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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” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (71 reviews)
“potatoes” (25 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
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 448 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a cafe type place. It is clean and seems nice with average food and prices. Just one block from our hotel on Ocean Ave. In fact it was recommended by the hotel as a breakfast spot. The server we had made all the...More

Thank drdfsdaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to Santa Monica on a Sunday for a quick first time visit. We came across Jinky’s Cafe and absolutely loved it!! We had a wonderful breakfast. I had the waffles with fresh fruit and coconut and it was delicious!!! The staff was so...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again checked Trip see what’s recommended for brekky around this location and this came up Was very popular and very reasonable priced great selection too Great service very friendly 😄👍

Thank Harry277
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I went here for brunch and it was delicious! They have a great variety of Mexican and American breakfast options. I had the Shashuka, which was very good and very spicy (maybe a tad bit too spicy but that’s what I had...More

Thank ajithajeg
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor reviewers for the tip on this restaurant. I listed it as a must do for my visit to my nieces graduation in Malibu. We only had time to pick up a quick breakfast sandwich and smoothies. It was a great location...More

Thank Elsie M
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for the nice review on our restaurant. We look forward to serving you again if you are in the Santa Monica area!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Even though they don’t take reservations, there was no wait. Between the three of us we ordered a guacamole toast with bacon and poached eggs- delish but surprisingly spicy. Also, banana and Nutella crepes and pancakes with bacon and eggs. This is a tasty spot...More

Thank nylabuyer
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for your specific praise about our business. Please never hesitate to let us know how we can even better serve you....including what we need to do to get a 5 star rating from you. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

This place has great American and Mexican breakfasts with a large menu, perfect coffee and a good view to the street. It really feel like a local gem and the staff is incredibly helpful, orders come quick and I can't wait to go back!

Thank Dany Z
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review and the kind words about our restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed April 22, 2018

This place was packed !!! The staff is focused and pays attention to whats happening in the restaurant . The food was excellent and so was the service.

Thank Colleen3737
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

We appreciate your positive 5 star rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Loved the food they had here. Very friendly staff and the food selection was huge. Really good breakfast. Wished they served alcohol though!

Thank WilsonLin
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

We appreciate your positive rating. It’s always appreciated and gratifying when we receive positive marks from our customers.

Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, central location, and Southwestern cuisine...we wife and I had wonderful breakfasts reminiscent of New Mexico. There is also an excellent craft coffee shop, the Refinery, nearby.

Thank Glenn O
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

We appreciate your choosing us and letting others know that we served you well with your kind rating.

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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, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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