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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354 (15th street)
(858) 755-2002
11:30 am - 9:00 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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had dinner here the evening we arrived in San Diego on a Friday night.. We had made a reservation which was a good thing. It was very busy. We timed it just right and were fortunate to get a table by the window to enjoy the ocean view and then a gorgeous sunset. Dinner was fabulous, as were the... More 

Thank Weimmom4
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice cozy place to dine, and have a drink with friends and family, near the beach, with an awsome view to the ocean

Thank Eduardo R
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116 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Another wonderful meal on a usual and incredible Del Mar evening, never disappointed with the light breeze and glowing sunset. Creative food and excellent selections. Patio seating a bonus. Bar is a bit noisy.

Thank Marvin W
Encinitas, California
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This basically echoes what one can glean from other reviews. The allure of the restaurant is the location. Little else matches the stunning venue right on the beach. Yes, use the valet parking as that across the road is very confusing and apparently very expensive. Service is quite good. The food is pretty average however. Portions are not very large.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everyone visiting north county must go here. I grew up in SD and Jakes has been a mainstay for my family for ages. It has its own parking (which is super helpful) and the valet is incredibly cheap. The view is unstoppable and the staff was crazy nice to my kids. We had an amazing time - which is staying... More 

Thank KG702
Basel, Switzerland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Light and airy restaurant- lovely view from the verandah seats. Food adequate although starters and salads small and uninspiring. Valet parking is 5 plus tip rather than 15 minimum across the way

Thank TroyDal
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45 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the beach in Del Mar with big parking. Great beach view for eating or drinking. Wide range of dishes. Good idea on week end to have reservations.

Thank bill a
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I decided to go somewhere fun for lunch and I suggested Jake's Del Mar right on the beach. We weren't disappointed. The quality of service, ambience and food made it a grand slam. The view from our table kept distracting us from the conversation, but once the lunch arrived it became the focal point. We began with... More 

Thank MarciaDi
Pleasanton, California
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to Jake in Del Mar. The location is beautiful, they have valet parking and the food is delicious. Ask for Daniel as your waiter...he is awesome!

Thank darthvayd
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had dinner at Jakes this even. I was disappointed. The service was fantastic - very attentive and friendly, without being pushy. Calamari appetizer was outstanding!...maybe the best I've ever had. I had scallops as the main entree and was stunned at how far they missed the mark. In short, for $32 I got 3 average sized... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Soups, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
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
Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: (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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?