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All reviews brunch mac cheese hash browns french toast chicken half size big breakfast lambs fry bacon george st never disappoints prices are very reasonable great place to eat portion sizes relaxed atmosphere quick service great food and service coffee
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Reviewed 6 August 2021

I won’t go anywhere else now I love the food and the atmosphere but especially the coffee... Jaco is an awesome owner who makes you feel like you are one of the family there ... relaxing and great food.... highly recommend! And it opens before...anyone if you want an early breakfast!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 June 2021

Enjoyed a beautiful lunch here at Cafe Jackos. Service was lovely, the food was better, the atmosphere was great! I'm so glad my friends and I are doing a monthly catch up here, i aim to try every single meal. 1000% highly recommended!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 23 May 2021

Jackos would have to be my favorite place to eat in Palmy. Food, service and atmosphere are tops. All the staff are so friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend your café to all.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 26 April 2021

This is our favourite place for French Toast and Lambs Fry & Bacon. The last mentioned is not common in PN. After "doing" George St. Market Day (no cars) and so waiting for the crowd to leave we obtain seats. Jacko took our order and...commented he would find some suitable bread as the "usual" had run out. We commented that our choices were still the best in town upon paying and leaving.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 25 April 2021

Went here with my partners family. The review is based on all of our dishes. We got the tomato avo feta bacon bagel, mince on toast, omelette and eggs Benedict with bacon. Pros: The food tasted amazing, no complaints there! Also really good portion sizes,...you can actually chose to have a half size which is equivalent to a full size at other cafes. The presentation was also very nice and prices were reasonable. Oh and their tumeric latte was delicious!! Cons: Took a while to get our order and it wasn’t that busy either. Also, and this is just being picky, but the avocado on the bagel was very scarce, it would have been about a quarter of an avo if not less. Overall it was pretty good and I will likely go back!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 5 April 2021

Busy day today at the cafe being Easter Monday. Coffees were great and arrived pretty quickly. Ordered a chicken sammie which was terrible. The chicken was cold, the Brie was melted and cold and the sourdough bread turned out to be two white slices of...tip top bread which went soggy under the chicken and cranberry sauce. When mentioned to the waitress that the bread was rubbish she said the chef ran out of bread, if she’d known she would have told me. Worst sandwich ever - will not be returning.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 20 March 2021 via mobile

I eat there for lunch one day every week. The food is always nicely done nicely presented and the staff are professional and friendly. Great vibes this place too.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 24 January 2021

We had brunch with the family this morning. Best mince on toast, hashbrowns great, portion size big even for the half size. Awesome, service and staff

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 13 December 2020

We were looking for a place to brunch having visited Palmerston North for a function the night before and chose Cafe Jacko after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor. We were not disappointed! From the moment we arrived until we left, the service was friendly and...efficient. The portions are generous and the food superbly cooked. We will come back again. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 August 2020

Popular cafe - suggest a booking in Weekend. Food good with generous serving. Unfortunately owners not taking social distancing at Level 2 seriously. Be aware and maybe avoid at busy times

Date of visit: August 2020
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Cafe Jacko is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5