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Boathouse 19

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9001 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98466-1819
11:00 - 22:00
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Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Tacoma, Washington
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love looking at amazing sunsets, combined with fantastic food and out of the world service, this is the place for you. Whether you go for lunch, dinner or cocktails, you will find yourself relaxing in an atmosphere that is second to none in Tacoma. Every item on the menu is more than reasonably priced and will certainly whet... More 

Thank dandreassen
University Place
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner Loud, hot, food passable. Lunch outside on the deck very nice. Service slow. Would not recommend unless you just want to go somewhere different for a change.

Thank Vasaul
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Summertime at its best. Eating at the "dock on the bay," Sunshine or sunset, with great food (My favorite is their mac and cheese) it's hard to get better, but it does. Boat owners, you can tie up to the dock and walk up to the restaurant. Enjoy!

Thank Don B
Puget Sound, Washington
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite restaurants in the Tacoma/University Place area. We usually travel by boat to get there, but have also dined there when we've been on the mainland and go by car. We have had consistently good food, prepared by chefs who really know what they are doing. I don't know why I am unable to "Click... More 

Thank BarbieWriter
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had halibut and chips, 3 large pieces with a tub of fries. My friend had wild salmon spinach and potato dish. Both were excellent. The spinach was not a soggy mess, cooked just right. Halibut was not floating in grease but done too perfection.

Thank _elsiegraham404
Tacoma, WA, USA
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Over the last several years the quality of food and service have declined as the prices have gone up. It's a great location, but we won't be going back for a long time, if ever. An example of the declining quality of their food is the calamari. When it first appeared on the menu it was a wonderfully flavorful serving... More 

Thank MrHSCounselor
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170 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Every thing was perfect Lobster dip amazing Needed more bread but was great on Cajun fries (hint hint) We are all very fussy about seafood was cooked perfectly Steaks done perfectly and the smashed potatoes terrific Priced right Best we have had in the ares

Thank rhfarm
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great vibe, views and food. Worth the search. Flavor of the west end at its best. Locals love it all seasons.

Thank Jbrevik
Kent, Washington
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750 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I took my department heads here for dinner and was impressed by the quality of the food and service. After our other plans fell through they were able to accommodate a group of fifteen on short notice. The food was all very good but I was particularly impressed by the halibut and the octopus tacos. Both dishes were properly seasoned,... More 

Thank Rehsinup19
Tacoma, Washington
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46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great for seafood of any variety. I Love the Fish and CHips. My son loved the mac and cheese! great beer selection

Thank bgardner711

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9001 S 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98466-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: 253-565-1919

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