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Masala Indian Kitchen

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2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-6806
+1 337-981-6373
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Always good & consistent! We dine here often. Usually stick to the same items, samosas to start, Butter Chicken and Mali Kofta (sp?) with paneer naan!!!

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Thank kelleeboo
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Although this wasn't my first time at Masala, I am writing this review because of a recent great experience. Our waiter, Alex, was very attentive and offered many suggestions. Was he right...every one of his suggestions was a hit. I'm thinking this place just doesn't have a bad dish! Will be back again soon. Anything off of the "specialties" section... More 

Thank TheosDad
El Dorado, Arkansas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

After two years of pondering it, my husband and I finally tried Masala. I must say we were delighted from the moment we entered the restaurant. The ambiance is soft and inviting with low lighting, tapestries, and a gentle aroma of spice and incense that gets the senses prepped for a unique dining experience. Having little familiarity with Indian cuisine,... More 

1 Thank Kelly H
Mandeville, Louisiana
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Being a person of Indian origin, I am constantly disappointed at what gets passed on as Indian food in the US. Most Indian restaurants dilute the cuisine to such an extent that it becomes barely recognizable as a version of the original. To get a fix for authentic Indian food, I some times go to lesser known places in dingy... More 

Thank rahul_d_chatter
New Orleans, Louisiana
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

This was my first visit to Masala. I go to Lafayette on business occasionally and have driven by it before. Indian food is one of my favorites, so I thought I's check it out. Décor and atmosphere were very nice. I was welcomed upon arrival and the service by the waitress was fine. Whenever it's a first time visit to... More 

Thank Traveler2121
Beijing, China
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We're not Indian by ethnicity, so this place was fine. The veggie samosas were smaller than we were used to, but everything tasted good. I'd eat here again.

Thank FinPinkkid
Lafayette, Louisiana
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Seriously tho. It's pretty good Indian food. Try the lamb Rogun Josh it's my go to. Only small complaint is they always have the food to mild for a serious curry fan. Even when I insist on the hottest it comes to mild for my taste. But I'm weird...

Thank Mick J
near Washington, DC
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Masala has always been unexpected since restaurants in this area of the country tend to fall into a very limited range of cuisines. The food is generally good but the heat level is pretty high (even their mild is fairly hot relative to most Indian restaurants). They offer a fair number of vegetarian options (also quite rare in this area).... More 

Thank Chocdiggity
Lafayette, Louisiana
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

I have visited several times and always have a wonder experience with great staff and impeccable food. Never leave disappointed, and options to satisfy even the less adventurous eater.

Thank Crystal J
Nixa, Missouri
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416 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

This is the first place I ever had Indian food,and I am forever spoiled. Everything I've had here is amazing, but the chicken keema is my favorite. Can't go wrong with garlic naan, samosas, and their house salad dressing is addictive. Service always good & attentive.

Thank heywood417

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-6806
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-981-6373

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