About Jake's Restaurant

21445 West Gumina Road
Brookfield, WI 53072
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Opened in 1960 by Jake Replogle in a historic 100 year old barn, Jake's Restaurant has become known as a standby timeless American Steakhouse restaurant. Jake's Restaurant's Award Winning Wine List, Seasonal Classic American Steakhouse Cuisine, and Jake's Genuine service, while dining by our natural burning fireplace, will turn anyone into a Jake's Regular.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
JAKE'S DINNER:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed Sunday

CHARRED LOUNGE
4:30 pm - Close Monday- Saturday.
Closed Sunday

Cross Street:
Barker and Springdale

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(262) 781-7995

Website:
http://www.jakes-restaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Entertain your guests at Jake's restaurant. We offer 3 private dining rooms plus a great patio. Our rooms can accommodate from 8 guests - 80 guests. We can even cater gatherings in the comfort of your own home.

Monday Nights at Jake's has become a tradition with "Roll Back the Clock.". We offer Our Original 8 oz Filet with choice of our famous onion rings or potato.


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Catering:
Jake's specializes in creating custom experiences in a unique setting. Our staff and 3 dining room options can accommodate your next birthday party, family celebration, wedding reception or business event. Please contact Dan Wustrack at 262-781-7995 or catering@jakes-restaurantgroup.com

Executive Chef:
Jake Replogle

Private Party Facilities:
Jake's offers three distinct private dining options. Ranging in size from the intimate Rustic to the granduer of the Great Room. The crackle of the fireplace will welcome your guests to an unsurpassed dining experience. Custom menus are available upon request.

Private Party Contact:
General Manager: 8779255059

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Jake's offers three distinct private dining options.
Ranging in size from the intimate Rustic to the granduer of the Great Room.

We welcome all special event inquiries. Jake's Restaurant can be utilized as a space for nonprofit, social and business events. Our Restaurant provide flexibility and privacy for any event as well as extensive parking for all large events

Whether the special event is held at Jake's Restaurant or Off Premise, Jake's Restaurant is able to create custom menus.

Please contact jacobreplogle@gmail.com
or
Call Jake's Restaurant 262-781-7995

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Promotions

"Wine Wednesday" 50% Off Bottled Wines

Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Details
"Wine Wednesday" 50% Off Bottled Wines. Excludes Tax and Tip. Treat yourself to your favorite wines! 50% off bottles wine. Special valid Apr 29, 2016 - Aug 29, 2016 on Wednesdays from 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM.
Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
Happy Mother's - Treat your mom to her favorite place. Bring back those memories that you shared as a family. Serving Dinner from 4:30 - 9:30.
Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Details
Wine. Cocktails, Dry Aged Steaks. Treat Dad .to his favorite place - Jake's

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Jake's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.1

noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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food5
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Still the Best After all these Years!!

Dined 7 days ago

For a quick bite to eat on a Tuesday night, we decided on simple fare at Jake's in Brookfield. The place has been around for many years, and always dependable for a great steak on a special occasion. This night was a little different we arrived at 5:45 pm just in time for $5 drink specials. The cosmo was one of the best I've had in a long time. Sat down at 6:15 pm and enjoyed the best BURGER I've ever had! Heeping stacks of Jake's famous onion rings and a generous ceasar salad. I'm not just going back, I'm planning my next dinner there now!

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service3
value4

It was difficult to understand our serve ...

Dined on April 25, 2016

It was difficult to understand our server, never mentioned Monday night special

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

The food was delicious. The steaks done ...

Dined on April 25, 2016

The food was delicious. The steaks done exactly as requested and Hot. The service was prompt. Even got the table I requested.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service5

If it's your first time to Jakes it may ...

