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Jam Cafe

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542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
08:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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243 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have driven by several times and there has always been a line up... But went bright and early on a Monday morning and got a table right way... The food is very good.. Had the pancake dipped sausages with fruit salad ... So good The serve is fast and very friendly... Great prices too The next time we are... More 

Thank Karen1616
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so good and the service was so great we went back again on our 4 day holiday because it was a) worth a tiny wait and b) the service + food was exceptional!! There was four of us out for breakfast while we were on holidays in Vic and one has a wheat and egg allergy, another has... More 

Thank Hayley G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pace to have breakfast or brunch. Large portions of very tasty and creative food. Good coffee. Friendly staff. Quick service! Highly recommend checking this place out!

Thank LindaBeth G
Kamloops, Canada
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is by far the best breakfast I have vet had in my life. At first I thought pulled pork pancakes were a little crazy but after the waitress recommended it to me I went for it and never looked back. I wish I lived in this town so I could go here every weekend. Their food is phenomenal!

Thank LisasOpinion
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a fairly long wait to get in but so very much worth it! Great breakfast food place with unique dishes and cures for what ails you.

Thank PenguiniA
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689 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 am on a weekday. Restaurant is packed and I am standing 15th in line to get in on a cool windy day. 20 minutes wait to get in and as I was leaving even a longer line was outside. Seems like half of Victoria wants to try the food I sat at the bar and was served promptly. The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived the restaurant around 10 and had to queue up for around 45 minutes to get a table. My friends and I ordered The Three Pigs and The Charlie Bowl to share. The combination of the Charlie Bowl is sooo good for brunch and you wouldn't want to miss it, it is a really big bowl though so you... More 

Thank Shanneen C
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited a Monday morning, so there were no line ups... :) I had the special, which was Ginger Beef Eggs Benedict. They were truly amazing: soft tasty morsels of ginger beef, with a perfectly cooked medium poached egg on top, topped with a blanket of tasty hollandaise sauce. Yum! The decor is fantastic and the staff friendly and attentive.... More 

Thank MarcSTremblay
Seattle, Washington
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105 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give them a 10 stars not 5 I would!!! Great place! Amazing food!!!!! Be ready to stand in line for at least 30 minutes!!! But it's worth of waiting!!!!! And Bloody Mary is delicious!!!!

Thank fefa1986
Seattle, Washington
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Yes, Lines and it's worth it. However, if you show up on a weekday it will not be as painful. The food is delish and the options are diverse change. My party had The Gravy Coop: Fried Chicken on a biscuit w/gravy on the side and hash browns. Soon tasty. Could have shared though, instead my friend had the BBQ... More 

Thank Liz M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?