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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
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (78 reviews)
“potatoes” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
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1 - 10 of 481 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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

Thank arnoldadventures18
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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

Reviewed 2 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

Thank Jarrod P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I ate breakfast at Jinky's on the first day of our trip to Santa Monica. The food was so good and the service so friendly that we ate there again every subsequent day of our vacation. Loved the fritattas, the multiple chili...More

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

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only negative thing I can say about this restaurant is that it's not open longer! California Casual dining at its best -- burgers and fries meet kale and quinoa. There's literally something for everybody on this menu. Friendly staff makes it all happen.

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

5 stars!!! Thank you!!!

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

A number of breakfast options but not many vegetarian options. Food wasn’t anything great, just ok. Service and ambience were fine. Plus point is that it’s one of the places that open really early and since most of the places around the pier open late,...More

Thank nishab224
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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. Thank you for the review. Jinky's...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Friendly atmosphere and great food! Went twice in 4 days. The place was clean and organized, the staff was excellent.

Thank Ralph0404
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast options in Santa Monica for a normal and gluten free couple. Delicious, good service and reasonable pricing... so we went there twice

Thank Eugene1112
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Just poor customer service but food is good!! Very quick serving food and big portions. Staff wasn’t really nice and no good to handle busy moments.More

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

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. Thank you for the review. Jinky's...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

They have a large selection of breakfast and lunch items, many different types of sausage including chicken and turkey and 5 different types of chili. You can get waffle, pancakes or french toast with a variety of toppings including fresh fruit, nutella and ice cream....More

Thank momlikesthebest
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review of our restaurant!!! We look forward to serving you and your boys again. Jinky's Cafe

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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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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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