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Jake's At The Lake

109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
+1 250-932-2221
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fries” (12 reviews)
“red snapper” (4 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
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11 - 20 of 176 reviews

Reviewed October 30, 2017

My wife and I rented a car in Victoria and took the west shore "circle Route" through Sooke, Jordan River, and Port Renfrew. Jakes at the Lake in Lake Cowichan offered a welcome stop to rest and get lunch. We split a chicken sandwich and...More

Thank bobbyza
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Food was excellent and the view of the water is calming. Service could be faster, but overall it was an excellent experience.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This place is on Lake Cowichan, so great view and good service and re ally good food Very comfortable and friendly.

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Another sunny day on a cool patio by the water, watching the numerous tubers head out for their journey down the river. Very good service, large patio. Fish and chips were good, fresh. The burger was very good and more than enough for a lunch...More

Thank Mommasbest
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Service was good, food average, prices were high. Visit ruined by an obnoxius drunk who was swearng and bothering other tables. I had to ask to be moved. Waitress appologized but management did nothing to correct the situation or compensate for the unpleasantness. They were...More

Thank Jocelyn A
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Our party of 7, with a reservation were served drinks and then waited close to an hour for a server to take our order. Mine eventually came with fries instead of rice, replacement took another 20 minutes. One friend ordered a $28.0 steak which was...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed September 4, 2017

So get there by 6 p.ms I have to say more. It is worth a visit ,, nice people food and views. Several other restaurants about. I have nothing else to add so if I am told to add more words and cake and steak...More

Thank mikecooper
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Great service. Nice view of the lake. Extensive menu. Not cheap, but mid range. Very tasty food. Not many, but enough vegetarian dishes to have a bit of a choice. Would recommend it.

Thank Kweega
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Been to Jake's several times and always enjoyed it, but I've just phoned to book for a larger group than usual, but was told no, they wouldn't accommodate us. Was told I should have phoned a week in advance. I offered to split into several...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Last week my husband and I visited Jake's at the Lake while we were in the Lake Cowichan area. I was going to the the dry ribs (which I can see from the picture I would have enjoyed) but decided on the Citrus Salmon when...More

Thank Anita M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Lake Cowichan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-932-2221
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