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Jamdrop Cafe

Cafe, Australian
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193-197 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
07 4041 2900
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
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Nelson, New Zealand
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417 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a great little cafe with a good selection of food, and really good coffee. I had a chicken toasted sandwich and it was very tasty, all food was cooked quickly and the staff were good

Thank danjonelson
Kuranda, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I love this cafe! service is very friendly and its a cute and quite spot. The drinks and food are amazing, my only complaint is there are limited vegetarian options on their menu, but the staff are very helpful and friendly and always happy to tweak their dishes to fit my needs. I go here all the time and would... More 

Thank cairns-veg-foodie
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This little cafe is a hidden gem! All homemade sandwiches, cakes and hot food. We found this cafe as we were waiting for Queensland X-ray to process. Great food - hubby ordered a big breakfast, I ordered a serve of scrabbled eggs - it was the breakfast we have eaten in Cairns! The staff were friendly. Will definitely be returning... More 

Thank WD127
Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We found this little gem a few days into our 6 day trip. We were there for breakfast every day since =) Perfect coffee, croisants, toasties, cinamon toast and a huge range of other delights. The staff are all friendly and happy to offer local advise.

Thank Sklyn
Cairns, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Since starting an assignment close by I have made this my go-to coffee place each day. I can not say enough about the friendly service of this cafe. They make an effort to remember your order and even your name. It's nice in a world where you are often just a number that you are treated as a friend. I... More 

Thank Shannon S
Perth, Australia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Was just passing dropped in and had the best coffee I have had in years food selection including GF was incredible Highly recommend the ham and cheese croissant it's brilliant

Thank Dafecker
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby and read good reviews about Jamdrop. Great traditional breakfast meals cooked however you want it... perfectly. Great coffee too. Not pretentious ... Just doing it all right. Outside and inside dining options.

Thank Maureen J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious... That's the word. A big breakfast menu for any local or foreigners and all wonderful. Nice presentation, good coffee, friendly staff and not expensive. I discovered last day. My best breakfast in Cairns!!!

Thank Alfredo C
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Great little cafe, especially if you want a change from your usual hotel breakfast or lunch fare. Very fresh food cooked beautifully. Very pleasant staff. Close to the public & private hospitals it seems popular with many dropping in for takeaway.

Thank Pam B
Gordonvale, Australia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

What a great place. The food very healthy and tasty. I love eating breakfast here, not just ordinary, special.Staff are fantastic.

Thank INDIGOchic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193-197 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07 4041 2900

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