2017 » Hall of Fame Seafood Houses

Jake’s Famous Crawfish

Jake’s Famous Crawfish, a Portland institution since 1892, serves up the freshest seafood on the West Coast. Featuring up to 40 fresh seafood varieties a day, the menu of this 122 year old turn-of-the-century landmark restaurant continues the tradition of offering a dizzying variety of delectable, ultra-fresh fish and shellfish bought locally and flown in fresh from around the world. Chef Billy Hahn creates classic fish house cuisine that includes Jake’s classic etouffee, Wild Washington Razor Clams, Northwest Dungeness Crab Leg Sauté, chowders, soups, salads and Jake’s signature Banana Cream Pie. Hand cut aged steaks, chicken and pasta dishes are sure to please the landlocked palates! Jake’s draws on the Northwest’s superlative culinary resources to offer dining at its imaginative, award-winning best in a lively, bustling atmosphere. Considered “the seafood authority” by numerous critics, Jake’s is the flagship restaurant of a national group of popular Landry’s Restaurants. The standards of quality and freshness, friendly, knowledgeable service and simplicity have been satisfying locals and tourists alike for over a century. Step into Jake’s Famous Crawfish and become part of a century-old tradition that lives on in the historic building, wood-paneled bars, dimly lit booths and a collection of 19th century oil paintings. As the Oregonian stated, “Jake’s more than any other, is the Portland restaurant.”