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Jinja Bar & Bistro

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510 N Guadalupe St Ste P, Santa Fe, NM 87501-6510
+1 505-982-4321
11:00 - 22:00
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Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Omak, Washington
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207 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner with another couple. The booth made for a private experience where you could hear each other and the overall atmosphere was pleasant and relaxing. We had good service and had hard time making a selection from the varied menu. We started with the tempura which was a good selection for the 4 of us but would... More 

3 Thank JERRYG448
Santa Fe NNM
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When your tastebuds start to tire of green chilis and Mexican cuisine in Santa Fe, this is the place to go for a delightful change. Jinja specializes in new Asian food with a menu that has something delicious for everyone who likes Asian fare. As a "local" of over 20 years (and Senior"), I go here often. The ambience is... More 

2 Thank navajodali
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 5 for dinner.Jinja was busy, but we did not have to wait too long to be seated. Received menus..heard they had a great cocktail list but couldn't find it. After a bit of a wait the server arrived..asked if we'd like drinks. We said sure but would like to see a drinks menu. Server "oh.... More 

1 Thank cegroh
Amanda R, Manager at Jinja Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, First I'd like to say thank you for your honest review and details about the service you received here at Jinja recently. Second, I would like to apologize for all the mishaps you experienced! This is rare to have so many unkempt issues at a table. A manager should have been present to notice such things before they became... More 

Crawford, Colorado
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Some years ago we went to Jinja several times and got a bit tired of it. It was time to go again and with a friend. First warning, if you call for a reservation less than two hours before the time you want, you will be put on a wait list. Seems like punishment. We got there and were immediately... More 

5 Thank CrawfordGene
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

In a town that suffers from a severe lack of good Asian food, Jinja is a shining gem. This always-busy establishment has something for everyone, from the fabulous lettuce wraps to the pad Thai, to the shaking beef. The bar menu is wonderfully extensive and contains a great selection of tropical cocktails (but you can also get a great martini... More 

2 Thank Joyce J
Southfield, Michigan
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had an excellent dinner. Good staff. Excellent food. Found the majority of the food to be American. The atmosphere was slightly Indian and comfortable. The booths made for a quiet atmosphere even though we ate in the bar area.

4 Thank samonten
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here while we were on a long weekend in Santa Fe. It was our favorite restaurant of the weekend! My hubby had the Moo shu chicken and I had the Tom Yum soup (more Tom Kah style) and we shared the small potstickers. He also had a Mai Tai and enjoyed that too. The service... More 

5 Thank Marianne L
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Had good experience at Jinja in the past but stopped in for a New Years meal and the service was far from good and the food was just OK and the building was freezing so have to eat with our coats on. My guest said we Would have gotten the same meal and better service at Panda Express if that... More 

1 Thank Tater T
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I ordered from them the other day-potstickers, Singapore Noodles, and Red Beef. The potstickers and beef were good, especially the beef-the sauce was delightful, like a spicy gravy, and the meat was tender. The pot-stickers were fine. But, the Singapore noodles were, well, absolutely awful, except for the beef that was a small part of the dih. The noodles were... More 

Thank Maggie S
Santa Fe NM
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110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Lunch today and the service was good, we liked our waiter. This was a pleasant change as we have not enjoyed the staff in the past at the Santa Fe location. The good was good as always, why we keep coming back.

4 Thank Charliie2109

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 N Guadalupe St Ste P, Santa Fe, NM 87501-6510
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-982-4321
Jinja is a sleek yet casual local spot serving Pan Asian dishes. Has a full bar with an extensive cocktail menu which features Pre-Prohibition & Tiki style drinks. Affordable Kid friendly menu is available.

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