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C I Shenanigan's Seafood & Chop House

3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
+1 253-752-8811
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (52 reviews)
“seafood” (32 reviews)
“salmon” (26 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

When you order a seafood Louie salad and the BEST thing you eat is grilled lettuce, you have just paid $30 for lettuce. The shrimp were tiny canned bait shrimp, the crab was a gray mound, the grilled lettuce was good. A table near us...More

Thank slp007
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We did not have a reservation, but lucky to get seated. A window seat at that. The service was excellent. The food was good and served promptly.

1  Thank mantamoon
Reviewed 25 April 2018

We are frequent visitors to the Tacoma waterfront for dinner usually eating at Dukes. We have enjoyed the Sunday Brunch at CI Shenanigans on several occasions in the past as well. It is one of the best we have experienced. Based on our experience with...More

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I wish we could just chalk it up to it being Friday the 13th, but it was server disaster. We aren’t new to this restaurant = 17 years ago my husband & I used to meet for lunch once a week. Back then, the service...More

Thank Shtfjysdkodgffki
Reviewed 7 April 2018

My new favorite place to eat in Tacoma. This restaurant is huge! Lots of seating, we prefer outdoor on the patio. All the outdoor tables have umbrellas. The inside dining area is beautifully appointed. Bathroom is immaculate. We were greeted by a very nice hostess....More

Thank javablack
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Shenanigans has always been noted for its Sunday brunch. I haven't been here in quite a while as I moved out of state, but I was a little disappointed with the Easter brunch. Although they have the usual crab legs, bacon, sausage, eggs Etc, as...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We dropped in on a Saturday night for a quick dinner. We decided to just sit in the bar and order from their. The bartender was busy, but the service was fast and friendly. We both ordered a salad, I had the wedge and my...More

Thank John13Tacoma
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect views , but very poor service I was close to the kitchen , food got burned , waiter came out much to later to explain why it was taking so long and apologize, there was visitable confusion, other patron had drinks and decided to...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I fell in love not only with the food but with the view of the sound!! You have many wonderful choices to choose from on their menu. The staff wasn’t rushing you which I appreciate. You should get reservations in advance it’s a popular place.

Thank Mindy F
Reviewed 5 March 2018

C.I. Shenanigans, First I want to share an experience we had yesterday 3-4-2018 at the restaurant. We have been here many times as well as my wife's company when they bring allot of people and business there so we are not new to the restaurant....More

Thank Funtravels2013
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Susan S
10 November 2017|
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Response from dlynn54 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, brunch on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 1:45 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3017 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5306
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-8811
  • E-mail
This classic Tacoma waterfront seafood and steak restaurant has been entertaining guests since 1983. CI's dining room provides warm, casual elegance with sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains and Commencement Bay. During the summer months, join them for casual dining or an impromptu gathering on their spacious deck. Guests enjoy succulent steaks, brilliant fresh seafood and other fine Northwest Cuisine. Choose from an extensive list of Washington and California wines, freshly shaken signature martinis and cosmopolitans; the ultimate accompaniment to any menu choice. Try one of their freshly made desserts to top off the memorable experience. CI's banquet facilities can accommodate parties as small as 10 and as large as 200. Their Special Events Coordinator will be happy to provide all the information and help needed to plan such events. Please come enjoy the service and hospitality of the gracious staff at CI Shenanigans.
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