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Jake's Bar & Grill

1075 Bayshore Rd, Villas, NJ 08251-2781
+1 609-886-2442
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“crab soup” (8 reviews)
“flounder” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1075 Bayshore Rd, Villas, NJ 08251-2781
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This past experience could be our last. We visit Cape May several times a year and Jake’s is normally our go to place. Good food at reasonable prices. We already went there this trip and had a good meal which is why I'm giving it...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food for lunch and dinner.Food is very good with ample servings. Servers are very friendly and fast. But you need to get there early as they do not take reservations.

Thank mdesorbo
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We very disappointed at what was once a good restaurant. Let me say at the outset that we certainly will not be returning. Let's start out with a business that offers a Prime Rib Special and it is simply not available after only 1 hour...More

Thank Joe Q
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Always sure to make this one of our dinner stops when down the Villas...Shrimp scampi is excellent! Never been disappointed!

1  Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for first time. Looked like 2 people serving entire place. After 15 minute was asked to wait 20 min more when there were 4 empty tables. There were a few tables eating and in fairness to chef good looked ok. Shame there was a...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We love Jake's. They have interesting specials and the food is consistently delicious. The crab soup is spicy and the veggies in it are always firm, not like they have sat in hot broth all day. You can tell it is prepared with care and...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The sea food is the best, The staff are always friendly and helpful. And is is a great experience. As Jim would thank you my best buddy Bill !

Thank William B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Food okay, however not consistent. Decor old, dark and dreary. Has a bar which can get pretty noisy at times.

Thank capemayscorp
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stepping into Jakes is like going back to the 60's!! It's a good feeling to me. Nothing fancy when it comes to decor, but who cares when the food is great! Our favorites are the deviled clams,broiled scallops.and crab cakes. Good service and great food....More

Thank 110vivian
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Wanted to get something for dinner to take back to our rental cottage in Villas. Got a menu and called, food was ready in 25 minutes. The food we got was great, especially for takeout! Service was very good. We'll be eating dinner here when...More

Thank Gary S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1075 Bayshore Rd, Villas, NJ 08251-2781
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Villas
  • Phone Number: +1 609-886-2442
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