Jake's Grill Portland, Or

(503) 220-1850 | View Website

611 Sw 10th Ave, Portland, OR | Directions   97205

45.520508 -122.682050

Open Hours

M-TH: 7:00AM-12:00AM

FRI: 7:00AM-12:00AM

SAT: 7:30AM-12:00AM

SUN: 7:30AM-11:00PM

 
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More Tags: Hotel Restaurants, Group Dining, Date Spot, Breakfast, Notable Wine List, Local Favorite, Late Night Dining, Brunch, Happy Hour

Price: $$$

Cuisine: Traditional American, Seafood, Steakhouse

Payment Methods: MasterCard, Discover, Visa, American Express

Neighborhoods: Neighbors West - Northwest, Downtown

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Jake's Grill Portland, Or
Jake's Grill Portland, Or
Jake's Grill Portland, Or
Menu
American Kobe Style Beef Pot Stickers, Dungeness Crab and Bay Shrimp Cake, American Kobe Style Beef Carpaccio, Chilled Fruits of the Sea (for 4 to 5), Ahi Tuna and Hamachi Sashimi, Fried Calamari, Steamed Manila Clams, Oregon Bay Shrimp Cocktail, Dungeness Crab Cocktail or Prawn Cocktail, Haystack Onion Rings... more

Reviews for Jake's Grill Portland, Or

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Very Disappointed – I would have much preferred to go to Henry's or Hudson's in Vancouver and could have gotten a bettter meal and service This was a retirement get togeter with my wife and boss and it was very disappointing. I got the encrusted halibut recommended by our arroganat waiter; my wife got the mahi-mahi (she was disappointed), and my manager got the 6 oz (all meals way overpriced for what you get) and he was kind to tell us that he enjoyed his meal. I won't be heatig up the telephone wires to make another reservation at Jake's.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

great food and wonderful evening... – I dined there two weeks ago with some friends from work. We all had a wonderful time the food and the service was outstanding. We got a lot for our buck and were surprised at our server?s knowledge and personable attentiveness. I had the crab cakes and the wild salmon it was delicious, my friend the rib eye and he said it was terrific. Oh at last we finished with this chocolate hazel nut dessert "OH MY GOD". I was in heaven. I also enjoyed the old school decor, we felt very much at home and will definitely return.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Tempting because of the Old School Flair-- But not worth a visit – I visited Portland to see clients and went to Jake's Grill with my mother on December 1st. There were four seats next to the windows. I suggested I only had 45 minutes to eat prior to heading to the airport, and could I please sit at a window table. The staff said they reserved these tables for their regular customers. When I ate and left two tables were still open.

The steak they served was overcooked, and cold. The crab shrimp cakes featured lots of cheap pre-cooked gulf shrimp even though it was dungeness crab season. The waitress didn't follow up. They brought me the wrong bill. My mother's tilapia was not bad, however.

Skip it, fly to SF and go to Tadich Grill, a high quality, old-school restaurant.

DGrove

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Don't ever buy a gift certificate from this restaurant!!! – I attempted to use a $100 gift certificate towards my lunch at Jake's Grill today. I was told by the waitress that I would lose the difference between my $56 tab and the value of the gift certificate. I told her I would take a gift certificate for the difference or any other type of credit if cash was not an option. She said she couldn't help me. I then asked for the manager who told me it's company policy at all their restaurants nationally to not refund the difference on a gift certificate. I protested that their claim is exrtemely unreasonable and unfair and that I've never experienced this with the use of a gift certificate at any other establishment. The manager then said that there's nothing he can do. In my opinion this is fraud. When you buy the certificate, they don't tell you that you will lose money on the gift certificate if you don't spend the entire amount on one meal. Needless to say, I paid with VISA.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Get the Seafood – The sole stuffed with shrimp and crab is to die for. It melts in your mouth. Also loved the triple dessert, you get to sample the molten chocolate de creme, creme brulee, and the pie. Get a seat outside to people watch as you eat lunch.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great For Lunch/Brunch – I've been to Jake's around 4 times in the past two years always for lunch or brunch. Everytime the food and service are exceptional. The seafood dishes are delicious. I was only disappointed one time when they ran out of the Blue Plate special for the day. It was around 1:30p so I guess I can understand that.

