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J'Ville Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American
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125 W California St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9237
+1 541-899-1170
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Medford, Oregon
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

DO NOT go here if you expect to be treated with respect!!! never so humiliated in my life. My friends birthday party was ruined by the person working there.

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1 Thank jcontactj
Management response:

It is unfortunate that you had a bad experience. We strive to have a clean, friendly, and good atmosphere for anyone who walks through the door. Maybe it was just the crazy Friday the 13th that got in the way. More 

Jacksonville, Oregon
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is just your basic dive bar with a few beers on tap and lots of locals sitting on bar stools. Very casual place if you are looking to just quench your thirst. I would not trust any food prepared here.

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1 Thank RichardDuck
Danville, California
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Cold beer and pool are the attraction for this old time pub (although they do have a full bar). For those who like a friendly round of pool this is the spot!

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Thank Cathy20152015
Falls City, Oregon
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

My girlfriends and I ducked in here to grab a drink out of the heat (100 degree day), they were busy due to the Britt festival, and had one lone bar tender, but he kept up great and was really friendly and poured some good drinks! Not to mention very reasonably priced! We enjoyed the atmosphere, the bar runs almost... More 

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Thank grvygirl83
Forest Grove, Oregon, United States
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Stopped in for a cold drink after a little wine tasting. Travis the bartender was very nice and friendly. We came back Sunday for another drink and enjoyed a few of the locals. Jacksonville is our new favorite small town in Oregon!

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Thank CBauer7
Sequim, Washington
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

After reading the good reviews, and realizing this was just around the corner, we decided to try J'Ville Tavern for lunch. Although it was open and it was 12:30, no one but a bartender was there. I asked about lunch and he said they don't serve it. I gave it only two stars but I really can't judge the food.... More 

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Thank AncientPlanter
McKinleyville, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

This bar is great, totally old school. We like it because it reminds us of our family's bar at home. It's not uncommon that there be only a handful of people one night, next night packed.

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Thank hoovenm
Medford, Oregon
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225 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

We had an excellent meal and great coffee followed by Creme Brulee but we had to wait for that. We received excellent service and over-stayed the normal time but were treated hospitably and enjoyed every minute for which I was grateful because I was trying to visit with an old friend I hadn't seen in awhile.

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Thank joylmoran
San Clemente, California
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

love this old tavern in the heart of Jacksonville...very cool, great staff, and amazing bar and interior...fun place to go with friends in the heart of historic downtown

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1 Thank Marty M
Federal Way, Washington
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221 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

I never go to taverns, but the food options looked interesting, and they were - quite nice! The staff is very kind: instead of insisting on customers-only, I saw them let a poor exhausted tourist use the restroom. That's class.

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1 Thank Victoria L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W California St, Jacksonville, OR 97530-9237
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 541-899-1170

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