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African and Caribbean dishes and specialties from award-winning Chef Ahmed Obo. Jambo Cafe specializes in new combinations of traditional dishes with a decidedly spicy flair. Winner of many awards, "Best Soup" for the Souperbowl 4 years running and "Best International Cuisine" in the Santa Fe Reporter for 7 years and Best Chef for 4 years. We serve vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and seafood options alongside our chicken, beef, lamb, and goat dishes. All meats are Halal. Located in College Plaza near corner of St. Michaels Drive and Cerrillos Road. Plenty of free parking. Visit our sister store Jambo Imports just two doors down.
So glad we listened to the other reviewers and came here! We got the cinnamon plantains, chicken curry, combination plate, and mango cobbler. Everything was wonderful and I had leftovers. We will come here again!
Three different people recommended Jambo Cafe to us for our trip to Santa Fe. Don’t be put off by its strip mall location. This was one of the best meals I’ve had in a long time. The service was fast and friendly. The food was...More
I have eaten here three times aas well as given a gift certificate to a friend.
Salads and stews. Great selection of desserts. There is usually a line to get in on the weekends. A wide variety of flavors and textures to have a fine...More
We are a vegan, vegetarian and picky 9yo.
We all had excellent meals!! 9 yo ate a lamb burger and Loved it!! Vegan had coconut curry....delicious!! Vegetarian had lentil stew... outstanding!!!!! We had leftovers too. Delicious the next day. Service great. Owner very nice. Thank...More
We had Chicken with Peanut sauce. Delicious Mango Ginger Lemonade, Moroccan lamb stew which was tasty. Good place for gluten free too. Portions for dinner are small. Good for vegetarians. Portions are served with rice. Noisy place go off hours.
Another venture to a Triple D restaurant proved very worthy of the accolades. Pleasant restaurant located in a strip mall (so there’s more than ample parking). Food was uniquely African with overtones of what I’ve eaten in the Caribbean. Three of us shared the stuffed...More
Being from Santa Fe this place is recommended all the time. Finally for a quick dinner we decided to drop by, we were told a reservation was wise. When we arrived the host was very nice and all the staff, the server remembered our orders...More