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Duke's Chowder House

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3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
+1 253-752-5444
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited Duke's twice during a work trip, lunch and dinner. Seafood is fresh and the specials, drinks, desserts are delicious. It's really quite difficult deciding what to order. Try one of the chowders and enjoy the view.

Thank SP1234Travels
Boise, Idaho
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place for business or pleasure. The food is fantastic and the view is beautiful. There's a fireplace in the dining area. I highly recommend it.

Thank Idahogal73
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation but probably wasn't required as there were a few empty tables on a Monday night. We requested a seat by the window and were given a great table. We both had the Three Course Meal. My New England chowder was great and so was the North to West chowder. My spring greens salad and the spinach... More 

Thank Kathy H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The original Clam Chowder had a wonderful full bodied flavor. The Cod Fish & Chips had a excellent, very crunchy texture, the fish was very flaky...the best fish & chips I have ever had!

Thank sharim419
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Tacoma to go to the Museum, check out some Chihuly, and see some of the U of W campus. It was decided when we got hungry that we should try the "chowder" at Duke's. We arrived in a downpour towards the end of the lunch rush and were quickly seated with a great view of the water. I wanted... More 

Thank Work2snap
Whitby, Canada
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302 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had medium sized bowl of clam chowder (very good) and order of cod and chips (ready and on table in less than 5 minutes - texture and taste same as frozen package from grocery store). With a beer and lemonade - total $60.00.

Thank rbthodge
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went for lunch and enjoyed a great meal with excellent service! My wife and I had just arrived in town from a long day in the air coming from Pittsburgh. Our friends had arrived from Maryland the night before. We were greeted warmly upon entering and seated immediately. Our server quickly took our drink orders and brought... More 

Thank Pat D
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first glance, this restaurant looks like many other seafood places. My son and I went on a Friday night, without a reservation. We got lucky with a booth in the bar area. I eat gluten-free, and the server was extremely knowledgeable about the menu. The chef is very particular about the ingredients and I was impressed! We had bisque....oh... More 

Thank pstkbruce
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Chowder was amazing. We tried a sampler and they all were outstanding! Our dinner was so good! I had stuffed Prawns and my husband had Cioppino which was very flavorful! I highly recommend this place. The view is amazing as well!

Thank Jenni H
Seattle, Washington
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and amazing service, we went here to celebrate our nephews military promotion. We had 18 people in our party. From the moment we walked in to the moment we left our table the service was fantastic. Thank you!

Thank cadygaspar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-5444

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