204 St Helens Ave
Tacoma’s best-known brewer has a number spots, but this is the one to hit for serious beer drinkin’ and bar snackin’ -- plus it’s where the beer is actually brewed. In addition to its own beers, Harmon fills its 20 taps with other tasty ales, and does a menu where one half is made up entirely of nachos.
9601 S Tacoma Way, Lakewood
From Chinese-American standards like General Tso’s to regional specialties like sautéed rabbit with Szechuan sauce, this spot serves up a menu of more than 100 different dishes without shying away from the necessary spices.