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Over the Moon Cafe

709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402
+1 253-284-3722
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our meal was well prepared, we had the New York Strip. The atmosphere was as good as the meal. The staff attended to us often. The location was a little hard to find but it is well worth the effort.

Thank Davidgale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a sweet little restaurant not far from the Tacoma Thursday market. The waiter was attentive and charming. The sandwiches were creative and delicious (even a wee bit spicy). The atmosphere was relaxed and fun. I would highly recommend this experience.

Thank happyrelaxeddudes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We should have saved our appetites because the food was rich and delicious. We did manage to squeeze in a shared dessert in spite of how full we were, though. (The peanut butter pie --shared three ways-- was really good!) We'll visit this restaurant again.

1  Thank Dana F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit to the wonderful Over the Moon Cafe, we have enjoyed wonderful service and fantastic food but last evening the musical selection was significantly lacking. In the course of an hour and a half we heard no less than eight Aaron...More

Thank Christina Y
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Finally visited this place near work. Very nice lunch spot-great soups, sandwiches, and salads. Awesome local owners -expanding into space next door with beautiful items for sale.

Thank April G
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Small private and cozy. Get reservations it's a small place and fills up fast. Great food and service. Good wine list.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We went here to celebrate our son's return home for the summer. All of us were blown away by the food. The bouillabaisse was superb. My husband's fish dish was incredible. My son ordered two appetizers and he loved them both. The only minor issue...More

Thank utopia929
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Really cute restaurant tucked into an alley. Great food and great ambiance. We would definitely go back next time we're in Tacoma.

Thank B3428BFrachel
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a chef operated restaurant tucked into a very narrow street (alley?) in downtown Tacoma. It is relatively small and reservations are highly recommended. They make all their own food--think pasta and ice cream. Delightful service with just the right amount of attention. The...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This was my third visit to this charming bistro and my third time ordering the chopped salad. But the salad this time was unappealing. The lettuce must have been the old white part of Iceberg lettuce. It was rather bitter, but otherwise tasteless. Very disappointing....More

Thank Cheryl A
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Roy H
11 April 2015|
Response from r a | Reviewed this property |
There is generally ample street parking all within a few blocks of Over the Moon. If you get lucky, you'll end up less than a block away. Street parking is metered, but the charges are next to nothing compared to most... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Opera Aly, Tacoma, WA 98402
    (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-284-3722
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We are a small family owned and operated boutique-style scratch kitchen restaurant. We serve northwest American style cuisine with European influence.
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