Cafe Lotus is one of several Indian restaurants in Marin County run by Surinder Sroa and his family. Surinder, or Pal as he is called by his friends, was born in India and grew up in the grocery and spice business. Surinder and his wife Linda Sroa and their son Jyoti created this eatery in 2007.
Pal has been a resident of Marin County since 1987 and feels privileged to run the best Indian restaurants in Marin. Surinder is also very proud to have many members of his family helping to make the Lotus Family of Indian restaurants the very best in the San Francisco North Bay.
Jyoti Sroa, son of Surinder “Pal” Sroa, has been working for the Lotus Family of Restaurants since he was still in school. He graduated from the Santa Rosa Junior College for Culinary Arts in Restaurant Management. Jyoti and his wife Alisha currently manage Lotus Cuisine of India in San Rafael and help run Cafe Lotus in Fairfax. His favorite dish is Paneer Tikka Masala.