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Massala

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11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | The Karvin Hotel, Cairo 11341, Egypt
002 02 26906453
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Massala is an Authentic North Indian Cuisine. Open for Lunch and Dinner...
Massala is an Authentic North Indian Cuisine. Open for Lunch and Dinner from 2:00 pm till midnight.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
overall diminished quality

Massala was indeed one of the very few Indian restaurants in cairo serving good quality-authentic food. nevertheless, this could have been said perhaps two years ago and not today. Today, the quality of the food, the service and the general cleanliness of the place have significantly diminished... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Hussein A
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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109 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Massala was indeed one of the very few Indian restaurants in cairo serving good quality-authentic food. nevertheless, this could have been said perhaps two years ago and not today. Today, the quality of the food, the service and the general cleanliness of the place have significantly diminished. Today in Massala the dishes are almost indistinguishable from one another, it stopped... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

After reading so many good reviews about this restaurant on tripadvisor , my husband and I decided to give it a try. first of all it wasn't suitable for my little infant as smoking is allowed and there is no place for non smokers . As for the food it was below expectations and below average ; actually my husband's... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A horrible restaurant. First of all , if you have children don't even try, space is mixed ( for smokers and nonsmokers) and alcohol is allowed. After the tens of reviews, which recommend and glorify this restaurant, I decided to visit it with my wife. The reception was chilly; the waiter was too busy to welcome us. We decided to... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

One of the best restaurants in cairo. Delicious mouthwatering. The spicy food makes your eyes watering. The worst thing is the Internet connection is not free u must pay for it.

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9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Being an Indian food lover since over two decades now, I can easily testify that this is by far the most consistent place to eat Indian food. While the overall look of the restaurant might not be the ideal one for a trendy outing, the service and quality of food and dedication of the owners make it a perfect and... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I love Indian food. I was looking for a restaurant in Heliopolis and I have found Massala on tripadvisor so I decided to give it a try. I have tried the restaurant, it is not a big restaurant, the setup could accommodate a group. The service was good & speed (given that we were the only table), the food was... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Whenever we are in the area, we enjoy eating at Massala because the food is always good. My husband and I have enjoyed quiet meals as the only people in the restaurant. And, we've also hosted large group parties. No matter then number of people, the service is good and the food is great quality. The owner is very welcoming.... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I am an Indian food lover and this place is the best in cairo. Service is excellent and the place is cozy and clean. Portions are smaller than before but still fine. Prices are not too high. Make sure to get a discount if your going to the roof for drinks or shisha

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34 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

After hearing so much good about this restaurant we were quite looking forward to our meal. The ambience was so so, the airconditioning was busted, the service was nothing to write about and above all the food was average. We were very disappointed and would definitely revisit this restaurant.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

After reading the so many great reviews, I decided to try the place. I must say there is much ado about nothing. I did not like the place neither in terms of food quality nor settings. Service was OK. It is not a place that I would plan to go again in the future. There are definitely other places in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Mohamed Ebeid St, El-saba'a Emarat Square | The Karvin Hotel, Cairo 11341, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 002 02 26906453

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

Description

Massala is an Authentic North Indian Cuisine. Open for Lunch and Dinner from 2:00 pm till midnight.

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