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Jake's Famous Crawfish

4.5
4.5
6181 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Jake's Famous Crawfish features a variety of fresh fish and seafood flown in daily, making a true Pacific Northwest statement using fresh Northwest products and served in a traditional and timeless presentation.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 60 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, American

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:30 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (503) 226-1419

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Make your next event memorable at Jake’s Famous Crawfish, a downtown Portland landmark. With private and semi-private spaces available, Jake’s Famous Crawfish is perfect for small to medium-sized business and social gatherings.

  • Private party contact

    Julie Boyer: (503) 226-1419

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Cross street

    SW Stark

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    Light Rail:Stops @SW 10th ave/Galleria. Trolly:Heading North; Trolly stops at 10th Ave & SW Stark St Heading South; Trolly stops at 11th Ave and Washington

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 6,181 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Portland / Oregon

    Seafood

  • Portland

    Most Booked

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  1. c

    cookers

    New England

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined today

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our party of 8 had a wonderful time at Jakes! The food was great and the service friendly and efficient. One of our favorite places in Portland!
  2. JH

    JeremyH

    Yorkshire

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    If you like seafood you need to visit this establishment
  3. KS

    KevinS

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great seafood. Signature drinks were excellent. Very quiet for us in the back room. Love Jake’s and will return.
  4. BJ

    BobJ

    Portland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of the best restaurants in Portland. The food is great, the service is outstanding, and the ambience is great if you're looking for an 'old world' experience. Highly recommend.
  5. RM

    RonM

    Portland

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful dinner, great food, great wine and a awesome Server!
  6. JG

    JimiG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous classic restaurant with all the traditions and tasty menu. Service was beyond what we have seen elsewhere in a long time. It was a great birthday celebration location!
  7. H

    Hiwanderer

    Portland

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    Sat in the bar and had horrible service. Not sure if the server was new or what, but it took forever to get waited on, took forever to get drinks and forever to get appetizers, the server just dropped off one appetizer, we didn’t hAve silverwAre or plates. 2nd sppetizer ordered never showed up. Good tasted amazing, however we were disappointed that the serving sizes seem to be significantly reduced, while the prices have gone up significantly. I am ok paying more, just don’t skinny down the servings so much!!
  8. CB

    ChristaB

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Exceeded expectations for this fussy foodie and her restaurateur sommelier sister. Unique Portland experience.
  9. DB

    DianeB

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    Our server Zac was wonderful! Was looking forward to the fish & chips. States that it’s beer batter but not light and crispy as you would expect. The coating was dry and heavy. And we had to fight off 2 flies during the meal!
  10. D

    Docmare

    Los Angeles

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had the 130th Anniversary menu dinner for two. It was wonderful and we took home leftovers. Our waitress was thoughtful and we truly appreciated it.
  11. RG

    RichardG

    Seattle

    89 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    89 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Had a nice table in the back and were able to have a quiet meal with friends. The service was good and we the meal was great! The deserts were Excellent!
  12. WT

    WorldTraveler

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    My steelhead trout was perfectly cooked. Often restaurants overcook fish and it is dry and has no favor. The friendly waitress recommended fish and I wasn't sorry. We enjoyed our meal and got to our concert on time.
  13. LD

    LarryD

    Portland

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Service was a little on the slow side. Seemed that our server may have been overwhelmed by the number of tables she was serving.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Besides waiting past reservations the waitress gave us a free drink which was a plus. The Food was delicious & the service was outstanding. Highly recommend! You won’t be disappointed.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic seafood with very generous portions, great wine selection and awesome service. It’s very popular and busy so highly recommend making reservation
  16. T

    Turk

    Portland

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    We chose Jakes because of the variety of the menu and because we have always had great service there.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 29, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and drink was amazing. Our server Brandon made the experience even better! He anticipated needs and got every detail for a large group perfect!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful meal. Attentive, friendly service.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect in every way except the booth seats aren’t great for those of us with bad backs!
  20. BE

    BEVC

    Portland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 26, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4
    The food was very salty and super expensive. Won't be back.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience4
    Made reservation for 7:30. Got seated at 8:05. Waited outside as there was no room to stand inside. Probably would have been seated even later if we didn’t go back inside to inquire and stand there staring at the hostess. Our waiter was terrific and the food was great.
  22. a

    anita

    Portland

    50 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had some specific dining needs ( low or no sodium). Explained them to the waiter who helped create a wonderful menu of all the foods that we wanted with no sodium. Even substituted delicious oven roasted potatoes with our main dishes and sauce on the side. Prepared our mussels which were fabulous, with unsalted butter. We didn't have to make all theses decisions on our own. Always enjoy great food and service at Jakes Famous Crawfish. Our waiter, Rob was the best. Thanks.
  23. AS

