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Masala Indian Kitchen

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2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
+1 337-981-6373
Today
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Annapolis, MD
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to many Indian restaurants and Masala is one of the best ever. Great food, great service and a very pleasant environment.

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Thank Mike21951
Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good chicken, medium hot, well balanced, tasty, creamy one of the best Indian food I ever tasted, reasonable prices and good potion size

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Thank SantiagoAlvarezO
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good as always, the naan is amazing. Tandoori shrimp, wonderful!! I am not much for rice, but I really like the way they cook it and the sauce that co.es with it is extremely good.

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Thank Kappy C
Louisiana
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was skeptical about eating here, because I wasn't sure I would like the food. But, our server was so patient and explained everything about the menu. We even had the owner/manager come to the table to help is decide what to eat. He made several suggestions and was so delightful to speak with.

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Thank pboulanger
Eugene, Oregon
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Masala is the most creative, adventurous, and satisfying Indian food we've found outside of India. We love the food of India. We've traveled there twice and fallen in love with creative use of spices and combinations of ingredients. Back in the U.S., Indian restaurants inevitably disappoint. The food is uninspired, bland, every restaurant offers the same basic dishes. Masala is... More 

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Thank Timothy B
Orlando
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77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

First time in years eating Indian cuisine. Enjoyed the Thursday lunch menu of Chicken Tikka Masala. Served in what looked like an oversized Bento box 😀 food was delicious Server was highly knowledgeable of the menu items and of their ingredients. That knowledge helped my colleague avoid tomato based products due to allergies related to tomatoes. Decor was classical Indian... More 

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Thank tautavel
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Tried the chicken tiki masala-very good but needed to be a bit creamier for my taste. However, the amazing staff more than made up for it. Really went out of their way to make you feel at home.

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Thank Jeff B
Alexandria, LA
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Hubby and I tried this restaurant out a few years ago on a whim. We'd never had Indian food before and we weren't even sure we'd like it. We asked the waitress several questions about the menu and she made some recommendations. Everything she recommended was amazing! The Samoas! OMG! So good! And the Tandoori Chicken and Vindaloo were good... More 

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Thank Brenda A
Houston, Texas
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488 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I'll start with the pros. Food and atmosphere was amazing. Gluten free is written on the side of the dishes to notate its safety of each dish. The food is a bit pricy compared to other Indian restaurants. No reason for a simple Indian dish and rice to cost 16-20 but that doesn't take away from the experience. That is... More 

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Thank gwenbraum
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

I enjoyed my first visit here about 2 years ago. Never forgot the place. Came back this time and food is still exceptional. I started off with the potato samosas. They were really good and piping hot when they arrived. The crust was crispy/flaky and the inside was moist. For my main course I ordered the chicken Korma, Indian hot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-981-6373

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