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Jake's Wayback Burgers - CLOSED

2401 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805
+1 302-994-6800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good8%
  • Average25%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
1 Sep 2016
17 Oct 2015
“Good, not great”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Fast food
$$ - $$$
2401 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I love Jakes. My Mom lives nearby and every time I go to visit her for vacation we eat there multiple times. When I am home I crave their food. There is a Jakes in South Florida, but I am skeptical due to their reviews.

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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Under seasoned burgers, good shakes and good service. In and Out is better in the West and Five guys has a slight edge, but both could amp up the ground beef seasoning and have a better burger.

Thank kimcheedragon52
Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

I've never heard of this chain, but after reading some positive reviews, we decided to try it during our road trip since it wasn't too far from I95. While many people seem to like their burgers, I am not a fan. The patties are very...More

Thank J0ng0
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Best burger on earth. I'm a burger fan. Have them wherever I go, Europe, usa, Caribbean, and this are the best taste burgers ever. The food is prepared at order time, the meat is delicious, juicy and perfectly made. The bread is great and the...More

Thank Ariedwar
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I don't eat Jake's as much as I used to but doesn't mean they arent delicious. Beef plus cheese is always good.

Thank Padge9281
Reviewed 11 May 2010

After a couple of tries I've given up on this place. I don't understand why they feel the need to squeeze every bit of juice out of their burgers. The fries are good though. The milkshakes are artificially flavored and are just plain lousy. Thank...More

Thank Db1105
Reviewed 8 December 2008

Some consider these burgers plain, but I enjoy their simplicity. They just serve good burgers, nothing exotic, but always good. They're not the hockey pucks you get at a fast food chains and they're not the thick over done burgers covered with sauces like Lone...More

Thank delawaredan
Reviewed 21 July 2008

Excellent burgers and chili cheese fries. The shakes are okay but not as good as Charcoal Pit.

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Reviewed 11 July 2008

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Reviewed 13 February 2008

Nothing special. I prefer mine thick and rare

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
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10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 302-994-6800
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