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Jam Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (86 reviews)
“french toast” (53 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
542 Herald St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1S6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were lucky we arrived as the door opened and the food was inventive and delicious. The service was friendly and we enjoyed everything

Thank peiphototours
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You have to try either chicken on waffles or French toast, they’re to die for. Tried chicken on French toast this time it was delicious. The unusual blends of sweet French toast, maple syrup and chicken and pickles cabbage were great. I truly recommend that...More

Thank Judy24680
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best breakfast place, some dishes don’t make sense when you look at the menu but make perfect sense on the plate.

Thank NashNajla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Jam based on a recommendation, and I was very impressed. Great friendly service, I had the pork belly eggs Benedict, and it was stellar. My colleagues all had different meals and loved them as well. The only downfall for this resto is that the...More

Thank Bakkon R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wait speaks to how good the food is. The only thing that would make this better is offering half sizes as the portions are very large. It makes the price worth it but is often hard to finish unless you come starving! Servers are...More

Thank VisitorTZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on a weekend. Crowds of people lined up waiting to get in. The food was good....a little pricey, but the seating is limited so I guess they need to make a profit to stay in business, understandably.

Thank BE541C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed breakfast here recently. It was a Thursday morning and early so we did not have to line up. I needed to put my knee up due to recent surgery and staff was very accommodating. Our breakfast was delicious. Service was...More

Thank annamarie61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a good reason why there are line ups to get in there. The food is that good. The staff are attentive and friendly. But it is all about the food. You won’t leave feeling hungry.

Thank Blue Magic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here the other day for breakfast, one day after going to the #2 breakfast restaurant, the Blue Fox. Had to see if the Jam, being rated number 1 was as good. Well, we ordered regular eggs benny, and a skillet. Was very good, but...More

Thank mickeymouth88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast at this restaurant on a Saturday. There was a huge lineup but we were seated quickly because there were only two of us and seated at the bar. Breakfast was delicious and presentation fabulous. Price was ok and meal more than I...More

Thank 950Terry
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Kelly S
13 June 2016|
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Response from Robert T | Reviewed this property |
Victoria is very progressive and its restaurants are most willing to address their patrons needs. Call ahead if you wish, I found my server to be well informed and I'm sure would check with the chef about your needs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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
Newly opened breakfast and lunch restaurant in Victoria, B.C.
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