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Lobster Shop

Stunning Waterfront Views
of Commencement Bay
Iconic Lobster Dishes
& classic seafood preparations
Seasonal Cocktails
Perfect Date Night
featuring Prime dry-aged steaks
Progressive Oyster Happy Hour
$2 Oysters Starting at 3pm
Fresh PNW Seafood

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Sip, Cycle Repeat: Cheers to a Sustainable Future

Discover the power of sustainable partnerships with us as we proudly collaborate with the ReCORK Recycling program. At the heart of our alliance lies the shared commitment to a greener, more eco-conscious future. We take natural wine corks and hand them over to ReCORK, who works their magic by expertly grinding them down. These corks become an integral part of the post-consumer recycling stream. Learn more about our partnership and the positive impact it creates!

About Us

Tacoma’s premier waterfront restaurant, the Lobster Shop, located on Commencement Bay, is a decades-long mainstay of the local dining scene. Since opening in 1981, loyal guests return year after year for the friendly, knowledgeable service and the unbeatable views of Mount Rainier and the Olympics from every table. The seaside restaurant serves patrons fresh Pacific Northwest seafood, Prime dry-aged steaks, and iconic lobster dishes alongside incredible wines and cocktails.


Tacoma’s waterfront dining destination with stunning views of Commencement Bay from every seat. Join us for Happy Hour with friends, dinner for an elegant date night, or group celebrations in our private dining rooms.