I've never experienced any problems with the cleanliness of the restaurant as others have said. Everything is always clean and neat. I think it's a great bargain for lunch. And I even bring out of town guests to Jake's and they've all loved it. The menu changes day to day. That's why they have paper menus. But there are certain entrees that stay on the menu all the time like the Chicken Parmigiana, which is my husband's favorite. He orders it everytime and it's always great. I like to try the various seafood dishes. And they are always delicious. Don't forget to leave room for dessert. We've had the dessert sampler, which is a creme brulee, a chocolate mousse and a mixed berry cobbler with ice cream. It was awesome though the creme brulee was my favorite. I've never been to Jake's for dinner for fear of the prices but lunch is a-okay with me.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Average – We came down for the weekend and ate here late on a Saturday night. First of all, it was smoky, which is so gross to me, but hey, the laws haven't changed yet here, so I thought I'd just deal with it. The sourdough chunk of bread they served us was rock hard and gross. My lobster was lobster, not bad, but nothing special. Same with his steak, good, not bad, but nothing to write home about. I would tell people to save their money and go to one of the many better restaurants in Portland.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

On it's way out of my rotation – The appetizer was calamari, a very standard fare, so for a place like Jake's I'm surprised it didn't have much taste.

The salmon-crab sandwich had salmon that was only cooked on one side. The fish and chips was very fishy tasting.

I write this because I care - Jake's used to be good but this is the second bad experience in a row. I can no longer send out-of-towners there.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Great for Special Occasions – I?ve eaten here twice in the last six months and I have not been disappointed either time. Yes, it is pricy. Yes, the wait staff can be snooty at first. And, yes, it can be hard to get a table. However, the menu has a wide rage of items and not all of them are expensive. The portions are generous enough so, you can share a meal with another person (if you are not starving). The quality of the food is excellent, and with every item I have eaten there, nothing has been substandard. During my most recent visit, I had the crab cakes and my partner had the spinach beet salad. The crab cakes were really good, not too much filler, crisp on the outside, tender on the inside. The salad was fabulous; sweet, spicy beets, crunchy walnuts, and spinach. If you are one of those people that says, ?I don?t like beets.? But have never actually tried them, try this salad ? it was the highlight of the meal! Jakes is located in a beautiful building with rich woodwork, tile, and in the lobby, a beautiful mural. It is worthwhile walking into the building just to see it. They have some seating outside on the sidewalk in the summer. This is a restaurant that would be appropriate to take a date for the first time, celebrate an anniversary or a promotion. Not that I wouldn?t go there on a regular basis, I just don?t have the budget for it.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Great Time! – My wife and I just got home from dining at Jake's Grill. It was great! We arrived early for our reservation and went to the bar for a cocktail. It was very busy and we had to wait for a table to open up, we ended up sitting at the bar. The bartenders were fun and friendly, they obviously have a regular crowd as it seemed they new everyone. I picked up the Happy Hour menu, what a deal. 1/2 pound burger for 1.95? The hostess came and took us to our table, we sat at a nice window "booth". Our server arrived and seemed knowledgable as he pointed out the "newer" items on the menu. I ordered the filet w/ mushroom sauce and she ordered the mahi mahi, both were excellent. As mentioned in other posts, the chocolate cake is amazing!! I will say, we didn't see any issues with it not being clean as mentioned in earliler posts. Maybe they read these posts as well. All in all.. we'll go back.

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Won for:
Happy Hour (2008)
Steak (2006)
Nominations Nominated for:
Seafood (2009)
Steak (2009)
Hotel Bar (2007)
Hotel Dining (2007)
Fine Dining (2006)
Hotel Dining (2006)
American Restaurant (2005)
Brunch (2005)
Fine Dining (2005)
Hotel Bar (2005)
Power Lunch (2005)
Steak (2005)
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