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Tara Indian Cuisine

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128 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A4, Canada
(705) 737-1821
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Tillsonburg, Canada
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a wonderful buffet lunch. We enjoyed the selection. There was a good variety of food, My favorite was the tandoori chicken. My wife loved the rice noodle crisps. There was a tasty yogurt to help reduce the heat from the spice. I for one enjoyed the level of spice. [Not for a novice ;) ]... More 

Thank Ivon L
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, good food, just pricey. Atmosphere and decor are good also. Try the butter chicken or the Tandoori chicken. Both are great.

Thank William G
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot understand why some people enjoy eating here. I used to live in Little India in Toronto and ate authentic Indian cuisine at least twice a week. The dishes at Tara are poorly spiced and are padded out with onions, green pepper and underripe tomato. Those ingredients are not traditionally in some dishes such as vindaloo. The service is... More 

Thank Jane G
Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a whim, we went to eat something full of spice. (What an understatement!) Our friends whose palates cannot handle "spicy" foods had no problem eating here. Additionally we went for the Dinner for Four with a fixed price menu. Fabulous is not even close to just how delicious it was!! Fabulous setting, attentive service and generally left you happy... More 

Thank wasagabears
Barrie, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I had to share my experience. When I ordered the food it seemed over-priced but I just assumed that I am paying for the quality. Boy was I wrong! The food was not something you order from a restaurant. It is amateur cooking that even a brand new cook can mimic. The best part... More 

Thank mluthra
Barrie, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were so disappointed with the food, the butter chicken had 4 small nugget size pieces of chicken floating around, appetizer was one lonly samosa that was extremely hot(probably microwaved) and desert was awful a coconut cake that tasted so bad, they served juice that tasted more like a kool aid drink and charged $5 for a... More 

Thank Jvantista
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I come here regularly for the buffet lunch. The service here is wonderful, always very attentive, prompt, and courteous. The food is incredibly delicious, very authentic. The buffet is affordable, and gives you a chance to try a number of different dishes, all of which are so tasty! Tara's is super-clean, beautifully decorated with lots of... More 

Thank SweetPhotoGirl
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Ordered several dishes for take out and we were very impressed with food. Excellent option for delivery especially if you're not in the mood for pizza or wings.

Thank lovelinessgalore
Montreal, Canada
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

After having read reviews and it being the only Indian restaurant, we were disappointed in the food. Service was great and attentive, but food was just okay!

Thank Vicki L
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

There is a reason why the restaurant is always full and many return again and again - the food is great! All of the staff were very helpful and made some recommendations based on the vast selection of choices on the menu. We will return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighborhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: (705) 737-1821

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?