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Jam Can Cafe

1157 12th St | BC, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 3H3, Canada
+1 250-376-1970
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (8 reviews)
“jerk wings” (2 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1157 12th St | BC, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 3H3, Canada
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

A north shore restaurant with Jamaica flare and Bob Marley live in the background..north shore gem. Personally I like breakfast and Jam Cam serves it up! Traditional or Jamaican spice it's your call..lunches and dinner also has the same Jamaican flavours..if you like the spice...More

Thank sopeljeff
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Great ethnic restaurant with great service and charming atmosphere-good parking,open Sundays for a different sort of brunch meal versus the average fare

Thank Susan V
Reviewed July 23, 2016

The cafe is somewhat small, but adequate. Best for a group of 2-6 people. Service has been absolutely superior to almost all breakfast establishments in Kamloops. Friendly and considerate staff never let you sit with an empty glass/mug. The food however steals the show by...More

3  Thank Dale D
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Went to the Jamaican Kitchen Food was excellent Service fast Not as much selection as the Jam Can More of a fast food with limited seating

Thank rhfarm
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Tasty affordable and a perfect little getaway for lunch , authentic flavours and always get me out in time to go back to work. Nice variety for lunch as well for those not able to eat spicy Jamaican food.

Thank Angela C
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch while on business an it was fantastic. The servers were fast and friendly and the food was great. I would come back here again.

Thank jada28
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Spicy, smokey with Caribbean roots. I've had nothing but great food every time I've been here. The Jerk Chicken club is to die for.

Thank saggitarius608
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Everytime I come to the cafe. The staff are smiling, and on the ball!! They seat you right away, service is swift! The smell of the food makes your tummy growl. I have tried many different dishes here and I cannot chose a favorite! If...More

Thank Tara M
Reviewed March 5, 2016

the food here is always soooo good.jerk club.curried chicken soup. Jamaican skillet breakfast.great staff great service.

Thank Jimmy J
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Full of flavour. Clean environment. Pleasant service. Bright. Unique and authentic. Spicy I had the jerk club and crunchy fries with calapso sauce. Partner had bbq pulled pork sandwich and delicious pea soup. Highly recommend. We will be back to try the jerk chicken, seasoned...More

Thank K J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$9 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1157 12th St | BC, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 3H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kamloops
  • Phone Number: +1 250-376-1970
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Kamloops' only Jamaican restaurant, serving authentic Jamaican cuisine; as well as Canadian favourites with a Jamaican flare.
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