Jinya unveils holiday menu, including new Soft Shell Crab Bun, Sassy Old Fashioned

New, merry cocktails also arrive in time for holidays

Jinya Ramen Bar will be adding new dishes as part of its holiday menu. In addition, the Japanese-style ramen restaurant and bar will offer two new cocktails, the Sassy Old Fashioned and Winter Blossom. Its four locations in Metropolitan Washington are serving up thee new drinks and also serving a new Soft Shell crab Bun and a Spicy Maze-Men bowl.

Jinya holiday menu

Jinya Ramen Bar's four locations in Metropolitan Washington are serving up a new Soft Shell crab Bun and a Spicy Maze-Men bowl
Jinya’s holiday menu includes a Chef’s Special Soft Shell Crab Bun. Photo by Jinya Ramen Bar.

The holiday menu will include these new creations from the Chef’s Specials:

  • Soft Shell Crab Bun – steamed bun stuffed with crispy soft shell crab, avocado and baby mixed greens
  • Spicy Maze-Me – zero broth bowl, full of flavor, with extra thick noodles, dressed with umami bonito Japanese aioli and topped with pork chashu, kimchi, seasoned egg, green onion and white onion, garnished with egg, bonito flakes and nori

The Sassy Old Fashioned will feature Toki Whiskey, honey & saffron syrup, orange bitters, garnished with a orange peel and cherry. The Winter Blossom is a delightful Etsu Gin cocktail. The Japanese gin drink is made with cranberry syrup, citrus, Asian Pear puree, topped with Sake

Mosaic Jinya popup

Over the winter, Jinya will be erecting a pop-up shop not far from is existing Mosaic District restaurant in Merrifield, Va. The popup will be located near a Japanese-inspired dessert shop, which serves frozen desserts and doughnuts. Management expects the popup to open by the end of January or early February in time for the Chinese New Year.

Delivery is currently available via Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates, and DoorDash. Customers can also order online for pickup or dine-in for a socially-distanced experience as Jinya Ramen Bar restaurants follow local health ordinances regarding indoor capacity.


These are the four locations participating:

Washington: 1336 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005 (202) 588-8560

Reston : 11964 Market Street, Reston, VA 20190) (571) 926-9282

Merrifield: 2911 District Avenue Suite 140, Fairfax, Virginia 22031 (703) 992-7656

North Bethesda: 910 Prose Street, North Bethesda, MD 20852 (301) 816-3029

Photo credit: Jinya Ramen Bar (featured preview , inline images)

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