• Clay Pit
  • Clay Pit
  • Clay Pit
  • Clay Pit
  • Clay Pit

Clay Pit

1601 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701

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NAMED one of America’s Best Indian Restaurants by Bon Appetit Magazine, Clay Pit serves fresh, innovative Indian Cuisine along with an extensive selection of wines, house drinks, and draft and bottled beers. We serve traditional favorites such as Chicken Tikka Masala and Lamb Vindaloo alongside signature creations like Curried Mussels; Grilled Rack of Lamb; and sumptuous desserts including Mango Cheesecake and Chai Spice Crème Brulee. Open for Lunch and Dinner & Happy Hour.

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1601 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701

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icon-cuisine-typeCuisine Type
Indian
icon-meals-servedMeals Served
Lunch
Dinner
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Lunch
Mon-Fri • 11:00 pm-2:30 pm
Saturday • 12:00 pm-3:00 pm
Dinner
Sun-Thurs • 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Fri-Sat • 5:00 pm-11:00 pm
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Casual
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Extensive Wine List
Seasonal Menus
Take Out Meals
Vegetarian Meals
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Same as Restaurant Hours
Happy Hour
Mon-Fri • 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
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Banquet Facilities
Catering
Full Service Catering
Private Parties
Private Rooms
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American Express
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Master Card
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Executive Chef/Owner
Balinder Singh

Chef Bali joined Clay Pit in 2000, initially working under the tutelage of renowned Indian Master Chef Maqbool Ahmed. He became head chef at Clay Pit in 2002.
Chef Bali specializes in Indian cuisine, particularly that of North India, which features a wide variety of rich savory sauces, clay oven fired meats, vegetables and seafood, as well as many vegetarian dishes. At Clay Pit, Chef Bali has blended these Indian traditions with influences from around the world to create unique contemporary dishes as well.
Chef Bali received his degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Schiller Int’l University in Switzerland. He completed his chef training at Café Brasserie in Zurich before moving to the United States in 1998. Prior to joining Clay Pit, Chef Bali worked as a Tandoor Chef at Shalimar Indian Restaurant in New Orleans.

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