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Jam Cafe

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542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
778-440-4489
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08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Powell River, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had been researching places to eat in Victoria for about a month before we travelled. My fiance is a bit of a snob when it comes to restaurants. He approved this place with 2 thumbs up when he looked at the menu online. We ate there for our first meal after arrival into the city.He had the buffalo blue... More 

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Thank Annette Y
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing Brunch whit amazing friends!! It takes a long time in the queue but it's totally worth it!!!

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Thank Camila C
Alberta, Canada
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154 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been a long time since I waited to get into a restaurant at 1:00 mid week if ever. Worth every minute. A friend recommended the "Pulled Pork Pancake" That would never be on my list. It was delicious. Service excellent and just a real neat reasonable place. I'd line up again! :)

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Thank Murray2805
Windsor, Ontario
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jam came as a recommendation from several friends while in Victoria. We arrived just after 9am on a Sunday and we're greater by a line up. We waited maybe 25 minutes (which I am generally against doing) and because we were a party of two we got in before some larger parties ahead of us. Here's the thing-breakfast was good.... More 

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Thank Jillian A
Brisbane, Australia
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast very busy and had to line up on the street but worth the wait. Friendly staff Would definitely recommend this place for a good meal

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Thank Jodielee22565
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was everything. Super trendy, cute interior, amazingly unique menu, personable waitstaff. The menu had so many interesting options that we all had a hard time picking what we wanted to eat for brunch. The plates are extra large, and if we weren't heading to catch a plane back to the States we would have taken home leftovers. The... More 

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Thank Dbanana524
Courtenay, Canada
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast place in downtown Victoria. You may have to wait to be seated, but is well worth your while! Big portions and great coffee choices.

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Thank Bonelltravell2
West Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fried chicken benny... need I say more? So good. My husband had the Charlie Bowl. We both agreed that we wouldn't order it again. It was too carb heavy. Great service and delicious food.

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Thank restandrelax_rb
Lopez Island, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jam Cafe has been open several years, but there are still usually lines outside waiting for a table. They open at 8AM and serve breakfast until about 3PM.When I am eating alone, I can sometimes skip the line, by asking to sit at the counter. Both the food and coffee are great. The breakfasts are delicious, beautifully presented, colorful... More 

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Thank nancylopez2017
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service was soooooo good! Thank you. Order today's special. It was amazing. We are planing to come back again tomorrow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?