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Jester's Cafe

607 Castle Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-5223
+1 910-763-6555
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“quiche” (30 reviews)
“shrimp salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
607 Castle Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-5223
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe in Castle Street is very popular. While they have quite a nice menu I tend to always eat the BLT sandwich with a fruit cup. There are 3-4 outside tables that are nice too. The staff seem as though they've all worked there...More

Thank MontanaMan59
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad you have enjoyed your visits and our staff. We enjoy seeing all our regulars and do hope you become one! If you ever wish to try something other than the BLT, just ask one of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very good food. Could be hotter. But enjoyed it just the same. Hubby had sausage quiche. And I had black bean burger. Anyway would be good to see hair nets on the cooks. Overall was nice time.

Thank Fourborngirls
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad to hear you had a good experience and appreciate your review. "Hair nets" per se are not required, but I can assure you that our kitchen staff always wears head coverings while working, according to state health code.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, I will start off by saying I wanted something within a reasonable driving distance from Leland and this was the first place I could get too. It was a beautiful Saturday so I expected long lines at breakfast places downtown. When I called this...More

Thank jknecole
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I appreciate your review and description of our restaurant facility and staff. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not memorable and that the meal you chose was not to your liking. Our French Toast Casserole made in house from hand-torn croissants and our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a bridal brunch, we were a party of 8. I loved the breakfast menu, it was difficult to choose-you need a sampler platter!!!!! Finally decided on the French toast casserole and loved it. Others in the party ordered the same or quiche...More

Thank deeremom430
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear that you and your party enjoyed your visit on such a joyous occasion! We will look forward to seeing you and your friends again soon.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick sandwich- actually asked if I could be served & out in 30 minutes ( was assured it would be easy- they were not busy). 29 minutes after my order was taken (pimento cheese sandwich with fruit as a side).......More

Thank lafff
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not satisfactory. That is an unusual wait for an order and I apologize for your having to rush your meal. I can assure you, however, that our fruit is always fresh and never canned. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in and grabbed the Mesquite Grilled Chicken Salad with Lo-Cal Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette. My salad arrived quickly with a smile from my server Jamie (who kept my tea glass full). The salad's presentation was beautiful and the taste was awesome. The atmosphere, the service,...More

Thank TrainingConsult
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at Jester's Cafe and Jamie was my server. She was very friendly and made me feel 'at home'. I ordered the Mesquite Grilled Chicken Salad with Lo-Cal Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette, which arrived promptly with a smile. The presentation was beautiful (I took a...More

Thank Warren K
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you so much, Warren. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and will be sure to let Jamie know she is doing a great job. We'll look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I ordered the quiche special. There were 4 of us in the party. All had quiches or eggs benedict, which were delicious. Well served in a pleasant setting. Very much recommended.

Thank Haidaz64
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the kind words!

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch in an old house turned restaurant on Castle Street in an up-and-coming renovated section of Wilmington. The chocolate peanut butter pie is to die for!

Thank Susan F
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit. So glad you enjoyed it!

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...More

1  Thank Dax22304
Sydney P, Owner at Jester's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2016

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...More

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Patricia N
Gluten-free options?
9 July 2016|
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Response from Sydney P | Property representative |
We do have some gluten-free options and your server will be happy to show you a gluten-free specific menu. Remember always to advise your server if you have celiac disease, as that requires the kitchen and our servers to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$12
Cuisine
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
Good for
Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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