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Masala Indian Cusine

79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
47213388
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Ranked #54 of 238 Restaurants in Townsville
Cuisines: Indian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.
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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I ordered an onion bhaji that was obviously pre cooked and not necessarily today. It was cooked in oil not hot enough and was dripping in oil. The main course, a so called Chicken Tikka Masala, was bland and had no spice infusion and tasted like it came out of a tin, no disrespect to Sharwoods, since it was not... More

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Food is always amazing. Have been coming here since it opened and every time whether it be takeaway or dine in, is fantastic! TIP: If you love mango, try the mango chicken. Mild is nice if your not into super hot dishes.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Very good service and very well looked after, and food was very nice as well. Not large serves though. would eat there again, just a little bit of a walk right down the other end of Palmer St

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Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Nicely presented restaurant but the foods were disappointing. Most dishes are dull, rather typical of the suburban Indian restaurant in Australia. Prices are reasonable and services good.

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Suva, Fiji
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

this restaurant really satisfies your curry cravings, and the best part is it can all be made with mild spices. the butter chicken is worth a try as the tastes really good. beef masala was great as well. the atmosphere was quiet and the outdoor seating was the best part of the experience with the view of the Townsville harbour.... More

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4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I am not a fan of indian food, but this restaurant serves the most wonderful curries that make you want to gorge yourself (and one of our crew certainly did). Friendly service, food was quick and well presented. Will definitely be going back for more.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had chicken tikka masala and beef vindaloo, papadums and garlic naan. We got takeaway. The chicken was plain and oily (more than ud normally expect). The vindaloo was better but nothing to rave about. The naan was yucky we didn't finish one piece. I still ate most of the dish because I was hungry and it wasn't awful, but... More

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Nambour
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17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

As we a local Indian with very special food I was ready to be disappointed but as it was nearly next door to my accommodation I took a punt. Well the food was great and the service and help with my Takeaways was efficient and friendly. They have both indoor and outdoor covered tables - the outdoor looking to the... More

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Cairns, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I've been to Townsville a few times and have at last found THE place to enjoy excellent food there. We were a group of 5 and enjoyed the starter platter very much. The highlight of the starters would have to be the Tandoori chicken. Beautifully juicy chicken pieces with just the right amount of spice rub. I had the Beef... More

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Queensland Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I love Indian food and its difficult to find a good restaurant that can cook it nicely. My husband and I have been here several times and the quality has been consistently good. The naan bread is soft, flaky and buttery (it must be tandoor cooked.) I liked the variety of food on offer and it has good vegetarian options.... More

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