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Masala Spices of India

) #1,891 of 3,973 Restaurants in San Diego ££ - £££ Indian
314 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
+1 619-232-4634
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
30 Dec 2016
“A journey to Masala Street”
14 Nov 2016
“really good”
Closed Now
All hours
££ - £££
314 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
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81 - 90 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2012

Great location in the Gas Lamp District. The service was impecable and the food was delicious. We enjoyed wonderful drinks in a warm atmosphere. Well worth the find!

Thank Trisha P
Reviewed 30 April 2012 via mobile

The Indian food does not seem to be authentic Indian !! Though the name is Masala (which means spices in Hindi) is a misnomer . A few of the veggie dishes were half cooked. The service was not great and did not represent tge traditional...More

Thank darora123
Reviewed 28 April 2012

We went to Masala restaurant after meeting at convention center on 4/23/12 with few Indians. The food was the Worst I ever ate in my life! I complained to Manager and he said because of many people, food is not good, which is NOT true!...More

Thank Ray J
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Nice decor and the location is exellent. NOW if you are new to Indian fare you may like this place and food as a first experience. Since I live close to one of the largest Indian populations in the US I am able to get...More

Thank advisorX007
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Walking down the gaslamp district there are many great restaurants that we saw as we walked down the street. But Masala jumped out at me from the second that we looked at it. The decor is great and modern. The food was very, very good...More

Thank Worldtraveler1090
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Not particularly special, but we were in a big party, and the dishes ordered were not adventurous. Probably a good thing.

Thank ipeguy
Reviewed 25 March 2012

The lunch buffet was nice, Indian food with colors and little spice and flavor. The buffer spread was good, the veges were not heated and cold.

Thank nnj13
Reviewed 22 March 2012

I had a lunch here recently, the Chicken Tikka, which I really enjoyed, a sumptuous plate for a lunch. Great service and trendy atmosphere, but my favorite experience was the amazing music they played. The Hindi-ambient-groove mix was inspiring and energizing but not too intense...More

Thank Karl S
Reviewed 19 March 2012

I was in town for business and went with a friend for dinner. The best chicken tikka, tender/moist white chicken sautéed with a lot of flavorful spices. Mild was just perfect. The jasmine rice was really good. Enjoy

Thank RebeccaN1
Reviewed 8 February 2012

I was looking forward to a great Indian meal as I am in San Diego on a conference and had passed several restaurants in the historic Gaslight area. This one is very exotic and inviting from the outside and packed with people - usually a...More

Thank GingerPanamaCity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6910
    (K Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-4634
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