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  3. Distance: 0.42mi
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About Jake's Bar & Grill

Casual fine dining, with great steaks, seafood, and some offerings from other cuisine. We offer patio seating (weather permitting, this is Montana), great bar atmosphere and an intimate dining area.

2425 Gabel Rd
Billings, MT 59102
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, American

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm.
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm.
Bar: 11:00am - 2:00am.

Cross Street:
Overland

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(406) 252-9375

Website:
http://www.jakesbillings.com/JakesWestend.html

Private Party Contact:
Bryan Taylor: (406) 252-9375

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

Jake's Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Bar Seating (9)
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Special Occasion (7)
Casual (7)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Romantic (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great Beer (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Cozy (1)
Fun (1)
Authentic (1)
Healthy (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Another great meal at Jake’s! We had a delightful server named Jenn that was on top of all our orders. We had perfect timing between appetizers, soup/salad, dinner and then dessert. Extremely knowledgeable on wine selections and suggestions for side dishes. Perfect post Valentine Day dinner.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Montana)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and service

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·Dined 5 days ago

Good food, friendly, but not worth. The atmosphere was acceptable, food was delivered timely, the expense just doesn't match the product by any means.

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 (Fargo)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food is always good and the staff is attentive and friendly

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Our waitress was phenomenal. She was very prompt and professional. She gave us time to ourselves but she was also there even/if we needed her. Will definitely come back for a special occasion again!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Montana)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Another great meal at Jakes! We tried the baseball cut sirloin and it was cooked perfectly. Pumpkin creme brûlée was my pick for dessert. Very good!!

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The service was very slow, for not being a busy afternoon. But the food was great!

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Montana)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Fantastic as always. Always try to have dinner there when in town. Have never had a dinner there that wasn't the best. The whole family enjoyed it. Will definitely be back.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 19, 2017

I live in the Midwest, small town America. The prices at Jake's are very expressive. Steak cuts are good but on the small side for weight. My date was vegetarian so choices where limited to 2 options. Not a great experience, but not the worst.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Montana)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We have used this location a number of times to meet friends and share a good meal and enjoy company. The server Callie (sp) was very professional and a treat to work with. the food everything form steaks to chicken fingers was also well received especially the crab dip appetizer. Your restaurant presents a great place to meet, talk, and enjoy a night out.

Tags: Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Montana)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Nice place. Casual to sophisticated crowd. Food was creatively cooked and delicious. Service was precise and to our liking. As the evening progressed the noise level rose, however because of carpeting on the floors, it wasn’t so as to not be able to converse. Well done, Jake’s.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Montana)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Other than the fact that my crab legs disappeared when they boxed up my left overs it was a good Restaurant

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 20, 2017

As good as we expected -- very fair pricing.
Monday Wine Bottle Special - really good!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (Montana)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Crowded and lively, but with a very efficient and professional so reservation and meal when smoothly.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Montana)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We were greeted with a smile. The staff made us feel very welcome. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the menu. It did not take long to determine that the food was very well prepared and delicious. It was definitely worth the drive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Good food, good atmosphere, and easy to get to. Very enjoyable experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 18, 2017

This was a vacation stop and came recommended by tour guide and walkable from hotel. Food was good but it was on the noisy side. But all in all a good experience.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Montana)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Friendly staff. We were surprised to fine it not very busy on a Saturday noon. We did have a fairly quiet spot, as requested, as we are all older, and some are hard-of-hearing. Good service. There was one "miscommunication" according to the waiter, but my meal was brought out within about 5 minutes of those of the others, and since I was still eating my salad, it was not a big deal.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Montana)·Dined on September 5, 2017

We always have a good meal at Jake's, but this time the food was exceptional. It was a week night so it was quiet. Our server was attentive.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic
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 (Montana)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Good, but fairly safe. If you are looking for a good steak, this is the place for you. The service was very good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Probably the fifth time I've been to this restaurant. Only once(and it wasn't this time) was the service of the caliber one would expect. Usually service is slow and lackadaisical, it was only a little slow this time but the impatient attitude more than made up for it. My parents are older, it was their anniversary and making them feel bad about not being able to hear well in such a noisy restaurant didn't go over well with me. At least this time the steak was good. However, the deserts we took home weren't. The chocolate cake tasted stale/freezer burned.
If there were someplace else in Billings that was supposed to be good we would definitely go there instead, but according to Trip Advisor this is supposed to be the best restaurant; the rest have sketchy reviews. I keep hoping that next time I visit my parents there will be someplace else to go.

