Jake's Restaurant

4.7
2330 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Opened in 1960 by Jake Replogle in a historic 100 year old barn, Jake's Restaurant has become known as a standby timeless American Steakhouse restaurant. Jake's Restaurant's Award Winning Wine List, Seasonal Classic American Steakhouse Cuisine, and Jake's Genuine service, while dining by our natural burning fireplace, will turn anyone into a Jake's Regular.
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Experiences

  • Jakes Original Tenderloin

    $14.95 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Jake’s 7oz Tenderloin with Choice of: Baked Potato, French Fries, or Onion Rings

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
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
What 2330 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charles was absolutely amazing!!! We have been going to Jakes for years!
We will request Charles every time now!

DH
DesiraeH
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Jakes for our 23rd wedding anniversary. This is literally the first time we’ve been out to a restaurant since last year February due to the pandemic. I ordered the red wine braised short ribs and my husband had a steak. The food was very good, the service was excellent. I look forward to returning.

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Brenda
Des Moines
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tables seemed close together considering COVID. 1st visit, read everything online regarding measures being taken to keep everyone safe. Servers did wear a mask and we felt COVID-safe but was initially shocked at how close the tables are positioned. Food, service, selection and recommendations were all excellent. We will be back.

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Kwick
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Couldn’t have picked a better place to celebrate our parents 50th Anniversary. Our server, the room, the food - all amazing as usual. Thank you for making this evening extra special!

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Claw
Milwaukee
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, thank you Charles and great food, thank you chef!

JB
JonB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff at Jakes were amazing. I mistakenly made a wrong reservation and they were still able to accommodate us on a busy Saturday night. Our server, Charles, was amazing. His recommendations were on point. The food was outstanding as well. I highly recommend the roasted bone marrow. It was a treat for sure. Can’t wait to go back!

DB
vipDavidB
Milwaukee
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had a nice couple get together. We were seated right away. A good balance of service and follow up.
The food was excellent with a good selection.
Bar was a little limited for drinks, but did have a reasonable wine list.

DJ
DJO1
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food2service5ambience3

For the price, the food should have been better. The Caesar salad was bland, the baked potato looked as if it were cooked in a microwave. The steak was a bit undercooked (not a huge deal) but the blue cheese crumbles on top were not melted and were in fact were cold.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Safe and clean - waitstaff was very attentive. First dinner out since the pandemic and was a great choice

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service very good food

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RyanF
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our first time and it was amazing. The server, Robert did the best job every server I have had in literally years. The food was fantastic and the environment was terrific for my wife’s birthday

MO
MaryO
Milwaukee
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always Good food and great service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
14 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an enjoyable experience with terrific food and amazing cocktails.

MH
MillerH
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service, food quality and sensitive to COVID situation! Highly recommend Jakes!

JL
JohannaL
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Service was excellent. Food was good, but the steaks are overpriced.

JU
JohnU
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and food. Waitress’s recommendations were spot in.

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Coopers
Palm Springs
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jakes respects all COVID rules very well. We felt safe and the service by Tina was professional as always!
Thanks for the great dinner experience during these hard times.

DB
DannyB
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at Jake's Restaurant for Valentines day. The service was fantastic, our server had great recommendations and answered every question we had very well. The food was unbelievable. Great options on the menu for all occasions. Can't wait to go back.

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SavannahW
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Jake’s restaurant was amazing! They had great food, amazing service from our waitress Amy, and overall just a great experience. It was busy in the restaurant due to Valentine’s Day, but it wasn’t too loud inside. I was still able to carry on a conversation with my husband without an issue.

MK
vipMKS2018
Milwaukee
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A father daughter dinner. Great food - French onion soup was super. Cowboy rib eye steaks are the way to go. Ask for Rachel - wonderful waitress!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as usual Valentine’s Day dinner

OT
OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It had been years since I have dined at Jake’s and I must say it brought back memories. Food and service was great, which is most important. Small room and some casual diners living outside their means made it a bit annoying especially when they are asking about prices and examining bills for 10 minutes making a scene. This isn’t really Jake’s fault, but they could maybe enforce a standard and not allow those in T-shirts’? Overall it’s a great place with great food so take this with a grain of salt.

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vipMary
Milwaukee
250 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had excellent dinner, food and service was great. We love this restaurant.

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KenI
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I are so happy that Jake's is alive and well in our community. The food is always first class, and the service is warm and genuine. It's always our go-to place for special occasions.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, awesome staff and cozy dining room make for an over all wonderful experience. Regular customers and never disappointed.

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Lynne
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We have always enjoyed our meals at Jake's Restaurant. The service has always been very good, and the ambience makes it very inviting and cozy. Our latest experience was no exception to that. The only thing that was missing was the nice warm loaf of bread that was usually served with the meals. Our experience there was very enjoyable.

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mtmem
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Not the Jake's i used to know and love. I've been going there for over 30 years. For starters they didn't serve bread, which used to be a great starter. The filet was very good, but the twice baked potatoe which used to be swirled up in a heaping portion was flat probably reheated one too many times. The salad was up to par with the parmesan pepercorn dressing. The service was very unpleasant. Good thing they are closing for a few weeks hopefully to regroup.

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KellyV
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the night out sat by the fireplace was a wonderful night

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DavidF
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

It has been since before this nonsense that is COVID and I have to say Jake's has adjusted rather well. Just follow their instructions at time of reserving and it goes smoothly. Bartenders made great manhattans and old fashioned's and the food for all four of us was well above average. Many thanks and we'll see you soon.

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JaneW
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tina is a remarkable server, as always!! Filet and Bernaise, onion rings and Caesar were out of this world!!

C
Claw
Milwaukee
17 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great food and service.

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cherylv
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food, from bacon water chestnuts to mouth watering steaks, our favorite place to eat.

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BobS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Expensive and don't get a lot for your money. Food was good, service good. But I can go to the Outback and get a lot more for my money and food is just as good.

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RicoR
Milwaukee
4 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quick and friendly service. Consistent food quality. Best roast duck in the city. Jakes has never let us down. Food just as good as that other steakhouse just down the street.

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Great
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a party of 5 and all ordered different entrees that were all equally exceptional as were the appetizers, salads, soup and sides. The service was as exceptional as the food was. I can't think of anything that could have made our experience more enjoyable.

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Shannon
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Perfect winter date night spot. We will be back!

TK
vipThomasK
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an outstanding experience at Jakes. We had a party of 5 and were promptly seated. Everyone enjoyed their meal. I like the fact that you can count on your meal being superb each time you visit. The server was very knowledgeable and friendly and added to the dining experience. I dine out on a regular basis and I feel Jakes is at the top of their game when it comes to both quality and value.

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tonyn
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Outstanding food... excellent service

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vipDavidB
Milwaukee
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was very good, but can be pricy depending on what you order.
There was a little wait for a table even with.reservations, but not too bad for a busy night.

The staff was very friendly and there was no push to leave the table.

Over all very good and would recommend to anyone to try it out.

Thanks
David B

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freds
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we love this place !!!!! we have never been disappointed

FAQs

Jake's Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (262) 781-7995.

Jake's Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 2330 OpenTable diners.

Jake's Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.jakes-restaurant.com/store/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.