If you’re looking for a really good cup of coffee or your new favorite happy hour spot - Brewer’s Row is just a mile away. They have a variety of organic coffee and espresso beverages along with a selection of baked in-house pasty items. Or if you’re in the mood for something more filling, stay awhile and get a plate of S.O.B B&G - that’s split cheddar biscuits with chorizo-jalapeno gravy. Don’t miss out on their delicious assortment of tacos - Al Pastor, Pollo, Carnitas, Pescado, Carne Asada, Papas Dulce (roasted sweet potatoes & kale) and Yaka (braised jackfruit).They also have 24 draft beers on tap and 65+ bottled/canned beers and wine. No matter what you get, it’s going to be good!
And next door you’ll find Cooks Tavern - said to be the go to spot for weekend brunch! They’ve got biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, waffles, but their hash selections is where it’s at - The house smoked corned beef, potatoes, onion & kale with poached eggs on top will leave your taste buds very satisfied. They also serve lunch and dinner and happy is everyday from 3-5 PM & 9 PM to close everyday. Don’t miss their rotating menu featuring inspired dishes from other countries.
Proctor is less than 2 miles. Grab your reusable bag and take a walk or bike ride to the Proctor District. Step out on a Saturday and head to the Proctor Farmer’s Market to get all their fresh, locally sourced fruits and veggies. The Farmers Market is running now through December. Find The Metropolitan Market, Safeway, Knapp’s Restaurant, The Blue Mouse Theatre, Peaks & Pints Craft Beer Store, Pomodoro, Europa Bistro, East West, Viva. You can also find locally owned shops for clothing and play, as well as The UPS Store, USPS and The Blue Mouse Theatre.
This home is also less than 2 miles from the University of Puget Sound campus (one of the best spots for fall foliage & a cool summer breeze). Every spring UPS hosts a flea market with the Women’ League – you can find around 70+ vendors selling antiques, repurposed items, vintage, jewelry, bath and body goods, home decor, crafts, artwork and food trucks! The $10 admission to get into the event, 100% of the proceeds goes towards student scholarships. They also regularly host concerts and art exhibits.
Just minutes from Point Ruston - dining choices available along that route, include Katie Downs Waterfront Tavern (renowned for its deep dish pizza!), Duke’s Chowder House (great stop for happy hour) and long time favorite Harbor Lights, shopping & dining & entertainment, WildFin American Grill , Jewel Box Cafe, Farrelli’s Pizza, Stack 571, Ice Cream Social and summertime live music! Old Town Tacoma home to Montamara Kitchen and The Spar and Chambers Bay popular walking/running trail with grandiose views of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains.