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#2 of 1,389 Restaurants in Xiamen
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Quanzhou, China
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

I love Indian food especially when its spicy. here it is not that spicy but taste well. Sure worth the visit but my only problem is the way they serve the dishes......no structure, no way brought as ordered. Dishes we wanted first came last and so on. Number one in Xiamen? Wow, that's an insult to others but sure I... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

I've lived on china for 3 years and never have I have a dining experience like I have at Indiano johns. Not only is the food fabulous but the wine selected by Indiano himself is just perfect for each selection. His cellar of wine is just another experience in itself. I can't recommend it enough.

3 Thank JTM11234
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

We were Xiamen for a fair and went to eat at the restaurant. There was abuffet on offer which was very over priced. The quality of food was really poor. Highly overrated. Won't record it at all

5 Thank NakulH
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Had dinner there all the days i was in china n the food was very tasty n the best thing is he also prepared jain food on request everyday.. The owner is sooo good n friendly. Loved the place very much.

4 Thank Gaurav K
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15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Been here few times. Whilst they serve tasty food hope service has got better as we were made to wait for quite a while few times.

1 Thank srihariananth
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

I ate ate this restaurant with a couple friends we ordered in the traditional Chinese style to share the dishes and found the service and the food to be very good. It was a nice Indian Restaurant.

3 Thank Ron D
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

On any trip to Xiamen, Indiano John's should be on your restaurant list. To me, Indiano John's is one of the best Indian dining experiences I know. I lived in Xiamen for 13 years and went to Indiano John's on many, many occasions, introducing Chinese and other friends to top quality Indian food. Although I hail from Britain, where I've... More 

3 Thank Mark-of-Xiamen
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

Whenever I amnin Xiamen, I go to Indiano John's at least once for dinner. I have taken many people with me an all have enjoyed it as much as I do.

1 Thank AWBoyer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

I went with my friends to this place with the help of trip advisor..,the atmosphere was great and it was a busy night. We got water and menu and a person came to take order for us , we asked him to recommend some dishes and he introduced us some starters, mix kebab and variety of curries and breads.finally we... More 

4 Thank dbdeva
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

I went to this place last week end , the atmosphere was very good and i met a person named josh , he introduced me great dishes kebabs and curries which i felt very delicious and they also have a wide variety of beers and wines. Will visit again when come to xiamen.

5 Thank Joshua K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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
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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