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Pacific Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
+1 253-627-3535
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pacific Grill
1. Fresh Seafood
" I had the Maine Sea Scallops which were perfectly cooked."
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2. Boozy Brunch
"made it to PG for brunch and it did not dissapoint! Food 5 out of 5"
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3. All-Day Happy Hour
"staff is professional and fun. The food is excellent with a variety"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to the Pacific Grill. The food was excellent. Everyone in our group loved the food. The only down side was slow service. I would understand if they had been very busy but they were not.

Thank Larry J
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 February 2018

While visiting friends in Tacoma, we had lunch at Pacific Grill. We loved the atmosphere! Great space and very inviting. The food and service were also great. Loved their BLT with avocado and enjoyed their wine too. Looks like it was a popular spot for...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a meal on a Friday night and was seated immediately in the bar. We were then given a good table when our meal was ready to be served. The service was good, and they were busy. The dinner was fine, not...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was very disappointed with the daily tacos . I asked what kind they said chicken . They would have been great if they were not filled with cauliflower and green beans , yes you heard that right , very little chicken but mostly cauliflower...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Friday evening with no reservations and were able to get seated almost immediately in the bar area. Happy hour was in progress with great prices, good selection of food - both appetizers and main entrees. Service was a little slow but...More

Thank Shirley A
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The food was good but I expected more seafood selections. The price was designer priced but nothing was very exciting.

Thank Hot_Laps
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The food here was so fantastic that I had to run in minutes before we left town to get a to-go bag of goodies! This place only needs a short and sweet review - fabulous, delicious eats and wonderful service. What else do you need...More

Thank ColoradoKat23
Reviewed 7 April 2018

We showed up at 2:30 pm for lunch but they just had the bar menu available. The woman at the front entrance was not really interested in engaging with us. Instead of her greeting us, we had to ask if we should wait to be...More

Thank patricia u
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Nice ambiance and good service, but the food was blah and very over priced. We went for dinner with our visiting adult daughter. We were all disappointed. I got the feeling it is a great after work hang out for the local younger crowd, but...More

Thank GrandmaM59
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The husband and I came here for the first time for Boozy Brunch on 2/11 as we had a gift card from Christmas and wanted to see if the place was as hyped up as it was. We weren't disappointed. We had reservation, which is...More

1  Thank Soyie O
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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
US$ 15 - US$ 45
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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