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Master of India Restaurant

47 Ruapehu Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 0041
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Ranked #3 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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Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Love going to Master of India. Love the food, good price, authentic deco, the indian couple who always serve us. very polite and caring. We always go there whenever visiting taupo. Keep up the great work. we will be back :)

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Baltimore, Maryland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Pretty standard Indian fare but the dishes are really well prepared. The Bindhi was amazing and the Lamb Vendiloo very good. I was able to get the lamb very spicy. Some restaurants are reluctant to provide such a high level of spice.

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Perth, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Don't be alarmed that this restaurant doesn't look updated and modern, but once you are behind those doors ordering your food, you will be very surprised. The food is fabulous, amazing and I must say it is one of the best Indian meals that I have had, from the Butter Chicken to the Naan breads (I am hungry just writing... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The outward appearance of this restaurant looks dated but don't let that fool you. Interior decor is nice, but the best is the food. The naan bread was good and curries excellent as they weren't runny or pasty as you would find in many other places. Service was excellent.

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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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