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Jam Cafe YVR

556 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2L3, Canada
+1 778-379-1992
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (56 reviews)
“pancakes” (60 reviews)
“french toast” (31 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
556 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2L3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the only fairly gourmet Breakfast places in Vancouver. Enjoy a myriad of choices - apart from your usual bacon and eggs. I don't get the same gut-twisting post-meal feeling akin to greasy spoon options. Good presentation, serving size, and adequate service. Try the...More

Thank FacetiousMatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous restaurant -- wonderful breakfasts and generous servings. There is usually a line up, however the service is fast, so it doesn't take long to get to front of queue.

Thank CarolEvelyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hears another occasion where I was too greedy to take the photo before eating. This place is small and quint and only open for Breakfast and Brunch. If you arrive late there will be a line and wait. If there's a group you will wait...More

Thank WanderingNonRev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With a line running past multiple buildings this place is popular and often has extensive wait times. They even have an area roped up to allow people to keep their space in line without others cutting in. Despite arriving shortly after opening the restaurant was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us waited for over an hour in a light rain to be seated. The service was really friendly and efficient. The food was excellent. The French Toast is a MUST TRY. The chicken and biscuits was also very good.

Thank Blouie888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to go here to experience the best food ever, I could just tell you the chicken and biscuits were unbelievable or the French toast with Nutella was awesome but why not just go and try it for yourself. It's well worth the wait...More

Thank yvonne k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is so amazing, we had along wait but so worth it . Our server was brilliant, we will definitely be going here again on our trip to Vancouver

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Jam shortly before a conference in Vancouver. I had to queue ( for about half an hour) but the food and service was good. Good price and a nice (but busy) atmosphere. I recommend.

Thank ElsieLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on Tuesday morning and had to wait outside for half an hour. I had seen a queue stretching right down the street when I walked by on Saturday so I figured I could wait in a short line as surely there must be...More

Thank CB1234_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have brunch here. It’s worth the wait. Line moves quicker than you think. Great service, insane portions. Flavors on fleek.

Thank Hannah F
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July 3, 2018|
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Response from starbarp | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I think there was a step to get into cafe
May 4, 2018|
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Response from TONY L | Reviewed this property |
No , not in the airport ,only down town ,the breakfast is fabulous ,as long you do not mind to wait ! give your self extra half hours ! good luck
Peter P
February 7, 2018|
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Response from Ava L | Reviewed this property |
The Jam Café is less than a five minute walk to The Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The Jam Café is two blocks from The Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 556 Beatty St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 2L3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Gastown
  • Neighborhood: Gastown
  • Phone Number: +1 778-379-1992
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