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Jan's on the Beach

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Sun., 01-20
20:00
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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner
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Menu

BREAKFAST​
Items marked (GF) are Gluten Free or have a Gluten Free option.
9am - 11am
10.50
Traditional Breakfast  (GF)
2 eggs any style served with your choice of ham, bacon or sausage, country style hash browns or multi-grain toast and home made jam.
16
The Ultimate Big Breakfast
Three eggs - any way served with bacon, sausage and ham, hash browns and multigrain toast.
13.00
Omelettes  (GF)
Choose from Black Forest ham, bacon, peppers, mushrooms, onion, spinach, tomato and cheddar cheese served with country style hash browns or multigrain toast.
14.00
Full order
14.00
Half order
11.00
Eggs Benedict
Traditional or florentine – spinach and tomato topped with our own hollandaise served with country style hash browns.
16
Full order 16
Half order 13
Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
House​ smoked salmon eggs benny..
16
Full order 16
Half order 13
Shrimp Benny
Shrimp Eggs Benedict
17
Smoked Salmon Hash
Country style hash browns, grilled vegetables and our house smoked salmon topped with two poached eggs and house made Hollandaise.
17.00
New York Strip Loin  (GF)
Grilled to order and served with scrambled eggs, country style hash browns, multigrain toast and topped with our own hollandaise.
BEVERAGES​
6.00
One glass
6
Two glasses
10
Mimosas
Sparkling white wine, orange juice.
6.50
Spicy
Not spicy
Caesars
Clamato,​ vodka, spices.
6.50
Tequila Sunrise
Tequilla,​ orange juice, grenadine.
6
Glass
6
Pitcher
22
Sleemans Honey Brown or Russel Cream Ale
We proudly serve fresh ground Esquires Royal Columbian XXX Gold Coffee
2.50
Coffee, Tea, or Hot Chocolate
3.50
Mochas
Small
2.50
Large
4.00
Juices
Orange, grapefruit, cranberry, pineapple or tomato
2.50
Pop
2.50
Fresh brewed in house, or 2.50
Lipton Iced Tea (sweetened) 2.50
Iced Tea
Fresh brewed in house from orange pekoe & pekoe cut black teas.
LUNCH​
Items marked (GF) are Gluten Free or have a Gluten Free option.
11am - 3pm
Substitute Caesar Salad 1.50
All sandwiches served with your choice of mixed green salad, root chips or our hand cut fries.
Substitute Caesar salad.
12
Grilled Veggie Panini
Peppers, zucchini, onion, mushrooms, pesto mayo and swiss cheese on herbed focaccia bread.
13
Brie and Pear Panini
Slices of brie and pear and a bit of fig jam on herbed focaccia bread.
15
Mussel Bowl  (GF)
Gulf​ Island mussels, saffron, tomato and white wine sauce served with grilled ciabatta bread.
16
1 Piece 16.00
2 Pieces 23.00
Halibut and Hand Cut Fries
Served with coleslaw and house madetartar sauce.
13
Grilled Chicken Club
A classic - grilled chicken breast, bacon, lettuce, tomato and pesto mayo on a ciabatta bun.
12
Grilled Tandoori Caesar Wrap
Tandoori grilled chicken and Caesar salad wrapped in a flour tortilla.
14
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Our own slow cooked smoked pork & root beer BBQ sauce served with apple coleslaw on a ciabatta bun.
SOUPS AND SALADS​
Items marked (GF) are Gluten Free or have a Gluten Free option.
Cup 6.00
Bowl 8.00
Clam Chowder  (GF)
Jan's own recipe loaded with bacon, clams, veggies and tomato.
Cup 5.00
Bowl 7.00
Soup of the Day
Made in house from scratch. Ask your server for details.
11.00
Add Grilled Chicken or Prawns 6
Strawberry and Spinach Salad  (GF)
Toasted pecans, poppy seed dressing topped with goat cheese.
9.00
Grilled chicken 6
Prawns 6
Classic Caesar Salad
With​ our own house made dressing and croutons.
8
Organic Mixed Greens  (GF)
Honey herb or blueberry vinaigrette
LUNCH APPETIZERS​
14
Calamari Bowl
With red onion and jalapenos, tzatziki.
12
Quinoa Fritters  (GF)
House made Romesco dipping sauce.
10
Grilled Italian Sausage
Ciabatta bread served with grainy mustard.
6
Almonds and Olives  (GF)
A bowl of our own spicy almonds with olives.
5
Grilled Ciabatta Bread
Served​ with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
DINNER APPETIZERS​
Items marked (GF) are Gluten Free or have a Gluten Free option.
16
Prawn Trio  (GF)
Nine prawns, three ways: lemon pesto, tandoori and tequila lime served on Greek, chickpea and quinoa salads.
15
Mussel Bowl  (GF)
Gulf Island mussels, saffron, tomato and white wine sauce served with grilled ciabatta bread.
20
Mongolian Lamb Chops
Four grilled chops served with wild mushroom risotto.
14
Roasted Seasonal Vegetables  (GF)
Served with quinoa salad.
14
Calamari Bowl
Served with red onion, jalapenos and tzatziki.
12
Quinoa Fritters  (GF)
House made Romesco dipping sauce.
10
Grilled Italian Sausage
Served​ with ciabatta bread and grainy mustard.
6
Almonds and Olives  (GF)
A bowl of our own spicy almonds with olives.
5
Grilled Ciabatta Bread
Olive​ oil and balsamic vinegar.
DINNER ENTREES​
Items marked (GF) are Gluten Free or have a Gluten Free option.
Special of the Day
Ask​ your server for details!
16
Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni
Choice of mixed green salad or garlic toast.
16
Italian Sausage and Tomato Penne Pasta
Pecorino cheese, grilled ciabatta.
15
Mediterranean Chicken  (GF)
6 oz grilled chicken breast on skewers, Greek salad, tzatziki, spanakopita straws.
21
Moroccan Chicken  (GF)
Seasoned and roasted chicken breast with apricot studded basmati rice, vegetables.
1 piece 16
2 pieces 23
Halibut and Chips
With house made tartar sauce and coleslaw.
15
Add cheddar +1
Add bacon +2
Bison Burger
6 oz lean patty on an Italian bun, Jan’s spiced whiskey apple BBQ ssauce.
22
Cider Brined Pork Tenderloin  (GF)
Grainy mustard pan jus, roasted potatoes, vegetables.
26
Add grilled prawns 6
10oz New York Striploin Steak  (GF)
Roasted onion demi-glace, smashed fingerling potatoes, grilled vegetables.
KIDS​
9.00
Kid's Size Fish & Chips
Coleslaw and tartar sauce.
9.00
Chicken Strips
Served with fries or green salad.
9.00
Grilled Cheese
Served with fries or green salad.
9.00
Penne Pasta
With roasted tomato sauce.
DESSERTS​
Check the dessert board for our dessert offerings as they change daily. All made in house!
Some example desserts we've offered:
6.00
Cobbler
With homemade ice cream scoop
8.00
Panna Cotta
6.00
Ice Cream
3 small scoops of homemade ice cream
6.00
Creme Brule
7.00
Jan's Special Coffee
Creme de cacao, kahlua and Bailey's
7.00
B52 Coffee
Grand marnier, Irish cream and kahlua
7.00
Spanish Coffee
Brandy, cointreau and a splash of coffee liqueur
About
Jan's on the Beach: Open for Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. "Seafood and more" menu, great patio view of the San Juan Islands. Our menu focuses on fresh local ingredients, and is made to order from scratch right in our open kitchen. You can reserve a table online via Opentable, or call us! Hours of Business on our Website!
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$27
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
Canadian, Seafood, Contemporary, Healthy
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. Only place I can get gluten free fish and chips. Nice to sit on the patio in the summer and inside during winter. Pay parking close by. After lunch/dinner you can walk the promenade or along the pier.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travelbratz
Reviewed December 9, 2018

