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Steamer's Seafood Cafe - Tacoma

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8802 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98465
+1 253-565-4532
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Spanaway, Washington
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Wife and I returned for our first visit since the reopening. Though there was some remodeling of the space there was no change in the acoustics. Every surface is wood and when there are more than 20 patron's conversations are amplified to a irritating level. Our advise is to only go there when the weather is good enough to eat... More 

Thank kingkalm
Gig Harbor, Washington
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Food is fresh although not "gourmet" style. Lots of nice seafood choices at a reasonable price. Wonderful views of the Narrows and Titlow Park

Thank 741lolo
Chehalis, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Steamers is a quaint little cafe that serves what I would call fast food seafood. It is fresh but has the quality of fast food. Located on the shore of the bay in Tacoma it has a very close outside eating area with covered tables and heaters for the cool days/evenings. It is relaxing to go in the early afternoon... More 

Thank ccckids
Tacoma, Washington
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188 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Steamer's is a place you have to know about or you would never find it. Next door to the famous Beach Tavern, and located across from the Titlow Park, Steamer's serves the best fresh seafood in Tacoma. They serve Fried oysters, steamed clams, all kinds of fish and chips and great clam chowder. All delicious. Small place so get their... More 

Thank WillisBayTrading
Savage, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Family friendly, restaurant had good food , good portions very fresh seafood and a deck overlooking the water. Prices were very reasonable .

Thank pdrpete
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This fantastic, laid back seafood restaurant is a "hidden" gem. It has all types of great, fresh seafood. The menu includes everything from classic fish & chips to several grilled selections. I had grilled Ono. It was delicious! The prices are reasonable and the dress code casual. After eating your fill of succulent seafood you can take a casual stroll... More 

Thank Marylinda E
Port Orchard, Washington
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84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Our family has enjoyed Steamers for many years. It is a very family friendly setting and a chance to enjoy a waterfront restaurant for a reasonable price. Staff is always nice. My wife and I were excited to return after the remodel, and the coupon we clipped from our Entertainment book was burning a hole in my wallet. The remodel... More 

Thank juvemeister
Seattle, Washington
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

For a quick, easy and inexpensive dinner with lovely views, this place wins points. Reports from my co-diners were that the halibut and chips was subpar - the fist was too dry, but the codfish tacos were quite tasty as were the rockfish tacos. The fish stew (tomato base) was just so, so. The fried calamari and chips were good.... More 

Thank utopia929
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Don't feel like driving all the way to Seattle to enjoy a view. Don't. Service is top notch, food is really great. Better than most places, but to have all that come together on a nice afternoon with a nice breeze and wide open view is not a package deal you get at anywhere. It's a rare gem.

Thank The_Drunken_Foodist
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Quality seafood and beer selection! Prepare for a line out the door and limited seating. However the patio if fabulous and the wait staff extremely courteous!

Thank Amy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8802 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98465
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-565-4532
We guarantee the best seafood selection in casual dining throughout the Northwest! Visit Steamers on the Tacoma waterfront.

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