Clermont Guru Indian Restaurant has been proudly serving the finest authentic Indian cuisine in Central Florida since 2014. Founded by Master Chef Uday Kadam, he launched his Guru Restaurant to bring us a superb quality Indian food emporium. Master Chef Uday Kadam felt that Clermont was the very best community in Central Florida to open an Indian restaurant. Kadam offers a simple and very authentic gourmet-style restaurant, specializing in Northern Indian foods.

Guru Indian Restaurant has proudly been awarded dozens of fine dining awards from Style Magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, The Tampa Tribune, South Lake Tablet, Clermont News Leader and many more inclusive of repeatedly earning the South Lake Chamber of Commerce ‘Local Taste Awards’ for being ‘The Best Indian Restaurant in Central Florida.”  Guru Indian Restaurant has been named one of the Top Restaurants out of over 8000 eateries in Central Florida over the past 6 years by nationally respected Trip Advisor. Their most recent honors include the ‘Best Entrée’ at the Taste of South Lake Festival and ‘Best Lunch Spot’ for 2023 by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Master Guru, Uday Kadam is from a small village 300 miles south of Mumbai, India. His father was Kadam’s first ‘Guru’ mentor and a respected teacher. While attending college in Bombay, Kadam worked at the famous Taj Mahal Hotel Restaurant. He studied under the talents of many internationally respected guru chefs who inspired him in what would become his life’s most desired profession. Kadam stepped up his professional career as a Manager for Marriott Hotels in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt before coming to work in the United States in 1982. He was a professional Food & Beverage Manager at the Disney Polynesian. He has over 40 years of successful experience in the restaurant and hospitality business here in the Orlando area. Kadam shares, “The word Guru means ‘Master’ and ‘A Sharing Teacher’. I was fortunate to learn from the best of the best chefs at Marriott and Disney!”

Savory Indian Cuisine: Guru offers you a very diverse menu with dozens of delicious entrée options. Every dish is custom created with very fresh ingredients, sauces and spices. Each dish is spiced to match your personal desires from mild and normal to hot. Every Guru Indian Restaurant dine-in experience is started with a complimentary dish of Pappadam chips, served with onion and sweet mango chutney as a welcoming gift. Their unique appetizers as well as their cooked chicken, beef, lamb, seafood, vegetable and Biryani dishes are always cooked to perfection. To enhance any meal, beers, wines and Indian Chai Teas are available.

Guru offers a diverse menu of premium-quality beef, lamb, seafood, poultry and vegan entrees. Their Biryani specialties are tender meat and basmati rice combinations made in Hyderabadi style. All 10 varieties of naan breads are cooked fresh in their special clay ovens. They offer Sweet Mango Chutney, Raita and Pappdam. Plus, they offer homemade mango and pistachio flavored ice creams, Gulab Jamun and Ras Malai for refreshing desserts. Domestic and Indian beers as well as a large variety of house and brand wines as well as Indian Chai Tea are available. They offer a special Children’s Menu with simple chicken fingers and Indian-style pizzas. Guru serves very generous portions of the finest quality foods available, with some savory extras going home for a second meal.

Kadam notes, “Two of the most popular dishes remain Butter Chicken and Chicken Masala. Butter Chicken is offered with boneless pieces of fresh white chicken breast tikka, cooked in a special butter sauce and served in a creamy tomato base over Basmati rice. Chicken Tikka Masala is marinated with fresh yogurt, creams and spices for 24 hours. Chicken Masala is cooked fresh for each diner and served with bite-sized boneless chicken breast pieces after being cooked in the Tandoor clay oven with a light tomato sauce, onions, aromatic herbs and spices.”

Guru Indian Restaurant started to give away free bottles of wine and beer during the pandemic with minimum ToGo pick-up orders. Whether you are celebrating date nights, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, showers, business meetings or any special occasion, the Guru team is ready to make your event experience extra special.

Kadam credits his success story to his very loyal clients. While he strives to best serve the local community; they have served many celebrities, athletes, politicians and tourists as well as their loyal regular guests. Master Chef Uday Kadam notes, “Many of our guests claim they first tried Indian cuisine here and loved it! So, they keep coming back! You are invited to take your time here, making each Guru dining experience tasty, enjoyable and memorable.”

Guru Indian Restaurant offers convenient dine-in, dine-out, ToGo takeout, delivery and catering services. Guru is a beautifully adorned Indian-styled environment with fresh flowers and artwork. With plenty of outdoor seating, they have a staff ready to spoil you with fabulous foods, tasty drinks and personalized service.

They are open from noon 7 days a week for lunches and dinners from Monday through Saturday hours until 9 PM and until 6 PM on Sundays. Walk-ins and reservations are always welcome.

Located at 2400 US Highway 27, Suite 101 in Clermont, FL 34711. Call 352-241-9884 or visit: and Like and follow them on Facebook at:

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