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Tara Indian Cuisine

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128 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
(705) 737-1821
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 32
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best time to go is for their lunch buffet

This unpretentious & well-established venue is a favourite for simple Indian fare. I would regularly go for the lunch buffet, which for the variety, is quite well priced. The naan is fresh, and the curries not overwhelmingly spicy. For the uninitiated in the wonders of Indian cuisine, this is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Barrie, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Visited here for the first time on a recomendation. I wasnt disapointed. We were greeted warmly on arrival. Place was quiet on a Thursday night. . Service was average since the waiter frequesntly failed to understand us but kept trying to make us think he did. Order Drinks up front the waiter didnt offer us any until we realized he... More 

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Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Do not know why I have not reviewed this place before? I always enjoy eating here, but confess it has been a while. Went on Saturday night with my husband, it was quite busy, but we were greeted right away and found a nice table. The menu seemed different, and we opted for a combo, something we had not done... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Group of 8 with reservations all there for 35 minutes before orders asked about drinks.had nan bread rice and butter chicken , they came in that order 25 minutes apart instead of together.coffee and dessert were never offered. The place should be called Tarable Tarable Tarable

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Canada
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54 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This unpretentious & well-established venue is a favourite for simple Indian fare. I would regularly go for the lunch buffet, which for the variety, is quite well priced. The naan is fresh, and the curries not overwhelmingly spicy. For the uninitiated in the wonders of Indian cuisine, this is a good first restaurant.

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Orillia, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I've been to Tara Indian Cuisine before... but that was long, long time ago. Probably before tripadvisor was up and running! Anyway, BarrieLicious is up and running, so we, a group of four of us, (two couples that is) decided to try it out. It was cold outside, but nice and warm inside. The restaurant was busy, so probably a... More 

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toronto
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Buffet during the week ,all you can eat.The restaurant has been remodel ,very nice.The staff were great and they have a back door for take out.So you don't have to go threw the restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Good Indian food. Have a lunch buffet available. Life cited number of gravies and base sauces. 2nd best Indian restaurant but pricey. Their Tarka daal is nice and thick and vary spices to your palate. Nice atmosphere

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Barrie, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We love going to Tara and always appreciate the way they spice up the food for us. We only go with Wagjag though, otherwise, I think it is too expensive for what it is. The wine selection could be better too (higher end) - that I don't mind paying for!

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Barrie, Ont
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We dine at Tara every couple of months and usually order the same dishes as we really enjoy them. Once again we have enough leftovers for tomorrows lunch. It was early on a Friday evening and at that point there were not many guests. We did notice several boxes of orders being prepared for delivery as well as some patrons... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I found the prices somewhat high. The meal was for two but they brought one soup to share and only one piece of naan bread. For the cost of these two items, it makes no sense not to have enough for two. It was the worst butter chicken I've ever had but the rest of the food was good. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (705) 737-1821

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 30
  • Cuisine: Indian

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