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Jinky's Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Monica
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1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
+1 310-917-3311
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07:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 15:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food ,service,quantity was excellent.my only mistake is I love peppers,there was one on my breakfast plate,let me tell you thank god I didn't eat the whole thing just a bite lit me up,waiter holding back a laugh got me a glass of milk real quick (comped). Great place

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Thank gomango64
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome service great atmosphere! Kids were welcome and received the best hot chocolate that they have EVER had! Eggs were cooked to perfection and the chilli was to die for!

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Thank Rob and eileen D
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading a few reviews on TripAdvisor we decided to check this place out as was noted as being family friendly. Menu was amazing and had so much food to choose from. I especially loved how the hostess provided my daughter with crayons and colouring sheet although she is only one 😊 staff were very attentive and would recommend everyone... More 

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

5 stars! Thank you! More 

Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been struggling with cancer and chemo for almost a year now, so when I walked into Jinky's Cafe this afternoon after a tiring workout at the gym nearby, I had little hope that I would actually be able to eat whatever I would order. But I knew I had to eat. I ordered the 1/2 order of Eggs... More 

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

Every day we count our blessings that our business attracts such nice and kind hearted patrons like you. That you would take your time to so generously honor our staff and food is totally appreciated. We look forward to serving you again soon. Jinky's Cafe More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered a combination of different breakfasts and the food was great. Eggs, smoothies, pancakes and lattes.

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

Thank you for the nice review! More 

New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short wait for a seat when we went for breakfast. Although all seats were full, we were served quickly and the food was very good. My wife had pancakes and I had an omelette. Both were good portions and we didn't leave hungry.

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

Thank you for the nice review!! We look forward to seeing you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal and terrific service. Our server recommended the huevos rancheros, and it was a solid choice. Kids loved the sweet treats. Gotta visit this place again soon.

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

5 stars! Thank you! More 

Plant City, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Jinky's for breakfast one morning while on a girls trip to Cali with my Mom & 2 daughters, ages 20 & 22. The front desk recommended & we were not disappointed!!! Excellent service & food was SOOOOOO good!! Everything was awesome!! Highly recommend!

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Thank DGay90
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this review

5 stars! Thank you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and super service! If you want to break the boring breakfast mold come to Jinky's Cafe! Located close to the Santa Monica Boardwalk and really affordable prices!

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

5 stars!! Thank you! More 

London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great all-day breakfast, gluten-free pancakes, scrambles, and more in an unpretentious surrounding with welcoming ambience and service. Always go here at least twice every time we're here, and it never disappoints!

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

5 stars! Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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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