Jinky's Cafe and Java Lounge 14120 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA91423 Jinky's Cafe and Java Lounge occupies a storefront space on Ventura Boulevard at the intersection with Stansbury Avenue.…More There's plenty of signage visible from Ventura, but the entrance faces Stansbury. It's a popular neighborhood spot that touts itself as being "better than breakfast in bed." Breakfasts are a hit here, with dishes like the chili jumble, steak and egg burrito, the Italian egg sandwich and huevos rancheros. Jinky's serves lunch and dinner too. At those times, the chili offerings remain popular, and additional options include burgers and sandwiches, salads, pastas and globe-spanning entrees, from Mexicali fajitas to Bangkok fish curry.
Smoke City Market 5242 Van Nuys Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA91401 Smoke City Market is an authentic Texas-style barbecue restaurant serving beef brisket, chicken, ribs, sausages,…More sandwiches, salads, chili, and sides such as macaroni and cheese and potato salad.
Mels Drive-In 14846 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA91403 Mel's Drive-in is an American-style diner with a 1950's look and appeal. It is known for its hamburgers, meatloaf, and…More open-faced chili sandwich. Mel's is open 24 hours a day and offers eat-in, take-out, and prepared food. Reservations are accepted but not required.
The Oaks Tavern 13625 Moorpark St, Sherman Oaks, CA91423 Located in Sherman Oaks, The Oaks Tavern is a sports bar, known for its daily specials and entertainment, including free…More waffles and chili dogs on Sundays during football season, karaoke, stand-up comedy, ladies' night and live entertainment.
The Infield is a baseball-themed hot dog stand, complete with bleacher seating. Orders are placed at a walk-up…More window. Menu options include the Closer, the Brooklyn Dodger, the Jon Lovitz and the Chicago Dog. There's even a veggie dog called the Green Monster.
There are side dishes, too, like nacho cheese fries, baked beans and chili. Seating is all outside, under an awning, at tables outfitted with ballpark-style seats. There's even a mini bleacher section that can accommodate small groups. For dessert, the fried Twinkie has devoted fans.