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Jam Cafe

) #1 of 57 Coffee & Tea in Victoria #6 of 1,020 Places to Eat in Victoria $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (82 reviews)
“fried chicken” (31 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate breakfast in this rather cool eatery but we were sorority disappointed with the service and food. My husband's sausage patty's were like hockey pucks. The cheese in my omelette was so stringy that I just gave up the battle. Our server was not...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We explored Victoria and stopped at Jam Cafe for a Bloody Mary. The friendly bartender advised us to order Bloody Caesars which were made from scratch, spicy and yummy with a slice of bacon as garnish. These drinks were so good we came back for...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting family and were taken here for breakfast. We did have to wait outside in line for a table, but it was worth the wait. Once we were in, the decor was fabulous, the staff attentive and professional, and, despite the lineup outside,...More

Thank sublurbanite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was close to where we were staying. Got there just before opening and was a queue already. Food was excellent and very generous portions. Great variety in menu. Coffee was good too.

Thank NZAnts
Reviewed 1 week ago

At 1120 on a Wednesday morning I was surprised to see a lineup of10 people waiting outside the cafe.Once inside ,I could see why. Portions were huge, service was brisk and the flavours were fabulous. Staff were very knowledgeable and helpful with selections.This farm to...More

Thank annsC4781YP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing breakfast here, queued for half an hour but worth it. Jolly atmosphere, great decor and friendly staff. Interesting menu choices, portions were huge, bit too big girl us but the quality was great.

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fabulous and the serving size generous. Our server was incredibly helpful. This is a breakfast & lunch restaurant, but frankly with the size of the breakfast you wouldn't need a lunch. Their menu is varied. Must try the bacon. Perfect!

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

For sure worth the wait in line. We got there at about 9 AM on a Monday and still waited about 45 minutes to get in. The decor is so cute, kind of rustic steam-punk. We both ordered breakfast cocktails: The Jammer and the Classic...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I got the recommendation to eat breakfast here from a few locals we met while having a beer at a brew pub the previous night. It was the best breakfast we had had in YEARS! I ordered the corned beef hash and...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply an amazing place for breakfast. Everything that the four of us ordered was scrumptious. They have some unique offerings that are delightful such as BBQ pulled pork over a pancake. Great service. Popular though, prepare for a wait to get in.

Thank James M
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Kelly C
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
Victoria is very progressive and its restaurants are most willing to address their patrons needs. Call ahead if you wish, I found my server to be well informed and I'm sure would check with the chef about your needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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: 542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Victoria Capital Regional District  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: 778-440-4489
Newly opened breakfast and lunch restaurant in Victoria, B.C.
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