Laykie's Gourmet Cafe at the J

Cafe at the J

Cafe at the JAt Laykie's Gourmet Café at the J, we’re serving up coffee with a shot of community and a slice of local flavor on the side. We offer delicious coffee, Kosher pastries, muffins, gourmet salads, sandwiches, made-to-order panini and more, and, of course, friendly service. Houston Kasruth Association Certification  

Cafe StaffHoliday Hours

  • Dec 27-31, 2021 - CLOSED
  • Cafe will reopen January 3, 2022

Café Regular Hours

11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Menu Items

Cafe Selections


  • Greek
  • Garden with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Caesar
  • Goat Cheese Salad with Truffle Mayo
  • Quinoa Garden Salad
  • Chef Salad With Grilled Chicken
  • Chef Salad With Turkey

 (all sandwiches can be ordered on ww wrap,
baguette or 9 grain bread)

  • Cafe Display CasesEgg Salad On Baguette
  • Tuna On Baguette
  • Health Sandwich
    (9-Grain, Pesto, Avocado & Greens)
  • Bagel With Lox And Cream Cheese
  • Turkey Deli Wrap
  • Turkey Deli On Baguette
  • Grilled Chicken Wrap

Paninis - Made To Order 

  • Pizza Panini
  • Tuna Melt
    (Tuna and Muenster Cheese)
  • Laykies Special Panini
    (Eggplant, Sweet Potato, Feta, Pesto)
  • Ruby's Creation
    (Pesto & Cheese)
  • Add Ons: Mushrooms, Olives, Jalapenos and Onions

Sides and Sweets

  • Mini Pizza 
  • Cheese Blintzes
  • Fresh Fruit Cups
  • Cake Pops 
  • Parfaits (Low Fat Yogurt or Greek Yogurt)
  • Muffins (Corn, Bran, Chocolate Chip, Cranberry, Apple)
  • Ultimate NY Style Cheese Cake
  • Power Meal (Smoked Salmon and Roasted Vegetables)
  • Italian Pasta Dish (Lasagna, Baked Ziti, Stuffed Shells, Manicotti - call to see what's on the menu this week!)
  • Salmon Meal (Roasted Salmon, Rice and Vegetables)
  • Desserts: Chocolate Croissant, Cheese Danish, Cinnamon Danish, Rivka's Surprise (chocolate cupcake with peanut butter and oreo center), Mini Cheese Danish with Chocolate Chips, Mini Chocolate Pastry, Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie