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201 University Oaks, #580, Round Rock, TX 78665
512-246-1922
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Tarka serves fresh, fast & flavorful Indian cuisine, freshly whipped...
Tarka serves fresh, fast & flavorful Indian cuisine, freshly whipped lasssis & select wine & beer. Dine in, take out or have it delivered via Dine on Demand. We offer online & mobile ordering and have our very own iPhone ordering app. City of Austin recognized Green Restaurant.
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Not what you would call special occasion restaurant but if you like Indian food it is well worth visit. Not far off the freeway so practical if passing through at the right time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Ajijic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Not what you would call special occasion restaurant but if you like Indian food it is well worth visit. Not far off the freeway so practical if passing through at the right time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good place to visit, they have a pretty extensive menu of different things that you can try whether you are a meat eater or vegetarian. Nice assortment of curries, with three levels of spiciness ranging from mild to hot. The service is good and while not the best Indian cuisine that I've had, it would be a place I would... More 

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harker heights
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I ordered the spicy eggplant and it was not only tasty I ordered more for take out. The place is small but it was cozy. The rice and Nan bread was tasty. I ordered the garlic nan bread. Prices were reasonable. I am so glad we drove around the store complex otherwise we would have missed this gem.

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

When I want quick and tasty Indian food, I go here. While set-up for a casual dinner out, this is also a good lunch destination too. The menu is clearly displayed on the wall at the entrance, and details exactly what each dish contains. For those who have never had Indian food before, this is a good way to start.... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Probably not the best Indian food in Austin, but Tarka is always consistent, and their multiple locations make them a stand-by for us. We like that you can choose the "spice" level of their dishes... we love spicy food, but sometimes you want to take it back a notch or two. Overall, Tarka is a place we trust for decent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Their chicken korma is heavenly!!! I used to always get the tikka masala but I tried something new and that's my new favorite thing!!! Their chicken kabob is also extremely tasty if you want something a little lighter.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is a great little Indian restaurant. The food was fresh, flavorful and quick! I loved how Tarka showed which items were vegan, that helps out a lot when you have multiple food allergies like dairy, eggs etc. They even had a gluten free menu which had more than just a few items on it. So refreshing to see that,... More 

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Round Rock, TX
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We used to be able to count on Tarka for a good, quick Indian food fix. The past few times we have been, the quality of the food has seriously gone down hill. After waiting 30 minutes for my food and watching everyone that came in after us get their food, mine had better be close to perfect. That's what... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was hungry after shopping at Ikea. Tarka was quick and reasonably priced. I found the spice levels quite low my medium could have been mild in some other restaurants but it tasted great. If I wanted to spend a couple of hours eating in an authentic indian style restaurant there are better places but for what I wanted this... More 

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I hadn’t had Indian food in a bit, and didn’t feel like doing much waiting, so that’s one reason why I came back here. Another reason was the food here is always good. Situated in the far corner of the shopping plaza (opposite from where IKEA is), there’s plenty of parking, and a limited patio area for some outdoor seating.... More 

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Additional Information about Tarka Indian Kitchen

Address: 201 University Oaks, #580, Round Rock, TX 78665
Phone Number: 512-246-1922
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 University Oaks, #580, Round Rock, TX 78665
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
  • Phone Number: 512-246-1922

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Tarka serves fresh, fast & flavorful Indian cuisine, freshly whipped lasssis & select wine & beer. Dine in, take out or have it delivered via Dine on Demand. We offer online & mobile ordering and have our very own iPhone ordering app. City of Austin recognized Green Restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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