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Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine

167 Long Street | Cbd, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
+27 21 424 6772
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
167 Long Street | Cbd, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool place, not fancy... but the food is amazing, especially for vegan folks. Though most of the food is vegan anyway, they have a separate menu if you ask. Most everything is homemade by them. Tell them it's your first time and trust the...More

Thank apmpplus1
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! Now that you've discovered us, it can't ever be your first time again...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was a pleasent surprise Nice service Very kind staff We definitely recommend it to whom who appreciate this kind of cuisine

Thank VTrincao
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! Come and visit again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Masala Dosa has fantastic food. I really like their Thali - the combination and selection of flavors is beautiful.

Thank Lara A
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Lara. Come back and have another thali soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a big fan of this place, not just churning out chicken kormas and the usual fare, but focusing on thalis with great effect. Multi course meals with small portions that add up to a large varied meal, with various flavours. Typical mean might have...More

Thank AndySmal
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed May 5, 2018

This iconic Indian Eatery has become our favourite in central Cape Town for two reasons: 1. The food. A variety of authentic dishes prepared freshly and served with flair. Personal favourite - the chicken dosa. 2. The owner and staff. Personal and caring. It is...More

Thank wwandrag
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded May 6, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this - and for appreciating us! It's good to know we're your favourite spot in town, because that means we'll see you soon.

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

You may like the food or not, it's kind of unusual and not the everyday kind of Indian food. For me personally, it was not my type of food. More importantly however, the prices were far too high for a snack kind of "fast" food...More

Thank Bono V
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Our prices are absolutely in line with other restaurants serving the same thing, which is not surprising, given the preparation required. Far from being a fast food, the flour has to be made and left to ferment overnight, and the fillings are not cheap and...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Was surprised to find a place serving dosas in Cape Town. We found them to be very yummy. Service was really good and prices reasonable. Thank you.

Thank Kathleen B
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

What can we say except thank you - and that you know where to come for dosas next time you feel the need?

Reviewed March 2, 2018

Had a strange craving for Indian food while visiting South Africa. Looking on Tripadvisor, this Indian restaurant had great reviews. It was also within walking distance to our hotel. Great selection of meat and vegetarian options. Very authentic and great tasting food. Would definitely go...More

Thank bsearched
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thank you so much! We don't think the craving for Indian food is strange at all, but we certainly hope you give in to it again when you're next in town.

Reviewed February 20, 2018

A quaint little restaurant offering a fairly limited menu but providing good, almost home made tasting, food at affordable prices. The highlight is the personalized service. Serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food options. Also has a mini bar and offers alcoholic beverages as well.

Thank Lalitanu
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Thank you! The best part is that you think the food tastes home-made. We hope you'll drop by again soon.

Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Indian but with an unique menu with dishes you might not find in typical Indian restaurants, as the name suggests, different kinds of dosas

1  Thank BlrTravR
MasalaDosaCT, Manager at Masala Dosa Aromatic Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thanks for reviewing us, and we're glad you noticed our menu is a little different. Hope to see you again soon.

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Response from Vinod B | Reviewed this property |
20 rand by taxi and not much expensive, not more then 30 to 40 rand per head
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Long Street | Cbd, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 6772
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