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Old Milwaukee Cafe & Dessert

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
3102 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
+1 253-761-2602
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“french toast” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
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3102 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Tiny space with Huge breakfasts and great service by a very sweet husband and wife team, Chad and Pat, he cooks she waits tables-- lovely people, honest home cooking, large portions, quality ingredients. Love this place and the owners. Worth the wait if they are...More

1  Thank LakewoodBoys
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. The 1/3 pound bacon cheeseburger was one of the best burgers I have ever had. This is a relatively small ma and pa type diner but the food is delicious and this is a great place to stop if you...More

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 3 February 2017

My son and I have wanted to have b'fast here for a couple of months, but have never been able to get our hours matched up. This is a small (7 table) café on 6th Ave in Tacoma. We went on a Friday morning and...More

Thank mjfoster
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I seek out mom and pop diners and this one is at the top of my list, a breakfast to remember, excellent coffee, homemade scones, tasty hash browns, I left with expectations surpassed, thanks to Pat and her husband for being at this location for...More

Thank jenniferwirth
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We've passed by this place for years and this morning we decided to try it. We both had the cafe scrambles and the portions were large with loads of fresh veggies. Two downsides to this place: very small maybe seats 20 people max so the...More

Thank jackiebr63
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Wow, we were truly amazed at the quality of food. Just as good as if we were home. Priced right, superior quality of food. Yes, you may have to wait for a table to free up for obvious reasons. Everyone who dines here knows what...More

Thank Bobby C
Reviewed 9 August 2016

found this place by accident.. maybe 12 tables at a push.. help yourself to hot sauce.. fab service from Pat.. food was great.. but do not come here if you are in a hurry!!

Thank oznola26
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My daughters and I received a recommendation from a Washingtonite about the food here. We arrived around 830am crossing our fingers that the line wouldn't be too long. Because I wanted some "home made" food. We waited for about 15minutes. We were told in advance...More

Thank BrandyMaye
Reviewed 26 May 2016

i have eaten here two times now. the first time I arrived very early and had their "scramlette) with Blue Beard coffee. Food was good, home-made with generous portions. Not cheap. This place defines the term "Mom and Pop". it literally is the cook and...More

Thank sodajerk123
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Plain and simple, no reliance on excessive spices, etc. The ingredients alone provided all the flavor necessary. As for the negative comments: there's a sign stating the facts of good cooking in a small kitchen.

Thank JohnBike6719
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3102 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-761-2602
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