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Bistro Jinja

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12 The Entrance Road | Azzurro Blu Wharf, The Entrance, New South Wales, Australia
+61 43334999
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service and fantastic location. Cant get a better resturant in the area than this one!

Thank arsh06
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location on the waterfront adds to the casual atmosphere. The service was attentive, there's a wide range of menu choices, the food was very tasty and the price was quite reasonable. I'd certainly go there again.

Thank X7157GFwilliama
Tuggerah, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal. Most pleasant staff, attentive to our every need. We ate great food, on the cafe style walkway, overlooking the Entrance channel. Open air gormandising.

Thank Jeroen M
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow have been before some years ago and it was very nice then... I was hoping it was still there this trip... very excited to eat here again. Love the food.....not disappointed still the same only more dishes on the menu.... lovely setting right on the waterfront... and you can BYOI wine. Exceptional food love it...

Thank Zeta H
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got to know this place from reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a go. Tried calling from Monday but bistro is not open- apparently they open from Wednesday to Sunday? Had some reservation difficulties- they did not return the call and mixed up our booking time. It was a 35degrees day, we walked past the bistro during the... More 

Thank Joanne N
NSW Central Coast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I really loved our meal at Bistro Jinja. We shared duck rolls to begin and she had a Hokkien noodles main while had Nasi Goreng They were both first rate as was the service. The restaurant is in a perfect location - on the waterfront at The Entrance and we were fortunate enough to be seated overlooking... More 

Thank Bobeee
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

TRADING hours are Wednesday to Saturday.. So, sat in this Motorhome, travelled from Coffs Harbour, meeting my mate from England (who now lives in 'The Entrance') on a Monday afternoon & now looking for somewhere else to dine.. Gave u 5 stars though just because I was SO looking forward to dining tonight..

Thank Traveller-Phil1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went there on a sunday and the food and service was 100% great serving sizes which isnt common anymore the wait staff were exceptional

Thank 88hmb
Mandurah, Australia
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420 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of eateries in The Entrance. This one had good reviews & a very interesting menu so we took a punt & were not disappointed. We had the simple Nasi Goreng & it was a very generous serve & tasty. Several weeks later we met up with friends from Buttaba & this was their favourite choice too.... More 

Thank Susanne P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A perfect spot for any meal, Bistro Jinja was an excellent experience. The meals were delicious, with many of our group ordering different samples and all getting rave reviews! The meals were huge and well worth the price with an abundance of fresh produce. The staff were friendly and efficient, touching base regularly without impeding. Definitely worth a visit, you... More 

Thank leechandler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Thai, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Entrance Road | Azzurro Blu Wharf, The Entrance, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  The Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 43334999
Relaxed waterfront dining offering a selection of Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese dishes together with some Australian bistro classics.
Fully Licenced, BYO wines welcome (corkage fee applies)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?