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2498 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007-2502
213-748-4565
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, but almost always a wait

The food is excellent but most often there is a long wait of 40 min and up. If you arrive at 1 you might find is isn't a long wait. It is all breakfast food, no burgers but they do have breakfast sandwiches that can pass as a lunch item. Enjoy one of USC area best restaurants.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
vicki b
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El Cajon, California
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El Cajon, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The food is excellent but most often there is a long wait of 40 min and up. If you arrive at 1 you might find is isn't a long wait. It is all breakfast food, no burgers but they do have breakfast sandwiches that can pass as a lunch item. Enjoy one of USC area best restaurants.

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

First time visiting this restaurant. Small dining room compared to big chain breakfast places but definitely worth the visit. Their plain pancakes were great considering you can't do much to them. Butter and syrup was all they needed. Staff was very attentive. Baby jacks pancakes were larger than expected. Can't wait to go back but hated the parking.

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

visited this place for breakfast on our last visit. Lovely pancakes, great service and casual friendly atmosphere. Very busy place even on a Monday at 9am. Staff was calm and did not make us feel rushed. Certainly worth a visit - altho parking is limited so we walked from our hotel across from USC.

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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We are looking for new places to try since moving to Los Angeles. Cute place. We arrives shortly after opening on a Saturday morning. They seem to stagger seat so even though there were tables available, we waiting about 10 minutes. I assume this helps provide good service once you get to the table. Once seated, our service was very... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Returned for their light pineapple, coconut pancakes - not too sweet with subtle pineapple puree. So ONO! The first trip 3 of us shared entrees but this time I kept all to myself. The waiter was attentive and helpful when I asked for additional super well done cooking of my Portuguese sausage - they were perfect! My friend had an... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Jacks N Joe! I love this place. We visited there with a friend from the LA area. We loved the vibe as we entered. People were friendly. We ordered the Dakine French Toast combo. Oh my goodness!! The french toast was amazing - and I don't normally eat french toast. I ordered the bacon instead of the sausage which worked... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My family and I ate at Jacks N Joe while visiting our daughter at USC. The restaurant is located about a half mile from the school and was very crowded on. Sunday morning. We waited about 30 minutes before being seated. The menu for breakfast consists of a large selection of various pancakes. I went for the standard sourdough and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Awesome service and great food! Get there early because this place is extremely popular!! There a few “hidden” items on the menu like the BURRITO! Just ask them and they will tell you about it :)

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California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

As other reviewers have mentioned, this place gets crowded fast. We arrived 8:30 am on Sunday and got the last 3 available seats arond the "counter bar" which meant sitting up high on bar stools. If we wanted a regular table and chairs, thus affording more privacy, it meant waiting another 20-25 minutes. By the time we finished at 9:30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food was amazing. There was a long wait to be seated, but I think it was definitely worth it! We need one in San Diego!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2498 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007-2502
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: 213-748-4565

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

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