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Jinky's Cafe

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DINNER APPETIZERS
$6.99
Chips And House Guacamole
made with fresh ingredients.
$7.99
Amazing Chicken Wings
$6.99
Vegetarian Potstickers
$8.99
Fried Calamari
$6.99
Mozzarella Sticks
$6.99
Tex-mex Rolls
$6.99
Hummus And Pita
$8.99
Gourmet Chili Fries
with your choice of gourmet chili.
$8.99
Gourmet Chili Nachos
with your choice of gourmet chili.
SALADS
$9.99
With Chicken $10.9
With Shrimp $13.99
Sherman Oaks Delight
a delightful chaos in one plate! sherman oaks delight features the beautiful and delicious combination of grilled asparagus, cherry tomatoes, mandarin oranges, dried cranberries and caramelized walnuts and it's sprinkled with creamy goat cheese too!
$10.99
Crispy Chicken Salad
it's a colorful world! mixed greens overflowing with b vitamins combined with lycopene-rich sun dried tomatoes, asparagus, red onion and fiber powered corn kernel is not just an eye candy but a true treat to a hungry tummy. topped generously with parmesan cheese and served with boneless chicken cutlets deep fried to crispy perfection, this is one chicken salad that re-defines the standards!
$12.99
Spicy Voodoo Steak Salad
this dish gives a new meaning to the word spicy. our char-grilled steak flavored in the most generous way as it is seasoned with the classic onion and garlic, lime juice and cilantro plus three types of chili jalapeno, red chili flakes and serrano chilies. it's paired with sauteed vegetables and served over a bed of mixed greens and topped with fresh, sliced tomatoes and finished with our very own spicy voodoo sauce.
$10.99
Oriental Chicken
the healthy goodness of char-grilled chicken breast is paired with the flavorful zest of mandarin oranges. overflowing with vitamins a and c, this dish also features almonds, cilantro and green onion. it is served with crispy rice noodles over a mixture of mixed greens.
$9.99
With Chicken $10.99
With Shrimp $13.99
Santa Monica Spinach Salad
there's a lot to love about spinach especially when it is picked young and fresh! it comes with onions, corn, chopped avocado and garbanzo beans plus a hefty sprinkiling of mozzarella cheese. it's a combination of sweet and salty that brings out the best flavors!
$10.99
Jinky's Curried Chicken Salad
craving for something spicy? no better option than the curried-chicken salad! its delicious hot sensation is served over varieties of greens and comes with green onions, red cabbage, tomatoes and toasted almonds.
$13.99
Grilled Salmon Salad
here's a dish that your heart will thank you for; soft and tender, grilled salmon on top of mixed greens served with celery, roasted almonds, heart of palm and cherry tomatoes. ths one has all the good stuff!
$10.99
Substitute Shrimp For Turkey $13.99
Chopped Italian
you will die and go to italy once you taste jinky's chopped italian salad. a rich assortment of italian cuisine trademarks like tomatoes, mozzarella and olives plus fresh lettuce, red onions, kidney beans, garbanzo beans and turkey seasoned with peperoncini, delizioso!
$10.99
Santa Fe Chicken
chicken breast flavored with only the best spices then slowly grilled to tenderness. served over a bed of freshly picked mixed greens and comes with black beans, cheddar cheese, avocado pieces and salsa fresca.
$10.99
The Walnut Chicken Salad
soft, golden brown chicken breast served on a generous bed of mixed greens. it comes with tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions then sprinkled with chopped caramelized walnuts and finsihed with jinky's house specialty walnut dressing!
PASTA
$12.99
With Chicken Or Ground Beef $14.99
With Shrimp $15.99
Arrabbiata
tomato sauce, garlic and crushed red chili flakes cooked with broccoli, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, spinach and fresh basil served on your choice of pasta. served with a side of garlic bread.
$13.99
Chicken $14.99
Shrimp $15.99
Pesto Pasta
tender pieces of chicken or shrimp cooked in a aromatic house pesto sauce and served over your choice of pasta. served with a side of garlic bread.
$14.99
Rosemary Chicken Pasta
with artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatos, rosemary and a sherry wine sauce. served with a side of garlic bread.
$12.99
With Chicken $14.99
With Shrimp $15.99
Pasta Alferdo
penne or linguini tossed in alfredo sauce. served with a side of garlic bread.
$14.99
Thai Fusion Pasta
tender pieces of chicken and succulent shrimp sauteed with onions, bell peppers, zucchini, green peas, in a spicy peanut sauce and coconut milk. served over rice, linguini, or penne.
$14.99
Sesame Ginger Chicken
portabello mushrooms, green onions, soy, with a ginger cream sauce served over your choice of pasta.served with a side of garlic bread.
$14.99
Ravioli Ala Jinkys
ravioli stufffed with spinach and ricotta cheese, cooked in a light pink sauce. served with a side of garlic bread.
$14.99
Spaghetti And Meatballs
served over your choice of pasta with a side of garlic bread.
$12.99
Vegetable Stir Fry With Tofu
onions, bell peppers, zucchini and broccoli stir fried in a zesty stir fry sauce with soft tofu served over a choice of rice or penne pasta.
$12.99
With Chicken Add $1.0
With Shrimp Add $3.0
Pasta Primavera
mixed vegetables sauteed in olive oil and garlic with a home made marinara sauce served over your choice of pasta. served with a side of garlic bread.
DINNER SPECIALTIES
$13.99
Mexicali Fajitas
choice of chicken or steak fajitas seasoned with our own mexican spices and served with rice, pinto beans, house guacamole, salsa fresca and sour cream. served with your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
$13.99
Lime Chicken
skewered flame broiled chicken chunks marinated in lime juice and mexican spices served with veggie rice and beans
$13.99
Healthy Grilled Chicken Or Fish (talapia)
served with sauteed vegetables and linguini.
$13.99
Sesame Chicken
spicy mandarin-style chicken with green onions, roasted cashews and sprinkled with sesame seeds served over rice.
$14.99
Lemon-herb Grilled Chicken
topped with a light lemon garlic-herb sauce, served with mashed potatoes & sauteed veggies.
$18.99
Grilled Rib-eye Steak 12 Oz
char-grilled rib-eye steak topped with maitre de butter or mushroom peppercorn sauce.
$16.99
Shrimp Scampi
shrimp sauteed in olive oil, garlic and lemon juice, on a bed of grilled spinach, served with mashed potatoes and a lemon white wine sauce
$13.99
Dijon Chicken Or Salmon
grilled chicken or salmon served with delicious dijon sauce, veggie rice and a side of vegetables.
$15.99
Salmon In Caper Sauce
salmon steak served over garlic-mashed potatoes and topped with tomatoes, caper sauce and a side of vegetables.
$15.99
Talapia Veracruz
tender grilled filet of talapia fish topped with veracruz sauce and served with any two choices of rice, beans, sauteed vegetables or roasted rosemary potatoes. (veracruz sauce - tomatoes, onions, capers, black olives)
DESSERTS
$7.95
Flaky Banana Caramel Creme
fresh banana grilled over honey nut flakes served with vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce, sliced almonds and whipped cream
$6.95
Tiramisu
italian custard made with mascarpone, whipped cream, lady fingers, marsala and coffee liqueur. topped with whipped cream and ground chocolate.
$6.5
Hot Fudge Sundae
vanilla ice cream topped with hot fudge, whip cream, almonds and a cherry on top.
$6.5
Sunset Blvd Cake
our deepest, richest chocolate cake with chocolate chips and finished with almonds
$5.95
Apple Pie
a slice of apple pie served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
$6.99
Sin City Sundae
our fabulous chocolate brownie, vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream topped with nuts.
$4.95
Cookie And Ice Cream
a more then yummy, fresh, soft, warmed cookie topped with ice cream, hot fudge, almonds, whipped cream and a cherry!!
About
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!
PRICE RANGE
US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy, buzzy spot...speedy friendly service. LOVED the breakfast chilequilas! Portions huge for uk travellers!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gxmel
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review! Happy New Year!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am here to write a formal complaint about Misael Acosta, manager of the Santa Monica location. I have been a loyal customer of this location, coming in AT LEAST 3 times a week for the last 4 years. When I called to place my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All of the food was excellent, but I especially appreciated the gluten free pancakes with blueberries!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KitDallas_TX
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

