Stanley & Seafort's
Stanley & Seafort's

Stanley & Seafort's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://stanleyandseaforts.com/page/home
  • Phone: (253) 473-7300
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch Hours: Monday-Friday: 11am-4pm
    Dinner Hours: Monday-Friday: 4pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Jere Scott
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Private and non-private seating for groups up to 30.
  • Private Party Facilities: Private and non-private seating for groups up to 30. The restaurant can be booked on weekend mornings and afternoons.
  • Private Party Contact: Sherry Arntson 2534737300x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pacific Avenue
  • Public Transit: Pacific Avenue & 34th Street East
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Private lot under the building & across the street.
A word from Stanley & Seafort's
From the moment you walk through the doors, you'll know it is time to relax and have a great meal. The breathtaking views, the gracious hospitality and honest cuisine work together to ensure that your dining experience is a memorable one. Enjoy a succulent steak or a plump fillet of Fresh King Salmon and you'll know why Stanley and Seafort's is a Tacoma original...
Stanley and Seafort's. Tacoma's Landmark Dinnerhouse.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Stanley & Seafort's reviews from OpenTable diners
202 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (172)special occasion (142)romantic (105)fit for foodies (60)neighborhood gem (48)good for groups (37)great for lunch (27)notable wine list (25)late-night find (16)vibrant bar scene (15)hot spot (11)great for brunch (10)kid-friendly (7)great for outdoor dining (5)Show More
  • Great food - Overwhelmed by Concert crowd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    Everything was good except for the bar being overwhelmed by Fleetwood Mac concert goers. Food was excellent. For our reservation we allowed 2 hours for dinner but we're still a little late for the concert. I suggest an extra bartender on concert nights.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect from start to finish.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    It began with a warm greeting from the valet and just got better from there. We were sitted immediately. Our table had the most gorgeous view. The wait staff were informative, attentive, and enjoyable. Food was delicious. It was a great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Obnoxious Customers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    We chose this restaurant for a special occasion because it is so beautiful, great food and service and a special view. Unfortunately, the evening's experience which would have been outstanding was marred by a table of 4 with one of the most obnoxious woman I have ever encountered. She started in the bar at a table then moved into the dining room. I don't know how she ate, she shrieked and howled like a hyena the entire time - didn't stop to eat, or even breath. This went on for 2 1/2 hours. I know it isn't the restaurant's fault, but it absolutely ruined what would have been a nice evening for all of their customers - packed house as usual. They all kept turning around to stare/glare at her, but didn't phase her a bit. Sad to spend an evening and waste the experience ruined by one inconsiderate woman.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just average
    Lenz
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    The food here is not what it used to be. We used to eat here for special occasions but the last few times we have not been impressed. The quality of the meal is not what you would expect for the price.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food!
    smbmaxVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    I'm never disappointed when I eat here. The filet was yummy and the banana fosters sundae was the best dessert I've had in a long while.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great lunch, lots of choices, food hot and hardy.
    bean
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Service was outstanding, but it was freezing t 11:45 in the morning. Wait staff said someone turned heat off night before. Considering it was 20 at night and 40 during the day that was a little perplexing. Made for uncomfortable dinning.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Anniversary Date Place
    SarahKate
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    The staff was attentive. The food was good. It was a nice place for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Both my wife and I ordered the Fillet Mignon and lobster. Everything was cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome view, nice and quiet
    Morgana
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    We had a great experience. Service was good but wouldn't give it 5 stars; we ordered a glass of wine which was apparently forgotten and we had to remind the waitress; the time between drinks and ordering food was a bit too long (I realize a healthy gap is nice, but this was a bit too long). We ordered one rare steak and one medium and got two rare, so had to wait while one was cooked more. Otherwise fabulous food and experience.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    Scott
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Thoroughly enjoyed a quick lunch here the other day. Didn't have a lot of time but the servers went above and beyond to accommodate our schedule. Just soup and salad but extremely tasty seasonal selection of butternut squash bisque and the always popular Maytag bleu cheese. Thank you wait-staff! Beautifully clear day was a plus as well with your wonderful view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Absolutely perfect!
    Papa
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The staff are superb and the food is wonderful. Our waitress, Kyla, was one of the BEST we've ever experienced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Time
    FRIDAYFOODY
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    It was our first time there. We requested a window seat, during our reservation process and that was honored. Our server, Jose, was friendly, prompt and kind. The steak was amazing, simply amazing.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beware
    1GbfanVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Portions to price where near what it should be quality of meat poor, would not eat here again.had to send the prime rib back twice manager gave us our bill and zeroed it out then retracted that said she didn't mean to do that and we needed to pay 186 golf you ask memanagement makes a mistake they should eat that mistake not retract it and give you a bill for almost $200 they are the ones that ruin dinner not me
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always impressed!
    123corvettegirl
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    This is our go to restaurant for every special occasion we have. The outstanding food, impeccable service, beautiful ambiance and overall great feeling of this restaurant brings us back every time. We can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great
    LuvItalianVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Good any time place to go with clients, friends or your most significant other !
