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790 E State Road 434, Longwood, FL 32750-5347 (Wayman/Oxford-One block west of Hwy 17-92)
+1 407-339-9996
11:30 - 22:00
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Winter Springs, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I dine here at least once per month with my friends from Great Britain. The servers are very polite and friendly, and the atmosphere quiet and reserved. I have had every dish on the menu and have been delighted each time. I highly recommend the chicken tikka masala, chicken makhani, lamb korma, lamb saag, and lamb vindaloo. All of their... More 

Thank LitProfessorRoxana
Central Florida, Florida
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We lived on the Indian Subcontinent for many years and love Indian food so we were pleased to find this restaurant just north of Orlando. The atmosphere was pleasant and the server we had was friendly and solicitous. We ordered tandoori dishes, and the best was the chicken tikka masala, which is one of their signature dishes. The dishes came... More 

Thank Penny W
Amarillo, Texas
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered takeout and it was delicious! We had several heat levels of the butter curry chicken and the hot was hot and the mild was mild. Both were very tasty and came with a generous serving of rice! We didn't try anything else but what we had was delicious!

Thank Carm3lL
Longwood, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The buffet is not large but has a wonderful selection. When I last had lunch there, there were 3 vegetarian items including one lentil and one spinach, two chicken dishes, and one goat, all very good. They always have rice, tossed salad, and a dessert pudding (mango) on the buffet. And there are several dressings/sauces as well. Each item is... More 

Thank J L
Winter Springs, Florida
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423 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 586 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first time to try Indian food, and we were very pleased. Vic was our server and he was both attentive and helpful. We started with a Gateway Platter appetizer to try a variety of items. It was good, but most of the items were fried except for the chicken, so we probably won't get it again. For... More 

Thank REVoigt
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch buffet in the month of June 2016. Some of the food items are very salty. There is no veg biryanis or chicken rice item. Dessert was now pudding.

Thank Suresh Babu B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Food is very good and the lunch buffet is priced well. I've been for lunch twice and the buffet included chicken tandori, naan, all of the typical chutneys and a number of other typical Indian dishes.

Thank Eff B
Longwood, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food has stayed consistant of the last 5 years but ambience and facitlity needs attention. Sit in restaurant seems to have suffered in favor of take out trade.

Thank straighttalker_11
Lawrence, Michigan
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

When a friend suggested that our group of six have Indian food for lunch My wife and I were all for it. But when he said that he had been enjoying Gateway to India for over ten years I was anticipating a superior dining experience. Gateway to India exceeded my expectations by miles!! The atmosphere is comfortable and dignified. The... More 

Thank Breadman49064
Central Florida, Florida
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have found that most of the buffet items at Gateway to India are TOO spicy hot... the hottest of any Indian buffet food we've ever eaten. (We've eaten at many Indian buffets in numerous cities and states.) The first time we thought it might be a fluke so we gave them a second chance. Again, the food was SO... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 790 E State Road 434, Longwood, FL 32750-5347
    (Wayman/Oxford-One block west of Hwy 17-92)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longwood
  • Phone Number: +1 407-339-9996
The Culinary Mystique of North IndiaGateway To India is pleased to present a wide selection of Indian haute cuisine from the finest and freshest ingredients. The menu offers a welcomed change from the ordinary that is not only pleasing to the palate,but a healthy alternative as well.Gateway To India offers two locations in Central Florida, Orlando Internation Dr at I Drive and suburb of Orlando, Historic Town of Longwood. Chef Kapoor is the original owner and Executive Chef and GM former employee of Darden Restaurants Inc, Shivani Kapoor,runs as a family owned business.Gateway To India Open 7 Days a WeedDine In -Take Out-DeliveryDaily Lunch BuffetA La carte Dinner

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