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Tara Temple

4001 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1614
+1 703-908-4999
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Overview
  • Excellent7%
  • Very good56%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
1 week ago
“Consistently Inconsistent”
Apr 21, 2017
“Great Happy Hour”
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Japanese, Sushi
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4001 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1614
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I rated Tara Temple 3 stars because that's likely what my average score would be if I had to rate it every time I went there. The food is either amazing or it's terrible. This leads me to believe it all depends on whoever is...More

Thank ahirt845
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I was with a group of 9 that sat on the patio for happy hour. They have a nice selection of appetizers, plus $3 draft beer, $5 wine and $5 specialty martinis. We hadn't thought to go there for happy hour before and were pleasantly...More

Thank tropicalfan
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I came on Valentine's night, surprisingly not so busy, and had a very good dish of Pad Prik Sod (bell peppers, onions, scallions, bell peppers, little green peppers, in brown sauce with pork). Service was thoughtful and helpful, decor is elegant, pleasant bar, atmosphere was...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We had recently been to Japan, so we were really drawn to the torii gates. I loved the ambiance and appreciated the good service and tasty (albeit pricey) drinks. The sushi was good, as was the seaweed salad. The fried fish was rather fishy thought...More

Thank Kimberley42
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Nice place with a"clubby" vibe. Not so busy on a weekday but the food can't quickly :). A bit pricy but worth it.

Thank Dragoslav G
Reviewed February 27, 2016

Ordered the I-saan Classic which on the their webpage and restaurant menu states "Fried chicken, sun-dried beef, spicy papaya salad and sticky rice". When it arrived, I noticed the sun-dried beef did not look like sun-dried beef so I called the waitress over and asked...More

Thank TravellinOnABudget
Reviewed January 22, 2016

Three weeks ago, I decided to try Tara Temple. I had not eaten lunch for the day, I had just left an appointment, Tara Temple was two blocks away and it was happy hour. I did glance at the reviews and they were average but...More

Thank Experlanda
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Great food, drinks, and happy hour specials. I've always walked by this place in my neighborhood but only recently stopped in. My husband and I went for happy hour which last until 7:30pm. The deals were great and the food tasty. Nice happy hour spot!

Thank Rhi21
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a nice Thai restaurant that also has a whole page devoted to sushi. We ate from the Thai side, so can't judge the sushi. First of all, this is really nicely decorated--great decor! And in warmer weather there is patio seating. There's an...More

Thank keut
Reviewed December 4, 2015

We had Thai dishes because we were craving spicy food, and they delivered. They had some interesting seating options that looked more like a lounge than a restaurant. Service was good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$18 - $18
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1614
    (North Quincy Street)
  • Public Transportation: Tara Temple is located two blocks from the Orange Line Ballston Metrorail station.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-908-4999
  • E-mail
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