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Jinja Bar & Bistro

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510 N Guadalupe St Ste P, Santa Fe, NM 87501-6510
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I visited Santa Fe in July we had dinner at Jinja before we went to the Santa Fe Opera. This is the second year we ate there before the opera because it is the last stop going out of town on the way to the opera. First let me say that I had the BEST mojio that I've ever... More 

3 Thank mcscher301
Plano, Texas
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been here many times. It was crowded this weekend but we got in after ten minutes Sunday night after Indian market. We enjoyed a nice dinner good atmosphere . They have a nice bar area.mostly booths.three tables for more then four

1 Thank Plano65
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You're going to spend higher than your usual sushi/sashimi prices here, but the fish is very tender. After a long day at a conference, we stopped here for dinner and shared three appetizers for almost $50. Good service and really good food, though!

1 Thank imouse1
Pghoenix, AZ
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jinja is in a large shopping center in the northwest part of Santa Fe. It is broadly Asian in its eclectic selection, bit still leaning mostly to Chinese. As other reviewers have noted, it is a change from the Mexican bent of the rest of the town. We had a 25 minute wait to be seated on a Friday night,... More 

2 Thank Citylaw
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at Jinja Bar & Bistro is nothing special and they add too much sugar in the sauces. A better choice for Asian food is Sweetwater.

Thank AptosAmy
New Mexico
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been many months since eating here--and being disappointed. I felt their food had gone downhill over the past few years. My favorite--the Singapore Noodles--had ordinary pork rather than the yummy char sui that it once had. They have brought it back now, and there were lots of fresh veggies on top. Very good again.

2 Thank hikerboyNM
Biloxi, Mississippi
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here during a nearby conference. A good change from all the southwestern food. The restaurant was clean, but very dimly lite. Our waitress was extremely professional and attentive. We ordered the potstickers (it's hard to ruin potstickers). These were good. The Pad Thai was good and the child's chicken finger plate was great. The beef steak (kabobs) were good... More 

2 Thank Swentzell01
Shasta Lake, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised to find such well prepared and well presented Asian food in a shopping center, especially in a town whose focus is New Mexican. Do not hesitate to try anything on the eclectic menu. I adored the Vietnamese coffee.

2 Thank Pat C
Denver, CO
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute, comfortable place with an extensive asian themed menu. Recommended by my Korean sister in law who really misses her asian food in this town where Mexican dominates. Hubby and I shared as asian chicken salad and calamari. Fresh salad, not bagged. I had to be talked into the calamari with some lime kind of dipping sauce if I remember.... More 

2 Thank ParkerChick
Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a quick lunch at Jinja with friends. I had a Thai chicken wrap, perfectly prepared and perfectly don

2 Thank Azi S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $19
Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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: 15059824321
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?