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Jake's Del Mar

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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354 (15th street)
+1 858-755-2002
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found Jake's on Tripadvisor and had a fabulous meal. parking is limited but they have a valet. I'm gluten free and they were very accommodating and had a lot to choose from. My daughter loved the hula pie for dessert

Thank mbs5
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had read this was a must try restruant in the area and just happened upon it during a sunset beach walk. The staff were very friendly, professional and accommodating (w/o a reservation, I requested an oceanside window table and got one). The calamari was excellent as was the hula pie. I had already eaten all early dinner; I was just... More 

Thank Melissa S
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A wonderful birthday dinner. Food was delicious, and service was excellent. Great location right on the beach.

Thank DeHaven F
Toronto, Canada
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't been to Jake's in a few years and wasn't thrilled to return. Was I wrong! Love being right on the beach. I had the beet salad and a lovely Rosé wine, husband had the fish tacos and an ice cold beer and he loved it. Service was fantastic, food was fresh and a great place for lunch. We will... More 

Thank Donna M
Breda, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, good vibe, amazing view. Definitely a must-visit for anyone living in or visiting San Diego.

Thank Ruud1981
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Gorgeous views - walk onto the sand after. Concierge at hotel suggested, but thought I would find my own spot - until I arrived here. Ate at the bar, great service!

Thank theresa123ski
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wife and I consider ourselves foodies. We're LA natives and We just came back from spending the weekend in La Jolla and wanted to find a place with a good Brunch and a great view. After some research, we found Jake's. Have to say this place exceeded expectations for both. Stopped in for Sunday brunch and found seating pretty quick(would... More 

Thank Midnight_ECL
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here twice during our stay in Del Mar. Delicious food, great service and a beautiful location. The fish tacos were fantastic as was the fish pot. They were very lovely about our kids coming in just for another piece of hula pie. One of the highlights of our holiday

Thank KateK1007
Middletown, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read reviews that Jake's was the place to go for the beach side dining experience. It did not disappoint. We scheduled the time of our dinner to coincide with sunset. It was breathtaking. Our meal was delicious and our waiter was great. Everything about our experience was perfect. I highly recommend this restaurant and when I return to San... More 

Thank Syndee49
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing service from start to finish. Gorgeous views. Appetizer and entree were good, but I definitely recommend the hula pie for dessert. Utilize the valet service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354
    (15th street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-755-2002
Jake’s Del Mar brings new American cooking to the edge – to the water’s edge that is. Located right on the beach in Del Mar Chef Duvinh Ta uses fresh, seasonal products as the inspiration for updating classic preparations of fresh fish, shellfish and premium meats. The lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch menus showcase clean, eclectic flavors and local, sustainable products that are complemented by Jake’s jaw dropping location on the sand. The nightly Chef’s Special is a seasonal creation that features the best seafood, meats and produce available and through the Legacy of Aloha program, Jake’s donates a portion the proceeds from the Chef’s Special to the San Diego Food Bank.

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