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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (70 reviews)
“potatoes” (24 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 3:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in here while on Spring Break visiting the Santa Monica Pier & shopping at 3rd Street Promenade. Food was really good. I had the Chargrilled chicken sandwich with onion rings. My daughter had the teriyaki chicken breast with side of fruit. All was very...More

Thank FortWorthG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pot of coffee was brought to my table right away. My perfectly cooked Belgium waffle and scrambled eggs arrived hot and sooner than expected. Delicious! There are tables for four and booths available. Expect to wait for a table on the weekends. Free parking...More

Thank 23Feb45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the hot chilli omelette and it was fantastic. Place was packed when I left so I’d advise not arriving too late at the weekends

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Junky’s was recommended by the concierge at the Shore Hotel where we were staying. 2 blocks from the hotel and from the beach. What a great place for breakfast which they serve all day. Very generous portions of the stuff you love: waffles, pancakes, crepes,...More

Thank william c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location .. good service .. .. I got one of the speciality omelette .. it was good with a large portion .. however too much additions may take away the sense of eating an omelette .. but generally it is recommended .

Thank Sherif E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, really good food. The salad was delicious.What I also liked was that the portions were not huge. The only issue I always have with restaurants in the US is that they bring you your check without your asking for one yet, and once...More

Thank ZanetaB27
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Hungry for a good classic breakfast then head on over to Jinkys. It’s not cheap, but the quality is good. Good service too!

Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

5 stars! Thank you!

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Full menu offers many healthy options. Our omelette and frittata were excellently prepared. Staff were super friendly.

Thank rexcoast
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review!

Reviewed 26 January 2018

Excellent breakfast. Large portions. Loved the vegatable breakfast bowls. Very healthy and delicious.

Thank carmel42018
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for both your patronage and for posting such nice review regarding our restaurant. We work very hard to ensure that we please wonderful customers like you. Thank you for validating that we are accomplishing that goal. Jinky's Cafe

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We popped into Jinky’s for breakfast before a tour. It seemed to be a popular spot. Many breakfast choices. I chose a bacon, mushroom and onion scramble with fruit. There was a bit of confusion with our order (one never got processed), but all in...More

Thank bobalcorn5
Alan V, Owner at Jinky's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the 5 star review!!! We are glad you chose Jinky's Cafe as your breakfast spot!!! We look forward to serving you again!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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
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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