Beyond the dome

Make your evening an encore performance with lots to do before and after the show. 

You know there's something great going on at the Tacoma Dome already. Now it's time to make it a night to remember. Here you'll find the best Tacoma restaurants, family fun and nightlife.


The Best Things in Life

It’s the best dessert you’ve ever tasted. A pure golf drive right down the middle. The sunset walk on the waterfront. The belly laugh…

Explore Museums

Year-round - From the country's largest car museum, to Museum of Glass: 6 museums all within a beautiful walk of each other

Glass City

Year-Round - Experience the city of glass without missing out on any of hidden treasures in this nexus of studio glass art.


There is parking at the Tacoma Dome, and depending on the event you're attending, it can range from free up to $30. 

One option is stay at a downtown hotel and take the Tacoma Link Light Rail to the show. Even if you're not spending the night, parking anywhere in downtown is a good option, with street parking running about $1 per hour and free after 6 p.m. in most locations.  

Link Light Rail

More on downtown Tacoma parking.


restaurants + attractions
near the Tacoma Dome

  • 402 Puyallup Ave E
  • (253) 627-5491

A wonderful historical building restored into a warm and friendly place to eat and drink.  Lunch and dinner specials daily.  Large selection of premium spirits served in our lounge. Alfreds Bubble Room is open for breakfast, lunch, & dinner and is three blocks North…

  • 1320 Broadway Plaza
  • 253-591-4151

Great food can be the ultimate inspiration and BITE is the perfect place to get inspired with a cocktail, nibble, nosh or a feast. Located on our fourth floor and open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, it's a great place to meet friends or business colleagues and a lovely…

  • 2820 54th Avenue East
  • (253) 896-8657

The historic Fife Dacca Barn was constructed in 1964 for the Dacca Family who farmed the area from 1942-1993. Dacca Farms utilized this barn for washing, storing, and loading vegetables onto trucks for market. The barn was originally located just south of the railroad tracks. It…

  • 2920 E R St
  • (253) 594-7777

The premier gaming location in the Northwest! Emerald Queen Casino I-5 Choose from fifty-six of your favorite Vegas-style table games like Let it Ride, Blackjack, Spanish 21, Fortune Pai Gow, Craps and Roulette, and over 2,000 dynamic video slots including Progressive Jackpot…

  • 2820 54th Ave E
  • (253) 922-2489

Explore the diverse and rich cultures that shaped the city of Fife as we know it today.  The Fife History Museum is located in the former home of Louise Dacca, a member of the original Fife City Council.  Museum admission is always free! To make an appointment to tour…

  • 2501 East D St
  • (253) 305-0678

Freighthouse Square ... There's NO place like it! Great Food! Fun Shops! Art Gallery! Antique Mall! . Located just 1 1/2 blocks north of the Tacoma Dome and situated directly in the center of Sound Transit's multi modal transit center. Inside you will find a wide variety of…

  • 1924 Pacific Ave S
  • (253) 272-8200

Indochine is a feast for your senses nestled in the heart of a great Northwest cultural center, Tacoma. Walking into this innovative space is like walking into a piece of artwork. Textures of cherry, iron, fine drapery, brick, and brushed sheet steel are all architecturally…

  • 2702 East D St
  • (253) 779-8490

LeMay – America’s Car Museum, an entity of America’s Automotive Trust, is an international destination for families and auto enthusiasts to celebrate America’s love affair with the automobile and learn how it shaped our society. Based in Tacoma, Wash., the stunning…

  • 2501 E D St
  • (253) 330-6511

The Olive Branch Café & Tea Room got it's start in 2012 in a small space at South 12th and Proctor Streets in downtown Tacoma. Terry Waller, the owner and operator, provided a wonderful atmosphere of antique furnishings, a delicious day-time menu of food and beverages, and an…

  • 1801 Dock St
  • (253) 284-4750

All glass, all the time. Experience contemporary glass art in a breathtakingly beautiful museum on Tacoma's revitalized waterfront. Noted for its distinctive architecture, the massive 90-foot-tall stainless steel cone houses the world’s largest Hot Shop Amphitheater. Feel the…

  • 4306 Pacific Hwy E
  • (253) 922-5599

PICK-QUICK Drive In is proud to put the freshest ingredients in everything we serve, from hand-cut fries to local beef in our burgers. We're setting a new standard for our ice cream. Our all-natural ice cream is available in real chocolate and vanilla.

  • 1522 54th Ave E
  • (253) 922-6161

Serving great American food since 1933. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, banquets and cocktails, all served in a homey atmosphere. We feature generous portions and friendly service.

  • 4803 Pacific Highway East
  • (253) 922-5656

Come enjoy our amazing sushi. We serve the freshest sushi in the area. We provide an intimate dining experience with welcoming and quick service. Sit at our sushi bar while our chefs keep you engaged in conversation.

  • 1701 Pacific Ave.
  • (253) 272-4258

Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is an anchor in the city’s downtown and a gathering space for connecting people through art. TAM serves the diverse communities of the Northwest through its collection, exhibitions, and learning programs, emphasizing art and artists from the Northwest and…

  • 5700 Pacific Hwy E
  • (253) 594-7777

If you're looking for a fine dining experience, look no further--Tatoosh Grill is the spot! With an intimate atmosphere and a panoramic view of Mount Rainier, all of your senses will be awakened as you dine on haute cuisine that is sure to please your palate! Tatoosh Grill at the…

  • 1208 26th Ave NW
  • (253) 853-1585

The Hub considered one of Tacoma's premier community pub-style restaurants, with its convenient Stadium District location serving as host for dozens of social events each year and home base for the Harmon Bike Club. Menu selections range from signature, artisan style, thin-crust…

  • 813 Pacific Avenue
  • (253) 572-3222

The Office Bar & Grill on Pacific Avenue will be your new favorite spot to enjoy a great time with friends and family! You must be 21+ to enter. We offer a wide selection of tap and bottled beer, a full bar of your favorite liquor and a taste-bud tantalizing menu. Where would you…

  • 1250 Pacific Ave.
  • (253) 383-2214

For more than a generation, families and friends have been coming to The Old Spaghetti Factories, located across the United States, to enjoy our delicious food, charming atmosphere and friendly service. We invite you to dine amidst fine antiques, collected from around the world…