Dining & Shopping

We invite you to visit the Web sites below detailing the many eateries of all types in the business districts within walking distance or a short drive from campus. You can also download a map of Tacoma highlighting some of the places you may want to check out during your visit.

  • Sixth Avenue
    Sixth Avenue is Tacoma's eclectic neighborhood with a variety of restaurants and pubs. It's found just a few blocks south of campus.
  • Proctor
    An easily walkable three-block district, Proctor has more than 75 businesses, including several restaurants. The Proctor district is located several blocks north and west from campus.
  • Old Town
    Old Town boasts some of the city's best waterfront dining, coffee houses, and wine and spirit bars. You pass through the edge of Old Town when you follow directions to the university along North 30th Street.