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Jacobi's Cafe

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416 N 2nd Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1809
+1 509-525-2677
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sandpoint, Idaho
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An Italian themed older restaurant with a railroad dining car attached. Walla Walla is not a town for reasonably priced menus. This is no exceptions. However. they feature a spaghetti dish with meatballs or sausage for 9.99 ...refill the dish for just $3. For a full dinner expect to be mid $20. Very tasty carrot cake dessert!

Thank Ron P
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a place to accommodate 12 people and Jacobi's was the place. Seated us in old train dinning car so setting was fun. Wine list made up of nice local wines that will not break the bank. Salad entres were good and filling. The cioppini was great was were the other fish dishes. Italian chicken dishes were also good. $$

Thank BoiseNorthender
Helix, OR
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had our first date here 16 years ago. At that time Jacobi's was a popular spot and the food and service were great. Over the years the chef left, then returned; the food got worse and better and worse and better. We stopped going. Being unable to find a parking spot downtown last Friday, we decided... More 

Thank Nancy D
Milton Freewater, Oregon
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation 3 weeks in advance for a fairly large family gathering. We had a few special requests which they accommodated happily. When we were running a few minutes late, they called to check on us. Our waitress, Jodi, was very polite and attentive without hovering/rushing. The menu has a large offering for special requests, such as vegetarian.... More 

Thank mfpeggyj
Walla Walla, Washington
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Once upon a time, Jacobi's was one of Walla Walla's best. Now its food seems just average. Must try it again soon with high hopes for a better experience.

Thank skippernichols
Lucinda2002, Owner at Jacobi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to respond! I do hope you come back in and see us soon, we have just hired a new Chef and he has the heart and desire to bring us back up to where we once were and we are so excited that he has joined our family and to make us great again!... More 

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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Not too many choices for me as I avoid wheat and dairy, but salmon was and twice baked potatoes was tasty, veggies were too al dente--as is the trend these days. Salad for lunch was find.

Thank RoboOlympia
Wilder, Idaho
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We dined here for the memories, and it did not disappoint! We used to live in College Place until 2003. Haven't been back to Jacobi's since. The only thing different was the decor. There used to be intricate wood carvings (an entire working typewriter, for one!) that are no longer in the lobby. But the food is just as good... More 

Thank yoda1963
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

OK, on the plus side, this is one of the few places in Walla Walla that is comfortable eating with little kids. And the atmosphere, with the train car, is fun. The food has never wowed me, but its always been OK - akin to a franchise restaurant, even though it isn't. But today my husband and I stopped in... More 

Thank Jennifer K
Lucinda2002, Owner at Jacobi's Cafe, responded to this review

I am so sorry for your disappointment in your experience, you are right there is no excuse for luke warm soup. If you would be willing to call me personally (509)525-2677 here at the restaurant I would like the opportunity to make this right for you and your husband. My name is Lucy and I am here most of the... More 

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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had a delightful late lunch at Jacobi' s. The lasagna was excellent and the soup and salad were very good. Nice atmosphere, great hours (open all day), helpful service. It's not on Main Street, but it's not far, and it is much, much better than Olive, Brasserie, and others higher in the TA rankings.

Thank cassandra2009
Lucinda2002, Owner at Jacobi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for you kind words. We are so pleased that your experience was a good one and hope you will visit us again soon! More 

Brea, California
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Had lunch last week, first time we'd been in. Slow service, but food was good. I had the italian lunch meat salad, quite good and very generous meat portions. My friend gave them cash and somehow that caused mass chaos. How can you have a lunch service with an empty drawer??

Thank Steve P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 34
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 N 2nd Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362-1809
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Walla Walla
  • Phone Number: +1 509-525-2677

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