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1447 2nd Street, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 747-6533
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Ranked #68 of 577 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Santa Monica
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Los Angeles, California
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416 reviews 416 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

We met some friends for breakfast at Jinky's and I was not all that impressed. We had been here before and liked it much more. The service was lacking, we had to constantly call for our waiter to get service and all the waiters/servers seemed to be lacking any kind of friendliness. The food was fine, but nothing I couldn't... More 

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Earby, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Very busy on our first morning for brunch.you can have what ever you fancy, and the portions are huge. Brunch for me was eggs benedict on muffins, really fab. My husband had a full on fry up which was different to English fry ups but still really good.my mother in law had the typical American waffles and syrup, which she's... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Hungry for breakfast? We got the "Desperado" and the Chorizo in it was tasty! Also Belgium Waffles, Pork Sausage & Eggs. Traditional breakfast was just as good. Well...Perhaps my waffle could have been cooked just a little longer but it was still a delish morning bite. They have both indoor & outdoor seating. Overall the service there was friendly and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

As I'm on a gluten-free and low sodium diet, it was not easy finding a restaurant that could accommodate. Especially not in Santa Monica. (Or perhaps I didn't look hard enough?) I must have had at least 3 breakfasts here during my weeklong stay. It was conveniently located next door to the Hotel Carmel, where I was staying (Tip: 10%... More 

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United States
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94 reviews 94 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is our third time to Jinky's. Great breakfast. We love it! Prompt service. Friendly staff. Different variety of sausage. Not greasy. Price is reasonable. Never have been disappointed. Always look forward to going to Jinky's for breakfast.

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Went for breakfast here and the food was quite good and service sharp and on the money. They made my daughter feel at home and had kids options which was important. It looks like it's been around for years and has operated on a consistent formula which works. Worth a look.

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Richmond, Virginia
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We came to this place without expectations as most ones around are super expensive and food is ok. They have a pretty busy establishment but quite efficient. The menus are very elaborate and bfast is really good. Affordable. You may want to think your order through as platters are huge. People can easily eat out of one. Try the Yucatan... More 

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Loved the eggs with chili! The sandwiches were great too. The staff was friendly and the lemonade was made with fresh mint. Yum!

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Top Contributor
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31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

On Second Street in Santa Monica this is a good place for a quick satisfying breakfast. We had Sausage and eggs and a Belgian Waffle. Both were served quickly and hot. Also very good coffee.

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Chichester England
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20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Ate breakfast here a couple of times, wow! Didn't need to eat for ages after! Lovely food, simple but clean décor, brilliant service and value!

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Additional Information about Jinky's Cafe

Address: 1447 2nd Street, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: (310) 747-6533
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
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
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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