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Duke's Chowder House

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
+1 253-752-5444
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (318 reviews)
“halibut” (78 reviews)
“seafood” (84 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ways take mom for fish and chips with their fabulous chowder ever!! The only negative thing I can say is prices. Lunch for two with tip and no drinks was $60 +

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was slow for the number of customers who were inside the restaurant. However, the staff were so hospitable that I didn't mind the wait. When my food arrived (a grass-fed beef burger), I thought it tasted alright, nothing to brag about. My colleagues...More

Thank exaggeratedsmile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply a delight, yet spendy. Bring your credit card and your appetite. Delicious seafood, solid well spoken and great service staff. DUke's is a MUST if you are visiting the Pacific NW.

Thank Will D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best chowder I have ever had. The flavourings were superb. We went there for lunch . Highly recommend. I talked 4 friends into going there for supper. Our server April was fun, interesting and efficient

Thank 133HappyCamper2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tasting food, service is also excellent, food and drinks are somewhat pricey though but so worth it.

Thank Joelta1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely evening with world class water views. Our server Jessica was great. As advertised the chowder was the best ever. The salads were also top notch. The only disappointment was the crab cake which had too much cake and not much crab.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit on the expensive side, but they do use fresh sustainable seafood. They have some unique dishes. Nice view of the Sound.

Thank robin131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great wait staff, best chowder and crab cakes I have ever enjoyed! Superb wine selection. Don’t pass on the marionberry pie!

Thank shineon6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dukes Chowder House is right on the waterfront. Our couples group met for Happy Hour and enjoyed crab cakes, salmon sliders and sandwiches. Friendly atmosphere. Next time we’ll order chowder.

Thank liketotravelII
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Washington I met up with a friend in Tacoma and we ate here. I had a whiskey sour from their happy hour menu and it was very good. We shared the crab cake appetizer which was okay, I don't think I'd get it...More

Thank Mercedes V
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Questions & Answers
John H
4 February 2018|
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Response from marycatherine47 | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, I have a friend that is also gluten free and she dines there, so they must have some items. Also great burgers with GF buns. Give it a shot, their menu is well worth it.
Don S
6 December 2015|
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Response from MarciaC310 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not see someone was asking me a question. If you go to the website, you will get the answer to all yr questions. There is a tag for gift cards, menu, and also happy hour. I went to the restaurant on Rustion... More
Don S
6 December 2015|
Response from Alessandra W | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant at dukeschowderhouse the site has a contact section that you can leave a message and also has phone numbers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3327 Ruston Way, Tacoma, WA 98402-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-752-5444
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