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“Soft shell crabs”

Jakes Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #6 of 126 Restaurants in Flemington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Jake's Restaurant & Bar opened in Hunterdon county 1991. Chef William Kinslow has been bringing a sophisticated dining experience in a casual atmosphere. Jake's Restaurant and Bar offers many fine food beer and wine selections.Jake's offers two rooms, the casual bar with 8 TVs and the white-tabled clothed dining room. The same menu is served in both rooms. Jake's specializes in fresh seafood and great steak. The Jake's Steak, a 12oz. Cajun prime rib, has been a customer favorite for years. While the Lobster Mac n' Cheese is a new addition, that is becoming a crowd favorite. In addition, Jake's offer pasta dishes, salads and burgers. All food can be matched with Jake's award winning wine list. Jake's has received the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for 8 years in a row. The bar has 15 beers on tap, and over 50 different bottled beers.
Branchburg, New Jersey
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Soft shell crabs”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Very good soft shell crabs, good overall service, easy to get a table, good wine list, and good steaks.

  • Visited July 2013
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Flemington, New Jersey
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Comfortable home town spot”
Reviewed 22 April 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

I visit Jakes frequently with family. Fun, somewhat noisy bar scene and comfortable separate dining area. Food is predictably good, staff friendly and accommodating.

Visited March 2014
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Very good all around!”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Food and service were 4 stars out of 5, the best part was seating outdoors! This was the second time I was there and definitely can't complain (and I can always find something to criticize.)

  • Visited April 2014
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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240 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Lousy Service”
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

We drive by all the time and decided we would stop in for a drink and appetizers. We sat at the bar and waited for quite sometime...when the bar tender finally came, his shirt smelled of cigarettes, so we kind of knew why we were waiting. Nachos were covered in something, not sure what and wings were undercooked. On the bright side, my margarita was good and my husbands beer was cold...I would not go back.

  • Visited April 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
“High priced by convenient”
Reviewed 7 April 2014

This restaurant was across the street from our hotel and open late, which was a big plus. Service was OK, Food was OK, portions nice sized. Prices were a bit high for just OK. I'd repeat a trip given how convenient it was, but I think I would stick with a sandwich the nest time.

Visited April 2014
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