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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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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Karina C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank bcolbert255
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Megan F
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

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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

Thank Julianne D
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Let me start by saying that I've eaten Indian food (southern and northern) all across the US, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Colombia (I can recommend the only Indian restaurant in Cartagena!), and my Houston experiences go all the way back to Bombay Palace...More

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This wasn't a bad go-to place for Indian food considering it's near our home. The chicken tikka masala was average though for some reason I got sick later that night from it. My husband had the chicken vindaloo and was happy with it. Personally, I'll...More

Thank CiaoBella59
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I wish this place was closer to my house. Chicken tikka masala, rice, naan and kingfisher!!! what else do you want? Even the kids menu items are excellent. We've been several times and it is consistently good. Highly recommended and a great alternative to some...More

Thank JBizzle76
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We loved this “fast food” style Indian restaurant! Food was excellent value for the money and very yummy! My kids loved it, as well as my wife and I.

Thank lynchrd2
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Geevan S
August 8, 2017|
Response from Sorell L | 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, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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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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