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Masala Indian Cusine

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79 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food, good service and reasonable prices. One the best food that I have eaten in a long time.

1 Thank bhanu m
Brisbane, Australia
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great variety of Indian food, I found the servings to be a large size, the naan bread was good, The curries had plenty of flavour. Service was ok , nothing special. The food is worth a visit.

2 Thank Jacob N
Townsville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food is lovely and service always good! Authentic Indian cuisine that melts in your mouth. Quick takeaway service as well

2 Thank Andrea R
Hobart, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Couldn't eat at our hotel as it was too noisy so this restaurant was a god send with great food and great service at a reasonable price.

2 Thank 239liz
Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I try to always go here when in Townsville. It is very tasty and price is ok as well. Staff are nice and meals are served quickly as well

2 Thank shan9
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is a fantastic restaurant in a great location (opposite the river). The food is authentic and yummy. Try the Butter Chicken. If you like it "hot", they can do that for you.

2 Thank Hsv1959
Townsville, Australia
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

we had a lovely late, for us ;-), dinner, after a school concert the food was delicious and filling the table service is a bit interesting and could possibly do with some improving

2 Thank JaymieOK
Brisbane, Australia
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339 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Being British I am fussy about curry The onion bahji was a bit dry but the curry I had was great my friend had a Madras and I Butter Chicken. Both of us enjoyed the meal a great deal. I will defiantly visit when I'm in town again.

2 Thank sharon3001
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I really enjoyed the prawn madras curry with roti rather than with rice; i would have liked to have been able to order side dishes of some of the vegetable main choices, however this was not an option, which is a shame as it would have provided variety with the main course without the need to over - or under... More 

2 Thank Trampl
Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We ate here during a weekend away. The food itself was flavourful and enjoyable. Was a tad hot when initially served (heat wise not spice wise) but give it 2 minutes and it becomes a nice temperature to eat. I asked for medium spice and my wife asked for mild...which we got. 2 mains, Roti, Naan, Rice, a shared vege... More 

3 Thank scorps_sting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Palmer St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: 47213388
This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.

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