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Tarka Indian Kitchen

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#503 of 3,238 Restaurants in Austin


$5 - $10
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

This is a favorite place for authentic Indian Cuisine. Always enjoyable with plenty to eat for a crowd. Naan is excellent. Many Curries to chose from. The tastes are amazing the aromas are tantalizing. Friendly folks fast service reasonable prices. This is the place for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Worst Indian food ever, we ordered Malai Kofta, Chicken Biryani, Paneer Biryani, Chicken Vindaloo... Malai Kofta is not just patato patty made in Tikka sauce... We had real high hopes considering the reviews but they are just selling food which doesn't taste authentic... One star...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank akhi86
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Have been to this restaurant several times and tried a few of their menu items and am absolutely stuck on some of their appetizers! This is a small, out of the way restaurant that has absolutely delightful staff and wonderful food. The bigger restaurants get...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Ordered two kids meals. Consistently good. Met my expectations. They always seem to deliver. Could add a tad bit more chicken to the rice dishes.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JSLoveis13
Reviewed February 23, 2018

I work in the West Anderson Lane area and at least once a month I hear Tarka calling me to satisfy my craving for Indian food. Tarka is always fresh, consistent and quick. I will be back next month for sure.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank W John P
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

Easy access , quickie Indian food you can get it here . Menu items are limited ... mostly the food are westernized ... not purely Indian in taste ... but yet good service. Loved the mango lassi

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank DashD
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Being a pescitarian, it's not always easy to find meatless meals. I would have to say Tarka if a favored spot for me to grab lunch at. Love the Matter Panear!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lidawe1
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Shared the Saag Paneer and the Chicken Tikka Masala. Both very bland and unremarkable. Almost tasted as though both were concocted from the same "base" with a bit of minor adjustment. Not really bad, but nothing that made either flavorfully distinctive. Needed more ginger and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank docwhiteaustin
Reviewed July 5, 2017

I'm so lucky this is literally the first restaurant I ate at when I came to Austin. The next night I made it the second. The storefront seemed like a chain so I was shocked at how tasty and traditional the food was. I can't...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank JulesDangerFox
Reviewed May 18, 2017

The food was excellent. We ordered vegetable samosas, garlic naan, saag channa, and malai kofta, and it was all very good. The online menu will not tell you, but there are 2 samosas in each order. Also, the samosas don't come with a sweet sauce...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank David S
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