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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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Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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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1 Thank Dax22304
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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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This cafe has a small parking lot behind for its customers. The cafe is a little well worn. It could probably use a facelift, but the food is very good. The coffee was fresh, but probably slightly weaker than I am used to. We really enjoyed the French Toast Casserole. The name is probably a little misleading. It is really... More 

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Thank JJx5
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Jesters has an awesome breakfast and brunch menu. Food is prepared fresh. French toast casserole is by far the best around!!

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Thank JylCarter
Wilmington, North Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I am a local, and certainly recommend Jester's. The atmosphere and staff are friendly. The food is excellent with very reasonable prices.

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Thank wade818
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

There's nothing too fancy about this place, but it's always good. The staff is super friendly and the kitchen staff always ask how everything was when you pay...not people I usually even see, more or less hear them care how I enjoyed my meal. The chicken salad and potato salad are wonderful. You can never go wrong with the soup... 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
USD 7 - USD 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, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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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