Dined on April 22, 2016

If it's your first time to Jakes it may be a little confusing as to where the hostess is stationed. You will have to walk past the bar and she is hidden just past that. It's very pretty inside and had that nice steak house smell you hope to get. Everyone was extremely friendly and we were seated for our reservation immediately. The server was very outgoing and did a great job of explaining the menu and offering suggestions. We had the deviled eggs as a starter. They were not the best I have had but still very good....I love deviled eggs though! For our entree I had the 35 year dry aged New York strip and the person I was with had the short ribs. The waitress was a little hesitant in recommending the short ribs but didn't try to convince otherwise. The New York strip was made perfectly and was very good. Again not the best but worth what I paid for it for sure! The short ribs were some of the best that the person that had them has had in some time. The ambiance was perfect for a number of occasions. Being sat close to the fireplace would offer a more romantic feel if that's why you were there. The Resturant was quiet and the service was exceptional. They have a good wine and beer selection along with a full bar. I would recommend Jake's if you have never been before. It is a nice experience and the staff made what would have been a normal meal a better one.

food3
ambience1
service2
value2

DIS appointed!

Dined on April 15, 2016

Very disappointed overall. Server tried to up-sell at every turn. Did not mention the Friday Fish Fry but tried to oversell the most expensive "specials" . We were put in the back room with all the other parties of Two, so as to save the big room for larger parties even though there were only a few tables filled at our 6pm reservation. I could not see us ever going back.

food4
ambience4
service5
value2

Review

Dined on April 15, 2016

Excellent mushroom soup, bread. Salad was ok. Steak had a nice exterior and flavor, but overcooked for medium rare. Very little juice - maybe from the aging? The ice cream desert was fantastic.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fabulous Per Usual

Dined on April 14, 2016

Rob, our server, went over and above. Food was consistently great. Repeatable.

Tags: neighborhood gem
food5
ambience4
service3
value4

Monday's Steak Special

Dined on April 12, 2016

As usual the steak was delicious. Also the happy hour is always a relaxing way to start our dining experience.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service2

Waitress seemed not to care too much abo ...

Dined on April 11, 2016

Waitress seemed not to care too much about our table. Probably because we all ordered the special

food3
ambience3
service1

The restaurant want almost 30 minutes la ...

Dined on April 9, 2016

The restaurant want almost 30 minutes late in seating our reservation. The waitress was not very attentive and there were times that we almost decided to walkout and go elsewhere. The food was good, but it wasn't good enough to make up for the other shortcomings.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Very Pleased. Great Food and Service

vip
Dined on April 8, 2016

It was our first time at Jakes and we really enjoyed it. I had a bone in Ribeye and my wife had a New Your Strip. Both were done exactly right . Our server was prompt and helpful. Our food came out on time and hot. The only thing we thought was a little strange was the choice of a salad OR two sides. You could not have a salad and 1 side without an upcharge. I would definitely go back and would recommend this restaurant to friends and family

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always excellent

Dined on April 6, 2016

Haven't been disappointed yet while dining at Jakes. The steaks are some of the best in Milwaukee, though it hard to pass up their fish entrees.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience3
service5
value3

Shwak

Dined on March 23, 2016

The service and food were outstanding. I had the prawns and they were the largest I had ever seen. The prices seemed a little high but were expected and it was our anniversary. There are no booths and the tables were a little close so it's hard to have a quiet romantic evening. Somewhat loud but not too bad. I will probably go back but only on special occasions.

Tags: special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Rustic, contemporary atmosphere. Knowle ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

Rustic, contemporary atmosphere. Knowledgeable staff. With "old school" Wisconsin supper club trained bartenders and wait staff.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great steak!!!!

vip
Dined on March 12, 2016

There is not enough words to describe how well Jake's does food!!! I have never been disappointed!! His servers bring a great dining experience with their knowledge of his menu. It is truly a great relaxing dining experience!!!! Been dining there for 20+ years. PS Don't get in a hurry.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

excellent experience

Dined on March 12, 2016

all four of us had the 8oz filet and we were all very pleased. one was not at the right temperature and they corrected it immediately. the haystack onion rings were wonderful, as always, and the shrimp cocktail was great. service was excellent.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience2
service4
value3

disappointing fish fry

vip
Dined on March 11, 2016

Jakes was a favorite when my husband and I were growing up. We were looking to try a new place for Friday Fish Fry and made a reservation after seeing it on a list for best fish fry in the area. I don't know who votes for these things, but it was not a good fish fry. It felt dingy, old and a bit rickety and considering the fact that it's not priced lower to make up for that, I can't recommend this one. The service was friendly, however. But if you're a foodie-I'd skip this place.

food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Another Great Saturday Night at Jakes!

