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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014 (15th street)
+1 858-755-2002
Today
16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The place was excellent although it makes a lot of difference whether you get a place in the terrace or inside. The food is excellent and the service was fine... apparently they were understaffed on the first day of the year! I drove from San Diego as many places are closed on Jan 1. It was worth the drive based... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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315 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with no prior knowledge about the place and we're glad we did—we will go back. We started with wine and a Mai Tai—the Mai Tai was the best I've had in a long time—I'd go back just for it. For dinner we had ono and halibut, one prepared with a truffle potato crust and the other with... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Jake's is our Anniversary spot. Great seafood and CA fare on the beach in Del Mar next to Powerhouse Park. I love their sea bass and the Hula Pie is not optional!

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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

From the appetizer to the dessert, this is a great restaurant. Add to it a stunning location and you've got a winner. Fish entree was well prepared. Even the server was top notch, helpful but not obtrusive. I would give this 4.5.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is beautiful, just on the beach. The service was great, we got served some bread and butter while waiting for your food. We got 2 cocktails, one with blueberry and the other one with orange. Both were fantastic. I got the seafood risotto and it was very well done, would order it again and my husband got the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has the coolest California vibe for dinner. We go here every time we visit San Diego. Make sure you make a reservation as this place gets very, very busy in the evenings. Get there early to give yourself time to have a glass of wine before Sunset. This location gives diners an option to go outside (quick access)... More 

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Gainesville, Fl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here and enjoyed our server, Ralph and the manager Kevin. We started with Calamari which was good, not great. I had the Sea Bass which was very good, and my husband had skirt steak which he enjoyed. The view, even at night, is nice as the beach is lit up and you can see the waves. But... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is beautiful and this feels like a beachy CA restaurant. Was with a group for dinner, and the dinner was good. The mac and cheese stuffed meatball was underwhelming, my steak was a little overcooked, and the Maui pie was fun but wish it wasn't SO MUCH vanilla ice cream. Good margarita, though the server forgot my 2nd... More 

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Oxnard, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family took me here for my birthday and I loved it. We sat at a window table and it overlooked the beach. They had strung a Happy Birthday banner over the window. The restaurant is quite large; yet you still get an intimate feeling, at least where we sat. We had the crispy calamari appetizer and it was delicious,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came early for lunch (it filled up fast) and were seated by the window overlooking the ocean. It was a beautiful day that even the waitress admitted she just stopped to look out and enjoy the scene when she arrived that morning. We went as a family and all enjoyed our meals, I especially enjoyed the grouper salad. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
    (15th street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2002
Description
Jake’s Del Mar brings new American cooking to the edge – to the water’s edge that is. Located right on the beach in Del Mar Chef Duvinh Ta uses fresh, seasonal products as the inspiration for updating classic preparations of fresh fish, shellfish and premium meats. The lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menus showcase clean, eclectic flavors and local, sustainable products that are complemented by Jake’s jaw dropping location on the sand. The nightly Chef’s Special is a seasonal creation that features the best seafood, meats and produce available and through the Legacy of Aloha program, Jake’s donates a portion the proceeds from the Chef’s Special to the San Diego Food Bank.

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