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Masala Art

#122 of 13,172 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Nanjing West Road
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No. 397 Dagu Lu, Shanghai, China
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Navi Mumbai, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Masala Art is a big relief when it comes to Indian food. A vegetarian can be sure that she or he will be taken care of in truly the Indian hospitality style. As you enter it says Atithi Devo Bhava. And that's perfect! Don't miss the delicious kebabs, sizzling chutneys and end your meal with authentic Indian masala chai. Thanks... More 

Thank VibhaChavan
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113 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 521 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with a lot of expectations as the décor is very nice, but he overall taste of food and the general lackadaisical service made the entire experience a bit dull.

Thank deepz78
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time can be a beginner luck, second time assures you that you had the right choice then you can't resist your crave to that tasty food... Service is great, waiters are so welcoming and friendly the let you feel that you're the only one in the world deserves to be served. Start your meal with tomato soup, don't miss... More 

Thank Emanatallah51
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to be a regular customer here,but super disappointed about the services this time.. We keep calling the waiters four times, no one answered, and i dont see any of them are serving other customers.. Finally one guy(with a cubby body shape) came but with a super rude attitude of the way he talk, and keep asking to take out... More 

Thank Jessygugu
sao paulo
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been there 3 times in my trip to shanghai. The food is authentic, good service. Try the chicken masala eith nan , its really tasty, and also the eggplant dish.

Thank Piki P
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We went this place on the last day of our stay in Shanghai and regretted that we dint come earlier :) They have another outlet Masala Desi next door which caters to the Indian street food. We tried that and what can I say?! It was way beyond our expections. We tried the Tomato Shorba, Chole Batura, Pani puri, Papdi... More 

Thank Avani S
Shanghai, China
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I went their with friends keeping an open mind as to being able to find an acceptable Indian Restaurant in Shanghai after being so disappointed in the past. Well....this to turned out to be the same. The staff were a bit slow and not truly very attentive. We ordered 2 starters and some drinks at the beginning...must admit starters were... More 

Thank billsingh928
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Overall the food is good. Staffs seem to be low in energy. Price is a little steep. Environment is great. AC is not strong enough.

Thank Terence K
Gurgaon, India
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

After 4 nights in Shanghai we were craving for Indian Food especially my friend who is a Jain. While we were in the Bund and Nanjing Street area on the last night of our stay in Shanghai we wanted to try Indian Food and we were referred to this restaurant by a reputed hotel in Nanjing Street. The cab took... More 

Vapi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The restaurant Serves pure veg food with authentic indian taste. In case you are craving for indian food in Shanghai, this is the place to satisfy your taste buds.

Thank shahmoksha90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 397 Dagu Lu, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Nanjing West Road
  • Neighborhood: Nanjing West Road
  • Phone Number: 021-63273571

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