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Jake's Famous Crawfish

401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
+1 503-226-1419
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (447 reviews)
“stuffed salmon” (87 reviews)
“étouffée” (23 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and I were visiting Portland and decided to do lunch at Jake's because we thought it would be fun to have crawfish. Turns out, there are not that many on the menu. We ended up ordering a few other items and they were...More

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was definitely not impressed. Disappointed as this was my first seafood restaurant I tried in Portland. Was expecting fresh crab. It tasted like it was defrosted out of the Costco freezer. Was actually a little frozen in the middle. Will not go back here...More

Thank Spartacus X
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Checked out Jake’s on the recommendation of the concierge at our hotel... and so glad we did! Decided to splurge on the 4 course dinner. Started with some of the best steamed mussels we have ever had. The second course was a light spinach salad...More

Thank BC_Travellers123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We haven’t been to Portland for about 20 years and decided to try one of our old favorites- Jakes. The restaurant could use an update. It felt worn. The food was ok but not great. They use A Lot Of butter! The service was good....More

Thank MomK123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although, it took server 20 mins to acknowledge me. (older lady server), I manged to order Shrimp etouffe and it was tasty and huuuge. Enuf for 2 people. dessert was awesome as well, I'd go back, but get a different waitress and be pleased.

Thank Malhalo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. They also own the jake's Grill a few blocks away. I tried their French onion soup this time. Great; also had seafood fetticine which was excellent. Hubby had the ahi and loved it. Friends had the fried fish and said it was...More

Thank Rosielikestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had plans to meet for a birthday dinner at another restaurant, but it turned out not to be suitable so we showed up here without reservations. Only had to wait about 15 minutes for table. The restaurant is huge, much bigger than I realized....More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little hesitant to try Jake's Famous Crawfish based on some of the negative reviews. However, we decided to give them a try to see for ourselves. I mean, a restaurant that has been in business for 126 years has GOT to be...More

Thank SgtBuffy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is superb. I have heard about all my life. My Dad ate here in the thirties and three generations later we still consider it outstanding.r

Thank 451worldtraveler451
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was great and I pass good time with family and friends there, i really can recommended this place

Thank Lindaanderson01
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Questions & Answers
Sarah S
2 January 2018|
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Response from Bair3384 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a kids menu that features American favorites.
Meg R
16 October 2017|
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Response from jmboze1 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them directly. I don’t know.
Meg R
16 October 2017|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call them (503) 226-1419. i imagine once you have that question answered, you might want to talk with them about something else. Have a great holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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