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Harbor Lights

2761 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5304
+1 253-752-8600
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“salmon” (33 reviews)
“clear broth” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
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LOCATION
2761 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5304
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the oldest established seafood restaurants on the Tacoma waterfront. Known for strong bar drinks.

Thank beherman
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were in town for a meeting and decided to hit the Harbor Lights, as we had driven by many times. What a great surprise! It is comfortable, welcoming, fantastic views, affordable and tasty cocktails and the seafood is top notch -...More

Thank nancymcjensen
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We wish you lived closer too! Glad to hear that you had such a wonderful time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in on a busy Saturday for an early dinner. I am one who totally loves being near lots of water and feeling like I'm stepping into another more relaxed space for a while (perhaps even back in time) when I go to a...More

Thank Judy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For many years, drove past this restaurant and thought it was a location for seniors with the Early Bird 4 Course "Sunset Dinner." Let's say at the time I was more focused on places that were more vibrant with the larger crowds. Well, to my...More

Thank Frank W
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Frank! Thank you for sharing your experience with us! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience and received great service from your server! I appreciate you letting me know about the lack luster experience with the hostess and I have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and delicious fresh seafood. Specialty huckleberry drink was delicious! Beautiful views.

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love going here !!! Service and food are always excellent. Never had a bad experience. We take our friends there every year for their birthdays

Thank Libbie L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had our first date here 38 years ago. We have come back here numerous times when we are in Tacoma. The views are great. The food is very good also.

Thank BillH16428
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I love hearing things like this! Thank you for your continued support! We look forward to having you back! ~Taylor

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Four of us ate at Harbor Lights on September 25th. We had a lovely view of the water. The decor was lovely. We had a delicious dinner. The service was fantastic. Several of us had Halibut and it was extra special. We usually do not...More

Thank Charlenebullock
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I am thrilled to hear that you had a lovely evening and enjoyed all aspects! ~Taylor

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Seats are comfortable and it is relatively easy to get a sea view. Book in advance if you are dining at busy times. Lobster and salmon cooked perfectly. Service was fast with a smile

Thank cottonplanet2
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We had a delicious Salmon dinner along with some great clam chowder without a creamy base. The service was fantastic, with a waiter who made great suggestions on the menu.

Thank Jeff W
AnthonysRestsNW, Guest Relations Manager at Harbor Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you for the great review, Jeff! ~Taylor

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rhonda253
21 October 2017|
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Response from Frank W | Reviewed this property |
The four course early bird includes an appetizer, salad, entree and dessert.
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Dottie M
3 August 2017|
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Response from B122AZjohnb | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure.. You might call the restaurant and ask them.
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C0lleen_13
9 January 2017|
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Response from William R | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall a special lunch menu. I think the regular menu is available all day plus assorted specials each day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2761 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5304
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-8600
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