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Masala Indian Cuisine Palmer Street

79 Palmer Street | South Townwville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 3388
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“masala” (30 reviews)
“butter chicken” (17 reviews)
“eat indian” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79 Palmer Street | South Townwville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for dinner on a Tuesday night, their service was good, the wait time for food wasn’t too long and the portions was enough. The goat curry was nice as was the lamb korma. The naan breads were tasty, we had both the plain...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We got $130 worth of takeaway ranging from onion barji to butter chicken lamb korma etc nothing out shone or was divine the onions barji were burnt currys were light on flavour and small bits of meat in. Popidoms were very over cooked . The...More

Thank happychook_13
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We love Masala. We had the banquet for two which was very filling and still had leftovers to takeaway. The food was delicious as always and our waiter was lovely and accommodating to our requests. We look forward to returning.

Thank Loz037
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

I was really looking forward to trying this food - but it wasn’t great. I like a good Butter Chicken, so that’s what I ordered, but it tasted like it was made with tinned tomato soup- & I hate tinned tomato soup! I couldn’t eat...More

Thank Libsterf
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband's favorite food is Indian and we decided to try this restaurant while we were at Townsville. It was not satisfactory. The taste was just normal.

Thank Shadi T
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Masala for the past 7 years for birthdays and wedding anniversary’s. It was our special place where we alway knew we would really enjoy a good meal. We always order the banquet meal for two which is way to much...More

Thank Lyndsey A
Dean86towns, Manager at Masala Indian Cuisine Palmer Street, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2017

Hi Lyndsey, Sorry to here that you have to wait 50minuts and also food weren't good Can you plz let us know which Masala restaurant you went? Masala palmer street/aitkenvale/Canon park?

Reviewed November 22, 2017

There are only a couple of vegan options at Masala, but staff will try to accommodate your request if you ask. Food is fresh and well made. staff are polite and courteous.

Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

We are curry addicts and know a good curry when we eat one. We chose Masala based on the generally positive TA reviews but sadly our meal disappointed. The onion bhajis were floury, the lamb madras (I asked for medium hot) was creamy/bland and the...More

Thank afcok
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Visited here on recommendation...staff were nice food, honestly nothing you can’t get out of a jar. The naan bread was really under cooked, we ordered 1 medium and 1 hot, zero spice, zero zing. No individuality or authenticity.. just to boring and bland

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

I strongly urge anybody living/holidaying/working in the Townsville area to visit Masala. The service is fantastic and staff are very friendly and polite. The food is beautiful and cooked to perfection, well presented and reasonably priced. I will definitely be back when next in Townsville.

Thank Sammham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, 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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Palmer Street | South Townwville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4721 3388
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Masala Indian Cuisine Palmer street (right on the waterfront) have been serving you for nearly 15 years with mouth watering authentic Indian dishes. our team is specialises in preparing dishes mild, medium or hot. we are a fine dining licensed restaurant. We cater for banquets, in-house parties, and also outdoor catering for private and corporation functions. " Remember, You Don't have to have it Hot"
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