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Any suggestions near Tacoma/South of SEA?

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Hi all, I'm going to be traveling next week for work and staying south of the airport near Tacoma for just one night. My flight is getting in at 9:00 pm, so I'm looking for a place that stays open late enough for dinner. Something fairly casual...I love seafood (especially in the NW), but really open to anything....any suggestions? thanks...

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  1. Traub, After getting your luggage, car, etc. you won't reach Tacoma until after 10:00. (The bewitching hour when we Southenders get together, wear gang colors and go for night rides.) My suggestion is The Matador in Tacoma. They serve food until 2:00 a.m. While it's Tex-Mex, it's good Tex-Mex. The Tex-Mex egg rolls, Nachos and Habenero enchiladas are excellent. (As is their selection of Tequilas). A true Chowhound destination. Otherwise, you're relegated to the 13 Coins at Sea-Tac where you will have an inexplicable urge to watch Dean Martin movies while ordering steak "Sinatra". If the blue-haired lounge singer seems strangely attactive, you've been up too long. Either way, go to The Southern Kitchen (Sixth & Division) in Tacoma for a great catfish, cornbread, home-fries breakfast. If you decide to wear colors, wear a green scarf so we'll know you're a Chowhound and not a Blood.