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Renaissance Cafe

1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
+1 253-572-1029
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (8 reviews)
“veggie omelet” (4 reviews)
“ham” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Courtyard down the street and stopped in for breakfast. Delicious waffles and French toast with a self service beverage station. Laid back atmosphere on a nice block of Pacific Avenue. The berry syrup was homemade.

Thank DOGStreet
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Quaint and comfy spot for a bite and a coffee while in the rebounding downtown Tacoma. Right across from the State History Museum and Tacoma Art Museum. Next door to UWT. You will be glad you stopped in!

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The first few times I paid a visit to the Starbuck’s on Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, I never noticed the Renaissance Café. When I finally did, I am so glad I popped in. The staff are what makes all of the difference. While our...More

Thank allenr589
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great breakfast at Renaissance café. We ordered their Veggie omelette and added some salmon. With two pieces of wheat toast and jam included it was enough for the two of us to share. Will be back!

Thank TRB
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We staying at the Courtyard Marriott a couple blocks down away. We needed a breakfast place and we found this place. The decor is colorful and comfortable. The staff is very friendly. But the best part is the food. Delicious breakfast food for a reasonable...More

Thank SBCATraveler
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Such a friendly place! Had a lot of yummy options tucked away in this cafe. Their sandwiches were great. Highly recommend their "Renais-Sauce" which is an incredible basil pesto that was awesome on sandwiches and would be good on other things too. Quiet place with...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Enjoyed a late breakfast omelet and the side of bacon was perfect along with the gluten free monster cookie

Thank Cobaltdiane
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 (adults) required a place for lunch that met a variety of dietary needs. We selected to go to Renaissance Cafe. The food was fresh and very good. Servings were just right. It's a mix between help yourself and casual service. Our...More

Thank Raysunlover
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, these were the saddest sandwiches we ever had. Took almost 45 min for them to come out. We ordered roast beef and salmon. Both were bland and tasteless. I had school lunch that tasted better. French onion soup was really bitter with not a...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Renaissance Café is close to the downtown U of W buildings, across from the Glass Bridge. It's a small breakfast kind of place, but they were understaffed and even though it wasn't all that busy they ran out of coffee and hot water for...More

Thank Aikid0
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1746 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3215
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-572-1029
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