5 stars!! Thank you and Happy New Year! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were in town for a few days and found this restaurant on our second day. We wished we found it on our first day there. The breakfast was amazing. Very large menu with too many choices. Everything is fresh and delicious. The service was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LasVegasGloria
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We had two great bfasts at Jinkys and the staff were really helpful. The omelettes were perfect and my kids loved the waffles. Thank you - we will be back !!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MegsMax
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

The cafe have a great breakfast menu. We chose pancakes, and the pancakes are so big and so tasty. They have a lot of variety, you can choose something more sweetie or more healthy. The stuff are great, very friendly. And the hot drinks are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dolce808
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

A very good diner in Santa Monica. They have a very extensive breakfast menu with eggs, pancakes in many combinations. Comfortable seating, relaxed place with great service. My eggs and sausage were excellent and served promptly. I liked the coffee pot they gave me for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 683matthewj
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

5 stars!! Thank you!

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Needed a quick breakfast before surfing, Jinny's was open, had a very good, not great breakfast. Quick service at first, then slow for the check.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pirate828
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

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

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This place is popular and bursting at the seams! We ordered breakfast and were disappointed. It was cold and not flavoursome and the potatoes tasted old. Customer service was also slow and we had to call them over a few time to order, get the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank arnoldadventures18
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

We consider reviews by actual customers to be an important part of our business because it reflects upon how well we serve our customers. We will continue to work extremely hard to please everyone who comes through our doors. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I go here for breakfast all the time and it never disappoints. If you want a diner style breakfast this is your spot. They are super friendly and efficient. The food is always hot and fresh and on point. I love their Eggs Benny. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tjeatsworld
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

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

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