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Swinging Doors Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1018 W Francis Ave, Spokane, WA 99205-6637
+1 509-326-6794
07:00 - 14:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! The food was the best we had all weekend. The beer cheese belongs on EVERYTHING! Great beer, cool servers and the locals are soooo nice. It may not be the new industrial décor of downtown but it's a must stop for a burger and beer.

Thank Donna B
Spokane Valley, Washington
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TVs galore with every sport you can imagine. The staff is friendly and the food is plentiful. Have been there many times in the past and have not been disappointed though must say we have the Taco Salad for the first time and it was loaded with onions which over powered the salad. They are reasonably priced and the breakfast... More 

Thank K O
Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter here for her free birthday steak. It's a good deal, it has to be on the persons actual birthday (no before or after dates) but it's a 16.00 meal free. I had the Beacon burger with fries. Wife had a rubin sandwich with fries. We pre-ordered 2 kids meals to keep them busy. I had a huckleberry... More 

Thank 221Jim_H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Swinging Doors has a ton of televisions, especially during football season you can always find your game playing. They have a full bar, good Bloody Mary's, and drink specials. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All the food is diner-esk as well as just regular bar food. If you wanna get a table of football Sundays, either to eat or... More 

Thank Alicia E
Spokane, Washington
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149 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We met a group at the Swinging Doors for a birthday celebration -- and true to advertising, the birthday person did get a free steak dinner. It was a small steak but done as ordered and it came with a baked potato and another side. The rest of us ordered off the menu. I can't speak for all of the... More 

Thank Mary K
Colorado Springs
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We can't find a broasted chicken place in colorado springs and all of the family loved the chicken at Othello received hall back in the 50's...yes, we are old. And we stopped for lunch at this place and it brought back so many memories. Great chicken

Thank 5Roses
Spokane, Wa
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went for my Husband's birthday so he could have their steak. It was cooked perfectly. My daughter liked her hamburger. I got the Nachos appetizer which was huge. I shared it and we brought plenty home. The only issue I have is that there was hardly any meat on it. Maybe it's buried in there somewhere but the part I... More 

Thank dennymas
Boise, Idaho
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146 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Once again, Trip Advisor does not disappoint. Called ahead to see if they could accommodate party of 8 and when we arrived they already had a table decked out with water and coffee pitchers. Tracy was great, very attentive and helpful. I had the corned beef hash (Irish Breakfast) and was very happy with it. Probably in my top 5... More 

Thank 2Cougs
Spokane, Washington
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have been frequenting The Doors for years. The food is always great but it's the staff that makes it a special place. Lee and Jan treat us like family. Try the Gizzards...bet you can't eat just one. The hot Meat Loaf sandwich is excellent as well. If you are feeling lucky they have one of the biggest pull-tab selections... More 

Thank Ross D
Spokane Valley, Washington
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202 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I love their boasted chicken and every time we go to swinging doors that is what I order. My best friend Cathey works there and she knows right away when I say we will be in to the swinging doors, I will be ordering the boasted chicken. This place has a great atmosphere and the service is always wonderful. My... More 

Thank Leslie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 W Francis Ave, Spokane, WA 99205-6637
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: +1 509-326-6794

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