1/3/2015 **** Jason L. Simi Valley, CA
Solid family Cafe off the 118 on Arboles.
Location shares a parking lot with Ciscos and a strip mall so there is plenty of shopping. We went on a Friday night and it was nearly empty, which was concerning. The prices were reasonable; perhaps $3-4 higher per plate than you'd expect from similar cafes.
The service was 3-4 stars. Not great, but not terrible. The food was good overall. I got a Chicken Parm Sandwich which was tasty. My son had a flat bread pepperoni pizza which was pretty large and tasted good. My wife had a grilled chicken sandwich. Overall, the food was fresh and well prepared. Drinks were refilled after a short delay, but we didn't have to chase after the waitress.
The restaurant has nice booths and large TV's to watch sports. Frankly was surprised it was so empty on a Friday night.
Overall, a nice cafe to grab a bite. Family of four cost $60 after tip. Bit high for a cafe, but not crazy expensive. 4 stars.
12/19/2014 ***** Kira B. Thousand Oaks, CA
I had been wanting to try this place for awhile and finally did this evening. The menu is HUGE and they have all kinds of options for anyone with a different kind of diet. I had a vegan breakfast that consisted of wild rice, tofu, and veggies with a side of tater tots. I can't resist tater tots! It was great except a bit too spicy for my tastes... next time will request that they go easy on the spice. Actually, next time I'll be ordering some of those delicious pancakes. We sat at the counter, which is always my preferred spot in a diner. Our server was awesome... didn't catch his name but he was a very friendly young guy who was doing a fabulous job behind the counter. Can't wait to go back for pancakes!
9/1/2014 **** Andrea B. Los Angeles, CA
I have already been here 2xs in a row. Food is really good and so is service. If you don't like dogs make sure you sit inside. They have so many healthy options on their menu. Lattes are delicious too. New fav breakfast spot.
8/22/2014 **** Kirsten M. Burbank, Los Angeles,
This is a breakfast review only as I have not had the privilege of tasting their chili!
I arrived early for a meeting, but was able to sit with my carafe of coffee and just relax. The atmosphere is casual, but the service is , without a doubt, served with a smile! I was in a booth and the table to booth ratio was not perfectly comfortable, but still adequate.
On to the food! I was tempted by the reviews to try the French toast and so many of the omelets! But in the end, I was craving veggies. I ordered the green and white omelet and chose tomatoes as my side. This was my way of being healthy. It was yummy! The sliced avocado on top was a nice added touch. I would definitely come here again!
8/21/2014 *** Dan N. Forest Grove, OR
Down here on vacation from Portland, hanging out with Brother N for the day.
It was nice out, so we decided to sit outside at the table just outside the door.
We each were eating a bit light, so we decided to split a "Feta Hummus Wrapwich with chicken". At its roots, it's a sandwich, but using Naan bread. The innards are a lovely hummus and feta spread, a salad of parsley and cucumber, sliced onions and peppers with a yogurt mint sauce. We added chicken. Excellent sandwich for those that like things flavorful but still on the "light" side.
Service was fine, and breakfast totaled about $13. Not bad, was relatively fast, and we were on our way. A-OK here.
8/20/2014 **** Grant P. Los Angeles, CA
Jinky's has been a favorite restaurant of mine for the last 15 years. They have a fantastic array of choice for any meal and all of it is very tasty. Their breakfast food is incredibly good as are there sandwiches. It's a little bit over priced but it is a consistently good meal no matter what you choose. Likewise, the staff and very friendly and always willing to help out. Jinky's is a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
8/7/2014 **** Jamie M. Los Angeles, CA
I really love having breakfast here. Large patio, good food, bar, friendly service. Just a comfortable place to relax and eat. We drive 25 minutes to have breakfast here. (I MUCH prefer the atmosphere here to the Sherman Oaks' Jinky's.) It's also open late.
7/22/2014 Jimmy G. Sparks, NV
Jinkys is so amazing the menu is very eclectic with so many delicious things to choose from. I usually go there for breakfast. The chili is so good and so are their house made breakfast potatoes. Parking situation isn't ideal that's the only negative to this place.
7/21/2014 ***** Kristan D. Van Nuys, CA
Great place for breakfast or lunch! Cheap drinks but delicious, you can either get an ice ice cold bottle of beer or a great mixed drink for super cheap!! The chili is awesome!!!! Especially if you like spicy and no beans! Must get an order of tater tots!! Share with the table!
Also dog friendly on the patio!
7/21/2014 *** Dan S. Burbank, CA
Had breakfast here with the girlfriend. I went french toast and she went pancakes and we were both impressed. They have an impressive chili menu and I'll be curious to come back and try some of those. If you go on weekends, might want to pack some earplugs as it's a very family-friendly place, which means screaming babies/children! BE WARNED!
Oh, also LOOK FOR STREET PARKING!! They have a parking lot but it is the worst parking lot known to man. If you park in the back section of it, good luck getting out as it's only ONE WAY and as your trying to turn around to get out, more people will be trying to get in only to realize there's no more room, so then they start to turn around... JUST AVOID IT. Park on the street. You'll be much happier, trust me.
5/22/2014 ***** Jessica G. Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA
Jinky's is great! Service is excellent--great waitress and good, relaxed vibe and we brought our giant mastiff along who was allowed to sit with us outside! I had the chicken curry sandwich with a mimosa (and was offered the bottomless mimosa option for only $15) and my husband had the loaded burger with sweet potato fries. We will definitely be back for the bottomless mimosas on a day off after a hike without the pup!
. 4/27/2014 ***** Ms. P Santa Monica, CA
I'm a lover of their GLUTEN FREE pancakes. SO GOOD.
They also have pure maple syrup and honey on request.
Their menu has a ton of options and even many vegetarian and gluten options.
We'll be returning. We just parked in the neighborhood behind the place. Simple.
I love it....can't wait to go back.
3/11/2014 **** Shar P. Los Angeles, CA
You can never go wrong with Jinky's. Their pancakes are always fluffy and delicious. I highly recommend the omelettes, too. Great service and really accommodating servers- I came in with my laptop to get some work done during brunch hour on a Sunday and they quickly sat me at a table with an outlet nearby.