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Jill's Cafe

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #13 of 74 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
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

First impressions were not too bad. The prices looked good and the service was friendly. The fresh lemonade was fantastic. Nice and bitter. Not too sweet. Then it changed. Nachos, what did we have? Did not resemble nachos. And the toasted cheese, well there was a little bit of cheese. They were cheap. And I can see why. Even for... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Jill's has been in Port Vila for years. The husband runs a tight ship, so service is high quality, as is the food. There is a mix between local and American food. There is a book stand where you can borrow books. Very popular, plenty of seats and a great place to eat.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This food venue is set down near the markets. It has an extensive menu based on American type food. The staff are friendly but you need to understand that this is a good eating joint and doesn't necessarily have all the "airs and graces" of up market restaurants. The helpings are big and the food is really flavoursome. If you... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The cafe has a wide range of choice on the menu and were by far the best fajitas we've ever had! Awesome service too and reasonable prices.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We went here twice for lunch during our stay in port Vila, the staff are friendly and there is a lovely breeze through the restaurant. I had the chicken burrito and banana thick shake on my first visit and both were delicious, the milkshake too big to finish but so good. Second time I got a chicken and bacon burger... More

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Qld
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

we enjoyed the tranquility of the place it seems busy, yet we were totally made to feel welcome and enjoyed the meal. the food is a change from the resort style of food, as it is very Americanized, right down to the chips and choice of condiments. loved the place, set in among a very 3rd world town.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I visited Jills twice for lunch. Great sandwiches and salads. Also the best beefburger we have had in a long while. Good quality fresh ingredients and the staff are very friendly. Will be back on our next trip to Port Vila,

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

this place actually had decent burgers and a wide range of food to choose from all that was pretty tasty and great if your on a budget!

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

They have the best thickshakes I have ever tried. We went here for a late lunch as they are not opened for dinner. Big burgers without the big price. The staff are friendly but this is Vanuatu where everyone is friendly.

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Sydney
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Friendly and attentive staff in a pleasant welcoming atmosphere. Very clean, light and airy. We sat at the back of the cafe where we could get views of the water. The drinks were good with a wide variety of choice and the food was ok. A pleasant place to meet local and overseas friends.

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