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Madras Masala

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328 Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2212
+1 734-222-9006
12:00 - 22:30
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Monterey, California
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178 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've not witnessed more efficient service anywhere else in town! Our kudos to Madras Masala! The complimentary chai tea is warming and tasty…add sugar to your liking. The samosas and dosas are a must try! The food is authentic and delicious. Service is prompt and attentive. They filled up our water as needed and offered more chai tea (my preferred... More 

Thank Peanut4Life
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We've eaten here several times & every time very much enjoyed the food. Service is reasonable, not fabulous. Food is excellent.

Thank Kruth
Detroit, Michigan
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

As in the name, It is a 'masala' of different Indian food types. More south Indian in flavor and aroma. Buffet spread is good, lot of vegetarian options. My meat eating friends are quite satisfied with Chicken Kebab. The service could be really slow for a-la-carte, as the number of staff waiting is quite low for a packed restaurant. Go... More 

Thank Dinesh S
Port Huron, Michigan, United States
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you like Indian food this is the place to go! I went here during the Ann Arbor Art Fair. They were very accommodating for a single guest and saw many tables with large groups seated. There were many Indian families eating here and that is always a good sign for me when guests are of the ethnicity of the... More 

Thank Cindy L
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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211 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I just realized that I haven't updated my Reviews on this place since 2012. I have been here at least a half a dozen times since then. Every time a hit out of the park. Very few afternoon buffet restaurants can live up to that comment. The restaurant is so much more than an afternoon buffet though. Food - There... More 

Thank simpleman66
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

If one is looking forward to good Indian cuisine while in Ann Arbor then Madras Masala is the place.They have a wide variety of dishes in their daily buffet for lunch & they are very tasty.

Thank rakepur2016
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is a typical Tamilnadu / south Indian restaurant. I had their dinner thali and it was fantastic. Masala Dosa and Vada were very good but idli was just OK. Other dishes were good and I couldn't finish the entire Thali as it was too much for me. Only problem here is to find a parking, i had to circle... More 

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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The dosa is flavorful and massive. Very good Goat Biryani. Manchurian Chicken was chewy and nasty quality. Otherwise service was decent for a busy restaurant. Good college restaurant.

Thank Luke Y
Novi, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Went for sunday buffet, no compromise buffet, was amazed at the diversity of the patrons, every country in the world. Amazing food, amazing variety vegetarian and non vegetarian options. Starts at 12 Noon, but it takes a while for all items to be put on the buffet. So wait till 12:15 to see full menu

Thank Nathan R
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

This is not the typical Chicken Vindaloo and Jalfrezi faring Indian restaurant - it specializes in south Indian food. The buffet has a wide variety of south Indian food that you might not have tasted. I gave a four star because the food is very good but the place needs a makeover to make the food enjoyable. The management may... More 

Thank Guindian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 18
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Maynard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-222-9006

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