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Tag: Northeast Tacoma dining


Closing March 15 – Lobster Shop at Dash Point, in Northeast Tacoma

After 36 years in business, the Lobster Shop at Dash Point will close March 15.

“It’s really a financial decision,” said Katie Driscoll, who operates the Northeast Tacoma seafood restaurant with husband Denny Driscoll.

In recent years, finances have been tough, she said. Additionally, “we let the concept slide and get outdated,” said Driscoll. “We didn’t give it the attention it deserved.”

It’s time, she said, for someone else to take up residence in the space adjacent to a shoreline park that’s smack in the middle of a residential neighborhood. “It’s a great little spot and we’re hoping someone else

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Construction update: Northeast Tacoma’s Cliff House expected to open later this month, or early February

In November, I told you that Giuseppe “Joe” Nappo, best known for his Federal Way restaurant Verrazano’s, is restoring Northeast Tacoma’s Cliff House. He was planning a January 2012 reopening. He gave an update last week by email: Read more »