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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014 (15th street)
+1 858-755-2002
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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San Diego, California
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Jake's recently for mini reunion with 4 co-workers and long time friends. We chose the Sunday brunch time and had a spacious booth inside with a beautiful view! The brunch menu features both breakfast and lunch items which was great for our party. The food was very good, as was the service. It was busy and a bit noisy... More 

Thank Vicky R
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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218 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an extremely pleasant experience from Valet Parking through Dessert. Our server was very knowledgable of the menu items and made great recommendations. She was warm, patient, attentive and efficient. The seating was comfortable and everything was spotless. The ocean view was spectacular with lots of children and dogs at play on the beach. The food was excellent in... More 

Dana Point, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing beach front location with crashing waves right outside. Food is bland and tasteless and quite expensive for lunch.

Thank mark b
New City, NY
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough wonderful things about Jake's. The view is amazing, the staff is attentive and helpful and very friendly, the food is excellent and the Hula Pie dessert is decadent and totally worth all those calories!

Thank nancycraigmo5
Del Mar, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our family of 12 there for a birthday party . The staff was very attentive and brought food for the children first, as well as crayons and placemats to color. The adults could chat and enjoy the fine food , dinks and ocean view!

Thank Teri2010
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Someone suggested to us to eat at Jakes. So we walked over from our motel. The restaurant was full, but we were able to get a patio seat. We were still able to see ocean from our seat. Staff was helpful with suggestions and food was good.

Thank Penny C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was told by a friend that I needed to stop by and have a slice of Hula Pie. So I did! And I had some wine, and a coffee, and some butternut squash ravioli. While here I made friends with Dave behind the bar, who is awesome and makes everyone feel like a friend, and saw the most beautiful,... More 

Thank Christina S
Upstate New York
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

$5 parking on -site. Really? The squash ravioli with fall vegetables: the "fall vegetables" were pieces of squash (mostly) and parsnip (under-cooked). The shrimp in the shrimp scampi were cooked well, with accompanied al dente pasta.

Thank OutdoorExplorers
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us dined here one evening and we had made a reservation for a sea view table. We were not disappointed. The service was very slow, even though it was not busy on that particular night. The food was pleasant but our wait person was not. He appeared to be pre-occupied and didn't have any concern for our well... More 

Thank JennyJay2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service. Hamburger was really good and the lobster tacos were awesome. Great location overlooking the waves on the beach. Quite small parking.

Thank Nathalie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (15th street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2002
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?