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Jester's Cafe

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607 Castle Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-5223
+1 910-763-6555
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08:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Castle Hayne, North Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in and grabbed the Mesquite Grilled Chicken Salad with Lo-Cal Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette. My salad arrived quickly with a smile from my server Jamie (who kept my tea glass full). The salad's presentation was beautiful and the taste was awesome. The atmosphere, the service, the food, and the prices will make a visit well worth it and will keep... More 

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Wimlington (NC), United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in at Jester's Cafe and Jamie was my server. She was very friendly and made me feel 'at home'. I ordered the Mesquite Grilled Chicken Salad with Lo-Cal Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette, which arrived promptly with a smile. The presentation was beautiful (I took a picture to share) and the taste was marvelous; plus, Jamie kept my tea glass full... More 

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Thank Warren K
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Warren. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and will be sure to let Jamie know she is doing a great job. We'll look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered the quiche special. There were 4 of us in the party. All had quiches or eggs benedict, which were delicious. Well served in a pleasant setting. Very much recommended.

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Thank Haidaz64
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch in an old house turned restaurant on Castle Street in an up-and-coming renovated section of Wilmington. The chocolate peanut butter pie is to die for!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Last weekend, I went to Jester's for a quick lunch bite. There is always a small crowd but my timing was perfect at 1:30. I ordered a grilled cheese sandwich and bowl of Tomato Florentine soup. What a treat! The sandwich was thich with melted cheddar and nicely golden on the outside, It was not dripping butter or worst. The... More 

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Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting Jester's Cafe and for your great review. My husband and I are very happy you enjoyed your lunch and are very proud of our kitchen staff and servers. We'll be sure to pass along your kind words. I'm glad you mentioned the "smoky aroma" - it's a challenge in a small place to keep the... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

You may find this place listed as Jester's Cafe, but you will enjoy this little house, with small separate rooms, as a nice break from the extremely touristy places downtown. A short walk from downtown takes you here. Service is great, price is great, and the menu is simple, with many fresh choices. We went two days in a row,... More 

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Thank RalphandDoro
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much, RalphandDoro! We'll look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Wilmington! More 

Warrenton, Virginia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This old converted house is a wonderful quant restaurant in the art district. My family had the quiche of the day and I had the Strada(an incredible slice of eggs sausage and cheese with home fries). The pumpkin mini muffins were a hit too. We will be back!!! A must for breakfast!

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Thank TheWindowManJon
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're happy to know you had a pleasant experience and even happier to know you'll be back! More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Eating here is a fun experience. The food is great and the staff is friendly. I'll go back often for a delightful brunch or lunch.

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Thank Myra S
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Myra. We're glad you enjoy the food and the experience. We'll be sure to let the staff know you appreciated the service, too. Do come back in again soon! More 

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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The food is always excellent and the service is just as good. Be sure to give them a try! Never disappointed me yet😋

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Thank Cbgurl
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review! We will always do our best to be sure you are never disappointed. Look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Neat spot in a historic home. Cute decor. Very friendly and excellent service. Simple menu. Enjoyed breakfast. Husband had country Benedict and I had quiche if the day. Yum to both. Hot, good and plentiful coffee. Scenic 15 minute walk from historic downtown through residential neighborhoods. Recommend.

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Thank Joyce L
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your recommendation -- that means a lot. We hope you will be back to visit us soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:00
Thursday
08:00 - 15:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Castle Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-5223
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-6555
Description
Jester's Cafe is a local breakfast, brunch and lunch spot in an historic bungalow in the Newcastle Arts and Antiques District of Wilmington. Some of our signature dishes include the Black Bean Benedict, Shrimp Salad, Chicken Bacon Cheddar Ranch Melt and our homemade quiches and stratas.

We are usually closed Mondays, but available for business meetings and special functions.

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