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Jo Ji's Sushi and Teppan Grill

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1508 N Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532-2064
+1 505-747-4113
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have never been disappointed eating at Jo-Ji's. The only problem I had the last time is I ate too much.... The fish is always fresh and the presentation is always appealing to the eye. The main chef, Chef Ramiro give attentions to detail and your liking's preparing your order to perfection. Our waiter Eric is always full of joy... More 

Thank RioGrande57
Ojo Caliente, New Mexico
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I love the food and the environment when you eat here you can really just sit eat and talk and enjoy great food.

Thank Sharon A
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

They call Panko coating "tempura", so be aware. Missing items and in-frequent visits by server make this a place to avoid.

Thank gregnx
Shirley, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The food was great and the hibachi grill chef was very talented, keeping up lively conversation while juggling cooking utensils and making quite a show of creating our meal.

Thank Jen B
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Having been here several times with my grandchildren who live nearby, I was shocked at the experience tonight. We were seated at the grill table by the hostess, who didn't say a word to inform us anything was unusual. After waiting for a while I noticed that there seemed to only be one cook for the three large grill tables... More 

Thank Marc N
Espanola, New Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Espanola's gem of a restaurant. The best food and service. Feels like family from the minute you walk in.

1 Thank Kathy V
Alcalde, New Mexico
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The sushi. rice bowls and grill is very well prepared, always fresh. The Teppan Grill is where we eat most of the time (granddaughter loves the grill) the preparation is always fun to watch (Omar and Eric are both excellent chefs). The atmosphere and service is always excellent and food is excellent. My husband & I usually share a dinner... More 

1 Thank kath967
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This is also the only one in Espanola as well. For anyone who knows Japanese food I would recommend driving somewhere else. If you can't and absolutely need Japanese food have the grilled food but certainly not sushi. For kids who love that anyway it's fine and the cooks put on the expected show and are very friendly too.

Thank Marc N
Los Alamos, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I really liked the rice bowls, they were tasty and very filling. Great service from our waiter and the atmosphere was nice.

Thank Yvonnecg77
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

The food was delicious, service was great and will return. Our server, Eric was caring and helpful in selecting our meal. We will ask for him when we return on weekends. The uniqueness of the ingredients with a NM flare is the best. Who would have thought sushi would be served with green chile!

Thank Pete D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 N Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532-2064
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Espanola
  • Phone Number: +1 505-747-4113

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?