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Jake's Western Grill

££ - £££
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
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8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
+1 360-354-5588
11:00 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Everett, Washington
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204 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Jake's is located on state highway 539, the main north/south road through Lynden. It's on the right side, just after you cross the city limits, way back to the right in a community mall with a Food Pavilion in the middle, just north of the RIte-Aid, across that street. Ironically, just a couple of doors down is Coconut Kenny's, which... More 

Thank bricsa
Bellingham, Washington
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to Jakes for dinner last week and was really happy at both the service and the food that we had - we had a two meat plate with beans and grilled veggies - ice team kept coming ( it was a 90+ degree day ) the pulled pork was flavorful and smokey as was the sausage - topped... More 

Thank mike s
Seattle, Washington
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202 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Originally being from Texas,,,I have always been looking for a good BBQ place up here in the PNW. I like a good pulled pork,,some great brisket. I will be back to this place again to try the other dishes after today. Had some nice little cornbread sticks to start with (complimentary!),,and they were good. Then, tried the pulled pork nachos,,,so... More 

Thank max55857
Lynden, Washington
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Have eaten at Jakes too many times to count. Have tried everything from Baby Back Ribs to Burgers and have never had a bad meal! Food is always fresh and cooked exactly how I like it, (medium rare for the burger) and we really like the little cornbreads. Beer glasses took a little getting used to, they seemed smaller to... More 

Thank Nixsun
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The barbecue is a sweet sauce and very good. There is no other sauces such as a hot sauce but it isn't needed. The servings were huge and they know how to make ice tea! There are 2 sections to the restaurant, the bar side and the dining room side. We sat on the dining room side. We all had... More 

Thank Sanddollar37
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The food was pretty good. I had the house salad and chicken strips. I would have liked the chicken to be crispier but the flavor was good. I loved the fried pickle spears. Others in our party had the ribs and flat iron steaks which they said we're really good. The vegetarian in the group said the southwestern salad needed... More 

Thank Crisi C
Bellingham, Washington
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I had the pulled pork salad the first time I went there, and it was so good I haven't really tried anything else on the menu, even though I have eaten there many times. Unless you have a hearty appetite or want leftovers, I recommend the half order-their servings are generous.

Thank Jennifer I
Lynden, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

I had one of the best BBQ beef sandwiches ever at Jake's. It's loaded high with meat that is so tender you don't have to fight trying to get it chewed. If you walk out of there still hungry, it's not because the portions are small.

Thank Thalenwood
Lynden, Washington
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169 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The food is very tasty and the portions are generous. The pulled pork is very tender, if a little sweet. The decor is nothing special and service can be a bit slow, but friendly. The fried okra was much better than expected. The iced tea is especially pricy.

Thank Lynden-Tom
Lynden, Washington
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Jake's is one of our favorite places to eat. The food is very well done and there is a large selection of items on the menu. It's not just BBQ here, there is plenty to choose from. Staff is always excellent and there is never too long of a wait for a table. Highly recommend to anyone who is looking... More 

Thank therasmussens

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8114 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
  • Phone Number: +1 360-354-5588

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