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TACOMA, WA - Instead of taking advantage of one of the busiest restaurant days of the year, one small Tacoma business is closing its doors to give back on Mother’s Day.

Shawn Tibbitts is the owner of Tibbitts at Fern Hill, a small restaurant in Tacoma. So small, they only have five tables; so sm...

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Good Morning! Just wanted to Thank Q13 FOX again for The wonderful story and Seeing my Mother on the Big TV on Mother's Day was a Wonderful Gift....It truly made my Year Thank you!! I Been praying and doing the numbers all year since our reopening and with us Still only operating at 25% Due to th...

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website | 8237 S Park Ave (Tacoma, WA) | best for: breakfast

Another restaurant worth the drive from Seattle is the most unassuming, tiny diner-like spot in the Fernhill area of greater Tacoma. It’s owned by Shawn Tibbitts who had a hard life, but who turned it around with his r...

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Good Evening !!!! After a 90 Shutdown due to help curve the pandemic per our Governors request ......We Will Be Reopening 02/03/2021 please make reservations to Dine in....Book now seats fill fast Thank you!!! 253-327-1334

Hello we are Temporarily Closed and will reopen in January due to Covid 19 restrictions Thank you:)

TACOMA, Wash. — "You know, my mom never taught me how to cook. She burned water," said Tibbitts Fern Hill owner Shawn Tibbitts.

Before opening his restaurant in Tacoma's Fern Hill neighborhood, Shawn had more than 40 jobs - from washing dishes to flipping omelets - and he says he learned someth...

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TibbittsFernHill | Background Story | Shawn Tibbitts | CHEF STORY

This is the background story of Shawn Tibbitts, chef and founding owner of TibbittsFernHill in Tacoma, Washington. With his passion and dedication for cooking, he helps all those in need and is a huge proponent of helping out his ...

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Imagine half of a soft bread bowl full of scrambled eggs, melted pepper jack cheese, salty yet sweet candied bacon, roasted Yukon gold potatoes, and freshly farmed greens. Now drown it in scratch-made sausage gravy — that’s the Meat and Gravy Bomb at Tibbitts@FernHill, and it’s just one of the it...

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4 weeks ago
Definitely one of the most tastiest meals I have ever had. All the good reviews are true. Quality, service, price, and portions were phenomenal. The owner and staff were super friendly and the food tasted even better than it looked. I highly recommend making reservations and giving this Tibbitts a try. You will not be disappointed.
- Ron K
3 months ago
YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! We didn't realize it was reservation only but the kind ladies went ahead and sat us. The food was absolutely delicious, the portions were big, and the staff provided great customer service. Already told my wife we need to come back regularly.
- Candice S
2 months ago
TibbetsFernHill is a RESERVATION only, family owned and operated restaurant with excellent service, environment and overall experience. Shawn, the owner and chef, is friendly and displayed terrific customer service. The food was amazing and well worth the price for the quality and portion. I'm usually a bacon, eggs and toast kind of breakfast person but the two selections (8# breakfast burrito, cornbread chicken hash) my husband and I has enlightened me. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND TibbetsFernHill! 🔥💯❣️
- D. S

Chef Shawn Tibbitts

Shawn Tibbitts has teamed up wth Local Farmers to bring fresh ingredients directly from their farms to our tables! Indulge yourself in mouth watering, inspired creations that will astound your palate!
Dine-In Only : Wednesday - Sunday
Reservations Required on Weekends
  • Breakfast: Wednesday - Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Breakfast: Saturday and Sunday 8:00am - 2:00pm
  • Lunch: Wednesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday  

Shawn Tibbitts was the hardest cooking chef in show business at the Taste of Tacoma 2018. Chef Shawn gave cooking demonstrations in addition to participating in mystery ingredient cookoffs! Click the Taste of Tacoma logo for updates and more information.

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8237 South Park Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98408

Business Hours

Wed:9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sat:8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sun:8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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