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Jake's City Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2008 Hill Dr SW, Nisswa, MN 56468-2427
+1 218-454-7100
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly I've been here about 10+ times, but got the fire-grilled chicken ciabatta the majority of the time. I love it too much to try anything else. Large portion sizes and great serving staff. One of my favorite restaurants in the area.

Thank 1AnnaJG
Des Moines, Iowa
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183 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We ate here twice in the past week. The first time my husband and I had the seasonal strawberry spinach salad with chicken. It was excellent and fulfilled our wish for dinner. The second time, our daughter in law ordered the same item and the chicken was overdone/dry. Our son's fish and chips was barely edible. My chicken chop salad... More 

Thank Janea26
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We have always enjoyed our meals at Jake's, sometimes it's just appetizers, sometimes burgers. Always pleasant wait staff. Only problem is the place has low ceilings and tends to be loud. Food is good, soups and salads generous and tasty.

Thank Candace C
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were celebrating our 36th anniversary with our kids who moved to Minnesota last fall. Enjoyed dinner by the lake.

Thank dcehr
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We came here 2 nights in a row because we really loved the view and the atmosphere and the food was really good. I REALLY loved their Fish and Chips and Walleye sandwich. You get huge portions and their french fries are really thin and perfect. None of my group was very impressed with our specialty drinks...between us, we got... More 

Thank Sherrill P
Phoenix, Arizona
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We've been to Jakes once a year for the past 3 years and I could be mistaken, but it seems each time we go the prices are higher. Eating cheap this year cost about $15 a head and eating well cost about $30. The fries were so greasy I left them on my plate. The tacos were good. The salad... More 

Thank Linda K
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I was extremely impressed with this restaurant! The decor and patio seating were excellent. We came at a busy lunch time and had great attentive service from the docks to the table. My friends played a little bean bag on the beach while we waited and the waitress was always ready to get us another drink. The Tuna appetizer was... More 

Thank pmjennissen
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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75 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

We've been to Jake's several times and never been disappointed. The menu has something for all and the food is good. Great place for couples, families, dinner, and drinks.

Thank jhorton_mn
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Stopped by for happy hour on a Wednesday eve....everything seemed a little over cooked...pizzas and bruschetta .... Just Okay.... Kind of a bummer happy hour. Maybe better next time..

Thank M B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Rainy day at Jake's. Immediate seating on the patio. Food is consistently decent at all the Jake's location. The Gull lake venue is a fun smaller version of the other Jake's. Try the lobster tacos for a different spin on Tex-Mex. Servers and crew here always friendly and attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2008 Hill Dr SW, Nisswa, MN 56468-2427
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Nisswa
  • Phone Number: +1 218-454-7100

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