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Jam Cafe

) #1 of 57 Coffee & Tea in Victoria #6 of 1,014 Places to Eat in Victoria ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (82 reviews)
“fried chicken” (31 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 618 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For a fun outing, we came to this highly recommended breakfast/lunch/brunch restaurant. Our wait was about 30 min. As noted in other reviews, portions are large. We found the food to be "good", but not "great". Staff were attentive. A cute little restaurant.

Thank J J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great eatery I try something new every time. My pro tip is add the little piggy side to any breakfast order- simply delicious, worth the line.

Thank FeedFelicia
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great breakfast-brunch type food with fresh ingredients! Good coffee and drinks too. Be prepared to wait in line though (20-30 minutes) It is worth the wait! Fried oatmeal with fresh strawberries and bananas - sounds weird but so delicious! All their bennies are yummy.

Thank preevine
Reviewed 3 days ago

Get there early and be prepared to roll out after the amazing breakfast! Sooooo yummy! The bowls are gigantic and the pancake stacks are high and the comfort food is to bliss out with..definitely a food highlight!

Thank Shelby H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate breakfast in this rather cool eatery but we were sorority disappointed with the service and food. My husband's sausage patty's were like hockey pucks. The cheese in my omelette was so stringy that I just gave up the battle. Our server was not...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We explored Victoria and stopped at Jam Cafe for a Bloody Mary. The friendly bartender advised us to order Bloody Caesars which were made from scratch, spicy and yummy with a slice of bacon as garnish. These drinks were so good we came back for...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting family and were taken here for breakfast. We did have to wait outside in line for a table, but it was worth the wait. Once we were in, the decor was fabulous, the staff attentive and professional, and, despite the lineup outside,...More

Thank sublurbanite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was close to where we were staying. Got there just before opening and was a queue already. Food was excellent and very generous portions. Great variety in menu. Coffee was good too.

Thank NZAnts
Reviewed 1 week ago

At 1120 on a Wednesday morning I was surprised to see a lineup of10 people waiting outside the cafe.Once inside ,I could see why. Portions were huge, service was brisk and the flavours were fabulous. Staff were very knowledgeable and helpful with selections.This farm to...More

Thank annsC4781YP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing breakfast here, queued for half an hour but worth it. Jolly atmosphere, great decor and friendly staff. Interesting menu choices, portions were huge, bit too big girl us but the quality was great.

Thank Hilary D
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Kelly C
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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