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“Fish divine”
Review of Jake's Del Mar

Jake's Del Mar
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Ranked #1 of 93 Restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 15th street
Description: Jake’s Del Mar brings new American cooking to the edge – to the water’s edge that is. Located right on the beach in Del Mar Chef Duvinh Ta uses fresh, seasonal products as the inspiration for updating classic preparations of fresh fish, shellfish and premium meats. The lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menus showcase clean, eclectic flavors and local, sustainable products that are complemented by Jake’s jaw dropping location on the sand. The nightly Chef’s Special is a seasonal creation that features the best seafood, meats and produce available and through the Legacy of Aloha program, Jake’s donates a portion the proceeds from the Chef’s Special to the San Diego Food Bank.
Columbus, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fish divine”
Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Met for lunch with old friend at one o clock. Was quite crowded but as the twelve o clock crowd subsided we were able to chat and enjoy the perfect fish trio (opah shrimp scallop) and salmon. Both dishes were prepared to our satisfaction with great presentation. Because of our late reservation we had a leisurely 3 hour lunch

Thank EllenR316
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New York City, New York
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Beautiful view disappointing food ”
Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

We came right and sunset and enjoyed the view. Beautiful! Would come back for it.
Three of the four in our party were very disappointed with entrees... Three different entrees. Not cheap to be so disappointed. Menu preparations need some review refresh.

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Carlsbad, California
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Beautiful view with a price tag!”
Reviewed April 2, 2014

Exceptional ambiance which you pay for with over priced food and drinks! The setting is gorgeous though we found it very noisy and hard to hear one another during dinner. Food was a bit salty for my tastes. Wait staff very attentive. Nice for a celebratory occasion if you can get beyond the noise and money you will be spending-obviously I didn't :) !!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank copejenney
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yorkshire UK
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Food for Thought”
Reviewed March 29, 2014

A restaurant you will not be disappointed with. A good selection of dishes to suite all at a very reasonable price for the location. The friendliest of staff a great view of the beach and try a bottle of Champagne at only $20 while having lunch . After all you are on holiday don`t spoil it for the sake of a glass of bubbly or two. Enjoy, this is the place.

Visited March 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Wonderful atmosphere, good food and great views”
Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience. The food was delicious and the staff was attentive and worked as a team in the bar area. Beach casual atmosphere with a level of sophistication in the decor and architecture of the dining area with great view of the sand and sea. The happy hour menu was available for our early dinner and all the items we tried were delicious. The calamari was meaty and flavorful, the burger was juicy and substantial, and the shrimp pasta was tasty. I hope to go back to try their dinner menu. They offer valet parking.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank jlm456
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