Jake's Restaurant & Saloon
Absolutely loved the raspberry sauce on the salmon. Fabulous dish.
Awesome meal - first time in Montana and our fly fishing guide suggested Jakes - he was spot on. Very cool place and one of the best steaks I’ve ever eaten. Friendly service and quite quick despite being very busy - even though the staff looked like it was a normal size crowd - they handled it well it seemed. I loved this place and if I ever go back I’ll be sure to stop in again. Keep up the great work !
The food was delicious, the salad fresh and the wine by the glass was a very fair pour. The "baseball "top round steak, with baked potato, salad and a good red wine is terrific.
This place is highly overrated--we selected this for dinner based on the reviews and also two suggestions from others. We spent a week in Billings while my Dad was recovering from open heart surgery, so we were able to experience numerous dining options and were happy with each of our selections except for this place. The food was mediocre and the service was poor. For example, the hostess showed us to our table and then departed before we were even seated or telling us who are server would be. When they brought the entrees, they sat them down and walked away without saying a word or asking if there was anything else we needed (there was, since they forgot the oscar topping on my husband's steak, which they brought out about 5 minutes later.)
Very prompt service and noise level very good and not disruptive. Also, the waiter did not interrupt conversations to ask about the food, etc.
Our go to place in Billings. I like that it's local. This time, my fillet mignon wasn't as good as usual. But they are pretty consistent with good quality. Good wine selection.
Great food & service again. Had table of 7 which they set-up for us with short notice, as we had reserved for 5. Beautiful round table with plenty of dinner plate room (no squeezing). Filets, new york strip, and sirloin prepared for diners were equally good -- taste, cooking to diner desire done without fault. Recommend highly!
Always a treat when we can splurge at Jake’s! Thanks
Coconut shrimp was delayed a little and over cooked
The food was cooked the way it was ordered.
Prine Rib medium rare and hot.
Was abit noisy but you could talk over the other noise. Waitress was very good, took care of the whole table without a long wait for drinks and filling water glasses.
Our table was VERY wobbly and there's no way the restaurant wouldn't have known this. Our server was so very busy that we didn't want to bother her but owner or mgr of Jakes should notice these things. They are a higher end restaurant for Billings so little things matter. Also, we sat in the area by the window / doors on 1st Ave and we could both smell the exhaust from out on the street.
Not Jake's fault but why the heck doesn't the city do a better job of plowing the streets downtown? I would think the downtown business' are hurting due to this.
I had the prime rib. It was not the best I've ever had but it was very good. The side of broccolini that came with it was great. Service was excellent!
First time coming to Jake’s and we absolutely loved it. We wish we had a Jake’s closer to where we live. Our steaks were cooked perfectly and melted in your mouth.
Our food was amazing, the server was very polite and helpful. She even caught an allergy that I had when I forgot to let her know! I would absolutely recommend this restaurant, the food is worth the price!!
The date night was perfect from the time we arrived until the time we left. We don't get out much and this is a great date night place. The mood, music and ambience was perfect!
We were very impressed with our meal. We both had filet that was very tender and cooked perfectly. Don't miss the butter cake for dessert. I would even recommend a special trip just for dessert.
Great food and service
The food was very good, the service not so much, especially considering the rather expensive cuisine.
Lovely evening with friends. Service was great from start to finish, and we enjoyed the food very much.
So much better than their west end location. Our waiter Pete was not only helpful but fun. Definitely going back.
Amazing as always. Wonderful service. Wonderful meal!
It was very good. It was a little noisy but other than that we really enjoyed dinner and the restaurant. The servers excellent.
Once again, great food and service. We recommend this restaurant to everyone. We live out of town but when we come to Billings, we always plan a dinner at Jake's.
Had a great dinner with friends and my husband! Our waiter, Clay, was so attentive and friendly, and very knowledgeable about the menu. The food was great, especially the prime rib. Definitely would come back.
Excellent personal service. Superb food. Great night all the way around!!
Our meals were excellent.
The wait-staff was very proficient and nice.
It was quiet and comfortable.
We have been to Jakes before and had wonderful experiences. This was a horrible experience for us. The waitress was horrible! She may have been new but if that is the case she needs more training before being on her own. I think she ordered my food wrong and when she took it back to be corrected it was overwhelmed with garlic and salt. It was horrible. We were sad this experience had to happen because we usually love Jakes.
My daughter and I took my mom out to Jakes for her Christmas present to be followed by a show at ABT. The food was delicious and service was great. It was so loud, though. So loud. Going to have to reconsider coming back (we were there twice this month) because the volume was over powering. Conversation was very hard to have. But I live it there for the most part.
Our family brought our out-of-town guests here for dinner. Our party was a hugh sucess. Good food, wonderful service and atmosphere.
Service was so slow. I think our server was either new or just working in an industry that isn’t his calling. Food took 70 minutes after we ordered (it was fried chicken, MR filet and a pasta). He either forgot to put in our order or assumed we had all the time in the world.
Water glasses were often left needing to be refilled and he missed a lot of the small gestures that make Jakes so appealing to us as a place to dine.
Ordered the featured dessert - peppermint chocolate cake. It was not at all what we were expecting and needless to say, we didn’t finish it. Definitely won’t make that mistake again.
My husbands birthday. Our server was great!! She was fun and friendly and on top of all our needs!! And the food was amazing!! As it always is!
Everything was simply spot-on. The service, the food, and the ambiance. I loved the char on my ribeye, and my husband loved the cook on the coconut shrimp. When we go out to eat, which is seldom, we expect something above and beyond what we prepare at home. They captured that completely. Loved that service was attentive, but not overwhelming. Some servers can distract from your date - they were very respectful of the fact that we didn't choose to dine there to have a date with those waiting on us. We will back.
Visited Montana and decided to try this restaurant as we were in the hotel next door. Enjoyed our meal thoroughly. Service was excellent. Will definitely go back.
My twin sister and I chose Jake's to celebrate our birthday. Our waiter, Peter, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Our meals were delicious and the butter cake out of this world!
Outstanding service and very tasty food! Our server was excellent!
All 3 of us loves our meals. I had the chicken Oscar and it was amazing. Daughter had shrimp and husband had a berry salad. Would absolutely go back!
The food was delicious and we had a good waiter, he was a little awkward but not enough to ruin the night. Would 100% recommend for a fancy dinner night out
The meal itself was wonderful. I had the 16oz ribeye with halibut. I just wish the potatoes were smaller and was hoping for some asparagus.
The food was excellent and the service, staff and restaurant are top notch! Always enjoyable!