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For 2
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7:00 PM
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Over The Moon Cafe

4.7
1061 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Top Tags:
  • Cozy
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
We are a small 38-seat, family, scratch kitchen boutique-style restaurant and it is our desire to bring you a warm and welcoming dining experience. I strive to keep our menus fresh and updated for every season, while rotating customer favorites. We source local products as much as possible, and it is my belief that real food is the best food and I cook what I love to eat.

Dinner features various entrees , starters, salads and desserts. There is a heavy emphasis on both Italian and French fare, along with my love of comfort food. I do my best to provide wines that are of good quality, are affordable and approachable.

Turn in to the Alley and experience a truly unique fine dining experience in an atmosphere of understated elegance. "Cafe" -- An unpretentious restaurant.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, European
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 to 2:30
Dinner Tuesday , Wednesday and Thursday, 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Dinner Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(253) 284-3722
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Deanna Harris Bender
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Catering
We do private events in the restaurant for up to 38 people sit-down. Please contact the restaurant directly for specific menu options and reservations.

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Neighborhood
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Cross street
7th between St. Helens and Broadway
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Parking details
There is parking in front of the restaurant and on our side street of 7th. This is paid (75 cents an hour) 2 hour parking that is monitored Mond thru Fri 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday get all day for paying for 2 hours.
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Public transit
Bus stops are located 1/2 block above on St. Helens and one block below on Broadway.
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wine
What 1061 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
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Portlandfun (Seattle)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

We had the crab cakes and mussels. Both excellent and perfectly prepared. Service was terrific!

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Friendly, unrushed service, and great food. The bread pudding cannot be missed!

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JanF 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Unique setting. Sophisticated but cozy.
Best of all I could recommend anything on the menu with a pause.
A favorite spot I bring friends to and they always love it!

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RebeccaR 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Love this place. Excellent place for lunch with friends.

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RaeleneRogers (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Thor is so special and was the best server ever. I love Over The Moon and brought my Husband for Valentines Day. Congradulation for being the most romantic restaurant in the South Sound.

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TonyXM 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

This place was awesome. Best way I could describe ambiance is "Tacoma Chic" and had a personality all to itself. Food was amazing, hosting was great and overall experience was refreshing.

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HappyTummyInTacoma (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Delicious food and amazing service every time!

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Been here in the past and everything was great however, did not have a great experience on Valentine's Day, was given a table for 4 although it was just my husband and I, I asked to be reseated in the many available more personal seatings but was told would mess with other reservations whatever that meant, my entire stay most of the seatings remained empty. My braised beef pasta was watered down maybe new chef, maybe it was because of my complaint ? Idk but service was rushed and not great and my food wasn't great so won't be back anytime soon especially for a special occasion.

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12Linda (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I just lost all my hair to chemo and have not been out since December. I am a foodie and my husband insisted he take me out for a romantic lunch on Valentine's Day. Was I happy he did! The energy is this place is amazing. Thor, our waiter, was amazing. Most of all the food was amazing. My husband scores big with me! Take a date, you'll be glad you did.

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

You can tell each dish is home-made, amazing flavor in every bite

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vipnora (Seattle)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great food and service although she was working alone, she did a great job. The food was very good and has that authentic taste. My husband and I enjoyed our pre-valentine dinner here. We will be happy to come back and try another dish in the menu.

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OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Anniversary dinner with my wife and thought we’d try somewhere new. As it turned out, this was the perfect setting to celebrate. Great food, comfy big chairs, and excellent service! We will definitely be back!

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JacquelineP (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I adore this hidden jewel! Great ambience and food! I hope it stays cozy because Tacoma needs places like this that the locals know are the spot to go to!

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OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

The wine selection is great, the service was wonderful and the food was AMAZING!

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JenniferD (Seattle)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

This was our first time at Over the Moon Cafe and it was phenomenal. We were celebrating an early Valentine's dinner and found it to be cozy, romantic and quaint. The food was fantastic. My fiancé said the Chicken Caccitore was possibly the best meal he's ever had. The crab cakes were also one of the best we've had. The waitress was very accommodating and attentive. We will certainly be back!

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