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Bombay Masala

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4023 W Waters Ave, Ste 15, Tampa, FL 33614-1948
+1 813-880-7511
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Spent 3 days visiting this restaurant for their delicious lunch buffet. While the buffet is not very large, what it does offer is quite good. I really enjoyed the cucumber, onion & tomato salad, basmati rice, chicken tikka masala, and the freshly baked naan. The service wasn't the friendliest, however, with it being a lunch buffet that was fine. The... More 

Thank Kris P
Tampa, Florida, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The food is not bad, but there is a lot of variability depending on which day you go. The wait staff, unfortunately, consistently act like they would rather being doing just about anything else than serving you. They are not unpleasant, but really need to up their game to keep people coming back. We used to like it but stopped... More 

Thank Angela M
Miami, Florida
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134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The naan came hot and the dishes were perfectly seasoned. The chef was spot on with the spiciness. He knew exactly what we wanted and it was delicious. We love Indian food and eat it all the time and this place is very authentic. We had the chicken tikka masala and a curry dish. There was plenty of food for... More 

Thank TousPourUn
Tampa, Florida
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I gave this a very good review because I am new to Indian food and do not have much to compare this with, but the Chicken Vindaloo was rich and super flavorful. I was already thinking about returning once I finished my meal. We also had garlic naan, which was delicious. My boyfriend had the Chicken Do Piaza which was... More 

Thank Jackie O
Clearwater, Florida, United States
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

If you're like us some nights you just have to try something different. Indian food is one of the meals that fits the bills for us. Bombay Masala is just the ticket for you. The food is fantastic and the wait staff is very attentive. Give the place a try. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Jonathan B
Swannanoa, North Carolina
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136 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Have been here a few times over the last 10 years. Food very good and service good as long as they don't get rushed. Today we were given the wrong dishes (the Madras and Vindaloo were switched around). Onion bhaji very good. Naan is sometimes a little underdone (but then everybody cooks it differently). Try it. Not just the best... More 

Thank Paul E
Tampa, Florida
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Never tried it but since it was suggested our office went for lunch. I'm not a fan of very spicy food but must say it was all very good and not too spicy..

Thank lyllala
Helen, Georgia
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

When we left Tampa 14 years ago the building did not look great then and nothing has been done to improve it. Yes, the service is also slow. We had one waiter on a Thursday night with a lot of take out orders being processed. However, the food was fabulous. We had Lamb Roganjosh, Biryani and garlic naan. They were... More 

1 Thank Mary L
Land O Lakes, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2015

When we got there at 6 pm Super Bowel Sunday the owner told us he was going to close at 6.30 because everyone was watching the game. He then ordered the waiter to make sure we were taken care of, he sent out poppadums', chutney and , Pakorahs. The waiter was very attentive and the owner ( Ramish ) came... More 

2 Thank Clampy16
Sebring, Florida
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014

My husband and I love Indian food and always search for Indian restaurants when we're travelling. Bombay masala was the closest to our hotel so we tried it. We loved the food and our server was very attentive and friendly. However the ambiance does need improvement...the place looks somewhat sad and shabby. We will surely come back and try this... More 

3 Thank tantrika16

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4023 W Waters Ave, Ste 15, Tampa, FL 33614-1948
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-880-7511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?