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Jake's Famous Crawfish

401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
+1 503-226-1419
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (454 reviews)
“stuffed salmon” (90 reviews)
“étouffée” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
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Reviewed today via mobile

If you like crawfish come here for a big helping! It was a very fun northwestern meal that I would recommend to any tourist coming to Portland for a few days.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A little pricey but Soo good!! Go during Happy Hour for some amazing deals; very affordable (3-6pm)! Building built in 1892 (ish?) Really cool vibe. Great friendly service!

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We haven't been to Jakes for 25 years or so, not much has changed! Great ambiance, old school as they come. Great service fantastic menu and the food wonderful! Little pricey, but you should know that going in. Nice special treat!

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The establishment has been around and you can tell. The ambience is chill and invites all. The food selection varies and is good but not awesome. I had the steamer clams and they were little salt bombs. But local rose’ was great “ acrobats a...More

Thank Khristi L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic oysters, great craft cocktails & old school classic service! Very fun place to bring the family. A must go !!

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had salmon and a Pinot noir and really enjoyed it. It's a nice restaurant and people are dressed casual to business casual.

Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 4 days ago

Jakes is definitely skating on its reputation, two star food for five star prices. For many years I wanted to try Jakes Famous Crawfish house and finally had the chance to try it. Unfortunately I will never return again.

Thank William C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has enjoyed a good reputation for decades, but I was disappointed. The Caesar salad was bland. The fried oysters were soggy. The halibut was fresh, but tasteless and wooden. The green beans and garlic mashed potatoes were up to standard, but that’s not...More

Thank mgr10024
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We heard so many recommendations we had to try Jakes. We ordered the grilled halibut. The fish is fresh, yet the preparation was bland & the fish over cooked. It was accompanied by simple mashed potatoes and a few crispy green beans. For $44 disappointing....More

Thank sam a
Reviewed 6 days ago

I can't say enough about this restaurant. I had the Copper River Salmon and it was the most delicious Salmon I have every had. Scrumptous! We love their food.

Thank Chesapeake8
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Questions & Answers
Sarah S
2 January 2018|
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Response from Bair3384 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a kids menu that features American favorites.
Meg R
16 October 2017|
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Response from jmboze1 | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them directly. I don’t know.
Meg R
16 October 2017|
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Response from Helen S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call them (503) 226-1419. i imagine once you have that question answered, you might want to talk with them about something else. Have a great holiday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-2303
    (SW Stark)
  • Public Transportation: Light Rail: Stops @SW 10th ave/Galleria. Walk 2 blocks up to 12th Ave, take a right and come 3 blocks down to SW Stark St. Trolly: Heading North; Trolly stops at 10th Ave & SW Stark St, walk 2 blocks up Stark Street. Heading South; Trolly stops at 11th Ave and Washington, walk 1 block up to 12th Ave turn right and come 1 block down Stark St.
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-226-1419
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