We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Jinja Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Raynolds Addition
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
8900 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122-2979
+1 505-856-1413
Website
Today
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 88: English reviews
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here twice in the last two weeks. The first vist was with 4 adults two children and a two year old. We arrived at given time and were seated immediately by one of the most competent friendly server I have ever had. Our family members were late so we ordered appetizers and finally we ended up ordering... More 

Helpful?
Thank harveyblaine1944
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
180 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the lettuce wraps which were not traditional but were excellent.then i had shaking beef. This is filet large cubes grilled and a chili lime sauce. This was so good i picked it up to go two days later. It comes with thai cucumbers, spinAch and onions. What i love you can get it in small or large. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mo M
Northfield, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Jinja to have drinks and appetizers with friends. The appetizer selection was Asian fusion and the choices were extensive. We shared five plates among the four of us and were full and content. Flavors were bright and stimulating. Service was prompt and efficient. Will return.

Helpful?
Thank Roger S
Level Contributor
122 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

As I sat in Jinja, I searched for nice things to say.... let's see: the hostess was sweet. The bar seemed like it had " meet up" potential. The booth we sat in was pleasant and the water was served in a clean glass. If I had only stopped at the water, this visit while not memorable, would be adequate.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mark R
Albuquerque
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My business lunch was a positive, pleasant, enjoyable experience at a reasonable price. The service was appropriate but not overly attentive w/ a wait staff pleasant & professional. Didn't see a Manager in evidence at any time, too bad, one should take interest in their guests! Overall experience positive & this wasn't my first time. "Eat healthy my friend!"

Helpful?
Thank TiKaz
Berkeley, California
Level Contributor
25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have eaten twice at Jinja Bar, both times at this location. It was underwhelming, and seemed not unlike other Asian food chains (PF Changs, anyone?). The food is okay. The pork in my Singapore Noodles was badly overcooked (tough, dry). I had the Chow Fun with tofu on a different occasion, and it was pretty good. The seating was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie B
Highland, Indiana
Level Contributor
76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I never miss eating here when I'm in town. Higher end food done to perfection for me. I always get the Shaking Beef. Can't get enough. We went during happy hour but needed to sit in the bar to take advantage of it which is new from the last time we were in. Usually like to sit by the window... More 

Helpful?
Thank Susan D
Spangdahlem, Germany
Level Contributor
171 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Jinja definitely is among the best restaurants in the city for Asian food. The spring rolls were fried to perfection and tasted delicious (though a bit pricey for the size and amount you get as an appetizer). The Sweet and Sour Chicken and Beef Teriyaki were also terrific. Though portions are not large, you feel full and satisfied when finished... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mark B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
127 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Jinja continues to be my favorite Asian food restaurant. Atmosphere, great food and excellent service make this place so inviting!! Can't wait to visit again but will probably wear a jacket as I found the air conditioning to work all too well.. If you haven't eaten here, you have no idea what you're missing!!

Helpful?
Thank Jodelkraut
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Private booths, low lighting, mid-priced, good service. Our favorite dish is the rice paper salmon - it comes in a lunch or dinner portion. Many entrees are served with a small of portion of lightly pickled cucumbers - delicious. They have recently doubled the size of the bar if you prefer a more social meal.

Helpful?
Thank lyncauwels

Travellers who viewed Jinja Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Jinja Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8900 Holly Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122-2979
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Raynolds Addition
  • Neighbourhood: Raynolds Addition
  • Phone Number: +1 505-856-1413

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jinja Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?