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The MasalaWala

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$30
CUISINES
Indian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features

Menu

HAWKER STALL + TANDOORI GRILL
$6.0
Vegetable Samosa
Crispy turnover, spiced potatoes, peas
$7.0
Spiced Chicken Samosa
Crispy turnovers, green peas, garam masala
$11.0
Gobi Manchurian
Cauliflower / ginger / Indo-Chinese spices
$11.0
Chili Chicken
Soy chili sauce / Indo-Chinese spices
$11.0
Green Chili Paneer
$12.0
Saffron Chicken Tikka
$13.0
Tandoori Chicken
CHAAT + ROLL
$10.0
Samosa Chaat
Veg Samosa / chickpeas / yogurt / chutney
$7.0
Papri Chaat
Crispy wafers / potatoes / chickpeas / yogurt
$7.0
Dahi Puri
Semolina puffs / potatoes / chickpeas / yogurt
$7.0
Pani Puri
Semolina puffs / potatoes / chickpeas / tamarind
$8.0
Chicken Tikka Roll
tandoori chicken, chaat masala, mint chutney
$8.0
Paneer Bhurji Roll
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All reviews garlic naan samosas curry chicken mango kulfi pani puri lamb rogan josh indian food lower east side best indian great indian restaurant new york complimentary desert service was excellent small restaurant no reservation prices are reasonable
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small restaurant in Eastside Village in Manhattan. The staff are very welcoming. The food was mouth watering. We ordered for starters the samosas and chicken strips. We really enjoyed the strips. For main chicken tikka masala, lamb karaoke, chicken biryani and a vegetable curry....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Farhana8154
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Quiet nice !good service & tasty food warm breads ,satisfying and good for lunch and dinner. Portions are big too

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shalu2127
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful, tasty, affordable, worth it. Such a wonderful dinner. Delicious and such a great environment. Very excited to eat here and worth it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tiffany830
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

If you like Indian food. And a small cosy restaurant- then go! The owner is there and walks around the tables. Good conversation. Even after several days we kept talking about how nice the food tasted. Well prepared. Great quality

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 7Danish
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

It was nothing like the pictures on website small crowded and pretty basic Owner lovely waiter a little strange kept looking in to the distance as he was taking order and appeared to have drifted off to sleep Food was alright most things seemed to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Galemaree
Reviewed 7 October 2018

My favorite Indian spot in the city. Never disappointing. Also the staff are super caring and the owner is very involved. After we got our check the owner came over with some complimentary desert and gave us a hug. Not even kidding.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David L
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The best food ever had in US till now.. had ordered paneer masala, chana masala, chili cheese naan all were delicious.. the best part was Rasmalai 😍😍😍

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank manukriti
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I ordered a chicken dish and Indian bread. The food was too spicy and I didnt like the sauce; the bread was so tough I could barely tear off a piece, let alone eat it. This was a delivery dinner. The food was delivered one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank grand504
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I came here craving Indian food after lacking it for several weeks, and wasn't disappointed. The chicken tikka masala was very good. However, the mango lassi was unimpressive and overpriced. The menu is also somewhat limited in selection (although this makes sense, given the small...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MichaelNate
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our meal in this place. Excellent Indian food with friendly waiters. I would recommend the biryanis and the n’aan

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lois123456789
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Sorry don't know but I remember a gluten free menu
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