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Pacific Grill


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact


Shellfish on Ice* **
[6] oysters on the half shell, [4] prawns, [3] crab salad poke spoons + [2] oyster shooters
3 ea12.95
Half Dz $19.95
Oysters on the 1/2 Shell* **
Chef's daily selection mignonette + classic cocktail sauce
Yogurt w/ Pear + Granola
vanilla yogurt, spiced cranberry pear, house-made granola w/ oats, pepitas, walnuts, maple syrup, olive oil, brown sugar + sea salt
Polenta Pancake
buttermilk polenta pancake w/ whipped mascarpone, blood orange syrup, powdered sugar + blood oranges
Tempura Bacon
crispy nueske's applewood-smoked bacon w/ maple togarashi sauce
Flatbread of the Day
please ask your server
Smoked-Salmon Bagel
cold-smoked scottish salmon, toasted everything bagel, red onion, cucumber, dill, capers + cream cheese
Bananas Foster French Toast
texas toast w/ bananas, walnuts, powdered sugar + maple syrup
Coconut Milk Porridge
w/ chia seeds, chia seeds, shredded coconut, vanilla, fresh fruit + pepita-pecan crunch
Dirty Fries
portlandia-style w/ crispy bacon, pepperoncini, jalapeño, parmesan + herbs
Add to Any Breakfast Below: add rock shrimp* | $3.95, add maine lobster | $10, add avocado | $1.50, add smoked salmon | $3
PG Benedict*
poached eggs, english muffin, black forest ham, hollandaise + hashed browns
japanese-style pancake w/ sweet potato, cabbage, leeks, green + sweet onions, togarashi, kewpie mayo, PG bulldog sauce, crispy shallots, sesame seeds + soy-brined jalapeños
Burrata Frittata
cage-free eggs w/ blistered heirloom tomatoes, spinach, parmesan + burrata
Brussels Quiche
baked pastry crust w/ savory egg flan, roasted brussels sprouts, gruyère cheese, fresh thyme + arugula salad
Joe's Special
"impossibletm meat, " local wild mushrooms, cage-free scrambled eggs, spinach, parmesan, tabasco® + worcestershire; served w/ your choice of bread: whole wheat | English muffin | sourdough.
Country Fried Steak*
breaded certified angus beef® teres major, [2] cage-free eggs, hashed browns + sawmill gravy; Served w/ Your Choice of Bread: whole wheat | english muffin | sourdough
The Hot Mess*
certified angus beef® pastrami, hashed browns, braised cabbage, sawmill gravy + [2] cage-free eggs; Served w/ Your Choice of Bread: whole wheat | english muffin | sourdough
1502 Breakfast*
[2] cage-free eggs, hashed browns + [2] sausage links or [2] nueske's applewood-smoked bacon; Served w/ Your Choice of Bread: whole wheat | english muffin | sourdough
Steak + Eggs*
grilled certified angus beef® teres major, [2] cage-free eggs, hashed brown potatoes + red wine sauce; Served w/ Your Choice of Bread: whole wheat | english muffin | sourdough
Foraged Mushroom Omelette*
cage-free eggs w/ local wild chanterelles, caramelized sweet onions, house-made 'boursin' blue, fresh thyme, micro-arugula + hashed brown potatoes; Served w/ Your Choice of Bread: whole wheat | english muffin | sourdough
Grilled Patty Melt*
grilled 8 oz certified angus beef® burger, griddled sourdough w/ crushed caraway parmesan butter, melted onions, aged white cheddar + gruyère, PG potato chips, french onion soup 'dip' + kosher dill pickle
Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich
roasted turkey breast, griddled sourdough, nueske's applewood-smoked bacon, blistered cherry tomatoes, manchego cheese sauce, tomato-apple chutney + mixed greens
Fish + Chips*
brew-battered catch-of-the-day, garlic herb fries + house-made tartar sauce
Cheeseburger 'Sliders'*
[2] certified angus beef® ground chuck burgers, vintage white cheddar, PG 'secret sauce'+ garlic herb fries
Pacific Grill Caesar Salad**
romaine hearts, parmesan reggiano cheese, hand-torn rosemary croutons
Grilled King Salmon*
fresh B.C. king salmon, fingerling potato hash w/ nueske's applewood-smoked bacon, spinach, grilled onions + maple-balsamic honey
Pappardelle Pasta + Chanterelles
sautéed wild chanterelle mushrooms w/ pappardelle, lemon, parmesan cheese, cream, leeks, young kale + hazelnuts
[3] Nueske's Applewood-Smoked Bacon
[2] Hill's Sage Sausage Links
[2] Isernio's Italian Chicken Sausage
[2] Cage-Free Eggs
Hashed Browns-Home Fries Mash-Up
Single Biscuit + Sawmill Gravy
Farmers Market Fruit
Ask your server about our bottomless
Bloody Marys
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!
US$ 15 - US$ 60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
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
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Reviewed yesterday

I met my father for lunch and was pleasantly surprised by this little gem in downtown Tacoma. Good food, good service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Scott L
Reviewed 2 days ago

So not only was the food and service amazing, but the Old Fashioneds they serve here are immaculate! They were even nice enough to get me in touch with Christopher, the general manger, to get the recipe, which was his grandfather’s.

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Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food. Have to make reservation. Pricey but well worth the food. We got for dinner as lunch was full.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KSNair
Reviewed 1 week ago

The selection was wonderful and hard to choose and the staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. We didn't go at peek time and service was fast and efficient. We are ready to go again! I would recommend it to anyone.

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Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying downtown for work and decided to stop in for dinner. First of all the building is attractive and the ambience very nice. I sat in the bar area since it was just me. Tuesdays are half-price bottles of wine which I would have loved...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Fearlessbutter
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We ate here while staying at the adjacent Courtyard by Marriott and the food was above average, but the mixed drinks were great! Not too many options walking distance from the Convention Center, but this is a good one if you need a bar!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1_Metallica_1
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

The best fish and chips! And homemade tartar was to die for. Another favorite is the BLT sandwich which I have had several times. Not a cheap place for lunch but delicious!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sandilarson
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

This place has a great Monday happy hour. The vodka oyster shooters are fantastic! Food is good too. You can go here for happy hour and feel pretty fancy but not spend much money.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bplant1
Reviewed 21 January 2019

A great place for a delicious dinner. All of the food was fresh and nicely prepared. I had the kale salad (which was big enough to be a meal by itself) and the cauliflower steak. Both were very good and left me very full. Would...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DeborahJ255
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

We had dinner and drinks last night with friends. The entire evening was perfect. Great apps. All of the dinners were excellent. Very good desserts! Pacific grill always does such a great job

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jamessM8197IB
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31 January 2019|
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Response from timc1026 | Reviewed this property |
It can be a little dressier at night, but I have worn jeans there many times. Same with tennis shoes. I think both are fine as long as they are not too worn.
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.
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