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Jill's Cafe

Kumal Highway | across from Post Office, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
+678 25125
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (128 reviews)
“burgers” (77 reviews)
“burrito” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kumal Highway | across from Post Office, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

When we were on an 11 day holiday in Port Vila we had lunch quite often at Jill's Cafe. The food, atmosphere and the service were magnificent and reasonably priced, a great place to eat.

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Great reviews - they do good coffee but didn't have root beer floats and my Caesar salad was inedible. Very friendly staff and looks good from the street but I wouldn't return for anything but coffee sorry 😞More

Thank B D
Jill F, Manager at Jill's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Hi BD I am very sorry you didn't enjoy your lunch with us. Yes it is disappointing about the root beer floats. They come from America and we under ordered with the rootbeer this time. We are hoping to have them back in soon. I...More

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This has been rated high on Trip Advisor which is why we stopped in for lunch. Service was average, burgers were not what I would have expected, chilli fries were tiny portions. Overall, a bit disappointed, especially being an American who knows his burgers.

Thank kevindekker56
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This place was high on my list of things to do and the day after arriving in Vila we called in for lunch. My choice was a hot dog with cheese, fried onions and Jill's famous chilli topping (which carried a description like "Volcano' or...More

Thank EdwardJ331
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The mini american and full american breakfast, and the cap double shots were fabulous, i can recommend this place for a good feed

Thank lemonpopsicle
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Jill's is a great place to stop in during the morning and grab a great muffin and coffee to go. They also have a huge lunch menu from anything from nachos to chicken burgers to breakfast all day! Everything I've had on the menu has...More

Thank brennagreym
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Quick, easy and filling. Staff are obliging and great spot. Has all the basic snack type meals and good for kids.

Thank Beryl K
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Central spot, quick and easy meal in comfortable surroundings. Had breakfast and lunch there on different days.

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We found this along the way and the extra was that it had great cold beers and air conditioning. The food was filling and the meals were ok - the location great -as we sent some nz tourists here for beers days after. Free wifi...More

Thank Kcupcake1968
Jill F, Manager at Jill's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Hi Kcupcake1968 thank you for the review, but I think may by you are thinking of Chill restaurant, as we are Jill's Café.....The American way. At time we would love to have that Air Con and alas we don't serve Alcohol. But please pop in...More

Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

While in Port Vila we went to Jills every morning for breakfast and also went there for 2 of the boys to attempt the San Diego Zoo Icecream Challenge. Only one of them managed it!! Jills staff give great service and great American style food....More

Thank amybB1856CA
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Response from sm_AUNZ | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Sde1838 | Reviewed this property |
Because we lived in port Vila I never thought about looking for it on the net however, they have American sized meals (so large) they are also very American based as the owner was american(she returned to the US and put in a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kumal Highway | across from Post Office, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila
  • Phone Number: +678 25125
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