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 Staff
Café Regular Hours

9:00 AM-7:00 PM
9:00 AM-2:00 PM 
Open during special events only  


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

Call Laykie To Find Out About All Catering Options!
Laykie Donin | 832.408.3516