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Jam 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” (90 reviews)
“french toast” (54 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the BEST!! That is all.....usually a 20 minute wait or more outside....creative dishes that are fresh and delicious. LOVE LOVE this place. IF you go after 1pm wait is usually less or non-existent. Breakfast/brunch and lunch food. HUGE servings - can share most meals.

Thank Vidalsix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best breakfast experiences we have had - anywhere. Thought it opened at 9 on Saturday so there was a lineup of about twenty people when we arrived at 8:45. It opens at 8:00 am - 3:00 pm every day so be aware...More

3  Thank Kewarner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky we arrived as the door opened and the food was inventive and delicious. The service was friendly and we enjoyed everything

Thank peiphototours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to try either chicken on waffles or French toast, they’re to die for. Tried chicken on French toast this time it was delicious. The unusual blends of sweet French toast, maple syrup and chicken and pickles cabbage were great. I truly recommend that...More

Thank Judy24680
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast place, some dishes don’t make sense when you look at the menu but make perfect sense on the plate.

1  Thank NashNajla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Jam based on a recommendation, and I was very impressed. Great friendly service, I had the pork belly eggs Benedict, and it was stellar. My colleagues all had different meals and loved them as well. The only downfall for this resto is that the...More

Thank Bakkon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait speaks to how good the food is. The only thing that would make this better is offering half sizes as the portions are very large. It makes the price worth it but is often hard to finish unless you come starving! Servers are...More

Thank VisitorTZ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there on a weekend. Crowds of people lined up waiting to get in. The food was good....a little pricey, but the seating is limited so I guess they need to make a profit to stay in business, understandably.

Thank BE541C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed breakfast here recently. It was a Thursday morning and early so we did not have to line up. I needed to put my knee up due to recent surgery and staff was very accommodating. Our breakfast was delicious. Service was...More

Thank annamarie61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is a good reason why there are line ups to get in there. The food is that good. The staff are attentive and friendly. But it is all about the food. You won’t leave feeling hungry.

Thank Blue Magic
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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