Jake's Del Mar

4.7
7248 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Aloha friends of Jake’s Del Mar! We are open for takeout, delivery, and outdoor dining. Visit jakesdelmar.com to view our menus or place a takeout order online!

Jake’s is the quintessential California oceanfront dining experience with a delightful taste of the Aloha spirit. The eclectic menu compliments the casual, yet elegant restaurant atmosphere right on the Del Mar shore. With chef-driven California coastal fare, craft cocktails, and unforgettable ocean views, it’s the best of the west coast. Whether for a date night or a celebration with friends and family, Jake’s serves up something special every time for a lifetime of memories.

Support Jake's Del Mar during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 7248 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still a bit drafty because of need to have open windows. But food and service are excellent.

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vipYankeeKris
Chicago
31 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great at Jake’s. Mani Mahi was fresh and delicious. Hulu pie never disappoints.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, when we dine at Jake’s we have a delicious meal and excellent service, and you can’t beat the view!

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great!!!! They even brought out a birthday cake which was a surprise!

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vipCindyH
Dallas
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Very limited menu which is understandable.... looking forward to Jakes getting back to normal.....
Views are fabulous!!
Love this restaurant!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food and beautiful view.

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MichelleT
Montana
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed a nice girls night out with great drinks and food. Special shout out to Jesse - our bartender/server - he really gave great service and made the evening that much more fun! We loved the Paloma's and Orange Blossom marg - thanks Jesse! Food is consistently good every time. We'll be back!

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Glenn
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and the service was superb. We have been going to Jake's for many years and they never disappoint us. The ocean views are amazing and to be there for sunset is the best.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jesse was incredible!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A bit on the cold side, atmospherically speaking, because of Covid-19 requirements, but overall excellent service and food. Still a great view of the Ocean Pacific.

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vipRosemaryC
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Limited food menu . I liked your old menu

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KathyE
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The location is spectacular, service is excellent, and food is good. The prices are a bit high but based on the view it is worth it!

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StephenJ
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, great food and a view that can’t be beat. Love Jake’s.

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TierneyB
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great view and food. Highly recommend the scallops and the sorbet.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Waited a long time on food though it was not super busy and the French fries with the burgers were only room temp.
Disappointing because we continue to support restaurants during the pandemic by “take out” but wanted to “dine in” at Jakes since they could provide outdoor seating. I think these things can be easily changed and i think it’s important that they are more careful of food service.
Thank you
Molly

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, food & service!

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RomanticDiner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience even on the boggest date night of the year

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Jess
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely an amazing restaurant. 5 star quality but without the price of a 5 star. Staff was extremely friendly and the environment was just amazing. Caught the sunset just in time and the view is amazing. Very romantic place to dine in at. Soo much better than Mister A’s

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RodN
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated on time to a great ocean view table. The staff was very courteous and knowledgeable about the menu. When the wine and food arrived, both were great. After our meal, we went for a walk on the beach, then returned for some hula pie on the patio. All in all, a great experience. We will certainly be returning soon!

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KathleenD
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, from the valet, to the hostess and our server. The food and ambiance were superb! Looking forward to going again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great view, relaxing and romantic

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vipKelly
San Diego
28 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fabulous!!

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OpenTable Diner
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite restaurants

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MichelleC
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jake's is always great ! The food is incredible and the view is amazing.

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vipKeithD
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic, as always. I had the Mahi special catch of the day. It was cooked perfectly. My wife had the filet mignon, which came with a great scallop potato side. Also, the sea food chowder was amazing. Can't recommend Jakes enough. Always a delight to go there.

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vipLeLu
Minneapolis
91 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

ONE MUST BE PREPARED TO ENJOY THE VIEW AND. BUNDLE UP WITH THE WINDOWS PROVIDING NATURAL VENTILATION. WE WERE VERY CHILLY AND SHOULD HAVE ASKED FOR A LESS BREEZY TABLE. WE WERE OFFERED TWO CHOICES OF HOUSE WINE AND LIKED THE ONE WE SELECTED. OUR WAITER DENNIS WAS DELIGHTFUL AND WE ENJOYED HIS HUMOR AND GOOD SERVICE. THE AHI TUNA BOWL WAS FRESH AND FLAVORFUL, AND THE FISH TACOS. THE TURKEY SANDWICH WAS BIG WITH CHIPS TO ENJOY AND THE CHICKEN SALAD WAS FULL OF FLAVOR AS WELL. WE WOULD HAVE ORDERED THE HULA PIE BUT WERE TO COLD TO ENJOY. ITS A GREAT PLACE, GOOD FOOD AND SERVICE.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Jake's was amazing! I told them it was my husband's birthday and the host had a birthday card at the table waiting for him. It was so nice. Our service was beyond outstanding and I can't wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Tucson
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful setting, great food with tremendous service!

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lynmorg
Denver
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Was decent food with great views. The service was pretty good but when a member of our table had an issue with food and needed to change we wound up paying for 2 meals even though the issue was not on our part but on over cooked meat. The price for the value was a bit high. I would have expected to pay half of what I did for the experience we had. Feels cheaper than it is. May or may not be back, very average experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
30 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Unfortunately do to Covid-19 requirements, it was very cold in the dining area. Other than that, everything else was enjoyable.

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Kris
Orange County
3 reviews