We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
21445 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53072
262/781-7995
Today
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 59 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always Good

We get to Jake's a few times a year, (wish it were more) and every time we go, we are never disappointed. On our last visit this week I had the mushroom soup, the scallops with a side of their awesome mushrooms and a side of the Brussels sprouts. My son had a steak and baked potato, my husband... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
JLDSMD F
,
Sussex, Wisconsin
Add Photo Write a Review

59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I love Jake's. The service is consistently excellent. The food is consistently excellent. The wine - be sure to check out what's on tap - is always great. And the atmosphere can't be beat. Inside is cozy, the bar is friendly, and the outside patio is quieter and romantic. Love. It.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mequon, WI
Level Contributor
188 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Jake's is an old fashioned steak joint that is simply terrific and a throwback. The ambiance is wonderful with the old wood and the bar area is just superb. The fare is wonderful. A nice variety of steaks and the appetizers are stellar. We had the staples of bacon wrapped water chestnuts, wild mushroom soup, crispy beer battered fish (Friday... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Milwaukee, WI
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I've been going to Jakes (initially at a different location) for about fifty years. The prices have changed a lot, but the quality has never faltered. I really believe they have the best tenderloin steaks in town, The atmosphere is casual but classy. I hope to keep going there for years to come,

Was this review helpful? Yes
Longboat Key, Florida
Level Contributor
208 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Monday is tenderloin special night at Jakes. When in town we wouldn't miss the beef tenderloin with a side of the best onion strings in Wisconsin. The place was mobbed with a huge party so it was noisy times three! We had a reservation and were seated before we could order at the bar. Steaks done perfectly but the onion... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sussex, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We get to Jake's a few times a year, (wish it were more) and every time we go, we are never disappointed. On our last visit this week I had the mushroom soup, the scallops with a side of their awesome mushrooms and a side of the Brussels sprouts. My son had a steak and baked potato, my husband had... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Every time we stop in at Jake's or make reservation for a special meal, we are never disappointed. Great service, even better food. Always consistent. Thanks Jake for such a great restaurant!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Longboat Key, Florida
Level Contributor
208 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

PLEASE! Those negative reviews may be customers who are never happy. I am also a native Milwaukeean who ate at 60th and North Jakes and loved it. This Jake's is just as good, the onion straws are the reason we travel 1300 miles to eat here, the bartenders always try to please the customers and the mushrooms are fantastic. Mondays... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wisconsin
Level Contributor
60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I had a business dinner at Jake's on a Monday night. Some people in our party ordered the steak special. I'm glad I didn't. They brought it out on a huge plate all by itself. It was very small on the huge plate. I think all the other entrees were overpriced. I think everything about the dinner was just average.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I had a Monday business dinner at Jakes with 6:30 reservations for a group of 10. The first surprise was the parking lot was completely full and we had to park on the street. Upon entering at 6:15 I saw that the bar was completely full as was the dining room and left us to stand waiting by the front... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brookfield, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Friends of mine love to dine at Jake's which has a warm, friendly, supper club atmosphere. I met them for Happy Hour one evening. $5 wines and perfectly cooked crispy bacon wrapped water chestnuts were ordered along with a cheese plate that included a variety of delicious cheeses. The bartenders were full of personality and definitely made the evening. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Jake's also viewed

 

Been to Jake's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Jake's

Address: 21445 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53072
Phone Number: 262/781-7995
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Brookfield
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21445 W. Capitol Dr., Brookfield, WI 53072
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Brookfield
  • Phone Number: 262/781-7995

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jake's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?