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Cafe Roti

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200 Parkview Pl, Lakeland, FL 33805-4548
+1 863-688-2800
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lakeland, FL
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258 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Last time I came, I thought the mild was a little too mild, so this time I tried the medium, but it was too spicy for me. Live and learn! (and if you like spice, don't worry, I'm assured that it's lovely). So I'll stick with the mild. Their lunch is a great deal-- you get soup (always yummy!), rice,... More 

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Thank floridalibn
Lakeland, Florida
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286 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I come here every so often for Indian food, because it's the only one in Lakeland. It's good, and we can always get a table. Some times the medium spice level is medium, sometime is very spicy. We always really like the food there.

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Thank Ellie W
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

An okay Indian restaurant. We tried it once, and wouldn't bother going again. Definitely did not like the fact that they pass around the same containers of chutneys from table to table, with dried up bits of food stuck to them. Not appetizing or hygienic.

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Thank alfiesookie
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was extremely patient explaining the menu and options in English AND Spanish with my inexperienced and picky friends. The food was very good and the owner/manager came out towards the end of our meal to ask about our meal. If I'm in the area again, I would def eat there.

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Thank Nate D
Youngstown, Ohio
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Very good Indian food but they do not give you enough rice for your meal. We ordered three meals and received one order of rice. Make sure to order an extra side of rice.

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Thank Pharmgal10
Brandon, FL
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The staff and service was very good. The inside entrance looks more like a take out place but a narrow corridor leads you to a nice dining area. I found the food just average.

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Thank Joseph F
Mena
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Looking for world-class Indian cuisine in Central Florida? Check out Cafe Roti in Lakeland. As a transplant from Boston and Washington DC where Fine Indian cuisine is a staple, I tried restaurants in Tampa and Orlando and none could touch Cafe Roti! Service is excellent and setting is intimate yet inviting.

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Thank Lisa S
Winter Haven, Florida
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Had dinner with my girlfriend. Second time I have eaten there. Standard Indian food. Inexpensive and tasty. Service was good. Casual dining. I would eat there again

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Thank Stuart P
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

I could eat their garlic naan every day. I got the beef in spinach sauce and chicken masala, the chicken on recommendation from our server (who I think was the owners wife.) The beef was okay, very uniform flavor, nothing special. The chicken masala though was heavenly. Light and flavorful, with a nice kick since I got it "hot". Next... More 

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Thank Joshua B
Lakeland, Florida
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a quaint little restaurant for an intimate meal. I was skeptical about trying Indian food for the first time, but it is now one of my favorite restaurants. The naan and the butter lamb are so good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Parkview Pl, Lakeland, FL 33805-4548
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-688-2800

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