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Masala Indian Cuisine

39-26 61st St., Queens, NY 11377 40.746508 -73.903283
nr. 39th Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-672-9500 Send to Phone

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Official Website

masalanyc.com

Hours

Daily, noon-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

7 at 61st St.-Woodside

Prices

$5.95-$13.95

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Lunch
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Unlike some of its Desi brethren in the borough, the food at this Indian spot isn’t special enough to merit the trip from Manhattan or Brooklyn. But Masala’s versions of standards like aloo gobi, vindaloo, and chicken tandoori—not to mention its namesake dish—are solid enough to draw a regular neighborhood crowd. Vegetable samosas are better than average, but lamb curry could be spicier and has too little meat beneath the sauce. Your best bet is to select a range of meat and vegetable dishes to share, and don’t pass up an order of the tasty puffed flatbread, poori.

Recommended Dishes

Vegetable samosa, $2.95; chicken tandoori, $9.95; poori, $2.25

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