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“Consistently delicious food . Generous portions”

Jake's Famous Crawfish
Ranked #48 of 4,518 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $10 - $40
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: SW Stark
Transit: 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.
Description: 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.
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Visited twice. Étouffée , bouillabaisse ( more like cioppino) chocolate mousse & service all excellent . Bouillabaisse really messy to eat but enjoyable & teeming with crawfish, shrimp, mussels, clams, salmon & scallops. Ate in about 10 restaurants in Portland & this was the only one revisited

Date of visit: July 2016
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Thank Pamela C
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

We walked by this place during the day and went back for happy hour (they even have it on Saturday). We ate in the bar area. Not easy to get a table. The happy hour selection and prices are some of the best we have found anywhere. Lots of variety. High quality seafood - plus other options. We had friendly service. Would definitely return here.

Date of visit: May 2016
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Thank soulefultraveler
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Reviewed July 4, 2016

I had read a great deal about this historic place, and in a lot of respects, it lived up to its reputation. Excellent selection of local seafood (with the menu clearly indicating which catches were fresh). Excellent wine list, with some very nice by-the-glass selections, as well as quite a few local craft brews on draft.

Waitress was exceptionally friendly, and her recommendation of one of the daily specials (halibut) was on the mark.

Good but not great selection of West Coast oysters.

Now, the negative: I made a reservation well in advance for an early dinner on a Thursday evening. Showed up on time, one of the few in the place wearing a sport coat. With the dining room more than half empty, I was taken to the back of the room, in a tiny booth with a choice of either facing a wall or the wooden back of the booth.

I have found that a growing number of restaurants are discouraging single diners, and I can understand that on a busy weekend or holiday. But this was a Thursday and early.

Don't stick singles in a lousy table. (I was moved to a slightly better table after a complaint.) If you don't want singles, don't accept reservations for one.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Thank Smudgecats
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Good location. Parking available close by. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The food was great! The best crab cakes so far... Very good selection of seafood and hearty portions.
Will definitely come back!

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank labmark .
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a friend. Service: definitely a 2 star. The service was very rushed, unfriendly & the slowest food service we've experienced in years. From order time to delivery, we waited over 45 minutes. Never one time was our water refilled & if we asked for anything if felt like we were a bother. I'd have a hard time returning to this restaurant based on service alone. Food: 4 stars. Fish was cooked well, veggies were quite undercooked, kids were very happy with their meals. Overall, I'm sure you can find something much better in the city of good eats!

Date of visit: July 2016
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