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Tag: Veltins Bierhalle Tacoma


Restaurant updates: German restaurant and pub still a go, Puyallup and Tacoma openings on the way

News of Veltins Bierhalle, a German pub and eatery, opening in downtown Tacoma  made me eager for schnitzel and dunkel, but we’re still waiting for that opening. The good news – it’s still a go, but with a caveat. An opening has been pushed to 2014. And remember that downtown Puyallup Louisiana-themed eatery that’s been in the works for months and months? It’s opening soon. An Italian restaurant and a pub also are closer to opening in downtown Tacoma. Here are updates on all. Read more »


Coming to Tacoma’s brewery district: German pub Veltins Bierhalle

South Sound is getting something its needed – a German themed pub. Veltins Bierhalle is planned for a summer 2013 opening in Tacoma’s brewery district.

The building housing the new restaurant – where Neener’s formerly operated at 2401 Pacific Ave. – has been vacant for seven years. Owners Dennis and Lydia Mascarinas plan an extensive remodel of the 3,500 square foot space. “It’s going to be a nice space. It’s a beautiful building, the windows are boarded up now. It’s got the second story,” said owner Lydia Mascarinas by phone. She added, “It’s got a side business, which we’ll use as a separate business.” She was referencing the next door building that until January housed American Motorcycles. The Mascarinas are not yet sure what the future holds for the neighboring space. “We don’t have any definitive plans as of yet. We’re going to concentrate on opening the Bierhalle,” she said. Read more »