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Memories of India

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8204 Crystal Clear Lane, Suite 1600, Orlando, FL 32809
+1 407-370-3277
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Memories of India first opened its doors in 1999 at its Turkey Lake...
Memories of India first opened its doors in 1999 at its Turkey Lake location offering traditional and authentic Indian cuisine to residents and visitors of Orlando till 2014. In the spring of 2015, it re-opened in its current location at 1600 Crystal Clear Lane (Suite 8204), near Florida Mall. With a seating capacity of 150, and a separate party room for private parties. Chef Kong Chang the owner and operator, who began his culinary journey in India in 1970s, promises the same culinary delights to the patrons as they have come to expect of it since the day it opened in 1999. Over the years, Memories of India restaurant has won several awards, including: Orlando Foodie awards , Orlando Magazine Awards, Where Chef's Eat Awards, Zagat Survey Awards, Silver Spoon Awards, Best bets Awards and more.
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Sorry to see them closed.

We would have loved to sample their cuisine as our family are in Orlando, but they have closed.. We've heard so much about this restaurant. Hope to see it open again.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
Fleye O
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Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great indian food - any problems ask for Mr Khan - The Dal Turka was awesome - usually Indian buffets quality of the food suffers. Not here the samosas was great the lamb curry the chicken tikka the tandoori chicken all the items on the buffet are great. The naan comes out fresh. The service was great. Only short coming... More 

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Kong C, Owner at Memories of India, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your great review about our food, and about the atmosphere. We take your suggestions to heart, and hope some day to meet your expectations about it. Warm regards! More 

Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

truly enjoyed the food, service was great too. Staff was helpful in suggesting how & what to order that made it easier for the group. Good place to hold a party too.

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Kong C, Owner at Memories of India, responded to this review

Hello Andy, Thank you for your feedback and keen observations. We love it that you loved our food and service. Hope to see you again. More 

Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This restaurant reopened in the Florida Mall area on Crystal Clear Lane at the intersection of Sand Lake Road and Orange Blossom Trail, after the Bay Hill location (located on Turkey Lake Road was closed). It is owned and operated by the same family and chef. The only thing that has changed is the location. Food is excellent - every... More 

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Kong C, Owner at Memories of India, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed our food and luckily re-connected with us. We hope to see you again! More 

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We would have loved to sample their cuisine as our family are in Orlando, but they have closed.. We've heard so much about this restaurant. Hope to see it open again.

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Kong C, Owner at Memories of India, responded to this review

Hi Fleye, Thank you for your patronage. Just wanted to inform you that we have re-opened for business at a new location since March 2015: 8204 Crystal Clear Lane Ste 1600 (Near Florida Mall) Orlando Florida 32809 Tel: 407-370-3277 Please visit us at this place! More 

Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We love eating there. We hope they re-open and contact their loyal followers somehow! We really miss their incredible brunch

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Kong C, Owner at Memories of India, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thank you for your patronage. Just wanted to inform you that we have re-opened for business at a new location since March 2015: 8204 Crystal Clear Lane Ste 1600 (Near Florida Mall) Orlando Florida 32809 Tel: 407-370-3277 Please visit us at this place! More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went here on June 5, 2014 and the location was closed and empty. The Indian grocery in the same shopping center is closed as well.

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Kong C, Owner at Memories of India, responded to this review

Hi Deb, Hi, Thank you for your patronage. Just wanted to inform you that we have re-opened for business at a new location since March 2015: 8204 Crystal Clear Lane Ste 1600 (Near Florida Mall) Orlando Florida 32809 Tel: 407-370-3277 Please visit us at this place! More 

Gillingham, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I went with a party of 4 all guys we got there just before 9:30pm to be told we had to order all food as chef goes at 10pm ok so we did. We was given the wine list god know why they didn't have any on the list he said he show us what he had we asked for... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Having eaten here for several years the food has been very consistent. The chicken tikka masala, aloo gobi, bindhi masala are my favorites. I am well traveled and understand that all ethnic food varies. Some reviews are dead wrong and should stick to Darden restaurants. The food and service is very good. If you want heat ask then to spice... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had a wonderful, tasty dinner while on a stay-cation to Orlando. There are 2 restaurants by the same owner in Orlando & Lake Mary in the area. They also cater Indian weddings in the region. Both the lamb dishes we shared were very well seasoned, tender and ample portions. The desserts were excellent, service was good ( waiter forgot... More 

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Paradise
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The service is consistently good as is the food. The lamb madras is an excellent choice. The mild is what I prefer because the medium was a bit too hot the last time I had it. Portions are filling and expect to bring home leftovers. There were four of us and we each ordered something different. We had fish, spinach,fish,... More 

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Additional Information about Memories of India

Address: 8204 Crystal Clear Lane, Suite 1600, Orlando, FL 32809
Phone Number: +1 407-370-3277
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10 to $30

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8204 Crystal Clear Lane, Suite 1600, Orlando, FL 32809
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighborhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-370-3277

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Memories of India first opened its doors in 1999 at its Turkey Lake location offering traditional and authentic Indian cuisine to residents and visitors of Orlando till 2014. In the spring of 2015, it re-opened in its current location at 1600 Crystal Clear Lane (Suite 8204), near Florida Mall. With a seating capacity of 150, and a separate party room for private parties. Chef Kong Chang the owner and operator, who began his culinary journey in India in 1970s, promises the same culinary delights to the patrons as they have come to expect of it since the day it opened in 1999. Over the years, Memories of India restaurant has won several awards, including: Orlando Foodie awards , Orlando Magazine Awards, Where Chef's Eat Awards, Zagat Survey Awards, Silver Spoon Awards, Best bets Awards and more.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?