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Gator Jakes

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36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
+1 586-983-3700
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“jambalaya” (4 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a good time with coworkers to relax, have drinks and eats. Food was good the staff friendly. It wasn’t far from our hotel so it was an easy ride. If you got the time stop by and relax.

Thank Ed B
Reviewed February 21, 2018

A group of us guys get together at a restaurant or pub once in a while and on a recent Friday night we tried Gator Jakes. I heard the Jambalaya was really good and they didn't disappoint us. 4 of the 5 of got it...More

Thank SinginJimmy
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Lots of room here for meetings, Food is what I define as bar food. Burgers and such. Lots of room at the circular bar. TV's are everywhere so great for a game of such. Family friends as well before it 9 pm then more of...More

Thank G2746CYmichaels
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I ate dinner here during a business trip. I had the Sunset sandwich, a Reuben with cole slaw. It was good. The service was great and they have a great beer list. I would return. The reasons I didn't give 5 stars...The music was pretty...More

Thank Kalamadrew
Reviewed November 4, 2017

I've written reviews about Gator Jakes years ago and it's good to see that the quality of food and service has remained constant over the years. At my last visit I had a Black & Bleu burger with curly fries and it was delicious and...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Great place to go to get a huge plate of food at a very reasonable price. Got the Chicken Alfredo and barely put a dent in the plate. All for under ten bucks! Service was ok but our waitress was a little slow. Other than...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Hey stop here some friends and some drinks and app. everything was real good .the waitress where very nice there ..

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Went there on a Saturday at six prior to a concert at Freedom Hill; convenient location. Took a booth as you seat yourself - must have picked a spot near the a/c outlet as it was chilly to the point of being cold. Very quick...More

Thank Skydog757
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Well... if you like super loud music, freezing cold temps, and really super slow service then you will like this place. Maybe. The food was fine, but not great. We went at about 5 on a Tuesday - seated ourselves per the sign & waited...More

Thank dalrutz
Reviewed March 30, 2017

We went for lunch and I had the Shrimp Po Boy and hubby had the Corned Beef Reuben. The Shrimp was excellent. I didn't use the spicey majo....way to spicey, so I used cocktail sauce. A large amount of shrimp and cooked to perfection. The...More

Thank Maryann B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 586-983-3700
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