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Gator Jakes

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
+1 586-983-3700
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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333 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went for lunch and I had the Shrimp Po Boy and hubby had the Corned Beef Reuben. The Shrimp was excellent. I didn't use the spicey majo....way to spicey, so I used cocktail sauce. A large amount of shrimp and cooked to perfection. The other sandwich was very good too. Prices very reasonable. Large selection of food to choose... More 

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Thank Maryann B
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good food, usually have a couple craft beers I like to try. Sometimes very busy you have to wait for a table . In the summer they have a nice patio.

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Thank ktiseo
Harrison Township, Michigan
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202 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I met a friend here for dinner yesterday. I had chicken fajitas, one wine and one beef for $17. And it was good! My friend had a steak and she like it. Lots of tvs...sports bar. Lots of tables. Friendly place!

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Thank Linda S
Leitchfield, Kentucky
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I wanted to find unique restaurants when I travel, this Cajun restaurant was certainly unique outside of Louisiana. The restaurant is a typical sports bar vibe, The Cajun inspired food was the best. I enjoyed the jambalaya with a bowl of gumbo. The service was attentive as I sat at the bar, watching the sports on the big televisions. I... More 

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Melbourne. Australia
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and the style is pretty cool. Definitely needed better service, waited too long just for a menu. Bartender was occupied most of the time but it wasn't all that busy. Recommend trying it out but request a table with a server.

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Thank World_Travels1
SWOntario
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

About the only thing worth the money here is the beer. We went on a Friday night and it was ear-splitting. All we could do was laugh, find something on the menu that would not give us heart attacks and kick back. The service was friendly and a saving grace.

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Thank countryval
Kansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very much a local sports bar and grill. Friendly service and good food. I had the jambalaya. Very good with a bit of a spicy kick. Plenty of games and tv monitors so you won't miss any games.

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Thank dlight3344
Warren, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great food amazing service! Always open till 2 am. Cajun style restaurant/bar. Southwest chicken pasta is a 10/10

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1 Thank lforsterrr
Detroit, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I was solo, but there were families all around. The food is good bar food, hard to find. The staff were very friendly. I had a very good time with friendly customers and friendly staff. I will return when in the area again

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Thank Amy C
Troy, Michigan
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Gator Jakes is my go-to place for burgers and a beer. I would call it a "high class" bar and grill. It's clean and family friendly. You won't feel out of place bringing your kids here. The food is great and the prices are reasonable. The patio in the summer is great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 586-983-3700

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