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The Old Spaghetti Factory

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1250 Pacific Ave, parking 13th and Commerce, Tacoma, WA 98402-4318
+1 253-383-2214
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Today
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Enumclaw
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Date night *lunch before a live music event downtown Tacoma two weeks ago. First time at the Tacoma location but used to eat at the Indianapolis location as a child. Expected it to have gone downhill but it was just as delicious as I remember!

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Thank fvcameocrew
Tacoma, Washington
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We haven't been to The OSF in a very long time. However, they moved into a new location and we decided to give them another try. I had hoped things would be better, but that was not the case. I can't say it was bad, it's just very marginal. We all appreciate the soup or salad starter, warm bread and... More 

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Thank clehua
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service staff are exceptional. I was traveling with a group of 6 to a business meeting from Oregon to downtown Tacoma and we had made prior reservations for lunch. Traffic severely impacted our ability to be on time so we called to see what options we might have to still be able to eat at the Old Spagetti Factory.... More 

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Thank Jill F
Port Ludlow, Washington
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We avoid "formula" restaurants. We made an exception, and visited the Old Spaghetti Factory. We were warmly welcomed, and promptly seated in the lounge (Our choice to eat in the lounge.) Quick, attentive service from our server, food was better than good, price reasonable. We shall return!

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Thank MICHAEL B
East Wenatchee, Washington
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The Spaghetti Factory is a decent choice for dinner but be prepared for very long wait times. (This means more than an hour.) If kids are in the mix and hungry it should be a factor. The food is good and prices are fair in my opinion. The restaurant is huge. On the kids menus novelties like straws that change... More 

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Thank Fellowtraveler040
Tacoma, Washington
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I have many fond memories of the old (aka old location) spaghetti factory. The new location on Pacific is updated and quite lovely, still that classic charm with a modern touch. Atmosphere was great and everyone seemed to be having a great time. The food, however, was less than desirable, as 5 of the 6 people at my table agreed.... More 

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Thank DBMurica
Gig Harbor, Washington
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361 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

New location - 1250 Pacific Ave. Just a few blocks north. Free parking in parking garage above. Enter going north on Commerce St from 13th. Good food and atmosphere. My family took me there for my birthday. Something for everyone including the little kids. Large back room with several large tables for large groups. Good prompt service. Lunch available M-F

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Thank JackfromGigHarbor
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This was a pleasant visit for sure. We sat in the bar room area however there was an old street car or train in the other room available for seating which was unique. There were 3 main dishes that they recommended. The crab ravioli, the shrimp capellini and another garlic spaghetti dish. I had the shrimp capellini and it was... More 

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Thank trupe77
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183 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Loved The Spaghetti Factory. Great food, great service and great prices. They brought the old trolley car over from their original site.

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Thank crystal27
Lacey, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were two adults and two kids. The service was super friendly and very attentive ( our server was Jeff). The food was really great. Lasagna, Tortellini, salad, bread and garlic butter, ice cream....everything perfect!! Fantastic atmosphere. Finally a great experience in a restaurant. This place is definitely to recommend. We will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 Pacific Ave, parking 13th and Commerce, Tacoma, WA 98402-4318
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-383-2214

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