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Coyote Cafe and Cantina

#5 of 1,398 Restaurants in Xiamen
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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No.20-22 Jianye Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361022, China
Name/address in local language
+86 592 508 0737
11:30 - 22:00
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you can impress a Mexican national in China with their native food you know you have a winner which is exactly what Coyote did! They also have a good offering of more standard western dishes as well as nightly specials. And their margaritas are addicting. Got to give them a try when you are in Xiamen!

Thank James U
Xiamen, China
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79 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever you are in Marco Polo area , it is one of the first choice! Good food and good service, friendly atmosphere and European sports matches on a TV. Couple dishes will be enough to share and be full! So don't look at the price! Look at the size and quality!

Thank JuliaReitor
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not easy to find nice foreign food outside the main cities in China. Xiamen is certainly a big city in China and they have their foreign restaurants mostly managed by foreigners. I visited the Coyote Cantina and the fajitas I ate were very nice. Also the nachos.

Thank Mbil10
Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a good find. The food is good, a little modified to local taste. The chips and pico are authentic. Not easy to find corn chips in China, let alone Xiamen. Staff is friendly. Recommend.

Thank ParillaMan
Xiamen, China
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Food is good Mexican/Western food, at a good price. Drinks are great, with a long list; don't forget to try their specialty - Margarita's. I would often go here just for their Margarita's; try the ginger.

Thank vl_tbo
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I don't have so much experience in Mexican food but i like the food in this restaurant. The menu is big with many choices for main dish and also for drinks. I like their quesadillas. The service is always very welcome.

Thank vaggelisavi
Sydney, Australia
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144 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Spent an enjoyable evening here but don't expect truly authentic Mexican food. This is Mexican via China after all. Keep that in mind and you will enjoy it more. Extensive menu with reasonable prices. Worth a try if you want a break from Chinese food.

Thank shanosV8
New Delhi, India
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Good for food and drinks. Food is good but not the best if you are die hard fan of Mexican food. I love it since Mexican food is very close to Indian, especially beans and rice. I usually make sure I visit Coyote every time I am in Xiamen.

Thank punto0900
Hong Kong, China
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Food better than you think.. But took forever and had some lost in translation moments, but generally well done. Worth a try.

Aarhus, Denmark
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very tasty food. We shared quesadillas, nachos and shrimp tacos and was very happy with the visit. Fair prices. Located in MP area.

Thank nanslb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.20-22 Jianye Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361022, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: +86 592 508 0737
Welcome to Coyote. Located in the center of Xiamen, China; walking distance from the Marco Polo and The Pan Pacific hotels. Comfortable and relaxing dining or "enjoy a Margarita" atmosphere. Coyote serves up Xiamen's finest Tex-Mex foods with exciting dishes and unique ambiance. At Coyote, every dish is created using only the freshest, finest ingredients. We serve only the choicest meats and seafood, freshest rice and beans, and tortillas that are baked fresh daily. Our authentic menu with some special "fusion" and atmosphere create a truly enjoyable dining experience.

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