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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
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (63 reviews)
“chili” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
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1 - 10 of 400 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here for a family lunch. My daughter and her friend has stopped at Starbucks 30 minutes before we decided to grab a bite to eat. We sat down and ordered drinks and before anyone took our order some lady told us next time...More

Thank anw15
Reviewed 6 days ago

This cafe was located directly next to our hotel. We went there without high expectations and as we arrived there at approx. 8,00 we could catch a table outside. It looked a bit cold and noisy inside. The pancakes I had were the best under...More

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

We are glad you tried our berry pancakes! We look forward to serving you again!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Once in awhile you stumble into something that exceeds your expectations...Jinky's s just that kind of spot. I assume it is something of an LA franchise or multiple location private enterprise but whatever the case they served up some great food with sound service. We...More

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

Thank you for dining with us!! We are glad you enjoyed our spicy omelet and pumpkin pancakes!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were really friendly and this was a great place to get typical American breakfast/brunch dishes and also some Californian-themed specials. A great place to get breakfast and set yourself up for the day!

Thank Nav G
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hit Jinky's for breakfast on a Tuesday morning in August because the kids were getting tired of breakfast from Starbucks. We had no problem getting seated. I ordered French toast with wild blueberries, bananas and strawberries and they were delicious. Another in our group...More

Thank cynthiaj331
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant! Please dine with us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here with few friends last week and i really like everything, from the service to the location, of course food was good too! They also have nice vegan and gluten free options!can't wait to come back next time i am in town...More

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

Thank you for the nice review!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good option for breakfast. After 9 o' clock there starts e que. The food is nice, the service can be more better.

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

Thank you for dining with us. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing breakfast! My son had pumpkin pancakes, they were the best I've ever had. My son and I split a chocolate crepe which was the best crepe I've had. We also split an omelet. The service was okay, not the best and we did have...More

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

We are glad you enjoyed our pumpkin pancakes!!!! We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and it was great. Down to earth decent food at good prices. Good sizes and excellent service. Fast without being in your fast but slow enough not to feel rushed. I'd highly recommend the granola with fruit. Fantastic thank you

Thank Mark A
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for the 5 star review!!!! I recommend you try our famous chili. We have 5 different flavors each day. Ask for a free sample!!!! We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a late breakfast, a bit busy so you take your chances on getting a table but turnaround seemed quick. I had the corned beef hash and eggs while the rest had regular sized pancakes. I'd recommend going for the short stack as...More

Thank Jolyon H
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for the nice review!!! We look forward to serving you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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
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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