August 07, 2022

The best Indian restaurants in Orlando, according to Reddit

Orlando was once the "chain restaurant capital" of the world, dooming residents to choose from a slate of bland restaurants. That has changed as Orlando's culinary scene boomed, leaving multiple options for nearly every type of cuisine.

In fact, Orlando has enough options now to discern between the good and bad outposts of formerly absent styles of cuisine . Recently, someone did what you do  when seeking out good Indian restaurant recommendations — they took their question to Reddit.  Orlando Redditors opined on which restos bring the heat and authentic flavors. Behold the results.
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Tamarind Indian Cuisine 
501 Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 321-207-0760
"I ordered something MILD there once and it was so hot that no amount of yogurt helped me choke it down." – u/-HappyLady-
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Tamarind Indian Cuisine

501 Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 321-207-0760

"I ordered something MILD there once and it was so hot that no amount of yogurt helped me choke it down." – u/-HappyLady-
 Bawarchi Biryanis Orlando  
6315 International Drive, 407-368-7938
"Bewarchi has a more fragrant dosa with excellent dessert dosa options for kids. The dosa is crispier, larger, and the savory potato stuffing has authentic aromas with a pop of curry leaf. Their tandoor options are decent, too. Although, they really need to add a tandoori fish option." – u/Voluntaryst1
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Bawarchi Biryanis Orlando

6315 International Drive, 407-368-7938

"Bewarchi has a more fragrant dosa with excellent dessert dosa options for kids. The dosa is crispier, larger, and the savory potato stuffing has authentic aromas with a pop of curry leaf. Their tandoor options are decent, too. Although, they really need to add a tandoori fish option." – u/Voluntaryst1
Bombay street kitchen  
6215 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-240-5151
"Bombay Street Kitchen actually got a Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide; meaning it’s among 'Inspector’s Favorites for a good value'. . . In other words the same people who give out coveted Michelin stars enjoyed it, so sounds like a good endorsement to me." –u/hurtfulproduct
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Bombay street kitchen

6215 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-240-5151
"Bombay Street Kitchen actually got a Bib Gourmand from the Michelin Guide; meaning it’s among 'Inspector’s Favorites for a good value'. . . In other words the same people who give out coveted Michelin stars enjoyed it, so sounds like a good endorsement to me." –u/hurtfulproduct
 El Vic's Kitchen 
2445 Edgewater Drive, 407-674-8131
"Just had El Vic’s on Edgewater in College Park the other day. Delicious and spicy. They were also very attentive staff and the restaurant looked very cute and well tended." – u/ComonomoC
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El Vic's Kitchen

2445 Edgewater Drive, 407-674-8131

"Just had El Vic’s on Edgewater in College Park the other day. Delicious and spicy. They were also very attentive staff and the restaurant looked very cute and well tended." – u/ComonomoC
 Friends Indian Cuisine  
1375 S. Semoran Blvd., 407-412-5278  
"This place is really good! The cooks here were former cooks at Ahmed Indian Restaurant. They opened their own place!" –u/sushiiflower
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Friends Indian Cuisine

1375 S. Semoran Blvd., 407-412-5278

"This place is really good! The cooks here were former cooks at Ahmed Indian Restaurant. They opened their own place!" –u/sushiiflower
 Gateway to India Longwood  
790 E. State Road 434, Longwood, 407-339-9996 
"My Indian neighbors say if they don't want to cook themselves, they like Gateway to India in Longwood." – u/310410celleng
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Gateway to India Longwood

790 E. State Road 434, Longwood, 407-339-9996
"My Indian neighbors say if they don't want to cook themselves, they like Gateway to India in Longwood." – u/310410celleng
Guru 
2400 S. Highway 27, Clermont, 352-241-9884
"Guru in Clermont is my favorite. It's a tad pricey but the food is amazing and the owner is the nicest man ever" – u/Raymeis
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Guru

2400 S. Highway 27, Clermont, 352-241-9884

"Guru in Clermont is my favorite. It's a tad pricey but the food is amazing and the owner is the nicest man ever" – u/Raymeis
Khasiyat Indian Restaurant  
852 W. Lancaster Road, 407-888-2147
"Khasiyat is leagues ahead of most of these other recommendations but I feel like the only reason people would not like it is if they MUST have meat in their meal. Khasiyat is vegetarian but it's so good that it doesn't even factor to me as being a good "vegetarian restaurant". It's just top tier food, period." – u/adultbeanbag
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Khasiyat Indian Restaurant

852 W. Lancaster Road, 407-888-2147

"Khasiyat is leagues ahead of most of these other recommendations but I feel like the only reason people would not like it is if they MUST have meat in their meal. Khasiyat is vegetarian but it's so good that it doesn't even factor to me as being a good "vegetarian restaurant". It's just top tier food, period." – u/adultbeanbag
Kohinoor Indian Restaurant  
249 W. State Road 436, Altamonte Springs, 407-788-6004 
"They’re amazing." – u/IronKnight23
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Kohinoor Indian Restaurant

249 W. State Road 436, Altamonte Springs, 407-788-6004

"They’re amazing." – u/IronKnight23
Memories of India  
3895 Lake Emma Road, Lake Mary, 407-804-0920
"This is my hands-down favorite!!!" – u/MissChanandalerBong
Photo via memoriesofindiaorlando.com

Memories of India

3895 Lake Emma Road, Lake Mary, 407-804-0920

"This is my hands-down favorite!!!" – u/MissChanandalerBong