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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” (18 reviews)
“pancakes” (80 reviews)
“potatoes” (28 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 484 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Matthew J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 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. 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

Reviewed 29 October 2018

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: October 2018
1  Thank Jarrod P
Reviewed 29 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bob S
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 14 October 2018

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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Dinasmom
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nishab224
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 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. Thank you for the review. Jinky's...More

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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