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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%
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“seafood” (455 reviews)
“crawfish” (140 reviews)
“stuffed salmon” (87 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
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Reviewed yesterday

Jake's Famous Crawfish is a Portland institution, with great food and excellent service. Because it has such a classic vibe (white tablecloths, Continental style service), it can feel a little dated compared to the more contemporary restaurants in the area. I'd recommend this for a...More

Thank rebeccaspry
Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to go here for dinner for 3 reasons: the restaurant reputation in Portland, it was close to where we were staying, and 1000 points with OpenTable. It was a good visit, and I'm glad we went. Once we arrived, they immediately seated us....More

Thank Vancouver_Roary
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food here is amazing. Been a few times and thoroughly enjoyed the food, staff, and ambiance Jake's has to offer. If you are visiting it's a must see if you are a seafood fan. I love the old town vibe it sets, must be...More

Thank Dallas S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jake’s is always a safe bet for a winning dinner for my wife and I, out of town guests or even work dinners/galas. We have hosted parties, corporate events and dined casually here for years. Can’t be missed!

Thank Benvr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good local seafood, lots of choices. Decent wine list also. Very busy spot on a Saturday night, good staff. The building is cool and old. Didn’t have any crawfish though!

Thank Allen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was great. Hot fresh seafood, fresh salads, found a pearl in my dinner. Great company, highly recommend, will be back.

Thank Joey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Jake’s to celebrate a special event with our daughter and son-in-law, so four of us all together. We had a reservation and were seated within 5 minutes upon arrival in a nice booth. Artwork and antique oyster plates decorated the dark wood...More

Thank travelingirlz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood I ordered what this seafood should have tasted like and the service was fast and she was a very knowledgable and friendly person

Thank sassdanny50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best of the best! Whatever you want is usually on the menu. A classic, long time classy experience in Portland where you will have a fabulous dinner with professional, knowledgeable wait staff and leave feeling like you experienced the best of old time Portland....More

Thank GinaFN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for pre dinner drinks only since we had already made reservation elsewhere. Bartender was attentive and allowed us to review menu and came back when he saw we were ready to order 2x whiskey sour and 1x Moscow mule. Lime was pressed in...More

Thank NielsNybo
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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
15 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
15 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 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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