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Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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SALADS
6.0
Kachumber Salad
Diced cucumber, tomato, and cabbage tossed in lemon juice and chaat Masala.
6.0
Green Salad
Sliced cucumber, tomato, onions and lemon (Plain salad).
APPETIZERS
7.0
Vegetarian Samosas
Flaky pastry stuffed with lightly spiced peas and potatoes served with tamarind and mint chutney.
7.0
Onion Bhajia
Onions seasoned with turmeric, ginger, and dried fenugreek leaves mixed with chickpea flour served with tamarind and mint chutney.
11.0
Paneer Pakoras
Nuggets of Indian cheese fried in chickpea flour with delectable spices served with tamarind and mint chutney.
16.0
Vegetarian Platter
Two veggie samosas, two aloo tikki, four paneer pakoras served with raita, tamarind and mint chutney.
8.0
Beef Samosas
Flaky pastry stuffed with lightly spiced cooked ground beef and green peas served with tamarind and mint chutney.
12.0
Chilli Prawns
Tandoori prawns sauteed with chopped bell peppers and onions, seasoned with black and rock salt.
12.0
Shrimp Pakora
Indian style battered shrimp in chickpea flour served with tamarind and mint chutney.
12.0
Fish Koliwada
A popular fish recipe from the state of Maharashtra India.
12.0
Amritsari Fish
Indian style battered fish in chickpea flour with Indian spices from the state of Punjab served with tamarind and mint chutney.
12.0
Chicken 65
Spicy red deep fried chicken chunks originated from bars of south India.
About
Banff’s only East Indian restaurant offers a wide variety of cuisine. Specialties from the wood-fired tandoori clay oven,many varieties of curry and classic masala fare share the 65-item menu. Dishes are made to order–mild,medium or hot. Meals are accompanied by the pleasant sounds and smells of traditional Indian music and spices. Art depicting Hindu God’s and Indian life are features of the casual dining room,while window seats afford view of Wolf Street and Cascade Mountain.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
CUISINES
Asian, Indian, Arabic
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews masala butter chicken curries potatoes best indian spicy food worth the wait food was amazing lassi vegetarian canada leftovers rockies
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was ok Indian food - have had better. The butter chicken was on the sweet side. It looked like they were short of staff - there were open tables but we were asked to wait for a while despite this, but we were not...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been disappointed with Masala. Whether we dine in or take out the service is great and the food is always amazing.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jeremym0rin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place! The team is always very welcoming and the food is great. We eat here probably once a month as a little treat and they never disappoint. My favorite is the Paneer Tawa Masala... delicious. I highly recommend anyone to swing by...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HappyTraveller2007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for a lunch buffet with our friends. The food was good and we loved the taste which was not too spicy. However we were disappointed with their very little selection of food for a buffet with one meat and three vegetarian curries....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Fazrin20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here each time I visit Banff and I am always impressed with the food, service and value for money. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Powderpete
Anish Y, Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for Dining with us and for your valuable feedback.Hope you had a wonderful dining experience with us. Please visit us again when you get a chance.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family meal at this superb Indian restaurant. The staff especially the manager were super friendly and couldn’t be more helpful. The food was delicious, the service excellent and it was good value for money also . We had a really super evening. Will certainly return...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 379juilah
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you we are glad that you enjoyed your dinning experience with us. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Curry is excellent but the service is better. I overestimated my ability to handle spicy curry and the waitress immediately brought something to help alleviate the problem. She offered to give me more rice when she saw me not packing all of the remaining curry....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jack W
Anish Y, Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Very much for your valuable feedback and please visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here while on a group trip to Banff. The food was very good! Some friends of ours who had been to India felt it was very authentic. The portions were more than enough! I highly recommend the butter prawns.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Skibumlong
Anish Y, Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Very much for your valuable feedback and please visit us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing, great vegetarian options, staff was extremely friendly. Would highly recommend for families, couples, bigger parties or just alone.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lauren2088
Anish Y, Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Very much for your valuable feedback and please visit us again.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend were craving Indian food. The service was 10/10, lovely staff and the food was beautiful. Very impressed. The only thing I would change was the garlic naan bread - it was quite thin and greasy. Prices were very reasonable and we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank muckyboi
Anish Y, Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and we will definitely look into the garlic naan preparation.Please visit us again when you get a chance.

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Response from vancouverpatel | Reviewed this property |
No, they were busy when we arrived but didn’t have to wait for too long
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February 4, 2018|
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Response from GEO_001 | Reviewed this property |
Like others we ordered off the menu. Wish we were there now - food is amazing. Also, for us, the service was great...very polite, accommodating (let us change our table so we could sit by the window) and friendly.
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