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JamCan Cafe

1157 12th St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 3H3, Canada
+1 250-376-1970
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (21 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (8 reviews)
“jerk wings” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1157 12th St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 3H3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had French Toast & my husband had an omelet. A little over cooked but it was a good morning outing. Wish there was more of a tropical experience on my french toast. Bob Marley coffee very tastey.

Thank kathykaplar
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I have been to this place more times than I can count, and every single time it's excellent. Jamaican Sunshine is a must if you are there for breakfast, and for lunch the Jerk Chicken wrap is to die for. Always friendly service and meals...More

Thank KamloopsDogs81
Denese C, Manager at JamCan Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you, for the recommendation. We're happy that you enjoy eating at our restaurant.

Reviewed 22 March 2017

I have eaten breakfast and brunch here several times and never been disappointed.Very good fresh food every time. The service is friendly and efficient. A nice little tucked away diner with good food and easy to afford prices. They also provide a few dishes with...More

Thank dpowers2017
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We've been to this place twice. Both times we had lunch and it was excellent. Today was a chicken curry and jerk wings with rice, black beans and salad. Bonus Johnny case. For 12$ was great. Very clean.

Thank petiteboss
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious flavourful cuisine. Nice friendly atmosphere. Would love to come here for dinner and have a cocktail. Authentic colourful atmosphere. Highly recommend for lunch.

Thank K J
Reviewed 22 January 2017

love this cafe, the staff is always friendly and fast and the food is divine.the spices are just perfect for something a little different than the same old same old that Kamloops has to offer, I have had breakfast here and lunch I think I...More

Thank Roadrunner365
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I just discovered this place even though it appears to be a local favorite. Great food. Hard working staff and a Caribbean atmosphere

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The pork jerk soup is just the right amount of spice. A thick and flavourful soup with chunks of spicy pork. And bonus marks for the Johnny Cakes that come with it. Always a great place no mater what you order. Excellent.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's always nice to try something unique and ethnic. This hidden gem is a taste of Jamaica. The food us very taste, the atmosphere great. It's nice to try authentic foods. Nice place to sit back and enjoy

Thank twin1962
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Jam can is the best hidden secret in kamloops!!!go for the skillet, it is spicy and unbelievably delicious ...flavour in your mouth like you've never tasted!!I've been to many Jamaican restaurants in big cities and this is our own little piece of heaven..great service and...More

Thank t.d F
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$13
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
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Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1157 12th St, Kamloops, British Columbia V2B 3H3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Kamloops
  • Phone Number: +1 250-376-1970
Kamloops' only Jamaican restaurant, serving authentic Jamaican cuisine; as well as Canadian favourites with a Jamaican flare.
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