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Jake's Western Grill

$$ - $$$American, , Barbecue
8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
+1 360-354-5588
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We've never really paid much attention to the mall where Jake's is located but have driven by there a fair amount. This time we happened to notice Jake's so we decided to stop in for a bite on our way through town. We found the...More

Thank JimboCanucks
Vicka H, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for stopping by and for letting folks know the service, ambiance and meals were good. We're always looking for feedback and suggestions; if there are specific things you noticed that would improve the experience, our team would love to hear your suggestions! Email...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While ordering my wife asked if the hash browns or fried potatoes were gluten free. Waitress did not know but said she would ask. Waitress replied she did not know but would find out. Never came back with an answer, Just delivered food w/o potatos...More

Thank loonisland2
Vicka H, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry for the lack of communication. The server should have better communicated to ask whether potential cross-contamination was an issue for your wife before withholding the potatoes. Allergies, medical dietary restrictions, personal preferences and trendy diets are always changing and evolving. It's, honestly, a challenge...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I have driven past Jake's at least a thousand times over the years, last weekend we finally decided to try them out. We had friends from out of town who also wanted to try something different. I looked at the menu on line and was...More

Thank Paul L
Vicka H, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hello, Paul. Thank you for stopping in and for giving the restaurant a try, and we appreciate you mentioning the excellent staff and service, plus the clean dining room Those are all things our team works hard to excel at. We typically get positive feedback...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

One of my biggest pet peeves when eating out is having my side salad that is specifically asked to come out before my main comes out at the same time as my main. The food was alright, needed more BBQ sauce & the brisket was...More

Thank Dink1525
Vicka H, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

So sorry that we got the timing off with your salad. That should not have happened. Please feel free to request more BBQ sauce anytime, we have plenty to share round here. :)

Reviewed 6 October 2017

I love BBQ, I know BBQ and this is a weak performance. Small portions, served cool. Please don't use an ice cream scoop to portion my pulled pork on the plate. Please serve me a small side of sauce when your serve my brisket. Chips...More

Thank SouthEndMCgang
Vicka H, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Howdy! We know BBQ is a personal choice -- there are a lot of different flavors and styles, and everyone has their favorite. Hope you find one that is just right for you real soon. Thanks for giving Jake's a try!

Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place has it all for everyone's tastes. Lunch and Dinner, they are a favorite. Try the Brisket for a real taste treat.

Thank bluestratos
Vicka H, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thanks so much for this kind review; we love that you LOVED the brisket!

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Jake's is a western themed restaurant with some amazing food. This visit I had their BBQ ribs & pulled pork from their combo platter coupled with mac & cheese and coleslaw and it was delicious! I also ordered their Hog Wild Tater Skins (potato skins...More

Thank llou410
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you for choosing to eat at our Lynden restaurant, and for leaving this positive review. Glad you loved the combo platter and tater skins! Hope to see ya again real soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Jakes is easy to miss as it is tucked away in a shopping plaza and hard to spot from the outside. While I would say that the BBQ is not exceptional it is still very good and the helpings are very generous. I would prefer...More

Thank scbcme
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We'll take "solid" any day. :) Thanks for tracking us down in the shopping center and for leaving a positive review; glad you left full and satisfied!

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We are from Texas, the home of great BBQ, so we were a little worried about going to get BBQ in Washington... but surprise! This place had great BBQ, the pulled pork especially, and we loved it! The portions were large and prices were reasonable....More

Thank Asatkins
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Gotta love it when Texans eat here and then they leave a positive review about our BBQ. Makes our entire crew mighty proud. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great western decor with saddles and knick knacks. Had pulled salad-very fresh and tender pulled pork. Good menu selection but didn't have hunger to enjoy it all. Would have also liked to try their boneless chicken wings. Love how they serve beer in mason jar...More

Thank TamTamVictoria
Brian P, Owner at Jake's Western Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for coming in and for leaving a positive review here on TripAdvisor. You'll have to stop back by for the wings, they are sure to please. :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
American, Southwestern, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
  • Phone Number: +1 360-354-5588
  • E-mail
From catering to dine-in and take-out, Jake's Western Grill's service is top-notch and our food is even better. Whether you're looking for sweet and savory BBQ near Lynden, WA, a juicy burger piled high with toppings or a fresh, crisp and hearty salad, Jake's is sure to please. We're family-friendly; dine in or take out. Happy hour (Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.) features 1/2 price appetizers. Breakfast is served Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 7 to 11 a.m. Hope to see you soon at Jake's Western Grill, located 20 minutes north of Bellingham, WA.
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