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Tarka Indian Kitchen

721 W 19th St, Ste #7, Houston, TX 77008-3503
+1 346-802-2096
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
721 W 19th St, Ste #7, Houston, TX 77008-3503
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I love this place. Its very delicious Indian food and the value is definitely there. If you like Thai curry, try the Tiki Masala which is my favorite.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RyanIsTall
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We specifically went to check out this Indian Food restaurant that was open on Mondays when most others are not. I did not enjoy it as much as I wanted to, and I love Indian food. I would not go out of my way to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sandypenny1950
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Very fast, and been great the three times I've been there. I haven't been real adventurous with my choices. Price is great too!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Donna G
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This was first visit. The decor sleek and modern counter service staff very friendly and helpful. We ordered saag paneer and vegetable dal— yummy With samosa appetizer and lassi drink only $26 for great dinner

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trymahjong
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I absolutely love this place. We moved far outside the 610 loop but still make the drive in from time to time, because they have hands down the best counter service (if not all) Indian food in town. Their tikka masala sauce...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 592karinac
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Tarka is an Indian fast food place, the concept is definitely cool and if the food were better I would be there every day. Thus far, I have been there twice and both times I found it to be "eh" at best. The first time...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mark J
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We first went to of the Tarka Indian Kitchens in Austin, as we didn't realize that it was also in Houston. Having tried it there, we found the one on 19th street and have visited it. We found that it has the same quality of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bcolbert255
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I really really REALLY like Tarka. Since I moved to Houston, it has been my go-to for takeout. It is quite consistent in quality, I've eaten there or gotten food from there maybe a dozen times and it was only semi-disappointing once. On that occasion,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank meganf137
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We are visiting Houston from the curry capital of England which is Leicester where people from all over England travel to in order to eat the best available Asian food. We have had two takeaway meals from Tarka during our three week vacation and this...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank JBG1
Reviewed April 1, 2018

After forgetting to give us the Naan we ordered, we went back. The staff was very apologetic, then giving us two free desserts and a coupon for free naan on our next trip. We appreciate service like that! The wait was a bit long, but...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 326julianned
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August 8, 2017|
Response from sorellW | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's expensive at all. Appetizers are $3-$6. Entrees are $7-$10.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 W 19th St, Ste #7, Houston, TX 77008-3503
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 346-802-2096
  • E-mail
Tarka serves fresh & flavorful Indian cuisine, freshly whipped lasssis & select wine & beer. Dine in, take out or have it delivered via one of our Third Party Delivery Vendors. We offer online & mobile ordering. City of Austin recognized Green Restaurant for our Take-Out Packaging & Waste Recycling.
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