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Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine

229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-760-6612
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“masala” (120 reviews)
“butter chicken” (52 reviews)
“curries” (25 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Asian, Indian, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
229 Bear St., Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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1 - 10 of 542 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner here and ordered a Briyani with a korma. As an Indian food fan, I would say they have really good Indian food! The biryani was tasty with generous portions of meat, the papadums complemented the meal really well. The prawn korma was...More

Thank MelE06
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I go here on regular basis as you can say we have an addiction to Indian food and being locals we are lucky to have this wonderful restaurant nearby. We cannot recommend Masala enough. The food is consistently fantastic and the customer...More

Thank Samantha T
Anish Y, General Manager at Masala Authentic Indian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Samantha, Thank you for your continued support towards Masala and our sincere gratitude for leaving us a good note about your visit to Masala. Looking forward to see you soon. Kind Regards, Anish Yohannan

Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 10 November 2017 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 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 8 November 2017

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 10 November 2017

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

Reviewed 4 November 2017 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 10 November 2017

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

Reviewed 30 October 2017

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 10 November 2017

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

Reviewed 22 October 2017 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 21 October 2017 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 10 November 2017

Thank you very much for your valuable comments.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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
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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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