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Jake's

18-38 Estate Enighed | The Lumberyard complex, 00831, St. John
340-777-7115
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Ranked #45 of 109 Restaurants in St. John
Price range: $6 - $14
Cuisines: Diner
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Castle Rock, Colorado
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This was one of the more reasonably priced restaurants on St. John. We would get an order of pancakes and an omelette with potatoes and split it between the two of us. Easy parking, nice view. Ended up going there twice for breakfast.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stop in for a great breakfast - pancakes, hash, bottomless coffee, etc. Good location downtown with free parking and friendly staff.

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The omelets at Jake's were OK but the place is like sitting in a dark oven which made the wait feel much longer. The tap water tasted pretty bad - get bottled. Even all the waitresses drank bottled water.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We visit Jakes every January and must have the corned beef hash. It is the best ever... Omelettes are excellent and my husband loves the pancakes. Don't miss it. If you go on the weekend you might meet Jake since he is not in school, and his little sister, Abby. Proud owners as they should be! See you next year!... More

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Northern Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I just realized I neglected to write this review from our visit in April. Let me preface this by saying that I am not a big breakfast eater. That being said, their omelet was large and flavorful, their potato pancakes were huge, and my sons had difficulty finishing their pancakes (and said that they were quite good). I believe my... More

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ARLINGTON
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Family had breakfast here. Food was good and service was good. The resturaunt is on the second floor of a corner building. It has an open (no windows) view that allows you to see residents going about thier daily activities.

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United States
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Our electricity went out this morning so we went out for breakfast. You can always count on Jake 's for good coffee and a decent breakfast. I'm surprised by the previous review. Our waitress was sweet, brought us our coffee right away. We ordered and waited awhile for our food. Lots of locals coming out because of the power bring... More

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texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

our party of 4 arrived at 9:15 for Sunday breakfast. We knew the service could be slow as everything is prepared fresh. Even for island time, this was very slow--waited almost an hour. Local families were waited on and served before us, Waitress ignored us completely. We almost walked out about 10. Food came, eggs were good, potatoes were overdone... More

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Shoreham, NY
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We've been coming to Jake's for 3 years now. The view is the best. Our servers have always been awesome and the food ... The food!! Always an amazing breakfast. The homefries are the tastiest anywhere. I've always gotten the same thing - the "regular" with egg whites and instead of toast, I sub a pancake. The pancakes are delish!!... More

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Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We went to Jake's on our last day. Chose it b/c it serves breakfast and lunch, which is perfect for our family. We ordered 2 Cheesesteak sandwiches, the CBR (?) wrap, and a full breakfast (Eggs, bacon, potatoes) with banana crunch pancakes. Everything was DELICIOUS! 4 meals, 4 sodas (cans!) came to $67. Not bad for St John prices. I... More

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