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Jill's Cafe

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #13 of 71 restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Stopped here for a late lunch one day, and was surprised at the large menu on offer. A range of burgers, drinks and Mexican meals, and it does cater for vegetarians. A separate breakfast menu is available also. This is the most beef hubby has eaten in his life during our time here, but he can't fault it. The Hawaiian... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Large informal cafe with great breakfasts. Large portions, good value in Port Vila. Wish we would have found it earlier in stay, we would have come in more often.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Jills cafe has apparently been in port Vila for years, and serves up good basic food. The selection of hamburgers will compare favourably to anywhere in the world, which is surprising for a pacific nation as normally beef is more of a rarity in such places. Its not until you realise that cattle farms are extensive on the both Efate,... More

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Canberra, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Quite large cafe, centrally located in Vila, with huge staff, friendly and OK service. Menu selection is mainly burgers and Mexican and prices not high. Since no Maccas in Vanuatu, this is good choice for a lunch.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were sorry to only discover Jill's on our last day and found the food to be really delicious, almost with a bit of a home-cooked feel. Go there for breakfast or lunch because they are closed in the evenings. They also close early on Saturdays and don't open on Sunday. Have the breakfast burrito!

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Darwin, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Pleasant restaurant in middle of town, just opposite the Post Office. Offers a range of foods, including hamburgers, cakes and daily specials. View to the foreshore out of the windows. Service is excellent. Second hand books for sale. Great place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere and view.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Best coffee in Port Vila and very reasonable in price. Staff here are very hospitable as well. Good meeting place due to being located opposite post office.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We visited this cafe a couple of times during our stay in Port Vila. The food and service were consistently good. The staff were all really friendly. The menu us quite extensive with all the American favourites - burgers, hot dogs, etc and they also do great Mexican food. My son particularly enjoyed the hot fudge brownie when we called... More

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Melbourne
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Good hearty meals in the centre of town for breakfast or lunch. Sometimes a bit slow but if you are on holidays, who cares! Fabulous friendly staff! Highly recommend Jills!

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great place, no pretences, good, cheap café food and plenty of it at reasonable prices...earthquake chilli burger was fab, though too much 'bun'...worth a visit.

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