Tacoma’s bar scene is a burst of boozy wonders, where bars that served as actual speakeasies during Prohibition bump up against modern cocktail lounges that still pretend to. Historical buildings in bizarre shapes might house classic dives or brand-new award-winning breweries. Downtown arcade bars clatter alongside karaoke caverns and sawdust-strewn dart dens in the port.
No matter what the occasion or preference, Tacoma can deliver — here are 20 pieces of evidence. Anyone looking for a more food-focused list should check out Eater’s guide to 24 essential Tacoma restaurants.
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