AmeRAWcan Bistro

Vegetarian Restaurant
745 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma, WA 98402 745 St. Helens Ave., Tacoma Directions
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95% of 277 customers recommended
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About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Bistro, French, Cafe, Coffee, Tea

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110 Tips
Report | 16 days ago
They are closed!
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Report | 17 days ago
Amazing food. Loved their raw pizza. Did not feel full like eating in a normal restaurant. I was talking to the waiter who told me that they don't even have an oven. They did kale chips with a dehydrator and all the food we had was awesome.
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Report | 16 days ago
This restaurant is amazing. Great service. You will be amazed at the flavors and will tell as all your friends about it!
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Great food, very friendly service! Good Luck!
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Report | 17 days ago
Great job! keep going!
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Report | 16 days ago
I will love to return soon to find out what other taste treats await and to share the experience with more of my friends!
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Report | 17 days ago
Clean, neat, unique way of preparing raw food.
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Report | 16 days ago
Fantastic food, wonderful server, and great experience overall. You are out of the way for me and I still plan to come back as often as I can.
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Report | 17 days ago
Did not think I would enjoy raw food but I have found a new favorite place to eat
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Fantastic place. I am very glad we tried and we will be back.
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From Our Editors

Some think of raw-food diets as restrictive and bland, but with chef Francisco Hernandez pulling the strings in the kitchen, that's not the case. “One look at AmeRAWcan Bistro’s menu is enough to convince anyone that raw doesn’t mean boring,” according to the News Tribune writer Rosemary Ponnekanti](http://gr.pn/Uj9hgP). “Vegan burgers, sesame falafel, kelp noodles, kale chips and cheesecake are just some of the possibilities.” Raw cuisine this delectable requires preparation methods unfamiliar to some. Hernandez and his team soak seeds until they sprout, grind cashews for faux milk and cheese, and dehydrate grains for “bread” that they use to create sandwiches or feed to health-conscious ducks in the park. They never heat any ingredient to more than 116 degrees, which preserves the full spectrum of vitamins and enzymes in each morsel.

While many of the restaurant's dishes mimic foods that are normally cooked, others are straightforward in their freshness; tomato-cucumber gazpacho, for instance, with chopped sweet peppers, basil, and mint. Smoothies and juice blends fresh-squeezed from granny smith apples, parsley, and beets wash raw bites down.

At a separate kitchen station, the chefs layer organic meats and cheeses onto organic, preservative-free bread baked by Essential Baking Company of Seattle, crafting hearty sandwiches that they serve on a set of plates designated for meat. Though the menu is healthy, patrons can find hints of decadence in the form of raw chocolate truffles, beer, and wine.

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