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Gateway to India

8300 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-4004
+1 727-828-9977
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“samosas” (12 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8300 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-4004
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Indian buffet was authentic cuisine. The dished were labeled with the name of the item but we still did not really know what we were eating. However, the server would gladly tell you if you asked. The food was spicy but paired with the...More

Thank Cordelia W
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I have to be up front. I've never been too impressed by Indian Food. But I'm not meat and potatoes only, I love most other Asian cuisines (both americanized and not). So I've never been too excited about Indian food. Sure, I've had it before....More

Thank GreatThingsTB
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This was my second visit to Tampa and when I return for my third I'll be heading back to Gateway to India. The service was fabulous and the food even better. 75 of 691 is too low. This place should easily be in the top...More

Thank dansorenson2
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Our first visit was most pleasant. Service was courteous, friendly and prompt. The waiter was very helpful in answering our questions re several of the dishes. We had the tandoori half chicken, the lamb vindaloo and the fried onion bhaaji. All were very good and...More

Thank WorldTraveler1st
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited their restaurant on Bay Pines Blvd. It was quite good. We started with the Kerala Shrimp appetizer which needed a little more zip. My wife had the Butter Chicken which was heavy and needed some brightness but was otherwise good. I had the...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner upon a friend's recommendation. We felt welcomed as soon as we arrived, were seated in a booth that proved to be very private. We found many options on the menu and the food was excellent as was the atmosphere....More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great selection of food items. Six people had six different entrees and everyone was pleased. We went for dinner but lunch menu is great also. Always the wait staff is friendly and helpful

Thank William M
Reviewed 19 January 2018

If I only had one word to describe this restaurant it would be "FLAVOR". They have it in spades! I don't hand out many 5's but I do it here with no hesitation. Everything from service to atmosphere was excellent. And the prices, I thought...More

Thank MikeT545454
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Son and wife took us here. Never would have found it on our own. Excellent buffet; wonderful service; enjoyable atmosphere. Would definitely go back again.

Thank webdarter
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had not been here for a couple of years, so decided to get take-out. Know inflation has hit, but everything on the menu was more expensive! Got two dishes, the Butter Chicken & Chicken Tikka Masala plus Samosa; the Samosa were overcooked, dry and not...More

Thank Al D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8300 Bay Pines Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33709-4004
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-828-9977
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