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Masala Indian Cusine

9 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
+1 319-338-6199
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“naan” (3 reviews)
“chai” (3 reviews)
“mango” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can just tell they use such high quality ingredients that are handled exactly.how they should be in everything (service was very warm and WELCOMING..! The food was delicious all the dishes were very flavorful and served hot . Their garlic nan was the one...More

Thank gogi k
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

The place is small and dingey, with a lunch buffet crammed in a dark corner. We visited on a hot August afternoon, and the ac was either broken or not on, making it very warm inside. For a small buffet, there were many choices. The...More

Thank Ch0ucr0ute
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great local restaurant with a tasty buffet with many choices and an inexpensive price. Well worth the visit!

1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Many selections of Indian appetizers, entrees and desserts are available. The service is excellent. The location is downtown near the university campus.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

`Buffet or ala carte at lunch. cheap eats, so don't expect high end food. Busy student place downtown. Given the price, then you should go. It is what it is supposed to be

Thank m r
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We, our friends, and family, have eaten at Masala for years, and we've never been disappointed. I've personally enjoyed everything on the menu more than once. I grew up in a primarily first-generation Indian community, and Masala serves what I grew up eating. Portions are...More

Thank Dallas D
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Reliable and tasty food. Several Chicken dishes, 2 breads, and lots of veggie dishes. Also chai and mango lasse for the price. Easy to have lunch alone too. Quick and healthy!

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed September 30, 2017

This is the worst Indian food that we have ever had. Went on recommendation from a local and were quite disappointed.

Thank Normfl
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Our daughter lived in India for a semester and she loves Masala as do we all. Chicken tikka masala, naan and other Indian specialties are great here.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I love the lunch buffet...if you're unfamiliar with Indian cuisine, they have a good selection of (what I assume are) their most popular appetizers and dishes, along with a salad and dessert bar and choice of masala chai or mango lassi. If you're looking for...More

Thank Amanda C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-6199
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