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Jake Moon Restaurant & Cafe

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2082 Delaware Tpke, Clarksville, NY 12041-1224
+1 518-768-2570
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Upstate New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a place in the 8th arronsidement in Paris, near the Place de la Concord, where I ate a breakfast meal that I can still taste 30 years later. I haven't had that kind of gustatory experience until I had breakfast at Jake Moon. I can still taste the Clarksville Scramble that I had and the joyous combination of... More 

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Albany, NY
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Jake Moon is a true gem. Locally sourced food prepared by a world-class chef in a charming, rural setting. Sincere down-home service and reasonable prices are icing on the cake. My husband and I just enjoyed a dinner of onion soup, steak, black bean chili and more. Our food was full flavored, fresh and plentiful. Previously I've enjoyed Jake Moon's... More 

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Albany, New York
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93 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here in quite sometime and decided to check it out again. Still a quaint little place and the omelet and fresh baked bread was good. There were only a couple of other people eating, so it was nice and quiet. Even so, the waitress didn't bring me a second cup of coffee until I asked for it. I... More 

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Waterford, New York
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We specifically went to Thatcher Park so we could go to lunch at Jake Moons. An unassuming place that was almost full when we arrived at 1. Menu was interesting and varied. We all enjoyed our meals (black bean chili, quiche of the day, ham and cheese omlette). The wait staff were friendly and helpful. It was the perfect stop... More 

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Thank preighk
St Petersburg
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146 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Jake Moon usually puts out fine tasting food. I brought my brothers here to enjoy some well prepared food. The food was plentiful and well presented. No complaints. However, I think they are now raising flies to see how many customers will put up with before they stop coming. I know there were over a dozen flying all over the... More 

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Thank rick m
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I heard many great things about this place. When asked if I ever are there, I was embarrassed to say no. I pass it on a regular basis. So my first time there was a Friday night with my girlfriend. Then went back with my kids. They have a dinner special that is a fantastic deal. The salad is very... More 

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Albany, New York, United States
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Fresh bakery items, interesting original menu and great local color. Worth the trip to Clarksville - BUT the secret is out for awhile now. We did have to wait a long time for brunch on Mother's Day and were glad we did.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I went to the Jake Moon for the first time with friends who go there often, and who have raved about it. I ordered French toast, and it was undercooked and soggy. My friend ordered a special of the house, a vegetarian omelet, which she always orders there. It came with bacon in it, so she sent it back. The... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

In the quaint hamlet of Clarksville, NY is a small restaurant named Jake Moon. This unassuming eatery in an old ice cream parlor is a remarkable find for anyone looking for great food in an unusual location. The atmosphere is very casual but that is where it ends. The food is all homemade from beginning to end, bread, appetizers to... More 

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Thank Jim C
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

If you want a BLT or lobster if it's featured, you won't be disappointed. This byob tiny gem features a brief menu and patio dining. Kept secret by those who patronize, Jake Moon is worth the drive. It's due west from downtown Albany. Bon appetit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2082 Delaware Tpke, Clarksville, NY 12041-1224
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clarksville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-768-2570

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