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Java Jive Neighbourhood Bistro

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190A Trans Canada Highway NE, Salmon Arm, British Columbia V1E 4N6, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes I get it when a place is super busy so things take a while. This wasn't the case here. There were three girls working and all had zero interest in helping customers. I almost felt like I should apologize because they seemed so inconvenienced by our business (we weren't ordering anything weird). The latte was good, the food (breakfast... More 

Thank Jessica S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think service and quality have dropped a bit with new ownership but still good place for good coffee and comfortable place to sit and visit. Probably top 2-3 coffee places in Salmon Arm. Nice that locally owned.

1 Thank Promart1
Salmon Arm, Canada
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great coffee selection and light lunch / dessert options. Right along hwy 1 with lots of indoor and outdoor seating

Thank MtnMamma54
Victoria Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

They have a good expresso machine, and they know how to use it; great coffees, and their muffins are really tasty. It is a bit of a gathering place for locals so you know it is good.

Thank George2011
Salmon Arm, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

A very pleasant experience. Great muffins baked fresh daily. Great coffee. Good selection. warm, pleasant surroundings. Lots of parking ..right off the Trans Canada.

1 Thank pedersen2001
Salmon Arm, Canada
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for a while but I REALLY wanted a good bistro style sandwich and this place definitely delivered that. Opted for a real chicken sandwich with provolone, sun dried tomato mayo and all kinds of veggies on a freshly baked ciabatta - it was AWESOME! The sun-dried tomato mayo rounded out the flavours I was after on a... More 

1 Thank capt c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Usually go for the breakfast sandwich but tried the wrap today. Nice change especially as I now have fewer teeth in my mouth. Was tasty, filling and easy to chew. Great latté.

Thank Ivorys101
Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We were originally looking for the Pink Cherry, because i liked the name, and we couldn't find it and came across this place. Well, i just love this accidental finds. We had Americano and sandwiches, custom to your taste, fresh ingredients, both Ciabatta bun and Farmer's loaf are good choices for breads. All ingredients were fresh and made to order.... More 

1 Thank Rose S
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

An interesting place for the "young and "in" group. .A wide and diverse short menu of drinks and wide selection of deserts , pastries and sandwiches. I lay back place to enjoy a respite.

Thank Franklin1935
Salmon Arm, Canada
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

If you are one of the many folks who love to stop for a cup of fresh coffee, espresso, cappuccino, etc., then Java Jive is a place you can't afford to miss. The coffee is fresh and flavourful and best of all, organically sourced. There is a variety of tea and interesting cold drinks as well. If you bring your... More 

1 Thank Steve N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190A Trans Canada Highway NE, Salmon Arm, British Columbia V1E 4N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Salmon Arm
  • Phone Number: 250.832.5300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?