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Bombay Masala

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148 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-6828
+1 212-302-8150
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible32%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
148 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-6828
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Reviewed May 23, 2015

I just had early dinner today at this place. Oh boy! you think this is good food? We are from NJ. We were hoping for some good bangladeshi/indian good food in NY. No such luck. The quality and quantity of meat are both sub standard....More

Thank waitytravel
Reviewed May 17, 2015

After a freezing cold day, we looked for a nice place with hot food and stumbled across Bombay Masala. it was almost as cold inside due to the open door, but after requests the door was closed. Not too Indian atmosphere, but a nice staff...More

Thank ohusby
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Don't let the decor put you off, it's tired, a bit dull & the lighting isn't grat, neither is the entrance. Now the food .....that's fa better, tasty, not overly spicy & nicely aromatic, absolutely no complaints about the food. I'm from Scotland & we...More

2  Thank ges000
Reviewed February 9, 2015

My bff was craving for Indian food so we asked around for any Indian restaurant near our hotel in Times Square. It wasn't what we expected. The place looked really worn down, food was too oily and didn't really taste that good. We felt the...More

2  Thank Sam24112013
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Bombay Masala was one of the best indian food I've ever tasted. It's a great location, just off Times Square, prices are normal but the great service makes it worth paying for. Although this restaurant was a bit hard to find, it is very much...More

2  Thank ABaker16
Reviewed January 18, 2015

Bombay Masala is a good Indian restaurant. My disappointment is that it was up until recently a very good/great restaurant every time we hit New York. Given this is the location of the first Indian restaurant in the US (the former Ceylon India Inn), I...More

Thank Laurin W
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stumbled upon this place just of Time Square. Doesn't look much but the food was great and very reasonable. Only prob was we had to ask for more rice but really only a minor issue as the staff were great and would go back again

Thank Blueannie59
Reviewed December 19, 2014

I frequented this place during my six month stay in New York. Its close to Time Sq but not very easy to find. Its a small place and usually not crowded which is why I preferred it. The servers are polite and eager to suggest...More

Thank Pallavibha
Reviewed December 7, 2014

Stumbled across this restaurant whilst looking for a chinese restaurant, pleased we did. One of the best Indians I gave tasted, full flavour and really good value for money.

Thank NWaltham
Reviewed November 30, 2014

we had lunch and dinner at Bombay Masala when we stayed in New York and the food was nice. They had plain dal and rotis and choice of curries on the buffet with salad and naan. The naans were a bit dry and there was...More

Thank CaptKushal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-6828
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-302-8150
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