• Jambo Cafe
    Photo courtesy of Steve Collins
  • Jambo Cafe
    Photo courtesy of photo Jane Phillips, courtesy Jambo Cafe
  • Jambo Cafe
    Photo courtesy of Jambo Cafe
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Jambo Cafe



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Group Friendly: Want something a bit more exotic for your group? Head to Jambo Café and they'll put out the welcome mat. Jambo means "hello" in Swahili. They can take small groups with little advance notice. A...  Read More
Homestyle: Want African comfort food? Head to Jambo Café. The bustling eatery, located in a Cerrillos Road strip-mall, has been popular from the day it opened. Chef/owner Ahmed Obo brings the foods of his...  Read More
Best Restaurants: Some places get discovered the moment they open. Santa Fe was hungry for a different experience and Jambo ("hello" in Swahili) provided it. Chef/owner Ahmed Obo, a Kenyon native, has mixed the flavors...  Read More


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  • Group Friendly: "Try something you've never eaten before. The goat stew is delicious. That and the Banana Leaf Wrapped Island Spiced Mahi Mahi were featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives."
  • Homestyle: "Before of after your meal, stop by Jambo Imports a few doors down from the café. A variety of goods sold at the shop, including spices, jewelry, artwork and clothing. Proceeds help fund the Jambo Kids Foundation which runs a healthcare clinic for children on Lamu."
  • Best Restaurants: "Jambo can get busy. Go at off hours or make a reservation. If you've never had goat stew, try it here; it's delicious. That and the Banana Leaf Wrapped Island Spiced Mahi Mahi were featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives."
  • Best for Group Friendly Because: Jambo, one of the most popular eateries in Santa Fe, offers unique, well-prepared food at reasonable prices.
  • Best for Homestyle Because: Taste one of Jambo Café's spicy stews and you'll know that you're eating comfort food. Food here is reasonably priced.
  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Jambo Café offers a unique, casual and reasonably-priced, good quality dining experience with

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