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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach Bar
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“Experience the feel of Gig Harbor with this historical pub. Great atmosphere with legendary fish and chips. Easy walk from the cottage. Must be 21+. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Known for their locally made beer, 7 seas is well liked by the locals. A short walk from the cottage. All ages welcome. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“Devoted Kiss is a smaller cozy restaurant on the waterfront with amazing food! They are know for their amazing breakfast, but we also love their salads and the prime rib sandwich is fabulous!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A must stop for Sea Food while in Gig Harbor, with a great view of Mount Rainer "If conditions allow it."”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Their menu features homemade, family traditions carefully crafted with both old recipes and new, where everything is made from scratch and is focused around authenticity and quality ingredients including a great selection of vegetarian and gluten-free options. The walls are a beautifully polished plank wood, and the lighting and music creates the perfect atmosphere.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Nature
“The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the third-longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, opened on July 1, 1940. A little more than four months later, it collapsed into Puget Sound.”
  • 9 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Beautiful waterfront park! If you are out this way swing by Island View Market as well!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great place to do some shopping! Apparel, jewelry, restaurants, Home Goods, garden store, etc!”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Brix 25° Restaurant is Seasonal Northwest Cuisine. The menu is rustic and refined, rooted in Northwest products, embellished with classic cooking techniques. Brix is small and proud to be an intimate restaurant. Being smaller allows them to focus on delicious food, inventive cocktails and a curated, Northwest focused wine list. The foremost goal is that every guest has a memorable experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful beach that is great for long walks and a close up view of the Tacoma Narrows bridge from underneath!”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Delicious American food with a twist and a view of the bay. Try their Buffalo Milk. So yummy!”
  • 12 locals recommend
History Museum
“Wonderful way to learn the history of this area. Good for elementary age kids, too!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Whisky Bar
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“Do a tasting of their whiskies, vodkas, etc. Or, if you prefer, try one of their mixed drinks (or two)! Families of all ages are welcome. Just a short walk from the cottage. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Amazing Italian food and great service. The owner is also the chef! Easy walk!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Excellent wine selection. Amazing view. Casual and very cozy. Occasionally Live Music. Al fresco dining on patio with exceptional territorial view of the Harbor.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Great coffee and fresh pastries made in house daily. Also excellent soup and sandwiches. Must try the pasta salad as a side! Located across the street from the cottage!”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Beach Bar
“Experience the feel of Gig Harbor with this historical pub. Great atmosphere with legendary fish and chips. Easy walk from the cottage. Must be 21+. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
“Devoted Kiss is a smaller cozy restaurant on the waterfront with amazing food! They are know for their amazing breakfast, but we also love their salads and the prime rib sandwich is fabulous!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“A must stop for Sea Food while in Gig Harbor, with a great view of Mount Rainer "If conditions allow it."”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Their menu features homemade, family traditions carefully crafted with both old recipes and new, where everything is made from scratch and is focused around authenticity and quality ingredients including a great selection of vegetarian and gluten-free options. The walls are a beautifully polished plank wood, and the lighting and music creates the perfect atmosphere.”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Brix 25° Restaurant is Seasonal Northwest Cuisine. The menu is rustic and refined, rooted in Northwest products, embellished with classic cooking techniques. Brix is small and proud to be an intimate restaurant. Being smaller allows them to focus on delicious food, inventive cocktails and a curated, Northwest focused wine list. The foremost goal is that every guest has a memorable experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Delicious American food with a twist and a view of the bay. Try their Buffalo Milk. So yummy!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Amazing Italian food and great service. The owner is also the chef! Easy walk!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Excellent wine selection. Amazing view. Casual and very cozy. Occasionally Live Music. Al fresco dining on patio with exceptional territorial view of the Harbor.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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