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

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  • 4
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 0
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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
Most recent review
Great place to watch a game and have a cold one! Good food too!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
ScottieCarrie
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Wabash, Indiana
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13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wabash, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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211 reviews 211 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Warren, Michigan
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113 reviews 113 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

lively popular bar with lots of young & pretty servers--we had shannon as our bartender--she has been here for 8 years & adorable--food & drinks were reasonable & good--there are lots of coupons floating around for this place besides--everyone looks like they are having a great time here.....

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Flint, Michigan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

A little too loud but it was Sunday Football. A lot of TVs for watching whatever sporting event you want to watch. I had the Jambalaya and my husband had a pasta dish both were very tasty and ample is portion size. They also had decent bar specials going on too. I would go back again.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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295 reviews 295 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

A friend of mine and I stopped by after work one day for some drinks and dinner. When you walk in you see multiple flat screen TV's hanging from the ceiling with various sports and Keeno being displayed. There is an oval shaped bar right in the middle of the place with seating positioned all around it. There are booths... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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181 reviews 181 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We had two very good meals. One was fish and chips and the other,chicken strips. Comes with veggie and soup or salad. The salad was quite large. I couldn't even finish the chicken, there was so much to eat. Had to get a doggy bag. Good wait staff, but we couldn't hear each other talk. The music was waaay to... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Whether its a sports night, or just a dinning out night, this is the place. Great atmosphere, wonderful wait staff, great food at respectable prices. Being not far from the house, a favorite place to meet up with friends or dine with the family.

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Restaurant Details

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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?