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Jake's Famous Crawfish

401 SW 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-226-1419
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 SW 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived in Portland for our first visit and had no dinner reservations. We decided to go to Jakes. There was a “Happy Hour” which we were happy for which also featured some appetizers. We both ordered the mussels and a plate of bruschetta and...More

Thank Kimkahuna
Reviewed 2 days ago

The restaurant was very crowded and nicely decorated. The server was warm and friendly. She took our orders and was very attentive and helpful with the descriptions of all the menu. A very extensive menu and everything looked amazing. I ordered the French Onion Soup,...More

Thank crownpacificgroup
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived for a 6:45 reservation and were seated within 5-10 minutes. Our server was attentive, then disappeared. When she returned, she was briefly attentive, and again disappeared. Our food order was taken about 45 minutes after being seated, although she did bring us some...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had been to jakes before and had an unpleasant experience. My husband wanted to try it again and I’m so glad we did ! Food was excellent ! We had the escargot - calamari ! Both to die for! Then we had the crab sauté...More

Thank JetSetJessa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Jake’s for a business dinner - oysters were fresh and delicious and rockfish was a tasty main. Great ambience in a restaurant with a lot of history.

Thank Kylie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has very good fish and steaks. The quality is good and the price is very good for a first class place. The bread is also good. All the seafood is fresh. This is a land mark for Portland.

Thank 838donc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere of an historic restaurant / bar has been well preserved. The bar seemed pretty lively, full of young professionals. I went there for dinner. And was sadly disappointed at the lack luster meal I had. I am 95% sure the scallops I ordered...More

Thank wallc2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had lunch here, two times, recently. Both times I ordered from the lunch menu. All options are delicious and especially the fish dishes. My husband and I prefer to eat here if we happen to be downtown in the early afternoon.

Thank Janell55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Portland visiting our son, wife, and granddaughter. Takes you back in time a bit. .great atmosphere in the bar and restaurant. Wait staf is very professional. Now for the real reason your reading this. The crawfish are great as we did for an...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Jake's on Tues. at 5 o'clock without a reservation hoping to get in. The place was already busy. We were given a booth for two with a view of the restaurant. The service was quick. I had Crab and Shrimp cakes while my...More

Thank Wayne B
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Larry B
June 22, 2018|
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Response from brwydave02 | Reviewed this property |
Downtown city streets, finding a meter space is a challenge
Sarah S
January 2, 2018|
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Response from Bair3384 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a kids menu that features American favorites.
Meg R
October 15, 2017|
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You will have to contact them directly. I don’t know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 SW 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
    (SW Stark)
  • Public Transportation: Light Rail: Stops @SW 10th ave/Galleria. Walk 2 blocks up to 12th Ave, take a right and come 3 blocks down to SW Stark St. Trolly: Heading North; Trolly stops at 10th Ave & SW Stark St, walk 2 blocks up Stark Street. Heading South; Trolly stops at 11th Ave and Washington, walk 1 block up to 12th Ave turn right and come 1 block down Stark St.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-226-1419
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Jake's Famous Crawfish features a variety of fresh fish and seafood flown in daily, making a true Pacific Northwest statement using fresh Northwest products and served in a traditional and timeless presentation.
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