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Gator Jakes

36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
+1 586-983-3700
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“jambalaya” (3 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of room here for meetings, Food is what I define as bar food. Burgers and such. Lots of room at the circular bar. TV's are everywhere so great for a game of such. Family friends as well before it 9 pm then more of...More

Thank G2746CYmichaels
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I ate dinner here during a business trip. I had the Sunset sandwich, a Reuben with cole slaw. It was good. The service was great and they have a great beer list. I would return. The reasons I didn't give 5 stars...The music was pretty...More

Thank Kalamadrew
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I've written reviews about Gator Jakes years ago and it's good to see that the quality of food and service has remained constant over the years. At my last visit I had a Black & Bleu burger with curly fries and it was delicious and...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to go to get a huge plate of food at a very reasonable price. Got the Chicken Alfredo and barely put a dent in the plate. All for under ten bucks! Service was ok but our waitress was a little slow. Other than...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Hey stop here some friends and some drinks and app. everything was real good .the waitress where very nice there ..

Thank johntavernier
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Went there on a Saturday at six prior to a concert at Freedom Hill; convenient location. Took a booth as you seat yourself - must have picked a spot near the a/c outlet as it was chilly to the point of being cold. Very quick...More

Thank Skydog757
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Well... if you like super loud music, freezing cold temps, and really super slow service then you will like this place. Maybe. The food was fine, but not great. We went at about 5 on a Tuesday - seated ourselves per the sign & waited...More

Thank dalrutz
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went for lunch and I had the Shrimp Po Boy and hubby had the Corned Beef Reuben. The Shrimp was excellent. I didn't use the spicey majo....way to spicey, so I used cocktail sauce. A large amount of shrimp and cooked to perfection. The...More

Thank Maryann B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Good food, usually have a couple craft beers I like to try. Sometimes very busy you have to wait for a table . In the summer they have a nice patio.

Thank ktiseo
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I met a friend here for dinner yesterday. I had chicken fajitas, one wine and one beef for $17. And it was good! My friend had a steak and she like it. Lots of tvs...sports bar. Lots of tables. Friendly place!

Thank Linda S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36863 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48312-2771
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Sterling Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 586-983-3700
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