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“Stop here and Eat here” 5 of 5 stars
Review of CJ's Southwestern Grill

CJ's Southwestern Grill
1527 Cariboo Highway 97S, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada
250-392-4225
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Ranked #13 of 58 Restaurants in Williams Lake
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Canadian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Williams Lake, Canada
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Stop here and Eat here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013 via mobile

CJ's Southwestern Grill is a nice surprise. Good ole comfort good with a few good twists. Consistent food quality, service and value make it easy to recommend CJ's to travelers and locals a like.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Food and Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

CJ's is great place to stop by in William's Lake for a bite to eat. Sit by the window and have a gorgeous view; order and get a generous and well made meal served by expert and friendly staff. Cathy, the owner, will make you feel welcomed and taken care of.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast Brunch "Ever"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The Sunday Breakfast Brunch at CJ's Southwestern Grill is the best I have ever had. Huge selection of food, fish, eggs, fruit. Excellent service.

I am disabled (can not do stairs). Handi-cap parking available right beside the ramp leading into the main restaurant. There is an accessible route to washrooms and to buffet seating area near huge windows offering a beautiful view of the lake.

Price very reasonable for the selection of food offered. Oh and don't forget "there's awesome desserts too".

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Williams Lake, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Not your average fare!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I recently had a very good experience at CJ's - I work with travel writers, it's always a great sign when they compliment, share and recommend a good meal stop. In this case the group was a mix from San Clemente CA and Wenatchee WA. They literally travel for a living and have no reservations about sharing good, bad or indifferent experiences objectively. The food and drinks were top notch and complimented the fantastic view of Williams Lake.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kitimat, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“CJ's...what it should have been....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Is absolutely outstandingly wonderful...with the view of the lake and all. And it started out really fine...I mean, it looked fabulous. And it kind of ended there. Sean, the Food Services manager...a great guy, and he and his partner own and work hard, to make CJ's Southwestern a fine dining experience. It was just lacking in great taste, for me. I sampled a fair amount of the offered brunch and there was no shortage of great looking selections, but the flavours...just weren't there, for me. Sean sliced me a piece of roast beef...enough to make an Albertan proud..and it had no flavour at all. The eggs benny, the same...the broccoli salad..same. I did have the seafood soup and THAT was good...spicy good.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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