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Jake's Western Grill

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American, Southwestern, Barbecue
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8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
+1 360-354-5588
11:00 - 21:00
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Bellingham, Washington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is what most people I know say about Jake's. The food is really good but you better be ready to wait a long time for it! Fun atmosphere though, and friendly staff. I'll probably go back again, seeing as I live in Lynden.

Thank Jeff B
Ferndale, Washington
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

...because that's what I turned into when I came to this place the first time. Their Pulled Pork can knock heads with my uncle's recipe back in Texas, so that should say something! Also their potato skins and mac n' cheese are superb!! Very clean every time we've come in, though some of the waitress's we felt were overbooked at... More 

Thank DragnChick
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this review

Ha! We like your "Pulled Pork Piglet" description; it's our goal to send folks home full and satisfied. Thanks for the compliment about our BBQ, and our clean restaurant -- both things we aim for! More 

Bellingham, Washington, USA
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is our "go to" BBQ spot. The food is great as well as the service. Love to order their take out meal for 4. The package may not look like a lot of food till you start dishing it out. Great for taking on a quick picnic or quick dinner

Thank Martha1105
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this review

Thank so much Martha; we're glad to hear you found our take out meal satisfying. Appreciate your positive review! More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Really liked the cool ranch chips and the sausage was great. Mac and cheese was a little bland and they confirmed what I thought, big hit with younger children but not most adults. Worth the visit

Thank Rick W
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback Rick! Our Ranch Hand Chips are slightly addictive, glad you liked them! The mac and cheese IS a big hit with the kiddos around here. We hope next time you come you might try a side with a bit more kick, like fried okra or sweet potato fries. Folks tell us they love those sides! More 

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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Family friendly and nice decor make this a sweet spot to eat out. The cornbread is out of this world, but they are stingy with it, bringing you only one slice per person. The BBQ sauce is wonderful. The meat is well cooked. Loved this place. Not that both Whatcom Dickeys locations are closed, Jakes reigns supreme. I wonder if... More 

Thank Jeffrey L
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and for sharing your thoughts Jeffrey; we appreciate you as a customer! The complimentary cornbread is just a little something to hold y'all over until your food arrives. We don't want folks filling up too soon. However, maybe we should put a 6-pack of cornbread on the menu that diners can take away with them to... More 

Nooksack, Washington
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We were given a gift card so decided to try it once more the first couple times were underwhelming to say the least and this time was no different. The only great thing about the meal was the little corn bread appetizers they give you, you'll want extras if you want to leave full. The meal was average it wasn't... More 

Thank Truckindbld
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this review

Your feedback is not typical so we're sorry to have missed the mark. Appreciate that you came in and tried. More 

Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We often eat at Jake's so figured I should tell you about it. We've tried almost everything on the menu & it's all delicious! Besides eating in, they also have a Carryout Cowboy Meal (Pulled pork, buns, baked beans, coleslaw, & potato salad). Love this when my husband gets tired of pizza night. :) Servers have always been great &... More 

Thank Cathy V
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this review

Thanks Cathy! Our meals to go are a big hit with families on the go and with people who want something different to eat at home. Thanks for choosing our restaurant and thanks for this kind review. More 

Everett, Washington
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225 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Jake's is located on state highway 539, the main north/south road through Lynden. It's on the right side, just after you cross the city limits, way back to the right in a community mall with a Food Pavilion in the middle, just north of the RIte-Aid, across that street. Ironically, just a couple of doors down is Coconut Kenny's, which... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to Jakes for dinner last week and was really happy at both the service and the food that we had - we had a two meat plate with beans and grilled veggies - ice team kept coming ( it was a 90+ degree day ) the pulled pork was flavorful and smokey as was the sausage - topped... More 

Thank mike s
Seattle, Washington
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208 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Originally being from Texas,,,I have always been looking for a good BBQ place up here in the PNW. I like a good pulled pork,,some great brisket. I will be back to this place again to try the other dishes after today. Had some nice little cornbread sticks to start with (complimentary!),,and they were good. Then, tried the pulled pork nachos,,,so... More 

Thank max55857

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
  • Phone Number: +1 360-354-5588
From catering to dine-in and take-out, Jake's Western Grill's service is of the highest caliber, and our food is even better.

Whether you're looking for the best BBQ near Lynden, WA, a juicy burger piled high with toppings or a fresh and hearty salad, Jake's is sure to please.

We're family-friendly; dine in or take out.

Ask about event catering too!

Hope to see you soon at Jake's Western Grill.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?