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Jake's At The Lake

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Canadian
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109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
+1 250-932-2221
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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North Saanich, BC
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would recommend Jake's. It isn't extraordinary but I could find no fault other than my Margarita Pizza had too much cheese on it for me.

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Thank Trixie61
Lake Cowichan, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service is hit and miss. Took guests there and was actually embarrassed. The steaks were over cooked and the risotto dish was just plopped on the plate with no garnishes, etc. Very unappetizing but we had waited so long I just ate it and got out of there. Haven't been back since.

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Thank lakepers0n
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go here frequently but we never leave saying that was a great meal. This place has a great view of the river. Service is usually good but wish the food matched. So far the only meal i like is the taco salad. Everything on the menu I have had so far is greasy. Can't forget the... More 

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Thank Steve W
Langley
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Always a good friendly staff and food and service is good. Families are welcome but has more of a pub atmosphere. We go to Jakes regular and are never disappointed. Nice view of the Lake and great outside deck in the summer. Very clean well kept establishment.

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Thank callted
Lake Cowichan, Canada
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

With the updated evening menu it provides a better selection for us fussy few. chicken lafleur tasty as

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Thank williamv0r
Brentwood Bay
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice view of the lake, always good food, good beer selection and really great staff, especially Brandi (sp?). Been there many times and will certainly go again.

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Thank 386ernesth
Manitoba, Canada
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826 reviews
534 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Ended up travelling to the Youbou area to show our visiting Grandson around, and decided to pop into Jakes for a late lunch. It was a cold January day, but the view across the lake was great. Staff and service was good. Meals arrived very quickly. Tuna Tataki was very good, as was the Butternut/Bacon soup. Wings were good. Ribs... More 

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Thank Lynda D
Campbell River, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were visiting Lake Cowichan during the Christmas holiday with our grandsons midget hockey team. The team usually has a team dinner including parents, siblings, and grandparents. Our meal and our service by one waitress to accommodate over 25 people was 5 star. We were all in and out within 2 hours. The food was excellent and we will return... More 

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Thank Donna M
Athabasca, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Jakes never dissapoints. Lots of options for all dietary needs and great staff. A fun place to hang out in the summer.

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Thank Tashio K
Red Deer, Canada
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were glad to have found this place. The weather was rainy during our stay so didn't get to do much whilst in this area - so finding this restaurant was a bonus. The food was very good the staff were excellent - service really good. I'm sure on a sunny day the patio would be a great place to... More 

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Thank SybSC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia V0R 2G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Lake Cowichan
  • Phone Number: +1 250-932-2221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?