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36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
(586) 983-3700
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food & atmosphere

Numerous tvs to view sports & if sitting in booth have own to check out. Loud music so hard to converse. Variety of food though miss ribs, great taste whatever consumed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Numerous tvs to view sports & if sitting in booth have own to check out. Loud music so hard to converse. Variety of food though miss ribs, great taste whatever consumed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I thought it was a great evening out. Great food, good prices, friendly staff, could not fault it :) will be going back again real soon.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Bought app and Cobb salad as a takeout $30. Very overpriced. No one in the restaurant those two orders should have been easy. Live close and this always happens. The food was cold and we only live less than a mile. No ranch for mozzarella sticks or chic stripes. No sour cream for tacos. The food was inedible. Don't bother... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan USA
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I like the steaks and service. I always order steak when I go there. I am never disappointed! The other items on the menu look good too!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It seems like you haven't been to Sterling Heights if you've not been to Gator Jakes. This is a great place to meet after work to unwind, and if you stay a little later the locals start to fill in and the atmosphere gets upbeat and fun.

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Wabash, Indiana
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

While away on business I wanted to watch the MNF game, so I stumbled on this place. I loved it! Great atmosphere, great service and my food was really good too. I'll likely be in Sterling Heights again and I will definitely go to Gator Jakes again!

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Ottawa, Canada
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145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great place to get a reasonably priced meal and good hefty portions. Great clubhouse...good burgers and fish and chips were tasty as well. Highly recommended.

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South Lyon, Michigan
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223 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I really enjoy going to Gator Jake's for lunch. The food is reasonably priced and the service is usually fast. The nachos and burgers are good and they also have a good selection of sandwiches and other types of bar food. They usually have lunch specials and they are an especially good deal. I keep coming back to Gator Jake's... More 

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Warren, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We are regulars here and have a good time. The food is pretty good, but the service on the weekends is pretty slow.

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Metro Detroit
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stopped in a week ago when in town for one of the Big 3. Average food and stuck up servers and bartenders. When your phone and purse/smoke is more important the your customers...it is best you stop acting like bartending is a "career". If you are not a regular here...they do not care.

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Additional Information about Gator Jakes

Address: 36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
Phone Number: (586) 983-3700
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
  • Phone Number: (586) 983-3700
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?