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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014 (15th street)
+1 858-755-2002
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Arlington, Texas
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant was recommended by the Fairmont hotel and it did not disappoint. Located on the ocean with lights on the water in the evening gives the place a nice ambiance. The waiter was very helpful in making our food selections. The food was served hot and was delicious. The adult drink selection is good also. Don't leave without trying... More 

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Port Hope Simpson, Canada
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a spectacular spot for lunch. You may want to call ahead for reservations or sit at the bar. We arrived at 1:30 and there was an hour and a half wait for a table. We first sat outside but were quickly moved to an open table in the bar area. Service was prompted considering the crowd. The macaroni... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have dined at Jake's on numerous occasions and we love the food and the atmosphere. It never disappoints and we will keep going back. We had great service and great food as usual. I would recommend this place to anyone and you can't beat the views and the location right on the beach. We will definitely... More 

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ask for a table with a view of the water. The atmosphere is great, the servers are friendly, it's a little on the pricey side- but the food is good and worth it.

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Washington DC
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great staff eager to please food is excellent not fancy but excellent. A bit pricey but once you go you will know why....good drink and food deals during happy hour. Directly on the beach with wonderful views and valet parking if you want to use it.

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Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must if you are visiting the Del Mar area. It is located in a beautiful setting, right on the beach, and the tables are arranged in a "terrace" layout, so one can enjoy an Ocean view from virtually every seat. There is a very nice choice of seafood, vegetarian and gluten-free options on the regular menu... More 

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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was excellent although it makes a lot of difference whether you get a place in the terrace or inside. The food is excellent and the service was fine... apparently they were understaffed on the first day of the year! I drove from San Diego as many places are closed on Jan 1. It was worth the drive based... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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316 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here with no prior knowledge about the place and we're glad we did—we will go back. We started with wine and a Mai Tai—the Mai Tai was the best I've had in a long time—I'd go back just for it. For dinner we had ono and halibut, one prepared with a truffle potato crust and the other with... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jake's is our Anniversary spot. Great seafood and CA fare on the beach in Del Mar next to Powerhouse Park. I love their sea bass and the Hula Pie is not optional!

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SPRINGFIELD
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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the appetizer to the dessert, this is a great restaurant. Add to it a stunning location and you've got a winner. Fish entree was well prepared. Even the server was top notch, helpful but not obtrusive. I would give this 4.5.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (15th street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2002
Description
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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