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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.
Park
“This is a good place to catch some fun views, eat some food or go for a long walk on the sidewalk. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food and great views. Specialty cocktails in their bar. Outside seating. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great spot to grab a pint and enjoy the view of Narrows Bridge by the Marina. TIP: While you're here, grab dinner at Boathouse 19 next door. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Trail
“This is a golf course, park, beach, dog park, and a 3 mile walking/jogging trail around the perimeter of the golf course. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Route
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“2 mile paved trail around the course. Good views of the sound and Olympic mountains as well as beech access”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Best Mexican in University Place. Have Xavier make you an incredible margarita or tequila flight”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
Burger Joint
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“Local favorite has deliciously satisfying and filling burgers, fries, and onion rings, and some of the best hand-made milk shakes in the area!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Applebee's is a local restaurant chain that opened in University Place a year ago. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Very authentiv Indian food and the service is fantastic. Lunch buffet daily at an unbeatable price!”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Not for "nightlife" but definitely for beers and ciders. Always something new and good on tap, and hundreds of selections to take home (feel free to share with your host).”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Park
“This is a good place to catch some fun views, eat some food or go for a long walk on the sidewalk. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food and great views. Specialty cocktails in their bar. Outside seating. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Best Mexican in University Place. Have Xavier make you an incredible margarita or tequila flight”
  • 1 local recommends
Burger Joint
“Local favorite has deliciously satisfying and filling burgers, fries, and onion rings, and some of the best hand-made milk shakes in the area!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Applebee's is a local restaurant chain that opened in University Place a year ago. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Very authentiv Indian food and the service is fantastic. Lunch buffet daily at an unbeatable price!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The Pine Cone has been the local diner in town for over 50 years. Great breakfast, good for kids. No booze. Try the french toast waffles. Open early.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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