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Masala Indian Kitchen

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2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-6806
+1 337-981-6373
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

This was my first visit to Masala. I go to Lafayette on business occasionally and have driven by it before. Indian food is one of my favorites, so I thought I's check it out. Décor and atmosphere were very nice. I was welcomed upon arrival and the service by the waitress was fine. Whenever it's a first time visit to... More 

Thank Traveler2121
Beijing, China
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We're not Indian by ethnicity, so this place was fine. The veggie samosas were smaller than we were used to, but everything tasted good. I'd eat here again.

Thank FinPinkkid
Lafayette, Louisiana
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Seriously tho. It's pretty good Indian food. Try the lamb Rogun Josh it's my go to. Only small complaint is they always have the food to mild for a serious curry fan. Even when I insist on the hottest it comes to mild for my taste. But I'm weird...

Thank Mick J
near Washington, DC
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Masala has always been unexpected since restaurants in this area of the country tend to fall into a very limited range of cuisines. The food is generally good but the heat level is pretty high (even their mild is fairly hot relative to most Indian restaurants). They offer a fair number of vegetarian options (also quite rare in this area).... More 

Thank Chocdiggity
Lafayette, Louisiana
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

I have visited several times and always have a wonder experience with great staff and impeccable food. Never leave disappointed, and options to satisfy even the less adventurous eater.

Thank Crystal J
Nixa, Missouri
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412 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is the first place I ever had Indian food,and I am forever spoiled. Everything I've had here is amazing, but the chicken keema is my favorite. Can't go wrong with garlic naan, samosas, and their house salad dressing is addictive. Service always good & attentive.

Thank heywood417
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I drive an hour and a half to get here, and it is so very worth it. I always know what I'm going to order: samosas, butter nan, and chicken tikka masala. The food is consistently and spectacularly delicious, the service is excellent, and the ambiance is peaceful. The sauce that the chicken tikka masala comes in is so rich,... More 

1 Thank yogagirlLA
Lafayette, Louisiana
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

I am a seasoned long term visitor..so much so that I should have a seat named after me here..and a dish too :). I have brought several of my friends here who are willing to or would dare to try some Indian Cuisine in this part of the world. It can be a little overwhelming if this is your first... More 

1 Thank maniacdream
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107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

If you are visiting Layfayette and are tired of Cajun food and all things deep fried, this is the place for you. We had the Chicken Tika and lamb roganjosh and both were excellent! Medium spiced is the way to go for both dishes. Service was great, prices are reasonable (especially compared to a big city) and the atmosphere is... More 

Thank Emily M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

We drive 2 and 1/2 hours just to eat here. Excellent everytime. We travel for work all over the US and this is the best Indian food ever. We highly recommend it.

Thank Holly L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508-6806
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Lafayette Parish  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 337-981-6373

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