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Jessica's Sweet Shop Cafe

6558 Main St, Gloucester, VA 23061-6114
(804) 693-5235
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Ranked #19 of 42 restaurants in Gloucester
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- May 28, 2014
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English first
Gloucester, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were delighted with our meal and the pleasant atmosphere during our recent visit. Great place for a weekend dinner date. We had very attentive service by a warm and friendly staff. We'll return soon.

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Gloucester, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This place has been around for a few short years. When it first opened it was absolutely wonderful.. Food was fresh, menu imaginative, drinks top rate. Service at times was very good, more often not so good. Being minutes walk from the beautiful neighborhoods in the Gloucester Courthouse was nice, easy for locals. For whatever reason the quality of the... More

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Baltimore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I enjoyed a late lunch at Jessica's. The options made it a tough choice but i opted for the oyster stew and corned beef on pumpernickel. The soup was not a typical oyster stew (very creamy with potatoes) and very good. The sandwich was sumptuous, messy and awesome. The kind of sandwich that requires a knife and fork. Gloucester seems... More

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Gloucester, VA
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103 reviews 103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The once divine chicken salad is now "hit or miss," depending upon who makes it and I'm not the only one to notice - at least 2 co-workers have said the same and now order from Kelsick Gardens instead of JOM. The last time I had it was my last - runny with too much Mayo; huge chunks of chicken... More

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I'm so sorry to post a negative review, but it just can't be avoided. My husband and I decided to try out Jessica's on Main last Saturday evening (8-10-13) with a group of 6 other friends. We'd never been before, but read some reviews. It was so bad, that it almost became a comedy! Our waiter was very unpleasant. He... More

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Hampton, Virginia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

I ate here with geocaching friends at a planned meet and greet. It turned out that Gloucester's Renaissance Faire occured today as well. At full attendance we had 19 or 20 adults and four teens in the group. There were two servers - who may have had to cover the other lunchers as well. I arrived about 12:30 and didn't... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The friendly staff, the reasonable prices and of course the awsome onion rings will guarantee our return next time we take US 17. My husband had the rock fish and I had a small Greek sald with a generous piece of blackened Salmon, craft beer and were totally impressed.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Very nice little local restaurant and most of the food we have gotten in the past was good along with a selection of micro brews. After a couple of times eating there though, we began to notice that all of the seafood came with the same batter. This wouldn't be bad, but the batter really seems to overwhelm the seafood... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Ate lunch there. The food was very good, but lunch was spoiled by the fact that my husband had to order three different items from the menu before he found something that they actually had. In their defense, however, I will have to say that we were having a late lunch around 1:15 p.m. The waitress was very friendly but... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Lunch on a busy day here was a little hectic. It was daffodil festival, after all. The service was a little sloppy and out of control. The food was good, that atmosphere was interesting, and overall we had a nice lunch. Probably a lot different on a normal Gloucester day

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