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4987 N.W. Loop 410, San Antonio, TX (Northwest Side)
(210) 682-1234
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Ranked #1,877 of 4,157 Restaurants in San Antonio
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Neighborhood: Northwest Side
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English first
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

Best Indian Food in San Antonio. The service was great and the portions are huge. My husband and I could easily share a meal. I highly reccommend this restraunt to anyone interested in Indian cuisine. The atmosphere is classy and relaxing. They also have an excellent bar if you wish to have a cocktail. =)

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Additional Information about Mela Indian Grill

Address: 4987 N.W. Loop 410, San Antonio, TX
Phone Number: (210) 682-1234
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Northwest Side
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Indian

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