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Jam Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Cafe,
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (85 reviews)
“fried chicken” (31 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 647 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is excellent for breakfast until 3:00 p.m. Lots of fun choices. Good service and reasonable prices.

Thank brother2004rich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked out Jam cafe as it was rated as the number one breakfast place in Victoria. Was not disappointed in the slightest. Food like this is the reason I always select my restaurants off trip advisor when I am travelling.

Thank WonTronSoup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maybe it was my lucky day, because after reading all the reviews I thought I was going to wait forever to eat here, but no, I actually waited 1 min to be seated, and it was full anyways. The staff served me really quickly. I...More

Thank Lilirogz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Join the queue, it's popular. We jumped the queue because there was seating at the bar and the rest were in larger groups. Friendly services and great food and an opportunity to chat with other diners.

Thank Pierre C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keeping it short. Go. Bestest fluffiest omelette ever. The wait 'was thirty minutes' went by quickly, and most patrons knew what they wanted prior to being seated. Service was prompt, food was perfect - I don't usually eat hash browns and they were wonderful. The...More

Thank Gayle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting long queues but got seated straightaway. The food and coffees were really good, we had one of their speciality 'Charlie bowls' and it was huge and absolutely delicious. The bacon was also spectacular. A relaxed and interesting place to sit too, would...More

Thank Adamhardisty1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Directed here by Charmane at the Empress, we knew we were in the right place when we saw the line of locals out front! There may be a total of 15 tables and a sit-down bar here, but the service is exceptional, the kitchen quick...More

Thank Hugh M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter made us wait in line for this cafe on a Sunday at 10am. Right??? She has been to their cafe in Vancouver and said that the food its great.So we waited 1 hour in line. The cafe is very small hence the long...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even with a line it went by very quickly. We were offered the bar which saved prob 10 mins. Enjoyed the Charlie Bowl! Will be back soon!

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of creative touches on the menu. Really good quality food at a reasonable (not cheap) price. Superb staff.

Thank Marion J
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Kelly S
14 June 2016|
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
Victoria is very progressive and its restaurants are most willing to address their patrons needs. Call ahead if you wish, I found my server to be well informed and I'm sure would check with the chef about your needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: 778-440-4489
Newly opened breakfast and lunch restaurant in Victoria, B.C.
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