Visitor Guide


Burger Broiler

3801 East McKinley Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98404

Since opening their doors in 2012 in Tacoma, WA, Burger Broiler has become a popular spot for families, young and old, to enjoy great burgers, friendly personnel and beautiful decor. Their belief that a great burger experience starts with great meat for delicious burgers, hand-cut and fried to perfection fries made from top quality potatoes and delicious classic shakes blended with fresh fruits, just as they should be.

Chick-fil-A 38th & Steele

3902 South Steele Street
Tacoma, Washington 98409

Harmon Pac Ave

1938 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Located in the heart of downtown Tacoma, Harmon Pac Ave is an extraordinary part of downtown Tacoma history. With 8,000 square feet and over 200 seats, our space is perfect for large parties and events. All are welcome, from students at UW, families, beer connoisseurs, or tourists driving in for an event at the Tacoma Dome. Pub style food like our Harmon Cheese Burger or our Porter braised steak pot pie, something for everyone, prices ranging from $5 to $27. Craft beers from local breweries and creative cocktails crafted by experienced bartenders. An inviting, historical restaurant in the heart of one of the greatest cities in the Pacific Northwest.

Heritage Distilling Co. (HDC)

3118 Harborview Drive
Gig Harbor, Washington 98335

Heritage Distilling Company (HDC) is the most awarded craft distillery in North America 8 years in a row from the American Distilling Institute (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). HDC makes a variety of vodkas, gins and whiskeys. HDC is proud to operate distillery tasting rooms in Washington and Oregon where customers can enjoy craft cocktails and spirits tastings.

Loyal to the Local

Tacoma, Washington 98405

Are you Loyal to the Local? When you shop local, you help your neighborhood businesses grow and thrive. Why is that important? Because these businesses depend on people like you, and shopping local means you’re helping your community as well. So, instead of driving across town, keep it local.

Click to view some local businesses in the Hilltop neighborhood.

McMenamins Pub at Elks Temple

565 Broadway
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Just a quick Link Light Rail ride from the Tacoma Dome, McMenamins Pub at Elks Temple serves classic Northwest fare in a room with a view of Foss Waterway. From early breakfasts to late night cocktails, the pub is open to all ages for classics like benedicts and scrambles, burgers and pizzas, and specialties like Kamikaze Seared Ahi and Grit City Shrimp & Grits. Plus, multiple bars across the property offer an intriguing array of handcrafted beverages and bites.

Original House of Donuts

766 Saint Helens Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98402

In the summer of 1959 The Original House of Donuts was born with one goal, to make fresh handmade donuts from scratch every day. 30 years later, the secret OHOD recipe was perfected, with millions served over the past 50 years. Then in 2013, to restore OHOD, Tom Peterson was passed the secret recipes and know how. Now with one foot in the past and one in the future, The Original House of Donuts is setting out to continue its legacy of serving you since 1959.

Rhein Haus

649 Division Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98403

Opened in February of 2017, Rhein Haus Tacoma's Stadium District's restored 13,000 sq. ft. historic space, features inspired décor sourced from around the world, including four indoor bocce ball courts, floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Wright Park, a cozy fireplace and a large outdoor Biergarten patio. German fare—house-made sausages and pretzels—are accompanied by 24 drafts featuring both European and Northwestern beers.

Taqueria El Antojo

3801 East McKinley Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98404

At Antojo they are passionate about food, delicious, fresh and affordable food for all. Their dishes are a blend of old family recipes and creations inspired by the variety of flavors found in their native México and other Latin American countries. All of their locations have a complimentary (dine-in only) Salsa Bar worthy of their discriminatory customers that enjoy a great salsa. They also offer a self-serve freshly-made Tortilla Chip Bar (dine-in only).

Wally's Wisconsin Tavern

649 Division Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98403

Wally’s Wisconsin Tavern, which opened this summer inside the Stadium District’s locally-owned Rhein Haus, offers fried cheese curds, genuine Wisconsin walleye, burgers and brats to all ages. Football fans will love the delicious Sunday brunch, cold beer, and NFL Sunday ticket playing on 10 big-screen TVs.


Auburn Holiday Inn Express & Suites

507 C Street Southwest
Auburn, Washington 98001

Welcome to the new Auburn Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel!

We are conveniently located right off Highway 18 at C Street, a short drive on I-5 to the Tacoma Dome and the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Whether business or pleasure brings you to Tacoma, our hotel's quality amenities and services will satisfy your needs. We invite you to our hot Express Start breakfast buffet, complimentary wi-fi, fitness center, business center and indoor pool!  Additionally, our Marketplace offers light food and snacks, we offer an onsite coin operated laundry for those staying a bit longer, and we boast two Electric Vehicle Charging stations!  And for those bringing their furry family members along we are pet friendly.

We look forward to your upcoming visit here with us at the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel near Tacoma in Downtown Auburn, Washington!

Best Western Lakewood

6125 Motor Avenue Southwest
Lakewood, Washington 98499

Whether here for a concert at the Tacoma Dome or for a tournament at Chambers Bay Golf Course, this Lakewood, WA hotel is conveniently close to all the top attractions. Mount Rainier and Lakewold Gardens are both in the neighborhood. Joint Base Lewis-McChord is nearby, and the hotel is proud to host service men and women as well as their loved ones. Close to downtown Tacoma, it's simple to duck into town for some fine dining, shopping or just to pick up essentials. Book a stay at the Best Western Lakewood! Call 253.584.2212 or visit their website for more information.

