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Tag: Lobster Shop restaurants

July
13th

Lobster Shop restaurants: Three decades of waterfront dining

For three decades, the Lobster Shop restaurants have delivered a formula of what diners want at a waterfront restaurant: a blend of swank, straightforward Northwest fare and a dependable wine-and-dine experience. With the addition of a new executive chef, the menus have seen a recent makeover – still the same Northwest fare, just dressed up with regional influences.

July
12th

First-bite restaurant report: Boathouse 19 at the Narrows Marina

Fish tacos at Boathouse 19 come with a corn and tomato salad. The restaurant opened July 2 at the Narrows Marina.

While the Lobster Shop restaurants are the big brothers – solid, cigar smoking guys with an impressive wine collection – Boathouse 19 is the fashionable little brother who looks as if he stepped out of a Hollister ad, all fresh-faced, with a cheeky sense of humor. The Narrows Marina restaurant opened July 2. It’s the project of Denny Driscoll, who has owned the waterfront Lobster Shop restaurants on Dash Point and Commencement Bay for three decades. The menu is designed by Tom Small, executive chef for the Lobster Shop restaurants, Boathouse 19 and Driscoll’s other restaurant in Gig Harbor, Tanglewood Grill. Read more »

June
5th

Coming soon: Boathouse 19 on track to open in July at the Narrows Marina

Construction is nearly completed, about 80 staffers are being hired and the menu is mostly set for Boathouse 19, the new waterfront restaurant at the Narrows Marina near Day Island. The expected opening date is July 2. The restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner. Read more »

Feb.
29th

Coming soon to the Narrows Marina – a 230-seat restaurant from the creator of the Lobster Shop

A 230-seat restaurant serving regional food with a new American spin is on its way to the Narrows Marina. The restaurant plans are so new, the masterminds behind the Tacoma restaurant do not yet have a name for it, permitting still is in the works, and the building is just a bare bones structure about to get a big makeover. Read more »