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Pacific Grill

1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
+1 253-627-3535
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“arancini” (18 reviews)
“steelhead” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great and the service was very good. However, the restaurant is on a busy street and the atmosphere reflects that. no views, crowded. We expected it to be by the ocean because of the name and the price, but it has more...More

Thank thebettyramos1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time I had the opportunity to eat at the Pacific Grill. Was very pleased six years ago and this recent visit didn’t disappoint. Had the Chef’s Experience tasting menu this visit and loved it. In easy walking distance from the Hotel...More

Thank Randyk47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great during happy hour best French fries ever also a great Caesar salad nice bar area

Thank Y2056HVstevenm
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Great ambience and service. Food was good but we do not feel it warranted the price in most cases. We will however be back for a special occasion.

Thank dustyfrog80
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

When meeting friends from out-of-town or who have a quick break from a convention they’re attending next door at the convention center, this is where we rendezvous. Service and food are outstanding and the atmosphere is just that right mix of business casual and “I...More

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

From beginning to end your dining experience at Pacific Grill is just that, an experience. impeccable service from the valet parking at the curb to the end of your meal. The food is excellent and the ambiance is comfortably chic...

1  Thank travelcogirl
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I ordered prosciutto pizza for lunch and this is what I received. It was more like toast with one small slice of prosciutto on eat cut. The flavor was good.More

Thank Leonora K
PacificGrill, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Lenora, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed our Pizza Rossa but sorry it wasn't what you expected. Pizza Rossa is a traditional Rome-style pizza that our Chef/Owner Gordon Naccarato enjoyed on a recent trip to Italy....More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Very convenient to my hotel location. Had the fresh halibut in curry and it was good, but pricey. This with a glass of wine was 80$ for just me. I do not like that city tax and mandatory 20% gratuity was more then 25% of...More

Thank loribee25
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We ate her a couple of nights ago. We had a gift card for months, and we were excited to finally get to use it and have a nice dinner with friends. We ordered a couple of appetizers to share, but when they arrived we...More

1  Thank 577SusanH
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Fast lunch service, excellent flavor and attention to detail. I discovered Pacific Grill in Tacoma while on business. It is a nice post industrial renovated restaurant at the edge of Tacoma’s downtown, and just a few block from the bustling port wharfs. I had the...More

Thank ICTepicurian
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Questions & Answers
Jane B
16 August 2017|
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Response from PacificGrill | Property representative |
Hi Jane, The Tasting Menu changes daily. Here is an example from yesterday: 1st Course: SMOKED STEELHEAD~ (1) local cold-smoked columbia river steelhead, 'everything' lavash crackers, red onion, capers + cream cheese 2nd... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from PacificGrill | Property representative |
We have many options on our HH menu. A few of the items are Oyster Shooters, Smoked Steelhead, Mac+Cheese, Onion Rings, 3 Salads. You can view the full menu on our website.
7 February 2017|
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Response from PacificGrill | Property representative |
1502 Pacific Ave. Tacoma, WA 98402
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
    (South 15th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Convention Center/15th & Commerce LINK light rail station. Pacific Grill is also serviced by many Pierce Transit and Sound Transit buses.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-3535
  • E-mail
Pacific Grill is Tacoma's Premier Dining Destination. Housed at the Historic Waddell Building in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, Pacific Grill is the perfect location for a delicious dinner, business lunch, Boozy Weekend Brunch or Happy Hour. Past Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef, Gordon Naccarato, brings Tacoma & the South Sound a creative mix of New American, Seafood, Steaks & more. Enjoy Western Washington's Best Happy Hour in our Bar & Lounge!
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