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2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
+1 337-981-6858
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions
Reservations
Private Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Warning = Will need Rehab after this Addiction :)

I am a seasoned long term visitor..so much so that I should have a seat named after me here..and a dish too :). I have brought several of my friends here who are willing to or would dare to try some Indian Cuisine in this part of the world. It can be a little overwhelming if this is your first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
maniacdream
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Lafayette, Louisiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Reservations
  • Private Dining
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64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lafayette, Louisiana
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I am a seasoned long term visitor..so much so that I should have a seat named after me here..and a dish too :). I have brought several of my friends here who are willing to or would dare to try some Indian Cuisine in this part of the world. It can be a little overwhelming if this is your first... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

If you are visiting Layfayette and are tired of Cajun food and all things deep fried, this is the place for you. We had the Chicken Tika and lamb roganjosh and both were excellent! Medium spiced is the way to go for both dishes. Service was great, prices are reasonable (especially compared to a big city) and the atmosphere is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We drive 2 and 1/2 hours just to eat here. Excellent everytime. We travel for work all over the US and this is the best Indian food ever. We highly recommend it.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My co-worker and I have a standing date every week for "Masala Monday" - their lunch special is the butter chicken that day. It is probably my favorite dish in all of Lafayette. They have a "thali" for lunch daily - it's sort of like an Indian bento box - includes a cup of soup, side salad, samosas, naan, dipping... More 

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Lafayette, LA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Now we aren't particularly knowledgeable about what constitutes great Indian food, but my husband and I love this restaurant. We've had Indian friends think highly of the food, so should be authentic. The pakoras app is so yummy; really haven't had a dish we didn't like. Desserts are ridiculously good.

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I always enjoy my experience with Masala. Sometimes the spice level is not consistent. I have had the Indian hot where I was burning on the inside, and the hot where i have not tasted it at all. But overeall am always always always always beyond pleased with my food and my service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Had lunch take out. Had a very spicy Masala chicken salad. It was excellent. One of my favorite places to dine in as well.

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Opelousas, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I'm not an expert on Indian food but I did live in Karachi, Pakistan and remember the food. This was as good if not better. I went with a friend and we had 2 main entrees. She had the Salmon Masala (w/extra spice) and I had the Butter Chicken. I don't know why they call it Butter Chicken because it... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Great atmosphere. I have been here 3 times for dinner so decided to try lunch. They have a weekday daily special which is basically a sampler of entrée, veg, naan bread, appetizer, salad, lentil soup. Great presentation -- love the food. Good value, great service.

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Louisiana
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152 reviews 152 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have been eating at Masala Indian Kitchen for years! I also have traveled a lot and have eaten at Indian restaurants all over! So now, I can honestly say, that Masala tops them all! Yes, in Lafayette, LA, again, we have the best food - even Indian food! The lunch special is a DEAL!! Dinner is always lovely! I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-981-6858

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert, Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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