Mela Indian Restaurant

Row 1

70 N Lexington Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 225-8880
$ $
Mon–Thu, Sun: 11:30 AM–2:30 PM Fri–Sat: 11:30 AM–2:30 PM

Foursquare Tips

  • Awesome lunch buffet in a lovely Indian environment. I go there weekly, at least. Take-out lunch is the best bargain- fill it up to go.
  • Please introduce yourself to the owner,, anuup.. Really nice guy and so down to earth.
  • The chai is totally worth the extra $2 at lunch.
  • First try at Indian. Impressive !
  • This place ended up ruining my night by refusing to take the one card I had brought with me to pay for my meal! WHY WILL THEY NOT TELL CUSTOMERS UP FRONT THAT THEY DO NOT ACCEPT DISCOVER CARD!
  • Draft beer is only $1.35 with buffet!
  • Lunch buffet is delicious and reasonable at $10. With the buffet, you can get a draft beer for $1.35!
  • The chicken curry special was awesome! Get the spinach and goat cheese bread on the side to soothe the zing!
  • Try their housemade chai or ginger limeade both are amazing.
  • Great naan and huge lunch buffet...too much food!
  • When the waitress says the Chicken Vindaloo is atomic, she means it. BEWARE!
  • Lunch here is very affordable and delicious!
  • Best indian food in the south
  • Belly dancers are amazingly talented
  • The lunch buffet
  • Get the buffet. Avoid filling up on rice.
  • Best Indian food I've ever had. Period. Just look at that picturesque chicken tikka masala.. my mouth is watering all over again. It's not a trip to Asheville until I've visited Mela's at least once.
  • The lunch buffet was just enough food, didn't feel overly stuffed afterward.
  • The lunch buffet is really good
  • The lunch buffet is an awesome value for this super tasty authentic Indian food. The Chicken Tikka Masala is my favorite from any I've had in the U.S.