For some it's a craving. For others, it's an adventure. Either way, Oudom Thai Sushi helps satisfy diners in need of a culinary breath of fresh air.
Under new ownership since last spring, the contemporary downtown restaurant offers a traditional Thai menu featuring tasty appetizers like chicken sate, calamari with Thai sweet chili sauce, shrimp summer rolls with peanut sauce and chicken lettuce wraps. The Tom Kha chicken soup, a light broth of coconut milk with chicken, mushrooms, lemon zest and scallions, is the perfect way to start a meal.
Oudom also serves a variety of traditional entrees with bold Asian flavors. Try the Panang curry, cashew chicken, Pad Thai and other curry dishes. All boasted light, fresh, flavorful sauces. The chefs will adjust the heat from mild to hot accordingly to customers' requests. If you like to break a sweat while dining, just ask for any of the dishes 'Thai hot'.
Over the years, American Thai restaurants have added fresh sushi as another menu option. Oudom Thai Sushi doesn't disappoint with it's fresh sashimi and sushi rolls. The shrimp tempura appetizer and tuna tataki are perfect a table to share.
Diners looking for healthy, flavorful dishes will become regulars of this small town gem.
Address: 116 E. 5th Avenue, downtown Mount Dora
Prices: $$, moderate
Service: Very friendly. Plan for a wait during peak dinner hours on weekends due to popularity. Kitchen is very small, so food can take a while. It's best to plan ahead.