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Master of India Restaurant

47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0041
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Ranked #4 of 109 Restaurants in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $17
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, great customer service, friendly staff, cool ambience. What else can you ask for in a restaurant. We had our second meal in Taupo at this restaurant & never thought of going to any other place. Will go to this Place when ever in Taupo. Thanks Parul Ben & Family - Gautam & Family

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

There is so many Indian restaurants in Taupo but I picked this one as it was the highest ranked on TA. Wow, can I just say I am obsessed with Indian food - my grandfather is Indian. We had the butter chicken (partners standard choice) and I ordered the lamb saag. They were both amazing! We had 2 garlic naans... More 

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Taree NSW Australia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We eat in a lot of Indian restaurants at home and when travelling, and our "average" rating is based on this experience. You will enjoy your meals and not be shocked by the price. The restaurant displays 2012 and 2013 Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence. Based on our single experience, we're not sure it's Trip Advisor 2014 award level, but... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Fantastic. The best Indian food I have had in a very long time. It is difficult to find fault in the food, the friendly service, decor and the dining experience. Can't wait to go back. Pity I live north of Auckland otherwise I would be a regular - especially after having had a very poor Indian meal subsequently at a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had dinner twice and the food was fabulous! We initially entered because the price was good the other restaurants in the area were more expensive but also the decor was gorgeous. This family owned business was decorated by the owner and all made by their mother and you do feel like you have entered a family business. We felt... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Loved the place. The decorarion and the menu made me fel like if I was in India. By the way, the menu is extend and have many options. The owners (apparently a couple and their daughter) are so friendly and ready to help to solve any doubts. I ordered a chicken breast with cocoonut sauce and it was... simply delicious!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I was travelling around NZ from Australia 3 years ago I had a meal here back then that was so good that I had to have it again for this trip. The food is delicious and the service outstanding. I love Indian food and this is one of the best I have had. Everything was cooked to perfection. Thankyou Master... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We arrived back in Taupo after a long rainy drive from Waitomo Caves... It was late and the town was a bit quiet. Our first choice was a Thai place, but they were closing, so we ended up here. What a stroke of luck... The service was great. The atmosphere relaxing, surrounded by beautiful handmade decorative cloth and painting. We... More 

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Papeete
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We have choosen this restaurant based on two criterias from Tripadvisor: price and quality of food. Both expectations were not met. Food was just ordinary and price was not cheap (we choose a banquet menu including all dishes from starter to dessert). My overall opinion is that the place is OK, but does not serve exceptional indian food for the... More 

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SanjayDesai, Owner at Master of India Restaurant, responded to this review

We do respect most of our reviewers views. But in this case we have to disagree with both your value and the quality of food comments. As we believe you only chose to write about our food because you felt you did not get the right value for your money. Other two owners of the restaurant checked on you twice... More 

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Great, in fact, superb flavours and attention to quality of food. The decor might not suit everyone's taste, and the prices might make you think you are not getting top torch, but as Indian food specialists (yes we've been to India too) this was fantastic. My vegetable rezali had been made from tandoor roasted vegetables that still had their crunch,... More 

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Additional Information about Master of India Restaurant

Address: 47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-377 0041
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo
Average Prices: USD 2 - 17
Cuisine: Indian

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