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Jill's Cafe

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, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
American style cafe

We have frequented this establishment several times now and never been disappointed. Staff are always efficient and friendly, not much of a wait for food and what the menu says is what you get. Not cheap but not expensive either. Pleasant for a nice lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Cheryl S
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Magnetic Island, Australia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I had visted Jill's twice on my trip and for an American diner, I've eaten better. Don't get me wrong, the meals are generous and great value for money. The grilled chicken burger was better than Jill's cheeseburger. I just felt that burgers are just drowned in thousand island sauce and its just really greasy. The restaurant itself is clean... More 

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Magnetic Island, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We have frequented this establishment several times now and never been disappointed. Staff are always efficient and friendly, not much of a wait for food and what the menu says is what you get. Not cheap but not expensive either. Pleasant for a nice lunch.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Having read the reviews we were keen to try Jill's. We ordered a burger, nachos and fries. The burger was drowning in bottled thousand island dressing (top and bottom). The over cooked chips tasted like greasy donuts. Worst of all were the nachos which had a weird, indescribable flavour. I'm sorry to say that I spat my first and only... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Central location, great food, extensive menu, lots of seating, however it can get busy at peak times, so best to visit outside the lunch rush.

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Minyama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had several meals at Jill's over a two week period. Out of six people we never had a bad meal. Pancakes were a standout along with their thick shakes. Handy place to chill out in the middle of town with clean and tidy bathroom facilities. Great customer service with a smile... We seen several large groups dining and it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Maybe if you are a real mexican foodie then you might rate this higher, for us it was convenient, cheap and central in Port Villa.

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great breakfast, plenty to eat and a good variety, centrally located in the middle of Port Vila, the locals eat there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have travelled to Texas and have experience Tex-mex and Jills would rank among some of the top places. Great Mexican Menu as well as traditional American. Great harbour views. Located in the centre of town.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Friendly service, yummy food. Jill's also has clean bathrooms which is something hard to find in downtown Port Vila. A great place for a coffee and a chat. Blueberry pancakes are really, really good if you're hungry.

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Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

quality food at a reasonable price, great natural lime juices, competent smiling staff, clean place, great desserts, a place to meet someone if you're alone.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: , Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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