food was prepared perfectly and cooked just right and very flavorful. A bit pricey but good fresh seafood is. Would return again and oh the clam chowder was...More

Thank 55Juliehw
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Small local fish market and restaurant. Good clam chowder and service. I found the fish and chips to be mushy...not sure what kind of cod they are using. Been there 3 times, and each time I am shocked by how much our bill is. Food...More

Thank SteedClanWA
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Fresh seafood! It's a market as well, so you can expect fresh seafood from salmon to Dungeness crab and lobster (In the tank). The interior of the restaurant is not so inviting, don't expect luxurious but you didn't come here for that. You won't be...More

Thank 8ric
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22 August 2018|
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Response from mikefatboy | Reviewed this property |
Doesn't show on the menu. They do offer a boil with 3 types of crab including Dungeness, snow, king. No rating as I have not ordered it yet.
5 December 2016|
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Response from marinertacoma | Reviewed this property |
I will see if they will share
24 April 2015|
Response from teenytinyterri | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really notice what there hours were on Sunday, but on there site it says 10-6. I hope that helps you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-2158
A waterfront seafood market & bistro.
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