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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
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (66 reviews)
“chili” (20 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Desperado Breakfast Burrito was great. We tried a lot of dishes in 3 days and everything was good. The portions are big, you must be hungry to eat all. A nice surprise was that they gave our 6 years old son a drawing kit (book...More

Thank bogdanbarbu
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

5 stars!!! Thank you!!!

Reviewed 31 July 2016

What a buzzing place. Went their twice on our visit to Santa Monica. Despite the queues outside. We were seated in a couple of mins.so don't be put off if you see a queue they will have you seated in no time. Breakfast was two...More

Thank Catherine B
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for the nice review!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 30 July 2016

overall this was a really decent place to have a tasty breakfast, with reasonable prices and friendly staff this certainly is a value for money place.

Thank ChazRam
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

We look forward to serving you again!!! Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Lovely patio seating and friendly server. Breakfast was excellent although a tad pricey for my tastes (I suppose it IS Santa Monica 2 blocks from the beach.. high real estate). The service was fairly good but a little slow. Nice place, though.

Thank Erich O
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for the nice review!

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Second street is lined with trendy, healthy, pricey lunch choices. This is not one of them. A throwback of a diner, you can get breakfast all day at Jinky's for under $15 as well as a host of sandwiches, salads, and chilies. Smaller size salads...More

Thank rebmans
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great breakfast treat. Chili and eggs, you bet. Amazing. Extensive menu, great service, close to beach. Win Win Win.

Thank Bingo199
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

5 stars!!! Thank you!

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot. When in a remote city I rely heavily on trip advisor reviews. Four or five stars for Jinky's? You have to be kidding. Granted it has a rather eclectic menu. However, none of the four people at my table thought the...More

Thank Yankeehoya
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 22 July 2016

Value, accommodating service and fairly good food makes this a winner for breakfast. Four of us had 3 coffee, 1 pumpkin pancakes (very good), two egg white orders of scrambled eggs, one hot cakes, 2+2 (scrambled eggs & two strips of bacon)......good and the bacon...More

Thank Love vacation time
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you for the nice review!!!

Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was a great choice for breakfast!! I had a bmo scramble and it was delicious! My husband had the oatey oatey pancakes and they too were delicious! Coffee was great and the service was quick and very good.

Thank JRae65
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

5 stars!! Thank you!

Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Healthy tasty food. The BGT scramble (basil garlic tomato) was well prepared with fresh ingredients. Appreciated that there was a smaller sized serving to select (with the inclusion of toast and fruit was perfect size for me). The Bombay roll was also a winner. Coffee...More

Thank linbinpin
Nearby
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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