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July
8th

First bite: Trapper’s Sushi on Sixth Avenue in Tacoma

The Uncle Steve (rear) and Marvelous rolls at Trapper's.
The Uncle Steve (rear) and Marvelous rolls at Trapper’s.

A trip to Trapper’s on Sixth Avenue Tacoma during the restaurant’s opening week found the newest addition of the regional sushi chain performing just as I’d expected – they’ve been packed. It seems no matter the outpost you visit, Trapper’s always is busy. Is that because of the modern spin on the sushi concept? The quick turnaround of rolls? The oversized rolls that can feed two diners? The all-you-can-eat specials? The fair pricing? I don’t know what it is exactly, but the formula seems to work at Trapper’s. Read more »

April
22nd

Coming to Tacoma’s Sixth Avenue – Trapper’s Sushi

Rolls at Trapper's sushi are known for being over sized - each piece can yield two or three bites. Pictured here are partial rolls from a dinner at the Puyallup Trapper's. From the rear going clockwise, a Mountain roll, a Trapper roll, a Mt. Rainier and a Crystal Shrimp.
Rolls at Trapper’s sushi are known for being over sized – each piece can yield two or three bites. Pictured here are partial rolls from a dinner at the Puyallup Trapper’s. From the rear going clockwise, a Mountain roll, a Trapper roll, a Mt. Rainier and a Crystal Shrimp.

Coming to Sixth Avenue this spring – a sushi restaurant. Trapper’s Sushi plans a May opening at the storefront that housed the Overtime Bar and Grill at 3118 Sixth Ave. That restaurant closed Dec. 10 – about six months after opening.

The Tacoma sushi restaurant is the sixth outpost for Trapper O’Keeffe, who opened his first sushi restaurant in Bonney Lake in 2004. That restaurant spawned a sibling in Covington in 2009, then a Puyallup restaurant in 2010. Stores in Kent and Bremerton followed. Read more »