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Sam's Indian Food & Pizza

61380 29 Palms Hwy Ste 13, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1916
+1 760-366-9511
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“naan” (20 reviews)
“chicken tikka” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (68 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
Indian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
61380 29 Palms Hwy Ste 13, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1916
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

I love this restaurant! Tikka pizza is delicious! We had different curries and naans as well, and they were all amazing. It's my fav dinner location after a day of hiking in the beautiful Joshua Tree.

Thank Unsungy
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was a recommendation from our hosts at Sacred Sands but it is very popular and the wait was too long on our first visit. However on our second attempt we went early (by Australian standards, Americans rend to eat early) and we had an...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, low light, cloth napkins, beautiful water pitcher that they left in our table. Food delicious! Medium was spicy! 🌶 The Naan was very good. I had garlic, next time I will get plain. Nice atmosphere for visiting.

Thank KimberlyKunz
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were delightfully surprised to find Sam's Indian Food & Pizza. Delicious authentic vegie food! The staff and service are great.

Thank scoutNkeepitgypsy
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Unlike the name suggests, this is an Indian place that also offers Pizzas! We went for the Indian delicacies and they were amazing. Best soft and fluffy Naan with delicious Dal Makhani is what I ordered along with Tea and Paneer Pakodas! Tea was strictly...More

Thank SeemaTiwari
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Love the cooking. Authentic Indian food. I have liked everything I've eaten here. palak paneer awesome- chicken masala--aloo gobi- vindaloo

Thank marle b
Reviewed 13 May 2017

So glad we found this place! It was late and we'd heard there was a good Indian restaurant in town, so we were really glad to arrive just before they closed. We ordered a lot and had to take it to-go, but it was ready...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 10 May 2017

After a day of hiking and minimal lunch, coming upon Sam's Pizza by recommendation of our AirBnB host was a revelation. We love pizza and Indian food, so finding an Indian pizza place was delicious. I had palak paneer, which was good, but not as...More

Thank LaPetiteAmber
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Sam's pizza does, in fact, have pizza, but they mostly feature Indian dishes! Stopped here with two friends, and we were all very satisfied with our dishes. I had the vegetable balls in a creamy sauce, which was probably the best meal I'd had in...More

Thank Dani N
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

They accommodated a group of seven quickly. Service was great. I ate the coconut chicken korma. It was delicious as was the onion garlic naan. They do serve alcohol but not burgers after 3.

Thank Kelly C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61380 29 Palms Hwy Ste 13, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1916
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Joshua Tree
  • Phone Number: +1 760-366-9511
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