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Jake's Del Mar

1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354
+1 858-755-2002
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1660 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014-2354
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Reviewed yesterday

Parking in Del Mar is always tough but the valets at Jake's take great care of you. The food is always good and we called ahead for a window/beachside table.Started with a couple of orders of fried calamari with their special house sauce dip. Our...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a group of 4, and booked a table at 5:30. It was full, even at that time, and a week night. A very popular place. It was fun to be in the hub of lively diners enjoying the ocean view. I recommend you...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Jake’s was recommended by our Uber Driver, our hotel and by friends who are locals, and we were not disappointed. The setting is right on the beach, with views of the sand and waves. Even with the June Gloom, the views were exactly what you...More

Thank Cyclingmimi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Jakes!! For a Georgian this place epitomizes California for me. Amazing food, incredible ocean view, and a fabulous staff!

1  Thank Deddytx
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have reservations, but there was a place for the four of us. The seating was excellent, and we had a terrific view of the ocean and the waves and surfers. The wait staff were friendly and very helpful. Our waitress really know her...More

1  Thank johnr1812
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here in June with my 4 year and wife for dinner. We didn't make reservations and walked in. We had a table pretty quickly and had a nice view of the ocean with surfers trying to catch a wave. Good appetizers. We had the...More

1  Thank rkmoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated a 50th birthday during lunch based on a referral. A sweet birthday card was placed on the table prior to us being seated. Every seat in this restaurant is amazing and can't be beat. We watched surfers and waves coming ashore while we...More

Thank LMag93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jake's food is lovely, the wait staff is friendly, the view of the ocean is phenomenal, but the best thing is that the ambiance is relaxing ,soothing, and sunny and you don't want to leave. The evening manager Adam is a doll and very accommodating....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for an early Fathers Day brunch. Place has $5 valet or across street pay parking for like $18 for 2 hours. Beautiful view right near dog beach. Very nice restaurant reservation a must. Had Braised beef hash and it was good. Had the...More

1  Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, nice beach views, protected from weather, great food, great service. We split several items on the menu - all came divided on separate plates - really a nice touch. Awesome flavors in each of the items we ordered.

1  Thank Beth322
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Which dinner items are gluten free?
20 April 2017|
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Response from O'Rourke K | Reviewed this property |
The ribs are gluten free, the burger has a gluten free bun option and almost all of the seafood dishes are either gluten free on the menu or can easily be made gluten free.
Barbara E
is Jake's serving spiny lobster
25 October 2016|
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Response from Bobbyandmarie | Reviewed this property |
Do you have a room that is rented out for small functions such as wedding receptions? If so, do you have an all-inclusive menu?
21 June 2016|
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Response from JBN1008 | Reviewed this property |
It would be a beautiful venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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