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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 14
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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
Wonderful breakfast choices and excellent service

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Leland, North Carolina
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Leland, North Carolina
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342 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

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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Carolina Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Food was good-cobb salad was fresh and soup of the day was very good. The place is small and was packed at lunchtime. Our table was so close to the door with people constantly walking passed us, it was almost uncomfortable. Go early-parking and space in the restaurant can be an issue.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great restaurant! I had no idea this place existed - when I tell friends and family about how yummy Jester's was - seems everyone else knew but me!! :) Turns out that my Mother-in-law has been buying quiches, for her Bridge parties, from Jester's for a while now..Met friends there for lunch - super service (waitress was so polite and... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Loved the Black Bean Burger! Seriously. Great food. Wonderful people!!! Don't really provide breakfast, though. Lots of locals eat here.

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Jacksontown, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a must eat! Kind of hard to find downtown, but the search is well worth it. Eggs Benedict was the best I ever had, in fact, my mouth is watering thinking about it.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Still largely undiscovered by locals, this place has an amazing brunch menu. If the weather is nice the tables on the porch are a special treat. With a broad selection there are choices for every appetite. It can be a bit crowded on the weekends, so plan accordingly.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice little place to go and have lunch with friends. Every time I have been the food is always good.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great place to go for lunch. In the Antique District of Wilmington. Good soups, sandwiches and my favorite quiche. It's in an old house and the staff is warm and inviting. Great for luncheons, solo, takeout, couples.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Open for both brunch and lunch. We, of course, visited twice so we could sample both menus. Fantastic adult grilled cheese (two cheeses with avocado, bacon and tomato) for lunch and outrageous eggs benedict, with some very tasty grits, for brunch. My son wanted the french toast casserole, but they were all out. However, this didn't stop them from extending... 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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?