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Over the Moon Cafe

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709 Opera Alley, Tacoma, WA 98402 (7th between St. Helens and Broadway)
+1 253-284-3722
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16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I tried this place based on other reviews, and a recommendation from a friend. I found it to be somewhat cramped and not very appealing for a date. The food was OK. I might try a second visit to see if I have a better experience.

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Thank William G
SeaTac, Washington
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our visit to Over the Moon Cafe. The food was outstanding, although in the end we were sort of surprised by the amount we spent. The duck was quite good. The service impeccable.

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1 Thank RoseCityTraveler626
Puyallup, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The more I research healthy eating, the less I eat out. I was so nice to find such a quaint, romantic restaurant in our area where you can eat healthy at the same time. Love it.

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1 Thank Diane P
Tacoma, Washington
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this place for a date. Very cozy inside. Seemed like there was only about 10 tables. Each was unique and had cool old chairs at them and other unique books and things on the tables. Food was very good. We had a fun time at this different place.

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1 Thank Dbeggin
Los Gatos, California
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279 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern and traditional food that is interesting and freshly prepared made my lunch here a pleasure. Pacific Northwest artistic decor is attractive and the intimate, but light and airy, room makes the small space (40 seats) seem larger. The food was very good and I can recommend the French dip and the Reuben. Soups, salads, and specialties round out the... More 

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Thank VWriter
Tacoma, Washington
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our anniversary dinner, we considered multiple downtown restaurants. I was leaning toward El Gaucho, because it is amazing or possibly The Melting Pot because we had been there when we were dating, but decided on something new to us. We loved Over the Moon Cafe! We made a reservation for a Wednesday night at 6:30. My husband told them... More 

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Seattle
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This is my 3rd time here, first time for dinner. The menu is wonderful with great choices making it hard to decide. The ambiance is charming and service impeccable. We each had a different meal but started with appetizers and Cesar salads. The appetizers were great- Croutes De Fromage and Red Peppers with Scallops. We all commented on the salads... More 

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Thank PeeDeeR
Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Everything about this place is unlike any restaurant I have ever experienced. The decor is unique, warm and inviting. The cuisine matches the decor and everything, I mean everything on the menu evokes all of the senses. I love to stop here from lunch before I get my haircut across the street at Union Salon. Opera alley in itself if... More 

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Thank jfisher1501
Seattle, Washington
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543 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A cozy restaurant with a unique and fun decor. Very charming atmosphere. The waitress was nice and our Cuban pork pulled sandwiches were good. The location is great because it is a bit south of the main downtown area and there was plenty of parking. It is also right in the heart of a lot of antique shops if you... More 

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Olympia, WA
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I can see why people like this place-large portions, decent food-for me,though, it's pretty ordinary food for the money. Maybe not a lot of competition in the downtown area, so, that's fine. At a similar price point, Marzano's near PLU is way better.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Opera Alley, 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
Description
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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Enumclaw, Washington
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?