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Masala Indian Cusine

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79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 47213388
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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Townsville, Australia
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Masala is the best Indian food in town. My favourite is prawn malabari, and the garlic na'an. This is a regular for take-away, or eat-in. Very competitively priced food.

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1 Thank BPRT-8683
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I used to go here a lot and it was good. Today was the worst attempt at food I have seen. We got three " curries " and only the naan was edible. The meals were prepared in 10minutes so were either old or frozen. For a frozen meal, a microwave dinner in a box from woolies will taste better... More 

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Thank Loveeatinout
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I been to restaurant with my husband and his friends , we ordered 2 serves of samosa , 2 curries , biriyani which was not on the menu,but waiter they can do ,and 3 different types naan bread, and guess what they served every thing in 10 mins we are quite surprised did they cook the food freshly or not??... More 

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3 Thank Queenslander9
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Excellent hospitality. Best guidance about the menu. Courteous staff. Best indian taste in Queensland.

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Thank Had2india
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013 via mobile

Dining experience was ok. Everything in one word was average. Staff weren't overly friendly, however, they were very efficient. Not sure I'd go back.

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1 Thank aam917
Townsville, Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Having grown up with Indian friends and spent a lot of time in India I can say there's nothing much that's authentic about Masala...and I don't understand why as there are plenty of Indians in Townsville!! When this place first opened I think the food tasted better. The service is always good and fast, pleasant staff and atmosphere but the... More 

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2 Thank Townsvillepeeps
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Im sorry... But if u call this Authentic Indian then you honestly havnt eaten proper Indian cuisine. Everything about this restaurant disguists me, and the price is absolutley shocking! Four of us went to the restaurant and our meals came out in 15 minutes...makes me wonder how much of it is actually made fresh. When requesting chocken masala as a... More 

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4 Thank gudfoodluvr
Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2012 via mobile

I have to say the food here is amazing... my fiance and I have eaten allot of Indian dishes in our time and this has to be in my top 3 in Australia!!! :) definately give it a go! Great value!! Delicious food!!! :)

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1 Thank CanberraGirl2012
Sydney
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159 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Grabbed some takeaway from here in Nov 2012. Ordered roti bread, butter chicken (which came with rice) and also some small lamb kebab things. I must say that I enjoyed everything and I don't normally go for Indian. Rice was not claggy or sticky which was good and everything tasted nice. I had a mango lassi while I waited because... More 

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Thank Shintri
Perth
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2012

I ordered garlic naan and green curry vegetables and I have to say it was the worst naan I have ever had and the main course not much better. I eat Indian food often so this was a big disappointment

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 47213388
Description
This is the best Indian food in North Qld! We travel 3 hrs each way just to eat there.

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