Dined on February 28, 2016

The food and service is always great! They have a nice selection of appetizers and salads. I've had their beet and apple salad, twice now, and it is very flavorful and crisp. The steaks come to your table perfectly prepared and there must be at least 12 different sauces and combinations to make your steak seem anything but plain. The ambiance is warm and romantic especially when sitting near the warm fireplace. The pricing is similar to other fine dining restaurants. The dress code is anything goes, which I feel takes away the feeling of going somewhere "special" on Saturday night. Like wise, I do feel the table setting could be more formal ( tablecloth please) and it would cut down on the noise. Bare wooden tables make me feel like I am in a pub instead of going out for dinner. Still one of my favorite places to go on cold Saturday night!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

We'll definitely be back

Dined on February 25, 2016

Our dinner orders - two lamb chop meals and a salmon dish, were all delicious. The haystack onions are enough, by themselves, to insure that we will return. Our waitress was cheerful, attentive and knowledgeable. The blazing fire made the room seem cozy. We have lived here for over 5 years and just discovered Jake's, within 10 minutes of where we live. Our out-of-town guest who accompanied us wants to return on her next visit - bringing her teen-aged sons along next time to sample those onions.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

This was my Birthday dinner

vip
Dined on February 23, 2016

We went to Jake's because we received a $20 coupon in the mail. Although this place is 45 minutes away, food is always very good and service is good. I even got a nice dessert for my birthday!

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience3
service5
value5

Monday night dinner at Jakes

Dined on February 22, 2016

We visited Jake's for the Monday evening steak deal. You get an 8 ounce tenderloin for 13.95. This is not a low grade piece of meat but the same quality steak you expect from an upscale steakhouse. You will not be disappointed any night of the week but Monday is an exceptional value.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

CARDONNY

Dined on February 22, 2016

THE FOOD AND SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT .WE HAD THE MONDAY SPECIAL, TENDERLOIN AND ONE CHOICE AND THE FOOD WAS VERY GOOD. IT WAS MY WIFE'S BIRTHDAY AND THEY BOUGHT OUT A ICE CREAM SUNDAY FOR HER WITH 2 SPOONS. THANKS FOR A GREAT NIGHT

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Family Dinner with Out of Towners

Dined on February 20, 2016

Our group decided on Jake's Restaurant as it was a nice midway point for out-of-towners. We loved the decor, the twinkly lights on the outside welcoming us in on a windy Friday night. Our hostess was great and had us seated right on time. Our waitress did a great job explaining the history of the restaurant and also why their steaks were so well known. Our only complaint was that each time logs were thrown on the fire, the room becomes quite smoky. It does settle down quickly but if you have breathing issues, you may want to be seated far away from the fireplace.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience2
service2
value1

Customer

Dined on February 17, 2016

Noise levels were very high. Waiter disappeared through dinner until the bill came. We were never even offered a second cup of coffee.

food2
ambience4
service1
value2

they rushed us through, high priced drinks

Dined on February 16, 2016

they rushed us through, high priced drinks wont go back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Jakes, a place for steaks

Dined on February 16, 2016

Food was phenomenal, service was excellent. Hostess was a little lacking --she wasn't bad or mean, just not on par with the rest of the experience. Oh well, the food, drinks, and service made up for it.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food1
ambience4
service1
value1

Will never go back. Awful experience!

Dined on February 16, 2016

The food is way too overpriced for what you get, the service was awful! The server was more interested in what was going on with his Apple Watch than what was happening at our table. The cuts of meat where really fatty and not cooked the way we ordered them.

food5
ambience3
service3

Overall we love Jakes. The food was exc ...

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

Overall we love Jakes. The food was excellent, cooked well and delicious.

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Comfy, cozy, delicious!

