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Jake's At The Lake

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Lake Cowichan €€ - €€€ American, ,
109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
+1 250-932-2221
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
€€ - €€€
109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Even though it was super busy on Sunfest weekend the service and food was top notch! Reasonably priced with some interesting menu choices

Thank Monique S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just stopped for a quick light lunch and had a couple of starters so really cannot comment on full menu, however the wings were freshly cooked and very good, the sautéed prawns were in an excellent broth but as I ran out of bread and...More

Thank intervale
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Jake's for our last dinner out at the lake before our vacation was over. Our waitress was friendly and the service was quick. The food was typical pub food, good portion sizes. The location is nice, looking out over the bay. The highlight...More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I stopped for dinner, when passing through Lake Cowichan. A picturesque location with big windows and lots of space. Our server was delightful and extremely efficient and friendly. We ordered crab cakes to start..they were delicious, perfectly done with a tangy, mango...More

Thank Magikisland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really near the house we were renting and was recommended to us by the owner of the house. We went in without much expectations but were pleasantly surprised that the food was really good! The server was also very friendly and we...More

Thank FudTrippers
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Food first, what happened second. Food: good. There were four of us and everyone said what they got was just right. What happened: The eating area was too noisy, so we requested a place on the patio. Problem. One of us found it too breezy....More

Thank Grimshaw A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited Jakes a few times while we stayed in Lake Cowichan. Very good food and service. Would not hesitate to recommend it or to go back. Great view of the area.

Thank JohnnyAppleseed2015
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Enjoyed food and service but when restaurant busy it becomes too noisy. Can' t hear yourself talk. There needs to have something in place to buffer the sound. When weather is good better to dine outside.

Thank Dennise T
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Every time we come visit my uncle we go here for dinner. The food is good, and average priced; and the service is always spectacular.

Thank H0nestH0telReview
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

30 minutes for bread 45 minutes and still waiting for a Hamburger. Would have been better to go to McDonald's.

Thank Shannon J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Lake Cowichan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-932-2221
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