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Rosewood Cafe

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3323 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407-6236
+1 253-752-7999
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Salt Lake City
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a charming dinner the day after Thanksgiving at the Rosewood Cafe. It was relatively quiet and a great place to have a nice, conversational meal with my wife and college age kids. It was raining out so it made the Cafe feel even more comforting and the food fit that bill as well. Home made Pot Pie, great... More 

Thank SteveBoulay
Tacoma, Washington
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for dinner with my family for my birthday and we were quite pleased. I ordered the quiche and it was very delicious. The mac n cheese was good too and I didn't taste any other entrees but they all looked good. The line to be seated was about 30 minutes but the wait was definitely worth it.... More 

Thank Hannah Z
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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208 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you are not familiar with Tacoma neighborhoods you might miss this place. It's small and cute with a good menu for lunch and brunch. We had sandwiches ( vegetarian, meatball, and roast beef) and quiche. All were delicious. Servers attentive and friendly, filling water whenever needed. Would eat here again.

Thank tobique
University Place, Washington
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Not what it used to be. The food is mediocre (and it appeared to be microwaved, not freshly made and cooked). Hoping that the lunches are still good because we're not going back for dinner, for sure. Beer cheese soup got a thumb's up from spouse but the chicken breast and the salmon, not so much. The bruschetta appetizer was... More 

Thank LAT46
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while dropping off son at college. Had a great chicken salad caprese sandwich. Both were excellent. Did not have a specialty drink or dessert but they looked enticing as well as many other items on the menu. Including nice selection of wines and micro brewed beers and root beer. Will definitely go back next time in... More 

Thank Mark L
Tacoma, Washington
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

No chain restaurant food here. For lunch or dinner, you won't find a more interesting menu and better service...

Thank MMorford
Tacoma, Washington
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I went with a friend for lunch, and we had a lovely time along with delicious food! We sat outside and enjoyed the summer's day and were delighted that the server was still quite efficient with checking in on us and refilling our drinks. I really enjoyed my sandwich and can't wait to go back and try some of the... More 

Thank Kelscreator
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a quaint restaurant that serves great salads, sandwiches and dinners. I like the caprese sandwich and the big tuna melt. Entrees I like are the chicken pot pie and the mac and cheese if you are feeling decadent. It is small but in the summer you can dine on the sidewalk.

Thank AkBeany
Port Orchard, Washington
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

At the last minute decided to meet family in Tacoma for lunch. This restaurant came up with good reviews so decided to try it out. It won't be our last time here either. Food is great with friendly service. This is a small place and can got very crowded around 1 so come earlier if you don't want to wait.

Thank lieibr
Gig Harbor, Washington
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303 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

At the corner of Warner and North 26th, the Rosewood Cafe is a hidden gem in a mostly residential area. I've been a lunch patron for years and since the new owners took over the menu has thankfully remained consistently good and fresh, and the "new" items are equally delicious. The Rosewood specializes in salads and sandwiches, and offers a... More 

Thank Kris_K_D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3323 N 26th St, Tacoma, WA 98407-6236
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-7999

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