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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014 (15th street)
+1 858-755-2002
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I have dined at Jake's on numerous occasions and we love the food and the atmosphere. It never disappoints and we will keep going back. We had great service and great food as usual. I would recommend this place to anyone and you can't beat the views and the location right on the beach. We will definitely... More 

Thank tanderlonis
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ask for a table with a view of the water. The atmosphere is great, the servers are friendly, it's a little on the pricey side- but the food is good and worth it.

Thank ddinsd
Washington DC
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great staff eager to please food is excellent not fancy but excellent. A bit pricey but once you go you will know why....good drink and food deals during happy hour. Directly on the beach with wonderful views and valet parking if you want to use it.

Thank Sandy M
Mountain View, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a must if you are visiting the Del Mar area. It is located in a beautiful setting, right on the beach, and the tables are arranged in a "terrace" layout, so one can enjoy an Ocean view from virtually every seat. There is a very nice choice of seafood, vegetarian and gluten-free options on the regular menu... More 

Thank SFGirl13
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place was excellent although it makes a lot of difference whether you get a place in the terrace or inside. The food is excellent and the service was fine... apparently they were understaffed on the first day of the year! I drove from San Diego as many places are closed on Jan 1. It was worth the drive based... More 

Thank Edgardo M
Bakersfield, California
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316 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with no prior knowledge about the place and we're glad we did—we will go back. We started with wine and a Mai Tai—the Mai Tai was the best I've had in a long time—I'd go back just for it. For dinner we had ono and halibut, one prepared with a truffle potato crust and the other with... More 

Thank Jon R
Carlsbad, California
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159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Jake's is our Anniversary spot. Great seafood and CA fare on the beach in Del Mar next to Powerhouse Park. I love their sea bass and the Hula Pie is not optional!

Thank db7477
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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

From the appetizer to the dessert, this is a great restaurant. Add to it a stunning location and you've got a winner. Fish entree was well prepared. Even the server was top notch, helpful but not obtrusive. I would give this 4.5.

Thank Asiadream
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122 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The location is beautiful, just on the beach. The service was great, we got served some bread and butter while waiting for your food. We got 2 cocktails, one with blueberry and the other one with orange. Both were fantastic. I got the seafood risotto and it was very well done, would order it again and my husband got the... More 

Thank Ornella B
San Antonio, Texas
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has the coolest California vibe for dinner. We go here every time we visit San Diego. Make sure you make a reservation as this place gets very, very busy in the evenings. Get there early to give yourself time to have a glass of wine before Sunset. This location gives diners an option to go outside (quick access)... 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$30 - US$30
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (15th street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2002
Jake’s Del Mar brings new American cooking to the edge – to the water’s edge that is. Located right on the beach in Del Mar Chef Duvinh Ta uses fresh, seasonal products as the inspiration for updating classic preparations of fresh fish, shellfish and premium meats. The lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menus showcase clean, eclectic flavors and local, sustainable products that are complemented by Jake’s jaw dropping location on the sand. The nightly Chef’s Special is a seasonal creation that features the best seafood, meats and produce available and through the Legacy of Aloha program, Jake’s donates a portion the proceeds from the Chef’s Special to the San Diego Food Bank.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?