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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$16
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a bit late for the lunch but got excellent service. We ordered, after recommendation, Tikka Masala meat and chicken versions with rice and naan and they both were very tasty Indian meals, not too spicy as we requested. The portions were a bit...small, but we did not mind that.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our fist time in Alvor and we were recommended this restaurant. I have to say the food was stunning and the staff was so welcoming especially (Hussain). One.of the best Indian meals we have ever eaten. I would highly recommend 👌

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without doubt, this is the best Indian restaurant around. The staff are friendly and excellent, the Indian chef produces superb, authentic food, and does it consistently. The restaurant has a great lunchtime menu for €9.99 and features poppadom, Nan bread, curry, rice, pickles and a...drink. It’s a real bargain. The head waiter, Aman, loves his sport, especially cricket and enjoys a chat about India’s fortunes on the cricket field.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner on New Year's Eve. Thankfully we booked in advance because it was a very popular restaurant. The welcome was great as was the food and service. We will definitely be going again.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 23 December 2022 via mobile

During casual walk, we found this place. It’s amazing food and good service. Plz try their combo lunch option. Highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 11 December 2022 via mobile

First off let me say there are two Indian restaurants next to each other. I went to both today the clear winner is Masala house. The chef is from India the restaurant next door is actually Bangladeshi. The lamb vindaloo is amazing and the hot...is perfectly balanced with a great flavor without overpowering the palette with heat. The garlic naan is spectacular!! I highly recommend this restaurant. The service was also excellentMore

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 15 November 2022 via mobile

Wonderful food, fabulous service and great atmosphere. We had the vegetable pakora with vegetable korma, garlic naan and cerveja preta for just over €31. Utterly delicious. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 13 November 2022 via mobile

Friendly helpful staff. They make good suggestions. Extremely tasty food. Beautiful rice serving dishes. Full bar. Attentive staff. Open late. Good for people watching.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 21 October 2022

Great restaurant, lovely food. Masala House is definitely worth a visit. Staff pleasant too, we will be making a return visit.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 19 October 2022 via mobile

Loverly food one of the best I have been too, We visited this restaurant twice while staying in Portugal and the food was spot on loads of flavour And not oily like some Indian restaurants

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 18 October 2022 via mobile

Masala House was on our radar due to its high TA rating and our desire after 3 weeks in Portugal to pivot from typical Portuguese fare. It certainly lived up to expectations. Every item was of the finest quality and well prepared, including the Papadum,...the Garlic chili Naan, and the Zeera Rice. The main dishes maintained the level of quality and taste. The special shrimp curry and the chana masala were spicy, tasty and fragrant, not simply overwhelmed by chile. The chana masala was possibly the best I have ever tasted. The service was good and the tab was reasonable.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 18 October 2022 via mobile

Fabulous food. We had the Palak Paneer with Onion Pakora. The chef produces their own paneer and its superb. The raita is also hand made (I'm assuming) as it is so good and different to others I've had. Friendly service but attentive and professional. Have...their own wine. 5*More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 6 October 2022 via mobile

5 stars: Good & exellant food and service! Worth to visit! We ate Lunch and it was delicious! Happy faces. Clean place. Exellent!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 29 September 2022 via mobile

After burning the candle at both ends a night in was called for and wow so glad we decided on Masala House for our takeaway. Perfect portion sizes, meals were divine. Naan etc to die for. All delivered by a polite and helpful driver in...insulated carrier so no need for heat boost. Perfecto and thank youMore

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 29 September 2022 via mobile

This restaurant made us really welcome the food was amazing the staff were fantastic with excellent service and quality of the whole experience.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Masala House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4