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Jambo Cafe

2010 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3378
+1 505-473-1269
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, African, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2010 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3378
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Santa Fe for a few days to see some friends that recently moved there. This was the first meal I had when I landed in the city and wow. I was blown away. First of all, the roti with their sauce (I think...More

2  Thank Kareem A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went there Wednesday night. She got the jerk chicken and I got the Harissa lamb on pita bread. My food had no harissa that I could taste, the lamb was stringy and tasted of fish. My friends' jerk chicken was covered...More

Thank Margaret S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I decided to try lunch at this establishment, and loved everything about it. Don't be put off by it being in a strip mall. The minute you walk in, that feeling subsides. Loved the warm ambiance, our server and the food. Our...More

3  Thank TennisgalGreenBay_WI
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you’ve never had Jamaican or African food this is definitely the place to go! Being a fusion style restaurant they mix a lot of traditional recipes to make phenomenal dishes, if you are in town I highly recommend!

3  Thank prodanjj
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live up in Taos and delight in the opportunity to eat at Jambo when in Santa Fe. As a vegan, they are very accommodating. Their hot sauce is amazing and I never skip the hummus. Highly recommend!

Thank Grace L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything everyone says that is SO good about Jambo is true! Perfect mix of flavors, presentation and pricing. Truly a gem of a find for me during my month-long stay in Santa Fe. Give it a try because you won’t be disappointed!

2  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Had the coconut and shrimp soup, jerk chicken wings, and the lamb/ goat/ chicken combo plate with rice and roti. Everything was amazing! Oh and the coconut flan and coconut flourless cake also incredible. Tried the recommended wine (which I never heard of)...More

3  Thank MARIA G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to this place a couple of times on my visits to the area. Had to finally give it a review that they deserve. I love this place. If you like different taste, other than the same old, same old, Try this place out. Get...More

3  Thank steve h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On both visits the food has been interesting and delicious. Service varies. Nice artwork in restaurant.

1  Thank brooksb333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening was busy but they found us a table. We had a delightful young woman wait on us. She was attentive and kept us up to date on our food. The lamb burger was well seasoned and very good tasting. The sweet potato fries...More

1  Thank Lesley M
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27 September 2016|
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Response from travelmd46 | Reviewed this property |
Assuming "lunch menu" is a question; yes, they have a lunch menu.
13 September 2016|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
You don't need reservations...but don't plan to arrive at 12 noon! Earlier or later is best.
11 July 2016|
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Response from Gary M | Reviewed this property |
The dishes were not heavily seasoned, but all of ours contained sodium. There are links on their website for their menu and to ask jambocafe directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2010 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3378
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-473-1269
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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 5 years. We serve vegetarian and seafood options alongside our chicken, beef, lamb, and goat dishes. Locating in College Plaza near corner of St. Michaels Drive and Cerrillos Road. Plenty of parking.
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