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Jake's Delicatessen

€€ - €€€American, Deli, Kosher
1634 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205-1252
+1 414-562-1272
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“pastrami” (12 reviews)
“cornbeef” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
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American, Deli, Kosher
€€ - €€€
1634 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205-1252
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Wonderful service...got two great sandwiches...would go back again...readily. Great atmosphere and great experience!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited Jake's to watch Randy Santel take on the Commish Challenge. Before the challenge took place we both ordered something to eat. I had a Corned Beef on toasted bread, my wife had a turkey sandwich. Both were fresh and great...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Soupman1100
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Must have changed owners as there is no longer table service, running out of pastrami and my $11 corned beef sandwich was 30% fat. No satisfaction when talking to the staff. I use to visit here monthly until moving out of state, now its yearly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Cmfjr
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Let’s get this out of the way now: Yes, Jake’s is in a terrible neighborhood. No, it doesn’t feel like a traditional deli, especially with hip hop music blasting on the radio. Having said that, the food is amazing. The corned beef is insanely buttery,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Harry__Hood95
Reviewed 3 May 2018

pleople were very nice but the food was baaaad. super salty and burnt. not the delicious corned beef i had last time i was there.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank worthourwhile
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Jake's corned beef sandwiches are the best around. Problem is, the location is horrible. Straight up ghetto. It's bad enough that we don't go here, just because it doesn't feel safe. Other problem is it's overpriced. They raise the price like every time we go....More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank michael692
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Our great waitress, Geraldine, served us a corned beef and a reuben, that was amazing! Walk in and grab a seat at the tables or booths. Homemade delicious meats - the owners will answer any questions you have on their meats. No adult beverages here....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Jane B
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Ample opportunity to visit and share some of the best corned beef and pastrami sandwiches around and well known! Always looking forward to a visit here to people watch and very often, enjoy the wait for your turn to order. We usually prefer to dine...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank legacyendeavors
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

As with the restaurants in Milwaukee....hold off on eating for several days prior! The cornbeef and pastrami deli sandwiches are the best!! Thick sandwiches, piled sky high will send you and your heart to the moon and beyond! The taste will enlighten your buds beyond...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Windman69
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Since 1955 a Milwaukee landmark. It's been 32 years since my last visit and it's like going back in time. Nothing has changed. A must for great pastrami.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank thomastI9242RJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1634 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53205-1252
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: +1 414-562-1272
Since 1955, Jake's Deli has been serving the finest corned beef and pastrami in the Midwest. Come visit our historical landmark here in Milwaukee, WI.
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