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Jem Café

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Formerly the Blue Parrot Cafe, the newly renovated cafe offers soups, salads, gourmet sandwiches, unique dinner entrees, as a well as a full wine and beer list and soft drinks, including Revolution Teas, and Intelligentsia Coffee. 

Hours

Mon-Thurs - 11-9 Friday - 11-10 Saturday - 10... More

15 ratings for Jem Café
Average rating of 4 stars (out of 5 possible)
Jem Café - reviewed by Jason from Brookfield Illinois on .
Went there after they changed from the Blue Parrot. Thought the atmosphere was nic
Went there after they changed from the Blue Parrot. Thought the atmosphere was nice and the food was great. Good food and a decent price.
Rating: 3
Jem Café - reviewed by Michelle from Bridgeview, IL on .
I have been going to the Jem for lunch for years even when it was called the Blue P
I have been going to the Jem for lunch for years even when it was called the Blue Parrot Tea Room. The food is just what keeps me going back even after moving away, I still go for lunch. The only problem is that it takes forever to get your food if you order there. I always call my order in ahead of… Read more
Rating: 5
Jem Café - reviewed by Hestus from Forest Park on .
I took a large dinner party to JEM, and it was excellent. The food was great. The
I took a large dinner party to JEM, and it was excellent. The food was great. The serivce was excellent.
Rating: 3.5
Jem Café - reviewed by Sarah from Schaumburg from Schaumburg, IL on .
Disappointed with this “jem”. It took the staff literally half an hour
Disappointed with this “jem”. It took the staff literally half an hour to make and serve my HALF sandwich of chicken salad. The sandwich was good, but way overpriced, especially considering how long it took them to make it. I do not plan on visiting this jem again, it took them way to… Read more
Rating: 1.5
Jem Café - reviewed by Mrs. Bullwinkel from Lemont, IL on .
Fantasic! This “gem” is right by my work and often I will go there for
Fantasic! This “gem” is right by my work and often I will go there for lunch and dinner in the same day! Can't say enough great things about the food and the owner!
Rating: 4.5
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Jem Café is located at
31 Forest Ave
Riverside, IL
708 447-2233
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