We go down to Masala with our daughter and son-in-law when we visit them in Alexandria, Louisiana which is a bit over 1 hour away. The lunch buffet is similar to other Indian restaurants, but we always order off the menu because you can get your food mild, medium, hot, or Indian hot and all of us, except my wife like really hot food. My wife likes medium. The food is very flavorful and we have not had anything here we did not like. My only complaint is that service can be a little slow, but that is that they prepare each dish only after you order it, rather than heating up pre-made food. They are slow to bring out drinks too, and that is something they need to fix. My son-in-law and I like that they have a couple of nice Belgian beers, which we prefer to the bland Indian beers. Ultimately, the quality of the food, trumps the minor annoyances of waiting.
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