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Rebellious and avant-garde architect William Knighton capped the decade when he designed Sentinel in 1909. He embellished the building with terra-cotta roof tiles, set terra cotta figures of men and women on the roof and installed a mosaic floor and onyx wainscoting in the lobby.

Renovated in 1992 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is especially fitting that Sentinel is the home of Jake’s Grill because Knighton also designed the building that houses Jake’s Famous Crawfish Restaurant, our sister restaurant. Sentinel is also a dream choice for weddings and an impressive selection for corporate meetings. Catering services are provided by Jake's Catering, which is owned and operated by Jake's Grill.

Inspired by American tradition

Jake’s Grill has taken a stand behind the finest meat and seafood served in a classic, uncomplicated style. Here you will find the best steak in the city-tender Filet Mignon, USDA Prime Top Sirloin, New York Steak - and of course, the best fresh seafood.

Like those early lumber barons, shipping company executives and steamship captains who once patronized Sentinel, you know how you like your grill, and we aim to please you.

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Visiting Jake's

Our classic bar serves hand-crafted cocktails and a formidable selection of single malt whiskies. Like William Knighton, we have our own signature, and that signature is quality. We belong to the long-standing tradition of offering you superb food and service in an atmosphere of comfort.

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