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Jester's Java

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606 Castle St, Wilmington, NC 28401
910.763.6555
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 67
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  • 16
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  • 0
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Always a great meal!

We have eaten here frequently for brunch and lunch. You can never go wrong with the quiche or the black bean burger.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Kelley W
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We have eaten here frequently for brunch and lunch. You can never go wrong with the quiche or the black bean burger.

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Thank Kelley W
Duluth, Georgia
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We were in Wilmington for a graduation and found this funky little place on Tripadvisor. The reviews were really complimentary so we added it to our list of places to try. We were not disappointed! The Cinnamon Coffee Cake was divine and the rest of the food was great too. Our waiter was an absolute pleasure. The place is tucked... More 

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Thank Beth E
Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

I found this wonderful jewel in a random search looking for a place to eat breakfast. When I say jewel think Diamonds and emeralds and rubies! The owner /chef is amazing! Very wonderful service with smiles and endless coffee! Will be back often even though it's an hour and a half away! Yes it is that good.

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Thank EllenHolmes67
Leland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

The service and the eggs Benedict were flawless. The converted home, with original furnishings added charm to the experience. Glad we got in early.

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Thank booyall
Wilmington, North Carolina
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I've been there twice for lunch and each time, I was pleasantly pleased. The food is genuinely good and creative. I understand that the owner/chef moved from a much smaller place, and even now, there is a wait and close tables. Guess that says something about just how good this place is.

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Thank Beverly S
Wilmington, North Carolina
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Anyone visiting Wilmington from out of town will immediately appreciate this special, downtown, home from home restaurant. Space is limited and it's busy, busy, busy most days but once you've eaten here you can see why. Most of the customers appear to be locals who know a good thing ... especially when it's close by. ALL the food is very... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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135 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We read the glowing reviews and decided to seek out this place. Jester's is located in an interesting neighborhood in a frame house. We had a bit of trouble finding almost as the address is 607 and is called Jester's Cafe now. The place is somewhat small but was packed. A great sign indeed. We were seated within 30 minutes... More 

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Thank Robertoisfun
Southport, North Carolina
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Very Good Breakfast Sandwiches w optional sides. Cofee was excellent! Jester's Java is in an old frame house- note the address-. Plenty of parking around-safe area.

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Thank joalle
Leland, North Carolina
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407 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We arrived on a Saturday morning as the restaurant was opening. We were allowed to choose our table, and upon seating, we had prompt, helpful service. My frittata was delicious, as was a quiche of the day. The baked eggs Benedict were a bit too runny, with whites not completely cooked, but the order was corrected. The rooms are small,... More 

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Thank LoisNCNY
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have always heard great things about Jester's so we finally visited this weekend. All the staff members were so friendly and many took care of what we needed besides just our designated waiter (who was awesome!). My husband got the sausage quiche and I got the broccoli quiche and we both had home fries. Everything was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 606 Castle St, Wilmington, NC 28401
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 910.763.6555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?