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“Good Basic Fare”
Review of Jill's Cafe

Jill's Cafe
Ranked #16 of 95 Restaurants in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $9
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Jills cafe has apparently been in port Vila for years, and serves up good basic food. The selection of hamburgers will compare favourably to anywhere in the world, which is surprising for a pacific nation as normally beef is more of a rarity in such places. Its not until you realise that cattle farms are extensive on the both Efate, santo and a few of the other islands, and that the export of beef is a major earner, that you understand the anomaly. Beef is more common than fish! Jills provides a large selection, the kitchen is pretty open to view and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Jills is not so much a must do, but if you are in town and looking for a place to eat, you can't go past it for better value for money

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1  Thank gregwatt
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

Quite large cafe, centrally located in Vila, with huge staff, friendly and OK service. Menu selection is mainly burgers and Mexican and prices not high. Since no Maccas in Vanuatu, this is good choice for a lunch.

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Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were sorry to only discover Jill's on our last day and found the food to be really delicious, almost with a bit of a home-cooked feel. Go there for breakfast or lunch because they are closed in the evenings. They also close early on Saturdays and don't open on Sunday. Have the breakfast burrito!

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1  Thank MakiGirl
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

Pleasant restaurant in middle of town, just opposite the Post Office. Offers a range of foods, including hamburgers, cakes and daily specials. View to the foreshore out of the windows. Service is excellent. Second hand books for sale. Great place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere and view.

1  Thank Margriet H
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

Best coffee in Port Vila and very reasonable in price. Staff here are very hospitable as well. Good meeting place due to being located opposite post office.

Thank KLittle1969
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