On Sunday, July 8th, at the 2018 Art on the Ave, check in with your favorite Grub Crawl participating restaurants (tba) and grab a sweet treat or a savory bite for $6 to enjoy with your friends.


Entries & Winners for 2017:

  • Ice Cream Social – Strawberry Shortcake (1st place Sweet Treat)
  • Legendary Doughnuts – Chocolate Covered S’more (2nd place Sweet Treat)​

  • The Pine Room – Meatball Slider with basil on potato baguette (1st place Savory Bite)​\
  • Gateway to India – Chicken with mint/cilantro sauce (2nd place Savory Bite)
  • Spanky’s – Peanut Butter Bacon Burger (a close third for Savory Bite)
  • O’Malleys – Reuben P​i​erogi & Guinness Cake
  • Jazzbones – Spam Sliders
  • E9 – BBQ Pork Flautas
  • Crown Bar – Pork Sliders​
  • Asado – Empanadas (with lamb, beef, chorizo and pine nuts with a chimichurri sauce on the side)
Art on the Ave Grub Crawl Judges 2017
Tacoma Council Member Robert Thoms, Pierce County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Ed Troyer, Aura Mae Your Kitchen Beautician, and Celebrity Judge Aaron Grissom judge the 2017 6th Ave Grub Crawl
During the festival, four of your hometown judges (Aura Mae – the Kitchen Beautician, Ed Troyer – Pierce County Sheriff Spokesman, Tacoma Councilmember Robert Thoms, and Top Chef participant Aaron Grissom), will be visiting each participating restaurant and judging their entries for “Sweet Treats” and/or “Savory Bites”.  Once the votes have been compiled, the judges will then announce the winners at the Mary Mart’s sponsored stage in the TAPCO parking lot.


​Participating restaurants for 2017 are (as of this printing):
  • Asado
  • Crown Bar
  • Dirty Oscar’s Annex (unverified)
  • E9
  • Gateway to India
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Jazzbones
  • Legendary Donuts
  • O’Malley’s
  • The Pine Room
  • Spanky Burger & Brew​
  • The Table


Each restaurant will display a sign in their front window showing that they are participating in the Grub Crawl.

Get ready to get your GRUB on!!!