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Jinky's Cafe

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1447 2nd St, Fl 1, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3404
13109173311
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7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect place for breakfast. Inexpensive, so many choices on the menu, and good service. I ordered a Southwestern scramble. It came with pea guacamole which was spicy and really delicious! I want to try to duplicate the pea guacamole at home because I enjoyed it so much! I also had a side of pancakes; they were ok, I wouldn't order... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We started our day in Santa Monica with a stop at Jinky's. We are so happy that we did and will definitely return on our next trip into the area. We ordered the Healthy Green Omelette which contains spinach, broccoli, zucchini, scallions, asparagus, feta cheese and is topped with avocado and Swish cheese. We substituted fruit for the potatoes. The... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a tasty breakfast and good service at Jinky's cafe. The menu is huge and you're sure to find something you like!

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Wiltshire
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast every morning during my 4-night stay at Santa Monica. Inexpensive, quick and attentive service, extensive menu. Loved their smoothies, crispy bacon, pancakes, breakfast mac and cheese, and griddled potato. Scrambled eggs were a bit too well-done and chewy for my liking, however, that's just my personal preference. I did try and request for softer ones on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and fabulous menu choice for breakfast. Excellent service from very attentive staff. There were 6 of us and we all loved our choices.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before spending a day on the pier in Santa Monica we visited Jinky's. Street parking is always a challenge in Santa Monica, but they are on the ground floor of a public 6 story garage. The pier is three blocks away. The Kid's meal was a lot of food, and came with milk for $6.99. You can get breakfast all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely for breakfast ,great eggs and pancakes staff very helpful/attentive good selection on the menu

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New Milford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our go-to place for breakfast every morning. Our waiter was fantastic - very efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable about the food. On our first visit he recommended several breakfast choices and I was very pleased that listened to him. The huevos con pollo was outstanding. My wife enjoyed each meal she had, including yogurt with granola. There are many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, good eggs, good price. Worth a little walk from the beach, which is also the best place to park.

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed nearby at the Shore Hotel and found this little gem just a short walk away. Lots of diverse choices. We went for breakfast and had speciality pancakes that were amazing. Service was good too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 13109173311
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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