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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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Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to this restaurant for the view and were not disappointed. The window tables were prime and we enjoyed the surf side dining experience. The service was efficient and relaxed. My friend enjoyed a Mai tai similar to those at Duke's in Hawaii. My friend has gluten and dairy allergies and they were able to accommodate. Most of the... More 

Thank svr00m
Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Jake's is a landmark in Del Mar, and is frequented by celebs, tourists and locals alike. The food is excellent, and the service is usually good. The Hula Pie is delicious and will feed the table!

Thank sandyaqh
Morrison, Colorado
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in before dinner time at 5pm and ordered from the bar menu during happy hour. The calamari was excellent and the seafood chowder was OK but not great. Service was good.

Thank Bill B
Del Mar, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I manage 2 hotels in Del Mar, and have sent dozens of guests there- they always come back raving. My wife and I have dined there close to a dozen times- always outstanding.

Thank david C
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered the Mac & Cheese Meatball-great! the Basil Grilled Shrimp-good, and a wonderful Lobster tail-great! We walked right in & found a table in the bar area on side porch. We watched to ocean waves during our meal. Be sure to make reservations if you want to sit in main dining area.

Thank Tammy M
Benicia, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! Great views! Great service! We enjoyed the truffle potato crusted fish (halibut), which was outstanding.

Thank jligioso
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Jake's three times on our stay in Del Mar. Location is perfect, right on the beach near the main waterfront park in Del Mar. We have eaten twice at the bar. Bartenders are very friendly and helpful. Great sandwiches, salads and entrees. We have sampled all three categories and liked our food choices. Very nice wine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, great sea view, good fairly priced food. Nothing not to like, unless you object to $5 for valet parking

Thank Clive59
White Bear Lake, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A reservation is a must! And the food was fantastic. The wine suggestion from Adam the bartender was spot on. Love the location with the view of the water. You can even go for a walk on the beach after dinner.

Thank Gail K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome view of surfers and beach. Best of all, service was beyond what we had received all week in La Jolla restaurants. Server let us try a small pour of a beer we were unfamiliar with before ordering and even brought our table a complimentary dessert to share. Friendly, warm, welcoming-not the norm we have found. Delicious... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
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?