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Over the Moon Cafe

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709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704 (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
+1 253-284-3722
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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SeaTac, Washington
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Over the Moon Cafe. The food was outstanding, although in the end we were sort of surprised by the amount we spent. The duck was quite good. The service impeccable.

Thank RoseCityTraveler626
Puyallup, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The more I research healthy eating, the less I eat out. I was so nice to find such a quaint, romantic restaurant in our area where you can eat healthy at the same time. Love it.

Thank Diane P
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to this place for a date. Very cozy inside. Seemed like there was only about 10 tables. Each was unique and had cool old chairs at them and other unique books and things on the tables. Food was very good. We had a fun time at this different place.

Thank Dbeggin
Los Gatos, California
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273 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern and traditional food that is interesting and freshly prepared made my lunch here a pleasure. Pacific Northwest artistic decor is attractive and the intimate, but light and airy, room makes the small space (40 seats) seem larger. The food was very good and I can recommend the French dip and the Reuben. Soups, salads, and specialties round out the... More 

Thank VWriter
Tacoma, Washington
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our anniversary dinner, we considered multiple downtown restaurants. I was leaning toward El Gaucho, because it is amazing or possibly The Melting Pot because we had been there when we were dating, but decided on something new to us. We loved Over the Moon Cafe! We made a reservation for a Wednesday night at 6:30. My husband told them... More 

1 Thank Marci H
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 3rd time here, first time for dinner. The menu is wonderful with great choices making it hard to decide. The ambiance is charming and service impeccable. We each had a different meal but started with appetizers and Cesar salads. The appetizers were great- Croutes De Fromage and Red Peppers with Scallops. We all commented on the salads... More 

Thank PeeDeeR
Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place is unlike any restaurant I have ever experienced. The decor is unique, warm and inviting. The cuisine matches the decor and everything, I mean everything on the menu evokes all of the senses. I love to stop here from lunch before I get my haircut across the street at Union Salon. Opera alley in itself if... More 

Thank jfisher1501
Seattle, Washington
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543 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A cozy restaurant with a unique and fun decor. Very charming atmosphere. The waitress was nice and our Cuban pork pulled sandwiches were good. The location is great because it is a bit south of the main downtown area and there was plenty of parking. It is also right in the heart of a lot of antique shops if you... More 

Thank Sandy N
Olympia, WA
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I can see why people like this place-large portions, decent food-for me,though, it's pretty ordinary food for the money. Maybe not a lot of competition in the downtown area, so, that's fine. At a similar price point, Marzano's near PLU is way better.

Thank hanalea
Seattle, Washington
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a very nice meal at Over the Moon Cafe. We enjoyed the crab bisque, beet salad and two pasta dishes. Both pasta dishes had a light cream sauce, flavorful without being heavy, one was citrisy with shrimp, the other richer with beef. They have nice wines by the glass as well. Certainly recommend Over the Moon if you're... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402-3704
    (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-284-3722
We are a small family owned and operated boutique-style scratch kitchen restaurant. We serve northwest American style cuisine with European influence.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?