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Jinky's Cafe

1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
+1 310-917-3311
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (68 reviews)
“potatoes” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
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1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We popped into Jinky’s for breakfast before a tour. It seemed to be a popular spot. Many breakfast choices. I chose a bacon, mushroom and onion scramble with fruit. There was a bit of confusion with our order (one never got processed), but all in...More

Thank bobalcorn5
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Jinky's twice while we were in Santa Monica and it is possibly the best breakfast place i have EVER eaten at. Plenty of healthy selections and normal and not so normal breakfast eats. Servings were huge! We even shared a plate of...More

Thank CoffeeRoaster
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for the kind words and review! We are so happy you dined with us. We look forward to serving you again. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The breakfast menu at this breakfast cafe is amazing. So much to choose from. The only downfall was no substitutes but $1 for extras is still very reasonable. Great location, very good service and ample supply of tea, coffee and cold water. There was not...More

Thank Ashleigh M
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

5 stars! Thank you! We look forward to serving you again. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the breakfast at Jinky's cafe. Really great omelettes if you like them. Nice breakfast atmosphere and they are only a few blocks from the beach.

Thank lvvacations
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for dining with us and the nice words about our restaurant. We look forward to serving you again! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great start to our holiday by having breakfast at Jinky's. Just around the corner from our hotel - the kids had amazing pancakes, and I had fabulous eggs.

Thank Sazinsoto
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

5 stars! Thank you!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for breakfast then give it a try. Great menu choices good service it is always busy. Try the coffee it is very good

Thank Biztravr
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for dining with us! We look forward to serving you again. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice and pleasant breakfast experience at Jinky's. Food was very good and the place was nice. Wait was a little long but great experience overall.

Thank 367PierreA
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

5 stars! Thank you! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has one of the most expensive breakfast menus I’ve ever seen. It’ll take a while to get through make a decision. Then, if there’s nothing on the menu that you find that you like, they will let you make your own combinations. The...More

Thank Greg W
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We look forward to serving you again! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick stop for a little kids lunch! Pancakes short stack to go! Score! Thanks for the quick service with a smile! Call ahead if you have a to go order and it's even easier! Thank you for making my little one smile!

Thank FlyingMommy2013
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review! We look forward to serving you and your little one again!!! ;) Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Very prompt service. Food was HUGE! Latte- well, they tried. I’ll probably stick with pot of coffee in the future, I’ve heard that coffee (even espresso) in America is nothing like Australia.

Thank Ashleigh H
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We look forward to serving you again. Jinky's Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 15:00
Thursday
07:30 - 15:00
Friday
07:30 - 15:00
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-917-3311
Description
Jinky's specializes in Breakfast with a full range of freshly made Pancakes, Crepes, Waffles and our specialty Flaky French Toasts. 20+ Flavors of Chili, Burgers,Sandwiches and large salads. A good Selection of Pizza and Pasta and Lunch offerings with South Western and International flavors. A very family friendly restaurant!
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