For casual dining in a relaxing and friendly environment, head to local eatery Sapporo Steakhouse located in the Green Firs Towne Center. They serve steak, fresh seafood and sushi. Watch your food cooked in front of you on their open grill experience or get a colorful friendship bridge filled with sushi and sashimi to share with your friends. On Monday and Tuesday they offer their $25 for 2 dinner special, where you get to enjoy an appetizer and two full-size entrees to share. Happy Hour is every weekday from 3-5 PM and 9 PM to close, where you can enjoy house drinks, cocktails, appetizers and sushi rolls.
Plan a day on the water! Narrows Marina is a straight shot down South 19th Street and just a mile away. Family owned and operated, Narrows Marina has been serving boat enthusiasts in Pierce County and the South Sound area since 1949. Enjoy a day out on the water and then swing back in for dinner and a local, craft beer at Boathouse 19 or Narrows Marina where you can enjoy a rotating selection of 14 craft beers.
For other dining or takeout options, check out Taqueria el Sabor (authentic street tacos), Pint Defiance - a casual hangout specializing in craft beers, with rotating taps & bottles available for purchase, Royal Thai Bistro, a highly flavorful and popular restaurant, and find delicious halibut fish and chips from Steamer’s Seafood Cafe. Pickup spirits for those at home cocktails at the Chambers Bay Distillery.
Close by is the easy access to the Chamber’s Bay Park - open field with picnic tables and the Playground by the Sound - Fenced in the playground helps keep the kiddos from roaming. The equipment is nicely maintained and varied; swings, tunnels, slides and monkey bars. There’s a shaded picnic area on a concrete slab. One table is completely covered and the other is open, plus a few more tables out in the grassy areas. The bathroom is across the field, but is close.
Just a minute away and practically in your backyard, you’ll find a path through the trees that will lead you to the Upper Chambers Creek Canyon Trailhead - there are a series of short trails located within the Chambers Creek Canyon where you can experience a true urban forest setting. You’ll also discover Kobayashi Park, which is a bit of a hidden gem in the Pacific Northwest. This 5.5 acre city park is nestled into Chambers Creek and Leach Creek, located just off Bridgeport Way and surrounded by a lush evergreen forest. You’ll enjoy the bubbling sounds of the creek and mini waterfall as you explore this urban park. It’s stunning in the fall and a great spot to dip your toes in the summer.