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 (Montana)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Good meals. Had Korean noodle salad which was interesting. Others had the Ruben half of which was lunch the next day. Service was attentive. Will be back

Tags: Casual, Business Meals
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 (Montana)·Dined on July 28, 2017

The food is good, but due to the price it is fair for the price.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Montana)·Dined on July 20, 2017

I requested that something be done by the staff for a retirement dinner. At first I had requested a cake but was told by the receptionist Jakes did not prepare special cakes. I was ok with this and the receptionist explained they could surprise the person being honored with a small piece of flourless chocolate cake with a candle. This never happened and it was obvious this special surprise was never communicated to the rest of the staff. I was very disappointed.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Montana)·Dined on July 14, 2017

My wife and I went there for our 22nd Wedding Anniversary. Had a wonderfully pleasant evening!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Took over 25 minutes for manager to open wine cabinet
We had a good server,but everything was slow

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 6, 2017

This place was recommended to us by a local and it has the BEST food and appetizers! The flavors are unique, which gives Jake's a huge edge over any steak place we've ever eaten at. It's hard to decide what to eat, because everything is truly phenomenal!!!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Disabled Access, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 8, 2017

We were extremely disappointed based on a high recommendation. We found the food less than par, either over spiced or lacking taste. Our waitress not pleasant when someone was unhappy with the food. We really expected a steak house to be far better.

Tags: Spicy, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Montana)·Dined on May 20, 2017

i ordered prime rib and it wasn't as tender as i expected. i would not order that again but would order a steak. Had to wait a bit too long to seat for my reservation

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on April 22, 2017

The service was fantastic. Pork shank was tender and just melted in your mouth. Cream brûlée...yum!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 7, 2017

We went while we had a quick overnight in Billings. Food is always good, and generous portions. Bit noisy this time due to Rodeo being in town, but it was very tolerable.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Business Meals
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 (Montana)·Dined on March 30, 2017

Baseball sirloin was one of the best steaks I've ever had. Great service and food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer
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 (Montana)·Dined on March 27, 2017

Great food and time at Jakes on the West End! Business meal and one of our clients made the comment it was the best prime rib he'd ever had.

Tags: Great Beer, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Fun, Paleo Friendly, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Montana)·Dined on March 22, 2017

Got in early on reservation. Had a waitress and trainee. Had a great time with them. Food was great. Will be going back.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New Mexico)·Dined on March 3, 2017

The center cut sirloin appears to be a staple in Billings. Jake's did not disappoint. The clam chowder I had was fresh and homemade as opposed to out of a can. The state completely stood by itself without the need for any toppings however the pilaf as a side melded very well with the taste of the steak which was a perfect medium rare. My personal choice for dessert would be to add a moose to keep it on the light side however the desserts were better than adequate. The wine list while not exactly eclectic was quite acceptable for this level. It would probably be the only thing that could elevate this neighborhood gen higher which probably would not be a desired goal. I would highly recommend this to the traveler staying in this section of billings.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Montana)·Dined on March 3, 2017

We were seated immediately upon arrival. Our server was waiting for us at the table, introduced herself, and presented the daily specials. She answered all questions regarding choices and followed up after serving. We had a great time and would go back again.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined on February 25, 2017

My sister and I were in town because our mother had been hospitalized. Not knowing our way around, we booked the earliest opening and easily found our way. It was NOT the Jakes in the downtown area near the hospital. My mistake. Anyway, we were a little stressed as you can imagine and felt a little frazzled. We were greeted very nicely upon arrival and made to feel quite welcome. Our server was very efficient and sweet. The food was excellent and just what we were looking for. We were served quickly but did not feel rushed. Other patrons were enjoying themselves and the parking lot was very full. And now I know why because it was a lovely meal.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Casual, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Business Meals
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 (Montana)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Loved the online reservation, making for no wait for a nice relaxing dinner. Good was great, service was great. Very pleasant evening.

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 (Montana)·Dined on February 11, 2017

I love eating here usually, but was a bit disappointed with the stale tortilla chips that came with the very tasty bean dip. Also my halibut (special) was a bit over cooked and tough. Otherwise had a great meal and will definitely be back!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Happy Hour
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 (Montana)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Very good food, good service. Recommend you make a reservation as it is busy. They got us to our table after a short wait. We were all very pleased with our meals. Soup, salad, and bread was great. Steak, Chicken, giant crab legs were all delicious and we left stuffed. Will recommend to friends and family and we will eat here again. It is expensive so will save it for special occasions but it is worth the price.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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