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The Fish Peddler on Foss Waterway

1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
+1 253-627-2158
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (11 reviews)
“crab cocktail” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I stopped in for happy hour. The food was so good we stayed for dinner. I had the coconut shrimp and he had the Northwestern stew. They were both excellent. Nice rustic and friendly atmosphere with great service:

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I reviewed this restaurant a few years ago, and it has only gotten better. The clam chowder is soooo good I often have that with a Peddler salad rather than an entree. I also love their Seafood Nacho’s! Sounded a little scary, but it is...More

Thank thermwk
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The fish Peddler is an informal place on the water. The food is fresh and delicous and significantly cheaper than its more famous northern(Seattle) neighbors. The oyster were fresh, the fish perfectly cooked, and the drinks good. Try a Bloody Mary with crab. It is...More

Thank Drjack183
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, amazing service, and the house drinks were well worth the money. View was awesome,watched the boats come in and out.

Thank sewart01
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

So I had the salad with grilled chicken. Super fresh lettuce and great chicken. Hubby had fresh grilled salmon very fresh and tasty.. Great prices great wine list. We will be back

Thank wanderlustitalian
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I went to lunch with friends on a perfect day! Warm sun, cool breeze, great venue! On the servers suggestion, I chose the Dungeness crab cakes with Jalapeno pineapple slaw, sriracha aioli sauce under the cakes. Yum! The Jalapeno had just enough zing to let...More

Thank MargaretSRDF
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stopped here because we missed happy hour at the pricier waterfront restaurants, and were pleased with the quality for the price. I had seafood paella, and it was loaded with seafood, although the crab leg was not up to expectations. Service was attentive, and...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The chowder was the best I've ever eaten. I promised our server , Kesha, that I would be back and that I wanted her to send the very same order to the kitchen as soon as she saw me. Service was excellent. Unfortunately, we were...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The halbut was excellent and sitting on the waterfront made for an enjoyable evening. We had to wait about 30 minutes to be seated and would call ahead for reservations. The servers were very friendly and save room for the cheesecake. Excellent

Thank Wilbert M
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We went to the Glass Museum on Foss Waterway in Tacoma. After touring the museum we were hungry and found the Fish Peddler where we enjoyed a shrimp and crab salad and a pint of local beer. We sat out on the deck and enjoyed...More

Thank Deb B
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4 December 2016|
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Response from marinertacoma | Reviewed this property |
I will see if they will share
24 April 2015|
Response from teenytinyterri | Reviewed this property |
I didn't really notice what there hours were on Sunday, but on there site it says 10-6. I hope that helps you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1199 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402-5004
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-2158
A waterfront seafood market & bistro.
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