Since 2003, Café Roti has been wowing patrons with traditional, gourmet Indian-Pakistani dishes in Lakeland, FL. The restaurant is just one block south of Munn Park in the downtown district. It is spacious and a few window seats offer exceptional views for people watching during lunch and dinner.
You’ll find a wide variety of Indian-Pakistani dishes on the menu, including Vegetarian. Don’t be nervous about asking questions. Staff at Cafe Roti will do there best to provide descriptions of each option.
Café Roti Lunch Specials
Café Roti offers two types of lunch specials: the Executive Lunch and the Lunch Combo Special. The Executive Lunch comes with one appetizer, one entrée with naan, and a dessert for $17.00 while the Lunch Combo Special comes with an entrée served with basmati rice and naan for $11.00 (vegetarian) or $12.00 (chicken or beef). Regular menu options include seafood entrees and Dhal.
The Executive Lunch
In the photo above, one meal is Paneer and mixed vegetables with Vindaloo sauce (vinegar, potatoes, ginger, garlic and masala). The other is Chicken with Tikka Masala sauce (ghee, diced peppers and onions). The Vegetarian Mix Platter appetizer includes a Samosa (pear shaped fried dough with vegetables inside).
Each meal served at Café Roti is cooked to order with a savory blend of ancient Indian spices so be sure to let your server know just how much spice your stomach can take.
A Vegan Dessert
The Forbidden Rice Pudding with Coconut Gelato is a popular option. What is forbidden rice pudding? It is a rare-find black rice (high antioxidant) cooked in coconut milk and served with homemade baby coconut ice. Other offerings include Chocolate Samosa with Kerlan Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Himalayan Stream (warm toffee pudding with Darjeeling chia foam) and Crème Carmel Custard.
Café Roti is Family Friendly – the Kid’s Menu
Each kid’s meal comes with a drink and ice cream. Options include Butter Chicken with basmati rice, Chicken Nuggets with fries, Grilled Cheese with fries, and Mac and Cheese.