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Parkway Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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313 N I St, Ste 1, Tacoma, WA 98403-3905
+1 253-383-8748
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bar food good, service reliable. Nice interior, there must be several hundred beer taps on display. This place is a good representation of a North Tacoma bar. Shuffleboard, pool. Booths plus bar and table service. Parking can be a challenge. Good to walk ftom Wright Park, TG.

Thank Amy D
Tacoma, Washington
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended there for dinner before a play at Tacoma Little Theater, across the street. It is a charming place to meet friends. The burgers were outstanding and the staff super friendly. This is a small intimate bar.

Thank liketotravelII
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A long list of drinks at a place that feels like walking in your own front door. Great food options. A local hangout and not so touristy although just a hop and skip from 6th ave. simple and straight forward. Reasonable prices.

Thank klynne0413
Federal Way, Washington, United States
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Parkway is a Tacoma treasure. Great atmosphere, above average pub food and excellent, extensive craft beer selection. The staff is friendly and helpful, the atmosphere neighborly. The food is great but took a long time to arrive. Hopefully a fluke day. We will certainly go back.

Thank bt2058
SeaTac, Washington
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went here for a brew and did not know what we might find food-wise. It was a pleasant surprise. The burger, soup, and chili were very good. Too bad they don't offer fries instead of chips. Beer selection is amazing.

Thank RoseCityTraveler626
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163 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Bumped into this pub while walking in the neighborhood and was surprised to learn how long this establishment had been here. What a historical gem! Enjoyed lunch on a Sat: burger & chips and chicken burger & salad. Very cordial and attentive service. There's a pool table and games in the back room as well as a small rentable separate... More 

Thank narfishi
Tacoma, Washington
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I discovered this gem the first time back in 2001 when I met a friend here for a beer. We both lived in different cities and she suggested a mid point. I was so impressed by the history that this Tavern had not just in the neighborhood but for the City itself. Lined along the walls you can read how... More 

Thank starlink77
Windham, Maine
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122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Friends brought me to this fun beer haven. Appeared to be around 25 taps of largely northwest goodness. They will hook you up with samples if you ask...not sure if they do sampler flights or not. I had the chili which was great and very filling. Great vibe in there and I LOVED the tap handles hanging from the rafters!... More 

Thank SingingOT
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Went in for lunch and to play shuffleboard and had a great time with great food. Staff was very friendly and the clam chowder was great.

Thank kpl62758
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great burgers. Tons of beer and cider on draft. Cleanest bar bathroom around. Always excellent rotating taps. Great staff, knowledgeable about the sudsy varieties. Just be sure to check the price of your pint--I recently accidentally ordered and loved a 9$ pint of cider (which as a student, is way out of my budget) The front room can be noisy,... More 

Thank Marissa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 N I St, Ste 1, Tacoma, WA 98403-3905
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-383-8748

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