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79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
47213388
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just...
This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.
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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasti tandoori!

I had a very decent price and very tasty - I woudl sayt it is worth seeking out if you like a decent curry

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
KARPTHEC
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Kilmore, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a great meal, lovely Indian food and attentive service. A steady stream of take away orders from enthusiastic locals as well. Highly recommended!

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Kilmore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I had a very decent price and very tasty - I woudl sayt it is worth seeking out if you like a decent curry

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Auburn, Alabama
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Food prepared with fresh ingredients. Sauces were rich and had good depth in their flavors. Beer & wines available. Price was comparable for the area. Dined here multiple times. Some nights the wait-staff was more prepared than others, but the consistency and quality of food overshadowed the occasional slow service. Note to the Budget conscious traveler: Coupons for buy one... More 

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Heyfield
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We have enjoyed a couple of very nice meals here, now. The dishes we chose were suited to our individual tastes, and the service was prompt. The waiters were attentive to the dietary needs of each and were able to make recommendations that were needed. We dined outdoors, under cover, and the setting, overlooking the river, is quite pleasant.

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Queensland, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I love it, my partner not so much. I love Indian food at the South Townsville site by the river. Very nice setting outdoors.

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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32 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Masala Resturant did not disappoint; the food was unimpressive as I have found with many Indian restaurants in Quensland - unfortunately. We had an Indian guest who gave specific instructions about his food, explained exactly how much of each spice to be included, and when we tasted his food it was better that the standard dishes we had ordered.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Had a great meal here. Restaurant was quiet and service was very prompt. I usually eat Indian on business trips and this restaurant was as good as the best.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have travelled most of Australia and have never had an Indian as lovely as this. The chicken tika masala is to die for. I can't believe that this place has received some negative reviews, The only thing I can think is that the chef must have changed. We haven't eaten in only got takeaways. I will be going back.

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Mackay, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

We ordered takeaway. Look, the food itself was quite tasty. When ordered, we were told there would be a wait of 25 minutes. Ok, reasonable enough, I guess, on a Friday night. However, 20 minutes into the wait, we were told one of the dishes we ordered was not available. Hmmm, it took that long to realise this? We ordered... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I ordered them over phone and didn't eat exactly at the restaurant but thank God I didn't. The place is no where like a real nice restaurant and was hot and humid in Townsville heat. There was no aircon and lights were in poor condition....I picked up the food and it wasn't the best takeaways I have had!

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Address: 79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
Phone Number: 47213388
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: 47213388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.

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