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Cafe Jacko

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$$ - $$$
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8 George Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-359 3303
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Napier, New Zealand
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value for money.Portion sizes more than enough. Geat friendly service. Very impressed the way 3 young grandkids were catered for with kid sized portions. Would recommend for family breakfast any time.

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Thank rick-puketapu
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my flatmate to this cafe. I was totally overwhelmed by the excellent food, awesome service and the ambiance of this wonderful little jewel which is nestled in the cbd of Palmerston North. I highly recommend this cafe, as an inner city resident of George Street businesses like Cafe Jacko add to the vibrant dynamics that exists in this... More 

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Thank Leigh T
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Bacon eggs bene on hash browns are my go to brunch & Cafe Jacko do it so well. Love that the spinach cuts the hollandaise perfectly. Also has terrific old skool music playing! Worth going for that & the very good coffee.

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Thank kiwiprobins
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Coffee was perfect,fruit toast perfectly cooked,muesli and fruit very nice and service very welcoming and accomodating

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Thank Katrine715
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

With a only a limited time for lunch we had only one option:Jackos. From past experience we knew we wouldn't wait too long and we weren't let down. A smooth and fast paced service without cutting corners and a cheery delivery to our table by Jacko. It's always a ponder what to have ---- it's all good. Chrispy battered fish... More 

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Thank _christinajojor
Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Gem of a café with great vibe, excellent service, and fresh yummy food. We had the lambs fry and bacon, and Eggs Bene. Food came out quickly straight after it was cooked, which is a refreshing change from some of our Welly options. Awesome coffee.

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Thank VillaInTheVines
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This place is great for brunch. Great service and didn't have long to wait for our food to arrive on table. Order the works omelet and it was huge. Filling was cheese, spinach, ham, tomato and mushrooms for $17.90. While eating the place started filling up with customers and a lot of takeaway coffee. Great location and of course I... More 

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Called in for lunch on a busy Saturday morning. Service was great, coffee fantastic & food fresh, fresh, fresh! Eggs Bene on hash browns with a side of spinach to cut the richness of the organic eggs & hollandaise was very good. A squeeze of lemon would have made it perfect! My kind of music was playing in the background... More 

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Thank kiwiprobins
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

One of the best around and have been a regular customer. The food and service has always been great and more importantly consistent. The staff are friendly, great food options and always a good sign when it is heavily visited with people. Have only ever been there for early or late lunch and a fairly good location.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Morning from hell. Couldn't get a lift from the garage. Looking for the bus stop. Thought I'd try Jackos for R &or R. Card declined. Patient very friendly staff. Winding down time. Great atmosphere. Food tastes great. Rich yolks.

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Thank TheBeastIsHungry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 George Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-359 3303
Description
Just around the corner from the square area is a cafe with style

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