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Jake's Famous Crawfish

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401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
+1 503-226-1419
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (447 reviews)
“stuffed salmon” (87 reviews)
“étouffée” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

I hadn't been to Jakes in a long time and it was fun to return for a quick happy hour. I had the salmon cakes and they were very good - crisp and golden outside and moist inside. My son had the étouffée and my...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Not sure what the hype is about. The food was ok, not great...not even good. We came into town and this place was highly recommended to us by a few locals we met, and our hotel. To us it seemed like something we would call...More

Thank Jessvan
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Awesome waiter for over 40 years of service made this dine in even more specail..how can you go wrong to eat in a restaurant who has their pride ..serving for over 3 decades and still loving it?? He knows their food and we love every...More

Thank Rosalina D
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch two days in a row. I had clam chowder and steamed clams the first day, and crab bisque and steamed clams the second. Excellent! My hair stand had salmon fettecine both days, obviously loved it!

Thank MIPrin
Reviewed July 26, 2016

I had a fun date here the other day. We started off with Oysters, then moved on to two dishes which we shared - a salmon dish and a pasta dish. Then we finished with Creme Brûlée. We dined at one of the outdoor tables...More

Thank dannyboytravels
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Another new place for me to discover on my trip to Portland. My sister and family took me to Jake's to experience the seafood. We went early enough so that we would not have to wait, but many who came later did wait for quite...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Were recommended this place by our hotel, and decided to sit outside on the street which was lovely. After we ordered we were told that we would have to move inside by 9 as our daughter was 13 and couldn't be in a bar area....More

Thank ashandngaio
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Most delicious fresh fish I have ever eaten!! We had a table of 6 and everyone had mouth watering fabulous fish! Lovely meal and wonderful time!!

Thank celebrateus
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Pearl is noted for it's bars, restaurants and music. If you are looking for reasonable and good quality food, Jake's is the place. The landmark restaurant has been open in 1892. For starters we had the crab soup. I had the Rockfish with Dungeness...More

Thank JBentraveler
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This charming, historical seafood restaurant originally opened in 1892. As you walk through the bar to the restaurant, you will experience going back in time. Each of the adjoining dining rooms have wonderful paintings. In the last week, I have invited friends twice to the...More

Thank Max19782014
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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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Response from jmboze1 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them directly. I don’t know.
Meg R
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call them (503) 226-1419. i imagine once you have that question answered, you might want to talk with them about something else. Have a great holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
    (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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