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69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
+86 592 555 7699
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (12 reviews)
“masala” (5 reviews)
“garlic naan” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and excellent service. Some dishes are overly priced and some dishes the portion served is too small. We go their always when we visit Xiamen. Food overall is amazing. But the management needs to find a way how to make the paneer soft...More

1  Thank Manoj K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Indiano Jones is a special experience for food and friendly help to choose the right dishes , indeed is a special man too him

Thank RobertoXM
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

A really good indian restaurant! Josh is very friendly and helpful. Coming to the food, it tastes of authentic Indian flavour. I personally love the chicken malai tikka, the fish tikka and the baigan masala for the main course. Do try the garlic cheese naan,...More

1  Thank Manish D
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The title says it all. I was expecting more considering it’s ranked number 1 on Trip Advisor. Not bad food but not great either.

Thank JamesnWei
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The staff here is very helpful. Black Dal is my favorite here. Every time I visit here I order black dal which is better than most restaurants in India. It closes by 2pm in the afternoon. They also provide jain food.

1  Thank Pragnesh G
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This is the only place you'll get a very authentic Indian food with wide varieties of delicacies to choose from. Chefs are all from India and you'll experience a nice ambiance and the calmness of the place.

1  Thank Jing B
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Indiano John has a team that gets the flavours right! I am not a big eater of heavily sauced food. I like natural tastes & natural flavours. But I love the restaurants atmosphere, the service, the smells & the wine. In fact Xiamen is slowly...More

1  Thank Steven H
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

For those who love Indian food, this could be the only place worth visiting in Xiamen. It’s because there are not much choice in town. And the food is quiet acceptable here, acceptable but pricey. The place has been established quiet some years already. So...More

Thank 386chunweiw
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

As this is apparently the only Indian restaurant around, not much choice for Indian travelers. I went with my colleague, found the food to be average but quite expensive. I guess beggars can’t be choosers.

Thank AnnieLGY
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

4 sit down restaurants this has the best food of any place that we dined in the region. The owners are natives of India and have brought their Cuisine with them. A service was quick and friendly. We did the all you can eat option...More

3  Thank Anna911
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August 5, 2018|
Response from Jing B | Reviewed this property |
maybe 15minutes or less. it's near Taiwan street, in Jiangtou road
March 28, 2018|
Response from IndianoJohn | Property representative |
Hi There! We don’t have delivery service on our own!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69, Jiang Tou Bei Lu | Kai Ming Theatre Complex, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: +86 592 555 7699
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INDIANO JOHN's SAMRAT in its 10th year of operation is XIAMEN's First and Only INDIAN dining which is Owned and Run by Chef/Sommellier John Solomon aka INDIANO JOHN. SAMRAT, specializes in Northern Indian Cuisine, mainly focused on grilled food prepared in the traditional charcoal oven called THE TANDOOR. SAMRAT also takes pride in providing the widest selection of Fine Wines and an unique choice of Gourmet beers from around the World. SAMRAT is a limited 50 seater, so advance bookings are highly recommended.
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