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

We dined on Sat night before VDay. Restaurant was packed! Bar area too. We had reservations and they were running 20-30 min behind, but we didn't mind. When finally seated, we had the best service ever! MaryJo was kind, attentive and very thorough. She was mindful of our wait and apologized. Again, we didn't mind as we were enjoying our night out. And food was worth the wait! Perfectly cooked steaks, great sides. Odd that dinner came with choice of one salad or two sides. Pick the sides! Twice baked potato with Neuske's bacon....yes, please. We were then "forced" to select a complimentary dessert to make up for slow service. Um, ok. (But we really didn't mind the wait!) Great evening. Will definitely be back! Next time we may have to try the onion strings app. We appeared to be the only diners who didn't order this mountain of what I can only imagine is pure deliciousness.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

YUM

Dined on February 14, 2016

Food is always top notch, can always expect great specials. Service even better.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food3
ambience2
service1

My wife and I have been coming here for ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

My wife and I have been coming here for special occasions, and 'just because' for several years. Actually our second date was at Jakes. It's been a constant up and down experience. Some dinners were great while others were frustrating. Basically boils down that if you have the right server you'll have a wonderful experience. This experience was not the enjoyable type. From being sat in the bar area even though we made the reservation over a week in advance to waiting 15 minutes for our server to come to our table it was a pretty sad evening. An almost inedible salad, and then two bottles of wine that were a different year from the wine list, however not mentioned. No big deal for a dinner at a regular priced restaurant, however when you're having a $400 meal for two I would expect better. Sorry to say, but this tradition for my wife and I has ended.

food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Jakes

Dined on February 14, 2016

Grest experience, I would definitely recommend Jakes as a quality steakhouse.

Tags: special occasion, notable wine list
food3
ambience2
service4
value2

Over priced

Dined on February 14, 2016

35.00 dollars for filet and no potato and crowded and no mood what so ever

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Good food and great service

Dined on February 14, 2016

Service and food were great all around. Our server was very attentive and we didnt have to wait for anything. My wife's bone in filet was one of the best i have ever tasted and the brussel sprouts were amazing. Some past review complaints said that everything had to be ordered alacarte, but i can assure you now that is not true. You no longer have to order ala carte as each steak comes with two sides and i definitely didn't leave hungry. Make sure you save room for the flour-less chocolate cake, also extremely good. We will definitely be back!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Will definitely return!

Dined on February 13, 2016

Food was great! Had amazing time! Will definitely return and recommend!

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience3
service1
value3

Our food was excellent. Our service was poor.

Dined on February 13, 2016

We waited over 1 1/2 hours for our dinners. After waiting for 1 hour + , we were served 4 shrimp as a token for our patience. Really? Very disappointing based on dollars spent for a nice dinner out. What was additionally disappointing was that other guests came, ordered, ate appetizers, had dinner and left before we ever got our dinner.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Second time there in two weeks.

Dined on February 12, 2016

I took my girlfriend there for her birthday. We were both so delighted and impressed she took her son, his girlfriend, and me there for HIS birthday. Needless to say, we. are. fans. And we are just looking for reasons to return.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food1
ambience3
service2
value1

Salty,salty, salty

Dined on February 11, 2016

We started our anniversary dinner at the bar. Great whiskey old fashion, great perfect whiskey Manhattan. We enjoyed the French onion soup and beet salad to start. We both ordered filet and a twice baked potato. The 6 oz filet looked miniature! The filets and potatoes were served on a huge, white dinner plate. The potatoes were overcooked, almost burned. We ordered Brussel sprouts as a side and were disappointed by the portion size. The mushrooms we ordered were SO salty we could not eat them. We were there on a Wednesday night, which is 1/2 price bottle of wine night ( for $50 and less bottles). We ordered a bottle of wine and when our bill was presented to us we found that we had been charged more than full price for the bottle! Menu listed the bottle as $32, we were charged $36 when we should have been charged $16. As we both scrutinized our bill, our waitress came to the table to state she realized she had charged us full price (an incorrect full price). Look at your bill carefully! On a bright note, we did receive a free dessert because we were there for our anniversary! Overall, we concluded we will not be returning. Overpriced for what we got. A disappointing 20th anniversary dinner.

food5
ambience2
service5
value4

Great steak

Dined on February 10, 2016

Food and drinks were great. The only problem I had was they have a wood burning fireplace they were using as it was really cold outside. All of my cloths and coat smelled like campfire which I don't really care for. That is the reason for the low ambiance score. If you go you may want to ask if they are using the fire place

Tags: good for groups, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Good Food, Great Service, Nice Large Fire Place.

Dined on February 9, 2016

The service was great, the food was good, the price was a little on the high side. The fire place was beautiful. The only downside was the food particles on the floor.

Tags: special occasion

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