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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 38
    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
Tasty food but service could be better

My husband and I dined at Marsala's for dinner around 6 pm on a Saturday night recently. There were a few people waiting, but no one greeted us for 5 minutes. Finally someone, maybe the manager, said he would have a table for us shortly. The restaurant was very busy and the staff looked a bit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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San Jose, California
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Best Indian food we have ever had. Period! My wife and I are from New Orleans, so we know great food. We visited Banff for one week and ate here twice. Unbelievable!

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My husband and I dined at Marsala's for dinner around 6 pm on a Saturday night recently. There were a few people waiting, but no one greeted us for 5 minutes. Finally someone, maybe the manager, said he would have a table for us shortly. The restaurant was very busy and the staff looked a bit overwhelmed. We were seated... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I was very impressed with the general manager who was overseeing the dining experience for each guest. We had delicious curry "like momma cooks" with naan and rice. The experience was pleasant and the food was savory as you'd expect from Indian cuisine.

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Masala is tucked away a couple blocks from Banff Avenue but provides an excellent selection of Indian food, particularly the mid day buffet. The naan is truly fabulous and they provide a good selection of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian selections.

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Banff, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

So we got some takeaway from here and they made a small mistake with the order, went in the next day and mentioned it to them and without hesitation replaced the entire order for another evening of our choice. Both the first meal and second tasted fantastic and the amazing service when I went back in really left an awesome... More 

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Whitecourt, Canada
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Arrived with a party of 7 so took quite a while to find us a table but the wait was well worth it. All the food we ordered was cooked with just the right amount of spice and heat and the service despite the place being hectic was accurate and prompt. Well done everybody.

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Banff, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

After reading a number of reviews last year we decided not to try this restaurant, but this year we decided to try it for ourselves, having a hankering for Indian food. We had great service throughout, servers coming back often to refill our water and to check if everything was alright. The naan was hot and very good, as was... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Food was good (kind of home made food), but lunch buffet had very limited options (one veg, one non veg, daal, naan, rice and one dessert). For this much food only, it was a bit expensive..

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Turriff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

When we walked into the Restaraunt there was a queue outside which is always a good sign so we decided to wait and were seated after about 5 minutes. However once seated we were not offered any drinks and then eventually they came round to ask us our food order but not drinks! After a very very long wait (there... More 

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Cold Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Been in a Indian restaurant for the second time off my life food was good and the personnel was fantastic the place is clean and are server was very nice whit us

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