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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
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12:00 pm - 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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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been for lunch as well as cocktails. The food is a change from most Santa Fe restaurants. The Asian Caesar with grilled shrimp is good but there's way too much pickled ginger. I really like the pad Thai; less greasy than some in town. The mixed cocktails are fun but lack finess.

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Thank Carol C
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times but food and drinks are always good and it is consistent Service is great at the bar. Both Alex and Jason (bartenders) are great and make sure you are taken care of. This is a place you must try.

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1 Thank allisonrespess
Washington DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

but I would happily go back. Ambiance was good. Service was good. Food (most importantly) very good.

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Merida, Mexico
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184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Polonisian food with a twist. Well prepared, attentive service, good value. Located in a strip mall but worth the effort.

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Clinton, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had dinner there and really loved it. The place is nicely decorated, the menu quite varied, the service very attentive and the prices reasonable. I had a nice oriental salad with chicken and my wife a shrimp dinner. Both were excellent and the bill was about $35.00... Great price for a quality dinner for two.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited after a recommendation from our B+B host when we left Trinidad, Co. Well, we weren't disappointed! The food was great - the starters could be shared between two (we had one each!) but the mains are a good size for one. Good to have a break from burgers and Mexican....

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Jinja is a regular go-to place for us, both to eat in, usually with another couple, and sometimes to take out. This time we had drinks and shared four appetizers with friends. Potstickers and lettuce wraps were terrific as always. Calamari and Vietnamese spring rolls also very nice. Everyone was pleased; and noone had room for a main course or... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Tried this restaurant tonight, and it was terrific. We are from Manhattan, and have at least 12 great Thai restaurants within a ten minute walk of our apartment. We were delighted to discover Jinja, with terrific food, friendly staff, nice decor. It's in a shopping mall, but don't be dissuaded by it's somewhat suburban exterior. The interior has a nice... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Dining at Jinja is an exotic experience with beautiful atmosphere and great Pan Asian Cuisine. The decor is reminiscent of a TIki Bar and restaurant. The service is great and so is the food. My favorite thing there is the Citrus Avocado Tempura (appetizer), and the Malay Coconut Soup. I have been dining there since it opened, and when in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Eight of us went for lunch, and it was delicious. I had the rice paper salmon, small size. Note: you get a choice of a small size or a large size on many of the plates. The small size was plenty. The salmon was perfect, and the jasmine rice was very flavorful. The menu offers a lot of choices and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $19
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 505-982-4321
Description
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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