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stanley & Seafort's
    dog1234
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The service was really slow, and the food seemed mediocre at best. Overall not a fantastic experience. We will most likely not return.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great
    ElChe
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Crab Cakes were probably the best I've ever had. Bacon wrapped meatloaf was hands down the best meatloaf I've tasted. Waitress was nice and knowledgeable. Great food, scenery, and staff. I have a very close relative who's a celebrity chef and he would've been thoroughly impressed as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great View/Excellent Food
    bishopchip
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Went to Stanley & Seafort's to celebrate a birthday. We ordered the prime rib and a filet mignon - both were cooked perfectly and the flavor was excellent! In fact, i'm no "spring chicken" and I thought the prime rib was one of the best I have had! The meal finished with cheesecake which also was very good!. For a busy Saturday night at prime time - the service was very good and our waiter had a good sense of humor and was very pleasant. Two Big Happy Thumbs Up!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • All Thumbs Up!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Try out Stanley and Seaforts- outstanding food and service. You will want to return!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Really impressed with our server. He was attentive and courteous. I was very happy with my dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, food good, but....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Took my wife out for her birthday. The service at Stanley and Seafort's is some of the best we've ever seen. Most of the wait staff are veteran professionals and they know how to take care of people. The food on the other hand was a little hit and miss. Some of the items were outstanding and others were not so great. Stay away from the Calamari appetizer ("where's the beef?") as it's more breading than Calamari. The baby back ribs were excellent and the soups and salads were very well prepared. The cole slaw with the ribs was an experiment gone wrong. I didn't think anyone could make cole slaw taste so horrible. Overall our experience was very good. The wine was great and the chibatta table bread appetizer is to die for!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Spamela
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    We waited an hour for a table then an hour for our food portions were small for the price too casual for fhe price
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Outstanding
    datenite
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    We arrived on a rainy night and the valet had an open umbrella ready for us as we got out of the car. We were greeted by the hostess and escorted to our window table. Our waiter gave us the menu and answered our questions about various items. The cocktails, dinners and dessert were outstanding as was the service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business Meeting
    numerouno
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    Service and ambiance were outstanding. Almost everyone 4/5 ordered the prime rib which was great but the one who didn't got the Mahi Mahi special and said it was a little dry and lacked great flavor. I would not hold back recommending this place to anyone.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • birthday dinner
    Natza
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Food was great. Our waitress didn't put our leftover food to go. Quarter of my steak left, very disappointed.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Server
    inventusa
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    When our server first came to the table, he obviously had been smoking and it was nauseating, to say the very least. Your smoking employees should clean their mouths before talking directly to your customer/s or keep smoking employees in the back room where they only offend other employees and are not offending your customers.....
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The Oysters Rockefeller were delicious and the highlight of the meal for me. My husband had the prime rib and I had the flat iron with crab cakes meal. I was glad to find out they also had a kids meal. We all enjoyed our meals. The meats were very tender and perfectly cooked. The risotto had a great flavor too. The place was super busy on Saturday night and so the service was lacking. Our meal was slow to arrive and I noticed the table next to us didn't get the salad they had ordered.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing food and service!
    Food1
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We recently celebrated our wedding anniversary there. It was our first time and we had the best food and experience from start to finish. Our waitress had been there for years and she was knowledgeable and helpful. The view was beautiful too! We have already recommended all our friends and family to visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special occasion
    copalis27
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our family took my mother out for her 91st birthday to Stanley and Seaforts. Had a great time with excellent service and food. Our waitress remembered all of our names. Sorry I don't remember her name.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very good!!!
    roseofsharon67
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    i am already looking forward to my next visit will definitly will be dining their again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • okeydokey
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We have come to your restaurant many times, and will definately come again. The drinks and starters were great. The chef must have been having a slightly off night. Both lobster were edible but a little undercooked. Had a funny texture but tasted ok. The steaks accompanying them just weren't up to normal tenderness that we usually have from you. Garnishes were wonderful. Didn't want to complain to waitress, she was wonderful and we weren't really wanting to send three of the 4 entrees back while one person who had a wonderful as usual meal remained eating. Was a good visit, just not the usual great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We came for a special birthday celebration and it was perfect!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great date night!
    SB2UPfoodie
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    My husband and I had excellent food & service. They call their fruit crisp a cobbler but otherwise it was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classics never die...
    BadKittyVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Been coming here since I was a kid for over 30 years. This place is classic American food at it's finest. You don't come for small plates. You come here for the like-butter-in-my-mouth, Stanley Size, Rock Salt Crusted, Prime Rib. Don't forget the Crab-Artichoke Dip, Steamer Clams, Clam Chowder, Rockfish or Salmon (for the seafood lovers), Chocolate Cake & Warm Fruit Cobbler. Steelhead is a must when they have it too! I live in Seattle & dine at all the hot spots. However, when I want some classic steak & seafood, with a mindblowing view & want to get out of Seattle, I make the trek to T-town. Wear a sweater though; always a bit chilly in the dining room.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprisingly unhappy
    SueH
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    This was previously our favorite restaurant, but this time did not live up to expectations. We were celebrating our first wedding anniversary, but the waiter didn't bother to ask even after our telling the hostess about our special occasion. The food was not good. The prime rib was not seasoned well, and the sirloin had too smokey a flavor and it came already sliced in small pieces which made it dry. Who does that? We only had water but never got a refill until the end of the meal. And bread was not brought to our table until our salads were finished. Overall, it was a very disappointing experience.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • eatoutoften
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We went to Stanley & Seafort's for birthday dinners for my husband and son. The food was very good and a lot less expensive than equal quality in Seattle.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great restaurant
    review
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Great restaurant! Great food! Great service! Great view!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome View for a Special Occasion
    vpyoung
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We celebrated my husband's 40th Birthday last week and it was our first visit to Stanley & Seafort's. The View and ambiance were spectacular. Our reservation was for peak time Friday night so each course did take an extra long time to arrive. The Manager did make it up to us with an extra dessert. Overall our Special Night was memorable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, great view
    Hhltd
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We really like the food here. The view is fantastic. Prices are high but the food quality is high. The menu is a steak and seafood menu good but more Trendy than innovative.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite go-to restaurant
    TahlequahSue
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    From the moment you step out of your car, you are treated like a welcome friend. We arrived early, had requested a window seat, and only waited three minutes to be seated! Our dinner was excellent, the service outstanding and the view superb. We will, of course, return again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.