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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” (426 reviews)
“crawfish” (130 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 3 days ago

i had read good reviews of jakes and thought we should go there, was not disappointed however the sound level in the restaurant is loud so if you or any of your party have difficulty hearing it will be a challenge to them, the service...More

Thank bbq b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a good experience here although we're in and our fairly briskly ! The cod with shrimps and crab were delicious as were the fish cakes, not sure about serving mashed potatoes with them ! Certainly the portions were big.

Thank EileenStewart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The early Happy Hour is fun and affordable. Nice small plates of a variety of wonderful local fare. Hit it early and drop back by for the late specials too!

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined in the lounge and the restaurant and had stellar service and food in both. I sometimes travel alone and Jake's has seating selections that don't make you feel alone. . . if that's what you're looking for. Love the food. . ....More

1  Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was so delicious!!! I was able to sit outside and relax with a glass of great Oregon Pinot Noir! It's in a cute area as well!

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live more than 40 miles away but set this as a spot for anyone out of two when they visit. We have been frequenting Jakes on and off for over 40 years. Sea food as the name indicates is the main stay but what...More

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good and service was as well. Nice place to sit near the window and people watch! Would go back sgain.

Thank DJFDallas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been the go to seafood restaurant in which hosts entertain out of town business people forever. Situated on 12th and Stark, the neighborhood is a bit on the seedy side, but perfectly safe. The bar is a conversation piece in that a trough...More

Thank bushido72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good. This is a solid old school dinner establishment and although you won't necessarily find foodie creations, everything we ordered was as we requested and better than expectations. However, the service was beyond reproach. The servers fly around that place like they...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

High class restaurant in downtown Portland. Primarily seafood, but other choices as well. Great ambiance, friendly and attentive staff, great food. On the high end dollar wise, but worth it.

Thank stardog700
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3 February 2017|
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Response from Sandy H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kim I parked nearby but didn't validate parking so I'm not sure but I would definitely book as it is often packed so you can ask them about parking when you book Sandy
Wes P
20 December 2016|
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Response from travelguy51_9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a McCormick and Schmicks gift card would work there. If you happen to have a Jake's gift card, that too would work obviously.
Steve S
9 April 2016|
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Response from john a | Reviewed this property |
There was plenty of street parking. Taking a taxi is another option. We actually walked from our hotel. Walking was the better option since their portions were wonderful.
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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