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Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, Indian, Arabic
229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-760-6612
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“masala” (120 reviews)
“butter chicken” (52 reviews)
“curries” (25 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
CUISINES
Asian, Indian, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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1 - 10 of 540 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have eaten here many times and is always yummy, the staff are super friendly and helpful . The food is great and the flavourful with high quality ingredients!

Thank Lucy Q
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Lucy, Thank you very much for your valuable comment and dining with us.Please do visit us again. Thank you and Kind Regards, Anish Yohannan

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is excellent, some of the best Indian food I have every had the pleasure of enjoying. Having said that it is the service that makes this a truly special place.

Thank KdrKermit
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank for dining with us and providing us with an excellent feedback about your visit.Please visit us again when ever you get a chance. Thank you, Anish Yohannan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The butter chicken is absolutely amazing! I've never had a single complaint regarding the food or service here. Raj and Amish treat you like family and are always so friendly and welcoming.

Thank _carmelar26_
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for very much for your valuable feedback... Please visit us again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best Indian food I've had. The most interesting flavors and spices used. However as with most Indian, there was very little meat. It would be perfect for two but we had four sharing. Service was good, however they were really busy, which is...More

Thank DNG343
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your valuable comment and we will definitely look into our portion size.Please do visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great and back up with great food. We like things spicy and hot and they delivered what we were asking. We sat, ate, took our time and the staff never rushed us. I recommend visiting!

Thank Rayne R
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and your great comments.Please do visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner at Masala mid-October. I ordered the basmati rice, medium spice and it was pretty spicy for me. I am used to eating spicy food, so if you're not, then I recommend ordering mild. Food was very tasty and service was attentive. The...More

Thank Cx007
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great comment and we will make sure that you get the right amount of spice on your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reviews give this restaurant 4 out of 5 stars overall so we gave it a try. Quite enjoy indian food and have tried indian restaurants all over North America. My girlfriend and I went for the lunch buffet. After being seated we waited a bit...More

1  Thank G24C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

New in town and tried masala with a friend for dinner the other night. Perfect service, food was sensational and price was reasonable. Not only the best Indian in town but this is one of the better Indian feeds I’ve had! 5 stars

Thank Leon D
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your valuable comments.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

As we were walking down the Bear Street in Banff, the aroma of spicy Indian cuisine drew our attention to a restaurant named “ Masala , Authentic Indian Cuisine “. It was lunchtime and we opted for a buffet lunch. Starting with soup and salad,...More

Thank AsisBandyopadhyay
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Dinner with friends, we didn't have a reservation, and there was a wait but we were able to get a table not too long after. We ordered a fair few items and they came reasonably after a short time. The naan wasn't good (quite burnt)...More

Thank Angela C
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

First of all thank you visiting us and thank you very much for your valuable feedback.We will make sure proper communication among the staff. Please visit us again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-6612
  • E-mail
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.
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