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“We returned again!”
Review of Jake's Seafood House - CLOSED

Jake's Seafood House
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Jake's Seafood is celebrating 25 years of quality freshness and family tradition in Rehoboth Beach! Enjoy our award-winning Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes and famous Seafood Bisque, or try one of our new menu items including Lobster Mac 'N Cheese, Fish Tacos, and Seared Scallops. We are family-friendly, serving lunch, dinner, and carry-out. We also offer a full selection of beer, wine, and cocktails. Our original location is one block off the beach in downtown Rehoboth, and our second location is on Route One (Coastal Highway) in Rehoboth.
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Last year was the first year we tried this place, we were with our best friends and we agreed that we would come back here again this year while visiting Rehoboth. I think we will be making it a tradition now for sure. There was only one downside, both my husband and my best friend ended up with some stomach issues and didn't feel very well at all for quite some time. They were the only two that ate a salad. They both agreed that they believe that the salad was the problem. With an exception of that, we really enjoyed our meal and evening there at Jake's. Loved the area that we were seated in ,very easy to visit there, great atmosphere. Our waitress was great! I got scallops, mashed potatoes, and lobster mac and cheese! All in which I enjoyed thoroughly! My husband got coconut fried shrimp, they were huge! And he enjoyed them very much as well! Our friends both enjoyed their meals too! Which was steak, and also a seafood platter that was broiled. It's just a block away from our hotel which was Atlantic Sands. Perfect location!

Thank Christa H
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Jakes is one of our Rehoboth favorites. We always go there when in town but the service was lacking. Our waiter was very nice but a bit distracted. Our 1/2 dozen had an oyster missing. We had to practically tackle him to get our additional one. When received, the food was fresh and tasty. It just took us some time to get it, since we were there early 5:30, not sure if it was the kitchen being unorganized or the waiter who was having an off night. For the money you are paying, expectations run high, hopefully this was just an off night.

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Thank MizCDani
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

This year was disappointed in this restaurant. Go to this place every visit to Rehoboth but this year the quality of it seemed to go down. First of all they had paper menus instead of the nice laminated ones they use to have. You used to get these delicious rolls with your meal but did not this year. The food was good but the portion went down while the price went up.Atmosphere was not as friendly. May have to think twice before going back next year.

Thank Brenda H
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Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome service and food. Very polite server. Great suggestions as well as very conscientious. Manager stopped at every table. All pleasant. Prices reasonable

Thank Othand123
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

For 15 years we been visited Rehoboth Beach for 3 days in summer and every evening we had dinner in Jake's. Food was excellent always.
But everything is change this time. Menu was change, food was change. Food had no taste, no flavor. I was ordering the same dish as previous years (rose rockfish) which use to be served on the pan but this time was on plate, cold and taste like robber.
Also, no choice of vegetables exept of potato and corn.
What happened with this place?
Ownership change?
We always recommend Jakes to our friends but not anymore.
We decided never go again.
The name Jakes should be change to JUNK.

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2  Thank flana64
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JakesSeafood, Manager at Jake's Seafood House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

We are very disappointed to hear about your latest experience. While we do occasionally like to refresh our menu with new dishes, our management has not changed and we are committed to serving our customers the same high quality seafood they have always been able to depend on Jake’s for. We sincerely apologize that your Rose's Rockfish was cold and rubber-tasting, and we are sorry to hear that the new presentation of the dish is not to your liking. We appreciate you taking the time to share this feedback with us and will be discussing your comments with our kitchen staff. We hope you will consider giving us a second chance on your next visit so we can show you the Jake’s Seafood House experience you’ve come to expect over the past 15 years.

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