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The North Carolina Mountains Restaurants

Mela Indian

  • 70 N. Lexington Map It
  • Downtown
  • Indian

Updated 10/15/2014

Fodor's Review

Mela has established itself as the best Indian restaurant in the city. Rather than specialize in one type of Indian cuisine, it offers dishes from across the country. The tandoori dishes (chicken, salmon, and lamb) are especially delicious. At lunch, there's an extensive, inexpensive buffet that's very popular. Dinner entrées are served with basmati rice, dal (stewed lentils), and papadum (lentil wafers). Portions are large, making this one of the best values

downtown. The space is unexpectedly modern, with rough tile walls and a high ceiling, though accented with woodwork, doors, and furnishings from India. There's full bar sevice (though cocktails can be hit or miss), and a selection of Indian beers.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

70 N. Lexington, Asheville, North Carolina, 28801, United States

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Phone:

828-225–8880

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 10/15/2014

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