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Mela Indian Grill

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4987 N.W. Loop 410, San Antonio, TX
(210) 682-1234
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Change of ownership

Ive never had indian food before and and my husband recommended this place after coming here for lunch with his co workers. They all said it was amazing but when we went in there was Complete change in ownership and the name is changed on the side of the building but not the main sign. It was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Ashlie G
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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Ive never had indian food before and and my husband recommended this place after coming here for lunch with his co workers. They all said it was amazing but when we went in there was Complete change in ownership and the name is changed on the side of the building but not the main sign. It was pretty good in... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

Went for buffet in the afternoon Very poor service. Descent option in alchocl . Food is mostly Americanized... Not much of Indian flavour.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Food was not cooked properly, service terrible staff just plays around. This place has just gotten worse, thought they would get better. Don't go...

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The lunch buffet is a great way for starters who are trying something new ... the server you have to wave them over or if they are just standing near the buffet serving line to tell them what you need.. it does get pretty busy during lunch time ...

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Very good take out service; wonderful dining area; food was excellent. Would definitely choose to eat there again.

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

we bought 20$ coupon of 40$ value for the same restaurant through Groupon. On the day of our visit to san antonio i ordered for corn and chicken soup and spicey chicken chettinad curry with rice, what i got as soup was, in some curry water few corn kernels and chicken peices, with a pich of salt more. We didn't... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Delicious food, adorable young waitress, all family owned, and decent price. Many local Indian customers there, obviously considered authentic food by Indian locals and family. They can also serve parties in the back. The atmosphere is certainly not spectacular, but decent enough. The servings are huge, next time we will likely order several appetizers, instead of full dishes.

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012 via mobile

Every time I come to San Antonio to see my mom, we come to eat lunch here. The food is outstanding and the restaurant is beautiful. I have only eaten during the lunch buffet so the service is just so-so unless you are lucky enough to get Julio, who is very attentive. I highly recommend Mela's to anyone who likes... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

The food is average, not great but not awful either. They will accommodate your desired level of heat, which is a plus for me because I find too many Indian restaurants make their food too bland or too salty for those of us that are very familiar with good Indian cuisine. There are better Indian restaurants in San Antonio than... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

My husband and I went to this restaurant last night around 7PM. It was a Saturday evening and there were about five tables occupied. We were seated with our menus, and waited and waited to get served. The waiter served another table dinner and also gave another table water when the rest of their group arrived. My husband thought he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4987 N.W. Loop 410, San Antonio, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: (210) 682-1234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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