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Review of Mela

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Ranked #447 of 3,404 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$30
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: South End
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I was not very hopeful given the number of subpar reviews here. But I was pleasantly surprised. I was visiting Boston for a few days on a business trip and came here with a large group. We shared a lot of dishes most of which were very good to excellent. I thought the lamb korma was the star of the show. I normally don't get this dish because it tends to be a bit too heavy with lots of cream, but this was delicious. The lamb rogan Josh was also very good as was the lamb biryani. In fact I can't recall any dish that was particularly mediocre except for the kulfi.

Thank Ness S
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Had a buffet lunch here. Very good, clean and tasty food. the buffet lunch is cheaper on weekdays a little more on weekends. Buffet has raita, veg and non veg curries, rice and roti's

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were a bit reluctant to try Mela because of some less than positive tripadvisor reviews, but we decided to take a chance, and were impressed by the food, staff, décor - a great evening. We had mulligatawny soup, chicken korma, beef coconut curry, garlic naan, raita, and 2 large Taj Mahals. And it was affordable. Large portions, very pleasant staff. Hard to go wrong here.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

We did the vegetarian dinner for two. For $40 we got soup, naan, samosas, two entrees, two desserts and coffee/tea. The food was tasty (but it could have been spicier) and the service was great.

Thank Diana M
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

After our favorite local Indian place closed down, we despaired of finding something as good at a good value. Mela filled that void for us! Nice selection, friendly staff, great location too!

Thank Boston41
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