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229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
403-760-6612
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 34
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food and Service

Decided to try this authentic Indian cuisine restaurant located just off of Banff Ave and I was glad we did. The food was very good and the service was pleasant and quick. I would definitely come back on my next visit to Banff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
ChadMarkRoss
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Spruce Grove, Canada
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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251 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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lethbridge
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9 reviews 9 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

this place is amazing!!! the service, is probably the best service i have had in the world... not even kidding!! i am not sure if it was the manager or the owner that was serving us but he went out of his way for EVERY single table there , it says that they close at 10 pm and ( i... More 

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Lake Louise, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I visited this restaurant on several ocasion. The food is always delicious, the servers provided us with great service and I realy love the atmosphere of this place. Everytime we spend the day in Banff, we stop by for the lunch buffet. For the price is the best you can get in town without eating a fast food. I'll be... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Masala restaurant was recommended by staff at our hotel as being wonderful for both food and service. We were not disappointed. Both were fabulous and we returned twice in four nights.. Best butter chicken I've ever had and the staff we're so friendly and welcoming. Thanks Ani, hope to see you again.

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Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While in Banff we decided on Masala. It is so far the best Indian food I have had in Canada. Service was excellent, price was as expected and the food was awsome.

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Decided to try this authentic Indian cuisine restaurant located just off of Banff Ave and I was glad we did. The food was very good and the service was pleasant and quick. I would definitely come back on my next visit to Banff.

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Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My husband and I came for an early supper with another couple and their four children. The highlights- flavour. The chefs in the kitchen have excelled in creating a menu full of flavour. Every dish had a differing taste profile providing us with a sensory delight. We love traditional Indian heat, when we ask for "hot" dishes we specify "India"... More 

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Victoria BC
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Menu has great variety of ala cart dishes. Good service and excellent quality. Our first visit and we will return

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Dillon, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My husband and I love our curries so on a recent trip to Banff decided to try the Masala restaurant despite reading some negative reviews about it. How I wish I'd paid attention to those reviews! The restaurant was quiet when we went in on a Monday night but started to fill up as we left. We had the onion... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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236 reviews 236 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

we hadn't had a good curry in a long time so decided to give Masala a try on our recent trip to Banff and we were not disappointed. The food portions were large and super tasty. The meat was tender and the biriyani was authentically spiced. The service was fast and friendly. The decor is what you expect of a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We've frequented Banff many times but this is the first time we ate here a few weeks ago; helped a little by a 10% off voucher we found. The restaurant is tucked away from the main drag but not difficult to find. Plain and simple inside, we were there around 6pm and there was a steady stream of customers. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: 403-760-6612

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?