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“Very tasty with many vegetarian options”

Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine
Ranked #25 of 156 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$15
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Banff’s only East Indian restaurant offers a wide variety of cuisine. Specialties from the wood-fired tandoori clay oven,many varieties of curry and classic masala fare share the 65-item menu. Dishes are made to order–mild,medium or hot. Meals are accompanied by the pleasant sounds and smells of traditional Indian music and spices. Art depicting Hindu God’s and Indian life are features of the casual dining room,while window seats afford view of Wolf Street and Cascade Mountain.
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It was a cold dark night and we had difficulty finding any restaurant with availability. Evidently it really is important to have reservations for dinner here. We wound up eating here and we're glad we did. I had the chicken tikka masala which was one of the best I've ever tasted. My partner had they had the vegetarian platter which was also very nice. The portions are good and the food was well-prepared. The staff took good care of us. The prices were very reasonable-would highly recommend it.

1  Thank Jhb94103
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We walked past this restaurant early in the day and it smelled delicious, so we returned in the evening. We were shown to a table and then ignored for about half an hour. Not even a glass of water. The reception girl came over and explained that they only had one waiter and there would be a delay. There were a few large groups and most were waiting.
Not acceptable!

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1  Thank Diana G
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Thought we would try a curry, being a Brit it was interesting to see the differences in the same meals. First off service was very good and friendly.

Never been given a choice before of how spicy to have my Indian which was different I went medium for the butter chicken and mild for the Korma.
Poppadums arrived and tasted a little stale and only one dip, wot no mango chutney! Think the Canadians are missing out !

Food came, appears they got the meals and spices mixed up!. Very different flavours to the British version but very nice. Pilou rice is a much more vegetable rice than at home.

Overall very enjoyable and lots of flavour

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Thank Sammy509
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The lunch buffet was decent, plenty of food, reasonably priced. It was a nice meal and the service and ambiance were good. I've been spoiled as we go to London on business and the Indian food there is mind numbingly good. Our party were all happy with our meals and we would recommend Masala.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We couldn't decide between this place and the Indian Curry house for dinner. They both had good reviews. We ended up eating at them both, and while the food in the other place was good, this place was better. The atmosphere is a lot more upmarket, and the food is really good. I was really impressed by the naan bread. It is so difficult to get really good naan outside India, but this place had it. The right texture, and slightly stretchy the way it should be. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Martin E
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