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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“naan” (24 reviews)
“curry” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (76 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Indian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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61380 29 Palms Hwy Ste 13, Joshua Tree, CA 92252-1916
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Five stars! They have a great foot long pastrami sandwich with extra meat! Really delicious! You can eat in or take out!

Thank vdubww
Reviewed yesterday

This is a family owned business and my kids and my favorite. My daughter loves Indian food and curry is both of my kids favorite. My daughter introduced me to Sam's and it is amazing. A person that I bought a dining set from told...More

Thank susanoneil59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service also. We wanted to try some curry dishes. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The drinks were very reasonable as well.

Thank E C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We love Indian food and seek it out when we travel. Sam's serves very good Indian cuisine in nice surroundings in the middle of the Mojave desert! Who new? The veggie korma was delish, the chicken tikka saag very good and the garlic naan the...More

Thank keithwesterberg
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Enjoyed the Paneer Pakoras and Lamb Kabobs. Well seasoned, not overly spicy. Pizza was adaquate, go with the Indian cuisine and you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Sweetcj
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We ordered chicken tandoori, lamb boti kebab and lamb in mango chutney sauce.Sad to say we were extremely disappointed - it was not authentic Indian cooking. We will not be back.

Thank Dana18300
Reviewed 30 March 2018

We got a variety of Indian dishes from Sam's and enjoyed all of them. The service was very good. We got takeout and would recommend it. It may be in a weird location but Sam's food sure is good.

Thank jacobyreviewsforyou
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We like Indian food so we stopped at Sam's place during our time in the Joshua Tree National Park. It definitely had Indian food and it was good. We are quite accustomed to eating Indian cuisine and ordered it at medium spice. It was definitely...More

Thank unclelouie
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Devin was the only person working the floor when we were there, but she kept all the orders straight and made sure everyone was happy despite the place being pretty full. This is authentic Indian food made in the traditional way and their pizza is...More

Thank NavyMomCVN69
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I first ate at Sam's many years ago but on my way to Joshua Tree. At that time we had a pizza and while eating realized they served Indian. I always wanted to come back but always found myself leaving JT on Sundays when Sam's...More

Thank jane m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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