    AndrewSmith

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Food is very good. Service was a little rushed, crowded, but it was Saturday when I visited. Wait time for a table with reservation was about 10 minutes. Service was on time and no interruptions. Good value overall.
  24. EV

    EricV

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food. A little noisy in the room they placed us in. Service was excellent at a fair price. I will come back again
  25. m

    michaelrh

    Portland

    19 reviews

    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Credit for honoring a last-minute request for a window booth to get a quieter table with more room. Downrate for no cushion on the wooden benches; they are very uncomfortable for any period of time. The service is impeccable and well-informed. He was upfront about why no razor clams (wife's favorite); they are short-staffed in kitchen prep, but all restaurants are short-staffer. The reality is that Jake's is expensive. The food is excellent, the presentation is very well done, and the service was quite professional. But $38 for an 8 oz crab leg meat appetizer is too much. The $34 salmon saute with mushrooms was excellent, and the waiter did explain that there were salmon chunks in mostly mushrooms and not a salmon fillet; he gets credit for making sure we wouldn't be disappointed over the dish's compensation.
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience5
    Food was rich and traditional rather than sophisticated; portion size substantial; our waiter was good; restaurant was very busy and buzzing; front desk irritatingly laissez faire and need to be more individual customer oriented.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience2
    Just ok.. fish was very fishy
  28. JG

    JillG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 24, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Amazing food and drinks. Was our first date and a great memory. Loved the oysters. Server was a bit off and forgot our drinks and chowder but was very nice and made up for it.
  29. LA

    LesleyA

    Portland

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jakes in an old favorite - I had lunch with my realtor Anne and her right hand woman Terri yesterday, It was the first time they had been to Jakes and they loved it as much as we do! 💖 Great food with generous portions, Fresh, Great Service with accommodations of ingredients, Wonderful Old Portland vibe!
  30. J

    Jimmag

    New York Area

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Morgan in the lounge is best ever. Incredible service and drinks. I would give this an n 11 if possib6.
  31. JR

    JulieR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful! We will be back! Great food, great service, one of the best martinis I’ve ever had, great atmosphere, and the premier Portland classic restaurant!
  32. JT

    JasperT

    Atlanta

    10 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    This restaurant had so much potential however this had to be one of the worst dinning experiences this year. First and foremost the both was so small and uncomfortable. It was like playing twister to get into the booth and then I felt so claustrophobic that it was ridiculous. We asked to be moved to another table and we watch several other guest come in and have the same predicament getting into the both. Every couple asked to be moved. However it appeared that all the booths were like this. One guest was so upset that left. I think it’s time to update your seating. Next the food was so subpar for the price. Everything was so salty that I felt like I had liked a salt block all afternoon. The meal was so outrageously expensive to have to suffer through such a bad experience. Think twice before dining here.
  33. P

    Pug1

    Vancouver

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food. Great service and such an iconic place.
  34. i

    ipeguy

    San Francisco

    67 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    67 reviews

    Dined on September 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent seafood
  35. SS

    StevenS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service. ...........................
  36. M

    mikeM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Julie was superb! When asked about the history of Jake’s she was able to comment on one of the chefs she had known when I shared a picture with her. Excellent food, great wine pairings and delightful service in an environment that we will never forget. Dr. and Mrs. Mike Matson Bainbridge Island, WA
  37. SB

    SueB

    Tasmania

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I was very happy to have the opportunity to dine at this restaurant. However, I spent more than I normally would or felt completely comfortable with. Still glad I went.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 20, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Service was inattentive. Bread was stale. Fish was undercooked and vegetables were over seasoned with salt. Other tables sent food back. Second time in a row with a poor meal at Jake’s. Very disappointing as Jake’s used to be a top restaurant choice for me. You’ve lost a good customer!
  39. W

    Whitty

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous service and seafood in classic surroundings.
  40. SW

    SusanW

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 19, 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience1
    We sat in a booth that had a noisy and profane people that kept bumping the back of our booth. The crab legs were not fresh, they didn’t have the wine we ordered, service was very slow and the food was not delivered until a an hour after we were seated.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Jake's Famous Crawfish using the Order Online button. Jake's Famous Crawfish also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (503) 226-1419.

Jake's Famous Crawfish is rated 4.5 stars by 6181 OpenTable diners.

Jake's Famous Crawfish does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 60 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Jake's Famous Crawfish

401 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Additional information

  • Cross street

    SW Stark

  • Neighborhood

    Downtown

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:30 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Steak, American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    Light Rail:Stops @SW 10th ave/Galleria. Trolly:Heading North; Trolly stops at 10th Ave & SW Stark St Heading South; Trolly stops at 11th Ave and Washington

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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