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Masala

229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-760-6612
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Ranked #58 of 125 Restaurants in Banff
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Regina, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Usually when you have a buffet in an Indian restaurant, you have lots of food choices. Not at Masala. He's the only game in town, and is intent on making the bucks. There were three items on the buffet only, and the bread serving was also small. Two of the buffet items were lentil or dal, one was a very... More

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Eijsden, Limburg, Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We came there craving for some Indian food. The meal itself was good but the service was disappointing. We had to wait for more than one hour to have the food in front of us. Even though there were only few tables occupied. The waiters wouldn't even look at us, I tried to order a second beer while waiting and... More

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Trinidad
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Our waiter was very pleasant and friendly. The food was tasty and flavourful and the locals recommemded it. There was one thing that I didnt like. The bill stated the 15% gratuity can automatically be added. No one should be forced to pay any tip unless, they want to. So to the owners, remove that statement at the bottom of... More

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Prince Albert, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I have eaten butter chicken at nearly every opportunity available when I travel and this restaurant by far has THE best! We ate here for lunch where they serve an amazing buffet with three main meal choices. Salads, rice, naan bread topped off with chai tea. Very friendly and appreciative service. Amazing amazing restaurant.

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Visakhapatnam, India
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94 reviews 94 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We went for a lunch and only buffet was available. Initially we were disappointed because generally the buffet menus have a large spread. There was one meat item I.e butter chicken and a limited selection of vegetarian items. The nans were provided on the table. There is only one sweet/ dessert I.e Rosagulla. But all the items were tasty and... More

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North East England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was the worst Indian food we have ever had, we were unable to finish our meal as it was so bad- and we were hungry.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

It was a Sunday evening and we did get seated as soon as we arrived. The wait staff were excellent being particularly helpful to one of our party who cannot have 'dairy'. He knew what each meal contained and cheerfully advised on what was possible. We had starters, 3 main courses, rice and naan bread. Could not fault any of... More

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Edmonton
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food is tasteless and the service sucks. The first night we had to wait for 35 minutes to be served after getting a table and the food was tasteless. The second night we ordered a take out assuming that it will be faster. We had to wait 45 mins and when we went to ask they said 10 more... More

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Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had to wait 30 minutes for a table, but the food was excellent. They didn't have a hostess taking names so we stood in line with others. Once seated the wait staff was very helpful explaining the menu items and the food was excellent. Two of us shared a rice dish, chicken tiki masala and nane and had plenty.

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Singapore, Singapore
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102 reviews 102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Actually the only Indian food in. Banff.... Crowded by locals and tourists alike...food was decent and the place was jam packed due to the Labor Day weekend . Do not expect great service but not a bad place to go

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