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Tag: Tacoma fish and chips


Fish and chips Monday – three waterfront finds

Steamers at Titlow Beach (8802 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, 253-565-4532), which serves cod with a crunchy breading.
Steamers at Titlow Beach serves cod with a crunchy breading.

I arrived this morning to an email from Steamers announcing something neat for this summery weather we’re having. The Titlow Beach eatery has added a deck (details below). I’ve also got two other Tacoma waterfront destinations for fish and chips. Check these out: Read more »


Fried find: Fish and chips at Oliver’s in Graham

Spaghetti, penne, pesto, chicken parm, bruschetta, pizza – and fish and chips.

One of those things does not belong? Indeed.

That last item is what restaurant owner Pat Nicholl calls an offering for “the tag along.” That’s the all-purpose menu item aimed at anyone who doesn’t care for the primary cuisine, but has come along anyway to eat with friends or family.

But since Nicholl’s Italian eatery, Amici’s, opened in Graham in 2005, fish and chips, strangely enough, has become one of the most often ordered menu items. The dish became so popular, it gave Nicholl an idea to open

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Tourist Tacoma: Surf-and-turf restaurants with waterfront views

From the Foss Waterway to Ruston, from Titlow Beach to Chambers Bay, South Sound’s waterways are dotted with restaurants boasting this-is-why-we-live-here views.

In the final installment of my Tourist Tacoma series, I’m suggesting where to take out-of-town diners to impress upon them that our water views are better than, well, anything they might have back home. (So there.)

I’m recommending restaurants that have proved their prowess for consistent dining — no matter the price tag. I cover broad territory here with everything from cheap fish and chips to surf and turf that’s best enjoyed with an expense account.

My centerpiece

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Reader question: Where do you find good fish and chips in Tacoma?

The battered cod at Northern Fish in Old Town was $7.95 for a two-piece with fries on my last visit.

Dear readers, I love your questions – even when I don’t have a particularly solid answer.  This question comes from Don Peterson, “Sue, where can we go for fish and chips – just like SPUDS – in Tacoma? Don’t like battered fish and not fond of frozen french fries, we like the fresh potatoes like SPUDS makes.”  Here’s my response to Peterson’s question. Want to chime  in? Go ahead. Read more »