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Jake's Famous Crawfish

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401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303 (SW Stark)
+1 503-226-1419
11:30 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here for a business dinner with a large party. The setting is gorgeous, 19th century style, and the service is amazing. You feel treated like royalty. However the place is crowded (due its popularity) and very noisy, making not a good bet for a romantic dining, but a sure thing to impress a customer: 30-40 dollars per main... More 

Thank PMTexas
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had Thanksgiving dinner here. I had the turkey which was so so, and my son had scallops which he felt were not cooked correctly. It was very busy, so perhaps they were not able to deal with such a busy night, and it was very loud which made it hard to talk during the meal. There seemed to be a... More 

Thank Phil J
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the food but is was a bit overpriced compare to other restaurants of same food quality. Having a valet parking available is definitely a plus!

Thank dominikapukay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very busy restaurant with the best seafood. Great steaks too but they specialize in all kinds of seafood.

Thank John V
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been going here since our move to Portland' Excellent food and service. There is always a wait to get in here so make reservations.

Thank David J
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I usually order the special of the day, usually a fish we like. Their salmon is always good no matter how it is prepared. We don't eat shell fish, but others have told us that it is good. The service is consistently good. It's a little pricey, but the value is good. They make very good desserts,... More 

Thank KeepPortlandWeird
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This my favorite restaurant on the planet. The menu is large and the main trouble is deciding what to order. I have never had less than an outstanding meal at Jakes. The service is impeccable and the atmosphere is classy. I recommend the Chocolate Bag as a desert the whole table can share. A great time to go is about... More 

Thank EwwfmN
Rheinfelden, Aargau, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is a nice place for dinner with its kind of old fashioned furnishment - people seem to like it as it looks to be a busy place. There are all kind of different sea food and fish specialties on the card and everobe wilk find a good choice. But what you get is a kind of industrialised food... More 

Thank GerhardCH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister has lived in Portland for 14 years and recommended Jake's as a good place for seafood. When I walked into the bar area, I felt as if I was in an iconic San Francisco restaurant. Great ambience; the place was packed when we were there. I expect it was because a lot of diners were tired of Thanksgiving... More 

Thank pasadena4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Jakes on the last evening of our week long wine tour of California and Oregon and it was one of the best meals we had. We were a bit leary of it as it is a chain and it was Thanksgiving to boot but it was very good starting with the crab cakes and calamari and ending... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
    (SW Stark)
  • Public Transportation: Light Rail: Stops @SW 10th ave/Galleria. Walk 2 blocks up to 12th Ave, take a right and come 3 blocks down to SW Stark St. Trolly: Heading North; Trolly stops at 10th Ave & SW Stark St, walk 2 blocks up Stark Street. Heading South; Trolly stops at 11th Ave and Washington, walk 1 block up to 12th Ave turn right and come 1 block down Stark St.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-226-1419

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