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7201 66th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-4006
727-397-2869
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Let me first start by saying we have eaten here at least twenty times. The owners greet us every time and we have never ever considered sending anything back. The Nan bread is so so good and not dry at all. The mango lassies taste like they just came off a tree. The curries can not be faulted and they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

this restaurant is closed now and its known as gateway to India, there third in the chain. Indian cuisine and worth trying. value for money as they have the best ambiance and provide exceptional service with quality drinks as wine and beer. highly recommend the new place :)

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Thank Laltesh S
St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

First time. We arrived for an early dinner and were not disappointed. I ordered the medium heat and it was just right. My wife ordered the mild and was still too hot. It won't stop her or I from returning. It's been a long time since we ate food like this and didn't realize how much we missed it. We... More 

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Thank James D
Pinellas Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have only been here for lunch - once before some renovation and then after. There have been vast improvements. However, the food has always been excellent and the staff is always friendly. The building, while always clean, is minimally decorated and there is little ambiance. However, I find that many ethnic establishments go overboard in this regard. It is... More 

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Thank Edward B
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Such a great diverse menu. And the $2 happy hour 3 Daughters beer is unbeatable. There are plenty of thai and vietnamese options in the area, its nice to have a good indian restaurant as well. We'll be coming back regularly.

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Thank sdouglas0589
Florida, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This review is for the St. Pete location on MLK, which opened last month. We went for the weekend buffet, described in the local news as having more dishes on offer than the weekday version. Arrived 30 min into the buffet, and sampled about 8 dishes including aloo gobi, corn fritters, the ever-present butter chicken and tandoori, some unidentified fish,... More 

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Thank J B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I tried Indian food for the first time a few years ago when I was stationed in Georgia and I have been hooked over since. I moved back to Florida last year and one of the first things I did was try and find a great restaurant that serves Indian Cuisine. I cannot begin to explain how happy I was... More 

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Thank Jason B
Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I can't wait to go back for the lunch buffet. The garlic naan is probably my favorite. When the fresh naan comes out of the oven, they don't just through it on the buffet line. They walked around to each table and offered hot fresh naan. That made the experience even better. I'm a vegan so I can't speak on... More 

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Thank Tara W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This is such a fantastic place for people wanting to try something exotic and different! The interior of the dining area is simple, spacious and clean. You will be met at the door by wonderful hosts and greeted with a cacophony of scents, traditional to Indian cuisine! The buffet features a variety of simple and complex dishes and they are... More 

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Simple decor but the food is outstanding. Honestly one of the best Indian food meals we have ever enjoyed and we have tried Indian food all over the world. Form the start with the tamarind cilantro appetizer to the chicken tikka masala. Many good dishes to choose from. Service was friendly .

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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
$8 - $14
Cuisine
Indian, Pakistani
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7201 66th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781-4006
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Pinellas Park
  • Phone Number: 727-397-2869
Description
Welcome to Clay Oven! Clay Oven derives its name from tandoor, which is used in traditional Punjabi/North Indian cooking and baking. Punjab is a northern state of India and is very popular for its rich food and flavours, originating from its traditional way of clay oven cooking. Food cooked in Clay Oven is authentic and emits unique aroma – a taste that is impossible to duplicate! Cooking in clay is one of the oldest techniques for cooking exotic meals. The process dates back to the early settlements of the ancient Indus Valley and Harappan Civilization.

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