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“REAL Southern BBQ - sooooooo gooooood”

Jake's Western Grill
Ranked #6 of 63 Restaurants in Lynden
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: From catering to dine-in and take-out, Jake's Western Grill's service is of the highest caliber, and our food is even better. Whether you're looking for the best BBQ near Lynden, WA, a juicy burger piled high with toppings or a fresh and hearty salad, Jake's is sure to please. We're family-friendly; dine in or take out. Ask about event catering too! Hope to see you soon at Jake's Western Grill.
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“REAL Southern BBQ - sooooooo gooooood”
Reviewed November 18, 2011

In reality, there are only two relavant reviews, yum and yuck. This place is a definite YUM! Or perhaps YUMMIEST!! would be more accurate...

Visited November 2011
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Bellingham, WA
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Don't come for the BBQ”
Reviewed October 11, 2011

I've eaten at countless 'real' BBQ places in Texas and other areas, and this place was a complete disappointment. I was hoping I'd finally found a good BBQ joint in the Bellingham/Lynden area, but I was wrong. The brisket was ridiculously dry. Its great that they brag about smoking it for 16 hours. That's a good thing in BBQ. But not when it's cooked too 'hot' for 16 hours. Also, the ribs were baby backs, and they were dripping in sauce. Now I hate to be the one to inform 'Jakes', but no self-respecting BBQ place serves baby back ribs. If you want mushy flavorless baby backs you go to chain restaurants like Tony Romas and Outback. The pulled pork was actually pretty good, but the rest of the so-called BBQ was not. Yes, the portions are large, but I'd pass on the BBQ and try a burger or steak next time, because Jakes is definitely NOT a BBQ restaurant. In fact, it's some of the worst BBQ I've ever had. If you have to bury it in sauce, it's not worth eating, and leave the baby-backs to the BBQ wimps.

  • Visited September 2011
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Ferndale, Washington
2 reviews
“Great food”
Reviewed September 12, 2011

Country atmosphere, best cornbread around and delicious food. Great place for a relaxed evening out with the family.

  • Visited September 2011
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Lake Stevens, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great Food & Great Service”
Reviewed August 18, 2011

Great food and service. Portion sizes are HUGE! The servers are friendly and are always smiling. Will go back again when in Lynden.

  • Visited August 2011
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Bellingham, Washington
1 review
“Great food at good price”
Reviewed January 7, 2011

Service was exellent, food was hot and outstanding,,, Free cornbread was hot and sweet, and the price was great.

  • Visited December 2010
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