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Masala Indian Cuisine

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Justo Arosemena Ave | Las fotos del lugar son viejas las deben actualizar. Hay algunas remodelaciones y está mas bonito., Panama City, Panama
+507 225-0105
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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92 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

There are better Indian restaurants in Panama City. The naan bread arrived dripping in oil and didn't appear to have been near the oven, the curry sauce was watery and the meat had clearly been in there for some considerable time. Service was pleasant and in English or Spanish and the food came quickly. Edible but not delicious.

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Thank C H
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I'm a huge fan of Indian food as well as some more exotic foods in general. While Panama City does not have much (nothing) to offer in terms of some of my more favorite delicacies - ramen, banh mi sandwiches, hibachi, and most importantly Ethiopian - I was happy to find some delicious Indian food. In the times I have... More 

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Thank Naji B
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We can't say it was bad. We can't say it was good. It was .... different. We have eaten in Indian restaurants all over the world and didn't recognize three quarters of the things on the menu. We asked our driver to take us to Sabor de la India and he got lost and brought us here. Did he really... More 

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Thank Larry T
Fort Myers, Florida
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We wanted to take two friends to experience Indian food. We were most disappointed as this did not live up to our expectations. Service was extremely slow. It took over 30 minutes to get our appetizer and the restaurant was not at all busy. The appetizer platter was lukewarm at best when it arrived. Main dishes were quite dry and... More 

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Thank PositiveFL
Santa Catalina, Panama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Masala restaurant is close to the financial district and via españa. It is small personal, tasty, healthy and authentically Indian. Finally have a favorite in Panama. the staff is professional, friendly, and patient. They explain the menu and recommend dishes for beginners.

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Tryon, North Carolina
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The food is so good we ate here lunch and dinner for several days. Two of us shared the big special for $31 and we couldn't finish it. When in Panama city this is a must if you like Indian food, it's a little hard to find and taxi drivers never seem to know where it is, preserve it is... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

There's nothing especially bad about Masala, but there's nothing stand out either. The food quality is ok but not amazing. Overall, the prices are too high compared to other Indian places around the city so I'd go to them instead.

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Thank CFValencia
Brussels, Belgium
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Food is absolutely excellent. The decoration makes the place very cozy and intimate. There are few places in Panama where the food is always exceptional, no matter what time or day of the week. I am a regular costumer.

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Thank GabrielaDutra
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Huge portions, one between two is adequate. Great service. Quality average. Probably would not go back.

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Caye Caulker, Belize
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Fabulous food, authentic and lovely surrounds. Staff are friendly and helpful, the over all experience, one of the best!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Justo Arosemena Ave | Las fotos del lugar son viejas las deben actualizar. Hay algunas remodelaciones y está mas bonito., Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City
  • Phone Number: +507 225-0105

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