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Red Armadillo

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Mexican, Bar, Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta
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No.132 Daxue Road, Siming District | Huandao Lu, Xiamen 316000, China
0592-2564128
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BUSINESS TRIP, LOOKING FOR A GOOD BURGER

After reading reviews, finally locating the restaurant, I was very impressed with this burger. The nachos are great as well. Service is rather prompt, seating is limited. Classic rock and roll for your listening pleasure. I'd recommend this to everyone that enjoys a good burger.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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English first
Quanzhou, China
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Seeing all reviews I thought must try. Was in the area so let's go. Will not waste too much time on review.....but this is an insult to call this anything like Mexican or American. Where the reviews come from with excellent is a riddle to me.

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California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

After reading reviews, finally locating the restaurant, I was very impressed with this burger. The nachos are great as well. Service is rather prompt, seating is limited. Classic rock and roll for your listening pleasure. I'd recommend this to everyone that enjoys a good burger.

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Xiamen, China
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126 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is a new small restaurant that grew out of the Red Armadillo at Zeng cuoan. this new location is hard to find, but worth it. very small- with only 3 small rooms. However, the mostly Tex-Mex food is very tasty. We tried burrito, taco salad, and some other dishes and all were good. The let-down is the location, which... More 

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Xiamen, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Armadillo,since 2008.,best Mexican food .they import material from Metro. Very nice staff and good Management.

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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202 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

Very cozy little place in xiamen. Its a bet of a drive from down town. Its a house that was converted to an american grill where u can get burgers and tex mex. good place to chill out with friends and enjoy a burger and nachos.

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Xiamen, China
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

There is now "ROY'S RED ARMADILLO" It is in a great location! Roy's Red Armadillo seats up to one hundred people, which is great for parties. They have a variety of foods and drinks. You will always find service with a smile! :D

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Xiamen, China
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Run by an expat who, unlike some western businessmen in China, has a good honest establishment. The food is good and plentiful. A little hard to find but worth a visit for some good western food that won't break the budget.

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Houston
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The Red Armadillo won't compare to a typical burger joint in the United States. But if you're living on Xiamen for business purposes and need a change from all of the rice, this is a GREAT restaurant to stumble upon and get yourself a burger. And truth be told, after a month eating nothing but "gong bao ji ding," the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

The Red Armadillo is a nice alternative to the mostly chinese restaurants and the staff can speak an acceptable english. However google maps sent us to a spot about 10 kilometres away from the real restaurant and it was a nightnare to find as no taxi understands english. The best is to phone the restaurant from the taxi and hand... More 

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Beijing, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

This restaurant was in a cool part of town and it was definitely worth the cab ride to find it. Had been eating Chinese food for the past two straight days and needed something different. Live in Beijing and I would say this place (especially the nachos) lived up to most of the Mexican/texmex restaurants there. They have a fairly... More 

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Additional Information about Red Armadillo

Address: No.132 Daxue Road, Siming District | Huandao Lu, Xiamen 316000, China
Phone Number: 0592-2564128
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
Cuisine: Mexican, Bar, Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No.132 Daxue Road, Siming District | Huandao Lu, Xiamen 316000, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: 0592-2564128

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Bar, Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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