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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354 (15th street)
+1 858-755-2002
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great dinner at Jake's. We had a reservation and were seated along the windows looking out on the spot-lit beach. The dungeness crab cake app was wonderful, crispy on the outside, full of crab meet inside. One of us enjoyed the shrimp with risotto and the other had the chef's sea bass special of the day -... More 

Thank GrozPerk
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a birthday lunch at Jakes which was very good!! I had their Seafood Soup, a bouillabaisse, which was one of the better ones I've ever had! Mussels, fish, shrimp and clams in a nice saffron based soup, with an added feature of a "sticky rice" disk under it all! I also was treated to their Hula Cake for... More 

Thank TheLeonard
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visiting San Diego led us 20 minutes away to this beautiful restaurant, right on the Pacific. Gorgeous views, outstanding food. One of the nicest places to eat we have experienced. The menu is impressively varied, featuring fine seafood. In our party of 6, everyone enjoyed their selection. Even the desserts were impressive.

Thank waterphyllis
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great reputation. Even better in person. The restaurant is just above the rocks and sand overlooking the blue Pacific. We arrived about 10 minutes before opening and waited on a short line We were seated by large windows for a glorious view and the food matched the view as well Our server, Ashleigh made suggestions for food and drinks and... More 

Thank Myro M
Montreal, Canada
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a very enjoyable meal, although the place is a bit loud. Not suitable for romantic dinner, but fun place with great beachside seating. Food and service were above average.

Thank WorldXplorator
Scottsdale, Arizona
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302 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here Thursday night. We were seated at a table with a view of the ocean. Even though it was after dark seeing the waves hit the shore was very pleasant. We shared crab cakes and a salad with a couple glasses of wine. Both dishes were fresh and tasty. I would definitely return.

Thank booptraveler
San Diego, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Jake's recently for mini reunion with 4 co-workers and long time friends. We chose the Sunday brunch time and had a spacious booth inside with a beautiful view! The brunch menu features both breakfast and lunch items which was great for our party. The food was very good, as was the service. It was busy and a bit noisy... More 

Thank Vicky R
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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218 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an extremely pleasant experience from Valet Parking through Dessert. Our server was very knowledgable of the menu items and made great recommendations. She was warm, patient, attentive and efficient. The seating was comfortable and everything was spotless. The ocean view was spectacular with lots of children and dogs at play on the beach. The food was excellent in... More 

Dana Point, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beach front location with crashing waves right outside. Food is bland and tasteless and quite expensive for lunch.

Thank mark b
New City, NY
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough wonderful things about Jake's. The view is amazing, the staff is attentive and helpful and very friendly, the food is excellent and the Hula Pie dessert is decadent and totally worth all those calories!

Thank nancycraigmo5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354
    (15th street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2002
Jake’s Del Mar brings new American cooking to the edge – to the water’s edge that is. Located right on the beach in Del Mar Chef Duvinh Ta uses fresh, seasonal products as the inspiration for updating classic preparations of fresh fish, shellfish and premium meats. The lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menus showcase clean, eclectic flavors and local, sustainable products that are complemented by Jake’s jaw dropping location on the sand. The nightly Chef’s Special is a seasonal creation that features the best seafood, meats and produce available and through the Legacy of Aloha program, Jake’s donates a portion the proceeds from the Chef’s Special to the San Diego Food Bank.

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