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Jake's At The Lake

109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
+1 250-932-2221
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
“fish tacos” (3 reviews)
“jambalaya” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
$$ - $$$
109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another sunny day on a cool patio by the water, watching the numerous tubers head out for their journey down the river. Very good service, large patio. Fish and chips were good, fresh. The burger was very good and more than enough for a lunch...More

Thank Mommasbest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good, food average, prices were high. Visit ruined by an obnoxius drunk who was swearng and bothering other tables. I had to ask to be moved. Waitress appologized but management did nothing to correct the situation or compensate for the unpleasantness. They were...More

Thank Jocelyn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 7, with a reservation were served drinks and then waited close to an hour for a server to take our order. Mine eventually came with fries instead of rice, replacement took another 20 minutes. One friend ordered a $28.0 steak which was...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So get there by 6 p.ms I have to say more. It is worth a visit ,, nice people food and views. Several other restaurants about. I have nothing else to add so if I am told to add more words and cake and steak...More

Thank mikecooper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service. Nice view of the lake. Extensive menu. Not cheap, but mid range. Very tasty food. Not many, but enough vegetarian dishes to have a bit of a choice. Would recommend it.

Thank Kweega
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been to Jake's several times and always enjoyed it, but I've just phoned to book for a larger group than usual, but was told no, they wouldn't accommodate us. Was told I should have phoned a week in advance. I offered to split into several...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week my husband and I visited Jake's at the Lake while we were in the Lake Cowichan area. I was going to the the dry ribs (which I can see from the picture I would have enjoyed) but decided on the Citrus Salmon when...More

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Even though it was super busy on Sunfest weekend the service and food was top notch! Reasonably priced with some interesting menu choices

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Just stopped for a quick light lunch and had a couple of starters so really cannot comment on full menu, however the wings were freshly cooked and very good, the sautéed prawns were in an excellent broth but as I ran out of bread and...More

Thank intervale
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Jake's for our last dinner out at the lake before our vacation was over. Our waitress was friendly and the service was quick. The food was typical pub food, good portion sizes. The location is nice, looking out over the bay. The highlight...More

Thank Laurie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Lake Cowichan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-932-2221
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