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Jakes Tavern

179 Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492-4111
+1 203-793-1782
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Apr 3, 2018
“Not Impressed”
Sep 12, 2018
“Horrible Service”
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American, Bar, Pub, Armenian
$$ - $$$
179 Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492-4111
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I came there this past Saturday at 6:15 for an 8pm show at the Oakdale. Upon arrival there was no one - I repeat no one in the dining room except my table of 5. Our first drink was served promptly and orders taken -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RHall06470
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Not even sure where to start. I've been here for drinks a few times before and decided after another local restaurant was a 45 minute wait to hit Jake's up for some dinner on a Saturday night. The experience started fine. There were plenty of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kyle A
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I have been to Jakes several times in the last few years but always at the bar for drinks and appetizers. I really like the way the bar looks and feels - old world comfort. They have a great beer selection also but the prices...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank benton2569
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

This place has a nice bar. But I’m not crazy about the food at all. I’d personally rather eat somewhere else.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Dre K
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Stopped in at Jakes for the first time for a bite to eat. I ordered the corned beef reuben. The sandwich was piled high with tender corned beef and the beef itself was sliced so thinly that it nearly melted in my mouth. Perhaps the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank BigDR61
Reviewed March 16, 2017

We used to go to Jake's once a week or so but the management recently changed their menu and it's awful. Everything is fried, heavy, fat laden food. Anyone wanting a decent meal should go elsewhere. Not sure who they are targeting now with their...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank CTMomTraveler
Reviewed November 15, 2016

For a place that highlights craft beer, this place should be ashamed of its meager pours in 11-ounce glasses, Yes, stronger beer should be served in a smaller glass, but most belong in pints. When I asked the waiter why my 5% ABV IPA was...More

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Mark O
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found this place on trip advisor. We were on a tight schedule, one hour before an 8pm show at the Oakdale Theater. The owner seated us and took our drink order. Tons of options... More than 100 bottled beers! I ordered...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank shannon w
Reviewed April 21, 2016

There is a great happy hour 4 to 6 weekdays. It includes good prices on drinks, especially wines by the glass, and appitizers. The bar area is picturesque. Food is way better than you would expect. My wife and I had a seafood risotto the...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank gerald f
Reviewed March 29, 2016

When on the road, I often choose my dining location by the beer selection. Jake's has a small tap-list but it is constantly rotating and always contains a few interesting brews. Joe the bartender is great at his job and always makes you feel like...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Matthew E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Armenian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
2:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Center St, Wallingford, CT 06492-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-793-1782
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