Tacoma restaurant in parkland with small plates, beer, wine, plu, sustainable and local



Beer/Wine Sampling



Jazz Under the stars

Look for this again Summer 2016 — Place a your order by 6pm Wednesday and your food will be waiting for you at the PLU Jazz Under the Stars concert!


Perfecting your inner beer geek

A 4-Part Series

Hosted by Beer Geek, Erick Swenson

Buy Tickets Online here at Garfield Book Company

Or purchase tickets at 208 Garfield
Building Skills to Understand Beer Flavor
Siebel Institute Sensory Training

$10 per class
$36 for all four

1/11 – flavor traits: earthy • spicy • acidic
1/18 – 5pm — flavor traits: vanilla • grainy • bitter
1/25 – 2pm — identifying flaws in beer
2/1 – 11am — cicerone training


Tap Thursday

Every Thursday:

$3 pint or $12 pitcher

$5 glass of wine on tap




208 Garfield in the news



Ron Swarner talks about the 208 Beer Geek Sensory Training Classes
January 5, 2015

The dispatch

208 Garfield a most pleasant surprise
December 2, 2014

TNT Diner

We're a great place to bring your out of town relatives to wind down summer (and all year). August 22, 2014


Jackie Fender penned a glowing story May 20, 2013

Tacoma Tribune

Sue Kidd wrote a great article August 3, 2012

Salad or sandwich? Both. BLT Salads in Tacoma restaurants



208 Garfield; Pacific Lutheran University's Cafe. April 29, 2012


The Olympian

Trop's: Modern-day Willy Wonka—208 Garfield uses their sauces! February 29, 2012


Post Defiance

State of the Food Union by Jason Sipe from February 10, 2012

Tacoma Tribune

Sue Kidd wrote a great article in the July 8, 2011 edition


Weekly Volcano

Jennifer Johnson wrote a review on June 1, 2011

BITE US: Brunch for the Bargain Minded December 7, 2011


PLU Experience

Chris Albert wrote about us on January 19, 2011


Bonney Lake—Sumner Patch

A nice story about 208 Garfield from February 2011