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Reviewed 29 April 2021

This cafe has great food and a a great vegan breakfast option. The food is great and the staff are friendly. Be sure and try some of the delicious fruit drink combos.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021

We were a bit reluctant to go into this cafe as it didn't have an appealing look. We did and we weren't sorry. The coffee was excellent and so was the biscuits.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 14 February 2021

We had looked online for somewhere in Westport to go to for breakfast. There were mixed reviews for most places but this is one I would definitely cross off the list. Coffee was from Sublime in Nelson so the expectation was good but the delivery...was disappointing. The pancakes were not light and fluffy, more heavy and stodgy and covered in icing sugar which was most unwelcome. The unadorned food should speak for itself if it is good enough. The tables were sticky. I think they are always sticky due to the old wooden tops rather than a lack of cleanliness. The staff were pleasant and other than the sticky tables the cafe was clean but these would be the only good points. Go somewhere else....better still keep driving to Murchison where you are spoilt for choice.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2020 via mobile

After a long ride we were desperate for a cup of coffee. Very quick service coffee came very quickly and it was delicious. We also had an brownie in a mint slice gluten-free was also very delicious. Next time we are definitely going to stop...here again.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 22 June 2020 via mobile

Coffee very good. Benne good and plentiful, full brekkie also very good value for money. Friendly staff

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 30 May 2020 via mobile

Stopped at J's for a quick lunch. Great toasted sandwich with curly fries, tasty filo for my wife and nice sublime flat whites for us both. Food was very good, price reasonable, staff friendly. Overall an excellent lunch.

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 25 February 2020

Arrived in town and ready for lunch so in we went, madam went for the turbot with salad and while it didn’t set the world on fire it was quite acceptable but a little more fish would have been better. I had the best value...meal in NZ for the last two weeks, tomato and capsicum soup with a couple of pieces of ciabatta toast thrown in, it was delicious and only $9. Would gladly returnMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 22 February 2020 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed their breakfast and coffees. Good service and tasty food. We were a large group and food came out without a large wait. Recommend

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 28 December 2019

Came here after hearing good reviews but was left disappointed. Waited 40 minutes for an eggs Bene with over done eggs and very bland flavour. Wouldn’t even know there was sauce on it. The cafe wasn’t overly busy either.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 25 April 2019

We came here twice in two days. First time, we had three grandchildren with us, and all of us found something nice to eat and drink. Good service, prompt and friendly. There weren't many customers that first day, but next time the place was packed....We still found a booth (this time there were 7 of us), and once again the food and drinks were excellent. I should mention the Sublime Coffee, that the adults really enjoyed. Overall: Really very good.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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J's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4