We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Jet Cafe

American, Diner, Canadian, Cafe
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
184 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A5, Canada
07:30 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 28: English reviews
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast, convenient breakfast in downtown Hamilton. You order and pay at the counter, then they deliver it to your table. The tradition bacon and eggs breakfast with coffee is a value leader. It's a very popular spot for Hamilton's Finest, with the main police station only a block away.

Thank digitalpics
Windsor, ON
Level Contributor
80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place over the weekend while in town. Happened to walk past it one evening and thought it would be a good place for breakfast next day. Solid menu, large dining room, and inexpensive. Full breakfast for $8, incl. great coffee. Enjoyed the paintings/photos on the wall for sale from local artists. Nice touch.

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simple great food with good selection of coffee and smiling staff. Highly reccomend this small restaurant.

Thank Solar P
Level Contributor
39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I and some friends have eaten here a couple times. Good breakfast food. We always go for brunch. Not too expensive which is nice. The good won't blow your mind, but is very good. Not a fancy place, just a good place to go when you have a rainy morning off

Thank Jonathan H
Level Contributor
51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I brought my mother here for breakfast on a Friday morning at around 10 am. We like to try different restaurants because both of us have our favourite restaurant that the other is not overly fond of. We heard of The Jet Café and decided to try it. We entered the café into a sitting area. No one greeted us... More 

Thank erikatyrell
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
228 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Used to work in the area and visit here but haven't been there in years now. We arrived and there was a fair amount of people in the place and it appears to still have a loyal following. My partner went with the Eggs Benedict it was tasty and had a spicy kick that she hadn't expected. Coffee was delicious... More 

Thank David B
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Just had take out, a burger and side salad. I didn't want fries so asked them to sub a salad and I was told there may be a little up charge. My bill came to $16.93! And my burger was so salty my mouth is shriveled! And salad was iceburg lettuce, aweful! I will never go there again!

Thank Sandra M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Have been to this place a few times in the last couple years. Great food and very reasonable prices. Healthy portion sizes and quick service. Would highly recommend.

Thank My Info O
Level Contributor
117 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This isn't a la de da place but it is great for quick meals and great basics. Very affordable service is quick or at least it was for me.

Thank Southpawpoet
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Jet Café serves dirt cheap all-day breakfasts and other inexpensive meals. There's nothing fancy here, no artisanal this or gastronomic that, just the basics. You can get a good 2-egg + 2-toast + homefries breakfast and one of half a dozen varieties of self-serve coffees for a little over $5. I don't know of many other joints in town that... More 

Thank Scrappygumflapper

Travellers who viewed The Jet Cafe also viewed

Ancaster, Hamilton
Hamilton, Ontario

Been to The Jet Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Jet Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?