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Jill's Cafe

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Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations

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  • 40
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  • 11
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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
Most recent review
You just have to try

What a great place to have lunch. Big serves, good food, good value for money and good service. Located in the main street at the port. Best homemade lemonade. I always go back when I holiday in Vila.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
Mary L
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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324 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

What a great place to have lunch. Big serves, good food, good value for money and good service. Located in the main street at the port. Best homemade lemonade. I always go back when I holiday in Vila.

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had lunch here, we had a BLT and a Hot Dog, they were delicious and well presented. A good spot to eat.

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Jill's is the place to go if you're after anything American or Mexican. The food is delicious and the service is fast and always delivered with a smile. The staff are lovely, it's conveniently located right in the middle of town, and the food is reasonably priced. You can sit in the front section and have a meeting, catch up... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Firstly it has great customer service. As soon as you walk in someone serves you, take your order etc. Meal came quickly and the food was delicious. Went there a few times we were in Vila and loved it. Great food and very good value which was important to us as we were travelling on a budget.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We went to Jill's Cafe after we waited (and waited!!) at Au Peche Mignon for food that never arrived. Their loss is Jill's gain as our lunch was great! We had two burgers and some cheese fries between us and all were freshly cooked but arrived incredible quickly. Service was excellent and it was also very clean and reasonably priced.... More 

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melbourne
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Whilst shopping we decided to try Jill's Cafe for lunch based on reviews we had read. It did not disappoint. Great food, hamburgers, Mexican, hotdogs etc. very reasonably priced and fast friendly service.

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great location,very helpful staff,great menu variation and very very well priced. Sadly ,only found it on our last day there.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Been to Jill's in excess of 10 times now and the service, menu and quality was top notch as always. Big serves makes sharing an option and the staff are always willing to accommodate. We visited with two adults and a child and the children's menu is fantastic. Lots of locals eat here so you know it has to be... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We stopped in here on our way around the island. It was handy to the money exchange and we found this place by accident. We bought cookies, brownies, banana bread and lemon poppy-seed muffins to take away for a picnic. Loved them so much we returned the next day!

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Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Wonderful staff. Wonderful food and coffee. The view of the harbour from the open window shows a bustling market as well as busy shipping in and out.

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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