Insider: This is the classic pizza & Italian restaurant with an old-fashioned wood bar that was built in 1897 by the Brunswisk-Balke-Collender Company in Alabama, shipped around South American’s Cape Horn and was first installed in Seattle’s Mecca Saloon in 1915.
6015 Parker Road – 253-863-3618 – www.aversanos.com
Insider: Bigfoot Java serves Dillanos Coffee, roasted right here in Sumner for the ultimate, local cup of joe!
13640 24th St E
Insider: Back in the ’80s, Charlie Brank loved experimenting with BBQ. He would repurpose old refrigerators and 80-gallon drums as fire boxes to hone his masterpiece recipes. The methods may be a bit more normal now, but the BBQ is still Charlie’s specialty.
13701 24th Street E, Suite A1 – 253-891-1789 – www.branksbbq.com
Insider: Famous for their corn-bread and generous portions, this is routinely designated one of the Best in the Northwest by Seattle media.
1014 North Street – 253-826-6099
Castle Perk Espresso
Insider: This charming drive-through coffee stand is like no other. After all, it’s owned by the the nearby Washington Tile & Marble!
1008 Zehnder Street – 253- 891-7273
Craft.19 Espresso & Creperie
Insider: Sweet and savory crepes offer a variety of culinary adventures. When in season in spring, the SumnertownUSA crepe features strawberries and rhubarb.
Open: Everyday 8 am – 5 pm
1201 Main Street – www.craft19coffee.com
Dixie’s Home Cookin’
Insider: Their generous portions fuel an entire day of fun.
15717 Main Street E – 253-863-0111 – www.dixieshomecookin.net
Dragon Ball Restaurant
Insider: This traditional take on classic Chinese food is a favorite for many who find a gem hidden inside.
15609 Main Street – 253-891-1328
Insider: This is a colorful, traditional Mexican restaurant with lots of options for the whole family.
15422 Main Street – 253-863-5600
Electric Coffee House
Farrelli’s Wood Fire Pizza
Insider: Artisan pizza cooked on stone in a wood flame gives the pizzas great flavor while Sumner’s friendly atmosphere is perfect for large and small parties. Bar area has lots of TV screens to catch up on latest sports.
15007 Main Street – 253-447-2227 – www.farrellispizza.com
Fat Zach’s Pizza
Insider: Have you ever picked up wood-fired pizza in a drive-through? Here’s your chance.
Gravity Coffee Co.
Insider: There’s shakes, smoothies, colorful energy drinks and, of course, coffee! Sumner location offers drive-through plus large area to site inside and meet.
Half Lion Brewing
Insider: This tap room is constructed of recycled lumber, old saw blades and shipping containers – real, hard working materials that compliment Half Lion’s real beer. Although a tasting room, they offer food too!
1723 W Valley Hwy E #101 | Sumner, WA 98390 – (253) 750-4479 – www.halflion.com
Insider: This has to be one of the cutest coffee stands with space to eat outside. Features hot dogs too! Located in the McLendon Hardware parking lot.
1111 Fryar Ave – 253-
Hometown Charm Café
1012 Main Street – (253) 987-7633
Main Street Dairy Freeze
Insider: Hop back into time to the classic corner hamburger stand with shakes, fries and all the fixin’s. When rhubarb is fresh from the fields, they offer rhubarb milkshakes!
1402 Main Street – 253-863-8010
Mercado del Valle
Insider: Don’t let the market in front fool you–keep walking to the back for the Taqueria with authentic Mexican food for dine in or to go.
6019 Parker Rd E – (253) 826-0246 – Facebook
Mini Oscar’s Annex
Insider: The original Dirty Oscar’s Annex quickly became a legendary destination in nearby Tacoma. This annex, of an annex, is also a great destination for unique food pairings.
Modoo 2 Teriyaki
Insider: Enjoy classic teriyaki dishes served quick and hot in this storefront restaurant.
15127 Main Street – 253-826-7905
Mustardseed Market & Deli
Insider: Right off the 24th Street Exit for Highway 167, this is a great option for good food on the go!
2320 136th Avenue – 253-863-9915
Rivers Edge Café
Insider: Located near The Old Cannery, this is a great spot for a quick cup of coffee or a longer linger with delicious sandwiches. Includes a drive-through.
13624 Valley Ave E – 253-
Schafer’s Bar & Grill
Insider: This traditional bar & grill likes to feature “Great People Great Food Great Beer”
16202 64th Street E – 253-863-5553 – www.schafersbarandgrill.com
Secret Garden Tea Room & Gift Shop
Insider: Set in a picture-perfect historic mansion, the tea room offers both elegant tea and filling lunches. They even offer Sumner Valley Rhubarb Pie Tea!
1711 Elm Street E – 253-826-4479 – www.sgtea.com
Insider: Think Roma while enjoying tasty pasta and pizza dishes in an Italian bistro atmosphere. For warm days, there’s beautiful outdoor garden dining.
1012 Ryan Avenue – 253-891-8400 – www.sorcisitaliancafe.com
Stuck Junction Saloon
Insider: Celebrate Sumner’s original name with great pub food, local brews and lots of televisions showing the latest games.
1005 Main Street – 253-826-4408
Insider: This “simple sandwich shop” features great homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and, of course, when in season, a killer rhubarb crisp that’s worth a detour. If you’re really craving rhubarb pie, call ahead to order one or check if it’s being baked today.
909 Alder Avenue – 253-987-5402 – https://www.thesumnercafe.com/
Insider: The name says it all! This former house now serves up good teriyaki dishes for dine-in or take-out.
1012 Wood Avenue – 253-863-8410
Top Down Brewing Co.
Insider: Explore this gravity-fed brewing system run by locals for an excellent craft beer experience. They also often have food trucks, especially on weekends.
15355 Main Street E – 253-447-8632 – www.topdownbrewing.com
Insider: People travel for miles for this fresh, artisan pizza with a charming downtown vibe plus outdoor seating right on Main Street. Eat in, take out or order for delivery!
1114 Main Street – 253-750-3187 – www.pizzatrackside.com
Insider: Elegant dining with Northwest bistro food either in a historic house or outdoors in glorious Windmill Gardens.
16009 60th Street E – 253-863-7897 – www.windmillbistro.com
In addition, Sumner has a variety of fast-food chains, including your favorites!
15127 Main St E – 253-299-8488
Jack in the Box
827 Valley Avenue – 253-863-1698
15005 Main St E – 253-863-9999
Little Caesar’s Pizza
15105 Main St E – 253-826-1100
1906 Main Street – 253-891-0198
Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N Bake Pizza
1201 Valley Avenue – 253-826-0112
15005 Main St E – 253-863-9256
1201 Valley Avenue E (inside Fred Meyer) -253-826-8400
2418 136th Avenue Ct E (includes drive-through)
1907 Main Street – 253-863-6906, open 6 am – 2 am
13704 24th Street – 253-863-9710, open 24 hours