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“Good Service - So So food”
Review of Jake's Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

Jake's Bar and Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

The service was very good. The new look (Very Clean) is a plus but the food was lacking. The chicken fried steak was soggy and tasteless while the gravy was paste like with no flavor. Should have known something was up as we were the only customers. May give them another try next year.

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Thank Fred Z
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

Four of us plus a baby just ate here tonight and were very satisfied. Cerviche and shrimp cocktails tasted quite fresh and sauce was delicious. All-u-could eat fish and shrimp was hot and plentiful. Beer was cold. Tab was very reasonable-about $50 including 2 beers, 2 appetizers ( which were plentiful as meals) and 2 entrees. Would highly recommend!

2  Thank seaski42
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

I'm so happy Jakes has reopened, this time with a fresh look and an updated menus, including mexican seafood, mexican stand-bys and general american options. I had the shrimp ceviche--very generous portion, and very fresh. Also had the beef chalupas--delicious. I learned that the new owners are the Marchan's, who ran a great restaurant in Port Isabel for many years. Prices are affordable, staff is friendly and the food is great. I appreciate that it is also non-smoking insight so it will be a nice alternative entertainment location for karaoke or football. Go-- you won't be disappointed!

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1  Thank treyepp
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Reviewed 21 May 2013

Went 2 Jakes Last Friday Night,And Had A Blast...Karaoke Was Awesome,Beers Were Dead Cold,Food Was Excellent And Service Was Even Better..We Had The Blacken Fish Tacos And Beef Fajita Nachos!! Everything Overall Was Superior

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Thank bricr
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Reviewed 1 May 2013

We were so happy to see Pat Marchan and learn that he has reopened Jake's. We've been a fan of White Sands for years and know that he will make Jake's a "go-to" place on SPI. You can already see the improvements. The building is opened up, light, clean and fresh. The wait staff was efficient and attentive. We both had mexican plates and enjoyed them. The waitress asked for our feedback and urged us to be honest. We liked that she cared enough to ask and to really want to hear our suggestions. We know there is a fine line in what customers want in terms of spice, but we thought a little more spice would do the trick and add additional flavor. She encouraged us to come back and see how they do and we will. We will look forward to our next visit.

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1  Thank luasmith
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