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G. Donnalson's

3814 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407-5808
+1 253-761-8015
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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International, American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
3814 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407-5808
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

My wife and I love this place - both with the music, and for just food. It's not a long menu, but every entree and dessert we've tried has been excellent. Salmon is my fave (anywhere) and I always pronounce judgement (to her) when it's...More

1  Thank MarkOfEarth
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Popped in here for a date-day lunch with my wife, to salvage an expired $50 Groupon that we missed taking advantage of. They open at noon, and we arrived about 12:30 and were the only customers. We immediately liked the ambiance and jazz/show tune station...More

1  Thank Mark D
Stephen S, Owner at G. Donnalson's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Emeugene, Thank you for your thoughtful review. We had just opened for lunch service without fanfare the week you visited, and I know the lunch cook was still coming up to speed. I hope you give us another try.

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Stopped in on a Wednesday night to listen to James and his blues, easy laid back music. Second time there and just as good as the first. Service was attentive and professional.

Thank TLC002
Reviewed 31 March 2017

UGH! We had seen ratings of 4.5 so we decided to try it for a nice night out. When we arrived, there was a jazz singer performing, which we expected, but the atmosphere felt like you were in a cafeteria-way to bright! The copper topped...More

Thank BML111
Stephen S, Owner at G. Donnalson's, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Clearly we failed on your visit. I am so sorry. Based on the date of your review, I am guessing that you visited after we lost our previous chef, and were struggling to find someone that could produce the kind of food that earned us...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017

I had purchased G Donnalson's gift certificates at a December charity auction and it was time to redeem them. What a treat! We were greeted and served by an attentive and efficient waiter. We both chose the Bacon Bleu Salad - we deemed it the...More

Thank skal_1110
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had an excellent dinner experience. It wasn't busy when we entered, but got very busy as the evening continued. Water and menus arrived immediately, along with a greeting. We started with drinks. If you like margaritas, theirs may be the best in Tacoma. Freshly...More

Thank RetiredTraveler2009
Reviewed 29 October 2016

My husband and I came to this restaurant to hear one of our favorite Blues musicians, John Maxwell. It was a wonderful venue to sit and listen, relax and enjoy drinks and delicious food. The waitress was friendly and attentive, giving us recommendations that were...More

Thank 54marebear60
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are looking for a place to kick back, have a drink, grab a bite & visit - this is it! The music was inviting and relaxing & the drinks were great & reasonably priced! The food was good to! Looking forward to hearing...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 13 October 2016

me and my husband were trying to find a local jazz place to go to. I goggled Jazz and this place came up. I'm surprised I've never heard of this place we live close to the north end of Tacoma and we always seem to...More

Thank tiffany m
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Was disappointed by the quality of the food The facility is really generic and not a cozy, warm place to have dinner. The salad portions were off - regular and smaller size were the same. Had Ciopinno - There was not a lot of seafood...More

2  Thank Scott W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, American, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3814 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407-5808
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-761-8015
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