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Jacks Coffee Lounge Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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Suite 1 31 Cambridge Road | Hillcrest, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
+64 7-856 2150
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Today
08:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 03:30
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nice cafe with good food and coffee but I'd tend to agree with the comments of the last three reviewers about the staff. Lovely cakes. Easy to get parked outside.

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Surrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We joined my cousin, who works at the university, for lunch here. She often has lunch here as it is very convenient for her. The food was very good but counter staff were not exactly welcoming, which was a pity as this could be a really great place.

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Thank Milliemax64
Cambridge, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Been told about the lovely cafe, which it was, had a great breakfast, coffee & slice, the staff need to know a smile goes a long way, and makes all the difference when dealing with the public.

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Thank BIRTHDAYBASH911
Hamilton, New Zealand
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120 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

A weekend brunch at a cafe we have been meaning to visit for ages. Food was perfectly adequate, arrived nice and hot and in a timely manner, just there wasn't an wow factor. Biggest disappointment was the counter staff taking our order, reminded me a bit of a cat walk super model, ie distant and aloof, maybe it was just... More 

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Thank Kiaoraall
Braunschweig, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Jack's has everything one would want in a decent cafe, plus having a kitchen able to prepare fresh meals is an added bonus. Would definitely recommend Jack's to anyone looking for decent coffee, delicious food, and an inviting atmosphere to enjoy it in!

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Thank b_trmpt
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Food is fine, service is brilliant just wish it wasnt so smokey inside and it would be nice to have more seaaonal changes on the menu

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Thank KiwiJo2016
Papamoa, New Zealand
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nice variety from the stock standard breakfast range must cafes have. Gluten free options Nice big outdoor seating options Quirky decor.

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Thank Neats62
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy a coffee at Jacks. And poached eggs on toast was great. Lemon sourcream cake lovely and moist too.

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Thank CoziOzzi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The coffee was excellent. The food was as good as it should be but wasn't outstanding. Nice venue to catch up with friends

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Thank P468VTianw
New Zealand
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A great place to go for brunch or lunch with a reasonably full menu plus counter foor. They have some covered outdoor seating for people who like the take in the local air plus many tables (after expanding into the shop next door a few years back). I'd recommend the caesar salad but there are many other fine meals on... More 

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Thank Simonteeeeeeeeeeee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 03:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Suite 1 31 Cambridge Road | Hillcrest, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-856 2150
Description
Jacks is a friendly suburban cafe offering great coffee, delicious home baking and tasty breakfast and lunch meals. Plenty of free parking in the surrounding streets and big outdoor tables, come and discover where the locals hang out.

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