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Dakshin Indian Cuisine

12541 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32836-6724
+1 407-827-9080
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible22%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12541 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32836-6724
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1 - 10 of 245 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service. The food was prepared with the level of heat that each diner requested. The waitress made great suggestions. However, watch the hours as they close between lunch and dinner.

Thank alanlubin
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Once again excellent food good service We always call in when in town Been coming many time and always have a great curry staff are very friendly give good advice on there food

Thank Andy L
Reviewed March 1, 2018

We were looking for Indian restaurants in and around Disney world and found this on Google. This restaurant is good with a nice ambience and food was good. The restaurant owner was very kind and explained us the Menu and made the food as per...More

Thank Murali M
Reviewed February 25, 2018

My whole family loves Dakshin. We have been coming here for many years and the food is always amazing. The quality ingredients combined with the wonderful spices makes the food here perfection. I have eaten Indian food my whole life, and around the globe -...More

Thank yazi1329
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Absolutely Disgusting!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Over charges and bad service. Poor quality food example 4 adults two children $290 for food you wouldn't feed your dog. When we complained the owner said quot I DON'T CARE. When told we would put on Trip Advisor & Yelp owner said...More

Thank philllowth
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a total Indian vibe with temple style decor and ornate entry door. Our kids loved the ambiance. Food was very nice and they can adjust the spiciness of the curry which is very good with kids. The mango lassi was their favorite...More

Thank sethutty
Reviewed December 30, 2017

I've been coming to Dakshin for years and as usual returned during the busy Christmas Season 2017. They were very busy. I guess it was because of the Holidays. The food was as wonderful as usual. So much so that I visited them twice for...More

1  Thank mackie727
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

I ordered my drink & food as soon as I sat down. Place was very busy. Then I waited & waited & waited! No food! Asked three different servers, each one said it’s coming! Four tables who were seated almost the same time as me...More

Thank Janette F
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant dakshin !! The staff are so caring, they treat like family. The restaurant ambience is great, and Indian music plays in the background is more attractive Food is really delicious. We had shrimp fry as a starter, and chicken curry with...More

Thank samgi1
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Walked in a Busy Friday evening - Hardly anyone inside. Kofta was stale.Calicut partita was Good. It’s more Kerala kind of food. They are better off specializing on one type of food than trying g to do everything. Order simple food don’t go for specials....More

Thank Subramanyam K
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Reunion Resort(7593 Gathering Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34747) is 12 miles away from Dakshin and we are open on Mondays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12541 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32836-6724
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Lake Buena Vista
  • Neighborhood: Lake Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 407-827-9080
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Walt Disney World
Description
First of its kind in Orlando, India's innovative cuisine, the very name 'Dakshin' evokes opulence in taste and decor. Dakshin introduces you to a cuisine from the southern part of India stretching from the rugged coastlines of Tamil Nadu and Kerala to the sun-drenched beaches of Goa and Mumbai on India's western coast. As spectacular and surprising as the country sides are, so are the cuisines of its many communities, which were confined by and large to family kitchens, until Dakshin, the restaurant, captured and showcased them. Created from a wealth of local spices, red chillies, coconut, pepper and spices of the coast, the cuisines of the Tamilians of Tamil Nadu, the Malayalees of Kerala, the Bunts of Mangalore, the Portuguese of Goa and the East Indians of Mumbai, are a delight to the taste buds.
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