My mom lives in White Rock and always raves about this place, so I decided to go there with some friends for a girls lunch, and we were not disappointed! There was a great selection of wines, and so many things I wanted to try...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amanda V
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Was in the white rock area for a walk along the boardwalk. Afterwards, we walked up and down the strip to see which place to go for lunch. Decided on Jan’s on the beach as the menu at the front looked good. It was beautiful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Monica k
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We were here with friends this morning, what a nice find. The service was warm and friendly, the food served was well plated and hot when it arrived. We had: the eggs Benny, the brie crepes, the omelette and I had the smoked salmon hash.......More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this gem of a restaurant on the beach in white rock. Quaint little restaurant overlooking the water. Menu options are spectacular especially for someone who is vegan or gluten free. Food took awhile to come but it is worth the wait! Will definitely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A dear friend of mine who lives in White Rock suggested Jan's on the Beach! She is a foodie and has a very discerning palate. Our server was very friendly and efficient. As for the food it is created by the chef and owner Jan...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Envisionary
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Excellent service, excellent food. Good value for the money. Nice views from the lanai. Small but quaint. Everything is made in house including the focaccia which was spectacular.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank elainekenh
GordWait, Owner at Jan's on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your experience! Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Walked by Jan’s on the Beach and dropped in for snacks and prosecco on the patio. The atmosphere and ocean view are amazing. We had the garlic shrimp, bacon wrapped scallops and Brussels sprouts. Every dish was decadent. The service was great. We will definitely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 651caroles
GordWait, Owner at Jan's on the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Glad you enjoyed it, thank you for the review!

Reviewed September 24, 2018

I have heard good things about this place but haven't had a great meal yet. The food feels like it was frozen and cooked my kids. It is palatable but I don't think its anything to write about.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank D335KPpamc
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Sat on the patio for brunch. Three of us. Service was okay but server was wearing a lot of food on her which was a bit off putting,given it was early. But overall was fine. Two loved there meals (omelettes) but the crab eggs Benny...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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