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Get killer deep-dish pizza and panoramic views at this Tacoma waterfront tavern

Family-run tavern Katie Downs offers killer views of Commencement Bay from a wrap around deck and award-winning deep dish pizza.

TACOMA, Wash. — Looking for dinner with a view? It's hard to beat Katie Downs in Tacoma. The wrap around deck offers diners an unbeatable panorama of Commencement Bay – oh, and the food isn't bad either.

You'll find everything from burgers to seafood on the menu, but it's the award-winning deep dish pizza that gets the most attention. Favorites include the Sicilian with spicy Italian sausage and the Great White which comes chicken and artichoke hearts. 

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The award-winning pizza at Katie Downs in Tacoma.

The family-run tavern first opened in 1982. It's named after one of the original owner's grandmother who immigrated from Ireland. They say Katie had a pint of beer nearly everyday which makes her a fitting namesake for the 21-and-over restaurant.

Katie Downs | 3211 Ruston Way | Tacoma, WA 98402 

Wed 5/22, Katie Downs Waterfront Tavern in Tacoma, Full Episode KING 5 Evening 

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