Jake's - Palm Springs

4.7
2388 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
This hip-yet-casual American bistro serves up fresh, innovative fare and comfort food favorites, along with beverages from a full bar. Dine alfresco in our charming courtyard or sleek dining room. Join us for lunch, dinner, or brunch (served Sat. and Sun.) Takeout and catering available for your next event.
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JM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great outdoor patio for a sunny day. Good food and excellent service.

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CD
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Local and I Keep trying to support this place. But they just don't get out bad some of the service persons are. So many in my extended family and friends here say the same thing. Too many other venues in PS that get it right.

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j
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Desserts are simply wonderful
Service was excellent
We were a party of 4. Everyone enjoyed their dinner break t no wows!! A fun place . Very casual

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OT
Los Angeles
28 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Just eh. Absolutely nothing special at all.

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JM
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great to place. Servers get a little busy so sometimes slow to get served. But overall very good.

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PS
Palm Springs
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience! The service and food is always consistent. Beautiful setting on the patio with great energy....

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j
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

outstanding as usual, cocktail menu excellent, all food is very good, try cocnut cake dlfor desert its amazing

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LM
Palm Springs
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love everything about this restaurant!

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AJ
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had early reservations for 10am when they open.
The service was great and the food was amazing. We are looking forward to returning.

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m
Los Angeles
78 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

Starting with the best, the food (sea bass and swordfish) were very well, if unimaginatively designed and prepared. The service was friendly and efficient. However, the noise and ambience were akin to a sports venue; the tables are claustrophobically close together, the decor nondescript. So: good food and service, no atmosphere, fine dining it is not.

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MD
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jake's never disappoints in all the years since it opened. Consistency, service and the food excel. Lamb was outstanding as was the Halibut special. You have to indulge in dessert, remarkable...Meyer Lemon Cake!

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OT
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite restaurants. Love the staff

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l
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ve been to Jakes many times on my visits. The food and service are consistently excellent. Highly recommend!

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WA
Calgary
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best dining experience of our stay in Palm Springs. We stay in the area every year and regret not trying Jakes sooner. The best restaurant in Uptown/Design District by far. Excellent service with a spirit of generosity offering: chef's amuse bouche, bread for the table and a delightful complimentary dessert morsel. Each dish we ordered was prepared beautifully and was delicious. Thanks Jakes! From your friends in Calgary, Alberta.

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JH
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jakes is hard to beat. There are plenty of 4.4-4.8 star places to go, but Jakes serves wonderful food with great, attentive service. The food is consistently excellent. Great bar. Great drinks. Great deserts.

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KM
Des Moines
3 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Jake’s was recommended to us, but we didn’t have any real detail in advance. We were greeted warmly, and, because it was dripping/raining in on the patio, we were given an indoor table quickly. Wait staff was casual, knowledgeable, amazingly coordinated and efficient, lovely to converse with, but moved rapidly. Menu and food were varied and ever so interesting. Loved almost everything we tried with the ravioli being the table favorite. Do not pass on their cake for dessert. When we return to PS, we will go back to Jake’s, first thing!

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DJ
Palm Springs
11 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Wrong order brought to our table. Three people later it was finally fixed. Unfortunately it took more than 10 minutes to fix so other party’s food was cold (an egg dish). Jake’s is a typical tourist location in Palm Sorings. Being locals, we know of much nicer places so we will not be back.

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KL
Las Vegas
38 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Try not to eat inside.

It look like it was lovely outside, but inside was noisier and tables are much too close together

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KD
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The food was good, the portions were large and the deserts were extraordinary.

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JM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Jake's is charming! The little patio is so intimate and cozy, it would be a great spot for a romantic dinner. Our waiter (did not get his name) was attentive but not intrusive. We ordered the coconut shrimp appetizer special, as well as the special filet mignon for one of us and the menu NY strip. All of the food was perfectly cooked and seasoned. It was a sentimental night as our Uncle Jake just died and we could not attend the service in NY. We celebrated him instead at Jake's, each having a Manhattan to toast him. He would have loved it!

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FF
Palm Springs
49 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We were seated promptly and staff was very pleasant. We did have to wait a long time for the entree to come out but it was worth the wait. Our entrees did not disappoint. Always a good place to have a great meal. We ended up eating inside due to bad weather which is unusual for the desert.

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B
Palm Springs
15 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

As usual the food and ambience was very good...we love Jakes! Rarely do we get bad service but today was the day...I guess you can’t be perfect all the time...we will definitely be back!

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MD
Orange County
12 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great ambience.

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h
Palm Springs
82 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dinner last night, a get-together with a friend we hadn't seen in a long while. Ashley, our server was delightful, the bus staff was very attentive and we had the BEST ciopinno main course we can remember. Lots of fish and shellfish...delicious. Finished with their amazing gluten-free carrot cake, which was such a treat to have! Thanks Jakes!

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LW
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food. We did not feel like we were being rushed or pushed to leave, unlike some Palm Springs venues.

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RL
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great spot in downtown Palm Springs. Beautiful outdoor patio seating, interesting menu. Everything was tasty- try the European herbal iced tea if you're not having a cocktail.

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a
Palm Springs
44 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can't miss with Jake's. One of the best restaurants in Palm Springs.
They are very creative in their menu both food and drink.
A must..

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AS
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a great little spot with fantastic cakes for dessert!

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g
Los Angeles
23 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

I had a reservation for 7:30, we had to wait almost an hour. I feel that we should have been compensated for that, perhaps complementary drinks or something along those lines.

The food and drinks were very good.

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D
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food and great service!!!

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H
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous place for a meal.

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DK
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Jakes! Come to the desert yearly and always need to have lunch or dinner as part of our plans.

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OT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Too long of a wait for reservations.

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f
Central Coast
19 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food, location and staff were exceptional. The owner was busy working alongside the staff, we had a chance to have a wonderful conversation with him. Would absolutely return to this restaurant. Great way to begin our Palm Springs trip.

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R
Palm Springs
12 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place except the loud music -- its not energetic - its loud!
Our waiter said that it's hard to hear people when you take orders
This place is San tropez -- the riviera -- it needs chic music, and background
Henrik

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WC
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food was quite good with fresh ingredients. We were there for lunch, so only ordered sandwiches, but they were very tasty. The place was crowded, which made it rather loud. Our meals were served promptly, but we waited almost 15 minutes to pay the check.

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OT
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful experience at Jakes
Food delicious and service great

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S
Toronto
62 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ate at Jake’s for lunch btw films at the Palm Springs Film Fest. Amazing food, delightful staff and professional service. 10/10

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JC
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible as always , we have been here many times as it is one of our favorite restaurants in Palm Springs.

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d
Palm Springs
27 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Jake's, the food is always delicious!!! One of our favorite place to go and take guests!!! The outdoor patio is lovely, and takes the chill off with great heat lamps!!! I highly recommend it, you will not be disappointed!!!!

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