Comfort Inn & Suites Downtown Tacoma

2611 East E Street
Tacoma, Washington 98421

At our Comfort Inn & Suites® hotel in Tacoma, we aim to provide you with the essential travel amenities you need to be ready for the day ahead. We’re a smoke-free hotel located in Tacoma's Dome District near downtown Tacoma, the waterfront, Tacoma Mall and the Tacoma Dome Station. We're also only minutes away from the Tacoma Dome and the LeMay Car Museum.

Courtyard Marriott Tacoma Downtown

1515 Commerce Street
Tacoma, Washington 98402

UPSCALE. DOWNTOWN. Located in the heart of Tacoma's financial and theater districts, this upscale hotel is just steps from the city's convention center, museums, popular restaurants and the University of Washington-Tacoma campus. Light Rail trams run from the hotel to attractions such as the Tacoma Dome, Chihuly Bridge of Glass and Washington State History Museum. Friendly service and world-class food await guests at the award-winning Pacific Grill Restaurant. After a day of meetings or sightseeing, guests can also indulge in the Bistro with seasonal selections and signature cocktails or be refreshed with a swim in the indoor pool. Planning an event? With large windows and contemporary decor, the Cascade Ballroom opens onto an urban park and accommodates up to 400 people.

Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma Puyallup

1515 South Meridian
Puyallup, Washington 98371

The Hampton Inn & Suites Tacoma/Puyallup is located seven miles east of the Tacoma Dome and just a short walk or drive to the Washington State Fairgrounds, Mount Rainier, SeaTac Airport, JBLM, restaurants, and recreation. Travelers will enjoy spacious guestrooms which offer comfort when traveling with family or just need a little extra space. Complimentary breakfast buffet with a variety of healthy selections is provided and guests may enjoy use of the fitness facility and salt water pool. Guests can stay connected with friends and family using the complimentary Wi-Fi. Contact us at 253.770.8880 for reservations.

Holiday Inn Tacoma Mall

8402 South Hosmer Street
Tacoma, Washington 98444

Holiday Inn Hotel Tacoma Mall is conveniently located a few miles from the Tacoma Dome and features a restaurant and lounge onsite. The Hotel features 124 spacious and modern guestrooms and a large indoor pool and spa, making this hotel top notch. The Holiday Inn Hotel Tacoma also offers 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and staff are ready to cater to all your needs.

Stay at the Holiday Inn Tacoma Mall and receive a complimentary cocktail at the Lounge to start your concert night out right.

Hotel Thea Tacoma

7414 South Hosmer Street
Tacoma, Washington 98408

Enjoy friendly service and inviting accommodations at Hotel Thea Tacoma, Ascend® Hotel Collection. Conveniently located off Interstate 5 in the heart of the Puget Sound region, our hotel is near the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma Dome, Union Station, Tacoma Place and the Tacoma Mall, placing the city's top attractions within easy reach. After a day of exploring the area, settle into your guest room featuring premium bedding and amenities like a flat-screen TV, coffee maker and hairdryer.

You can stay connected when you travel by logging onto free WiFi available in guest rooms and common areas. Our Tacoma hotel also offers an indoor heated pool, fitness center and free parking for cars, trucks and buses. Each morning, start the day with a free Grab & Go breakfast.

Several dining options are located nearby, making it easy to try a local eatery during your stay or visit one of your favorite national restaurant brands.

La Quinta Inn & Suites Tacoma Seattle

1425 East 27th Street
Tacoma, Washington 98421

Welcome to the La Quinta Inn and Suites Hotel! This newly renovated hotel is only ½ mile north of the Tacoma Dome. Located right of I-5 and just minutes to other great Tacoma attractions such as the Tacoma Dome, Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Museum of Glass, Washington State History Museum, and the beautiful Puget Sound waterfront. Minutes to the Amtrak station and just a short drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport.

Guests will enjoy their trips with ease, complete with comfort, convenience, and plenty of extras. Start the day with the free Bright Side Breakfast® and end the night on a plush pillow-top mattress. At this this pet friendly La Quinta you will enjoy great amenities such as free wireless internet access, fitness center, flat panel HDTV, seasonal outdoor swimming pool and spa, onsite restaurant and lounge. La Quinta looks forward to welcoming you to Tacoma!

McMenamins Elks Temple Hotel

565 Broadway
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Inspired by world travels, Downtown Tacoma’s 1916 Elks Temple has been restored and reimagined into a vibrant hotel and community gathering place serving up handcrafted beverages and endless entertainment. A short Link Light Rail trip from the Tacoma Dome, it houses a pub, four bars, a brewery & tasting room, art, history and plenty of secrets waiting to be discovered. Be sure to check out original graffiti art, the indoor waterfall, historic chandeliers and views of Puget Sound.

Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma at Point Ruston Waterfront

5125 Grand Loop
Ruston, Washington 98407
Phone: (253) 319-8300

Welcome to the new Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma at Point Ruston Waterfront, the only luxury hotel and spa along the shoreline in north Tacoma. The hotel is now accepting reservations! Our destination offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Puget Sound waterfront along with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Set in the heart of a thriving urban village, Point Ruston features upscale dining, local boutique shops, shore side walking trails and the best in entertainment. Only minutes away from downtown Tacoma, a world-class golf haven and one of the most iconic event venues in the region, our location is the perfect choice for your next getaway or celebration.

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