About The MasalaWala

179 Essex Street
New York, NY 10002
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Indian, Southeast Asian

Hours of Operation:

Lunch & Dinner:

Daily: 12:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
East Houston Street

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 358-9300


Designed by award-winning architecture firm, Method Design

Inside Indian culture the MasalaWala is the purveyor of spices whose colored and textured stalls are ubiquitously found across every market. The design of The MasalaWala restaurant in the Lower East Side of New York City was influenced by the local traditions from which it originated.

We cater to all types of occasions and celebrations. From intimate events to large family or corporate banquets, our specialty is providing you excellent quality dishes that will impress your guests. We also provide live cooking stations at request for Large Banquets or Corporate Events

Parking Details:
There is a paid parking lot attached to the restaurant, while there are available metered spots around the Essex/E. Houston Street area

Public Transit:
MTA Subway:
2 Ave. (F)
Delancey St. (F)
Essex St. (J, M, Z)

Executive Chef:
Chhimi Dorje

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