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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
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

The menu was lengthy and full of choices, difficult to decide what to eat. BananaSplit pancakes, excellent!

Thank Juan C
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Wow!!! Thank you for the 5 star review!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Desk person at our hotel recommended Jinkys and it hit our sweet spot literally! We ate breakfast here 4 days in a row. It had a great vibe excellent food and locals support. Being in the biz I observed a very upbeat and service oriented...More

Thank Jon F
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review!!! We look forward to serving you again! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a good place to start the day. The menu has a wide variety of breakfast food. Service is good. The food is tasty but not extraordinary and the portions are generous. Appreciated the gluten free option for the pancakes. The only negative is...More

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Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

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

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

This became our favourite breakfast spot. Big menu, great service cooked perfectly every time and very convenient from our hotel Ocean View.

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Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

I ordered the protein salad. The protein part was great but the lettuce was really wet, that was a bummer. My daughter had amazing chicken tenders and French fries. Waitress was OK, the other people helping were great!

Thank Heather F
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 26 January 2016

Breakfast at Jinkys around the corner from Ocean View hotel. Scrambled eggs with tater tots and a side of toast. Ate here in June, 2015. Had the Jinky’s potatoes then. If you like hot and spicy food then you will enjoy them. I didn’t so...More

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Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

"Stranded" in California because of the storm on the east coast. Found this place and fell in love with it! Staff is extremely friendly and welcoming. Coffee was great. Breakfast was even better. Will definitely be back when I come to Santa Monica! Would recommend...More

Thank matteral
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 24 January 2016

On the last day of our trip, we wanted one final US diner experience - Jinky's delivered. Huge breakfast, great pancakes and good value.

Thank kiwiboy78
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Wow 5 stars!!! Thank you! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 24 January 2016

Had an early morning breakfast after flying in from Sydney. The place was spacious and the staff were friendly, with our waiter giving us recommendations on dishes. I ordered a mocha and the chicken and mushroom crepes, which were both very tasty. The servings were...More

Thank Stephanie S
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! We look forward to serving you again! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 23 January 2016

What a treat. I did an internet search in LA County for Hot Chocolate and Jinky's Café came up. So we went to check them out. They were great! Excellent food, generous portions and great serving staff. The décor is contemporary and there is a...More

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Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

5 stars!!!! Thank you! Jinky's Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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!