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$5 - $10
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Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 15, 2020

I was surprised to find this Indian fast food place, I didn't know about them till I went to Texas, I loved it. I have been in India and my favorite meal while there as the curry paneer, I really ate it most of my...time in New Delhi. If you are looking for a tasting India out of India you should go for. If I am back in Texas this will be my restaurant, the price is another plus.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

My wife absolutely loves the Korma with Lamb. I love the Malai Kofta. Good every time. Choice of regular or garlic naan. The chicken pakoras and samosas are great appetizers.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

While on a business trip to Austin, we were craving India one night. We reached Tarka only to realize that it is not a full sit down restaurant. Rather you order from the menu at the counter and then they come and serve the food...to you. They have a decent but small selection of beer and wine. The food was actually pretty good. We tried their salads, dal, channa masala, aloo gobi and the soups. We ordered a roti to go along with it and it comes with rice. Service was quick and attentive. Food tasted good.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Food is always good and fresh. Reasonably priced. My wife loves the chicken pakora. My favorite there is the tiki masala.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

I was very surprised. Food was exceptionally tasty. Reminded me of homemade. I will go every time I am in the area

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

I had the tikka masala and my husband had vindaloo both with chicken, both were delicious. You choose mild, medium, spicy or extra spicy. We both got medium and it was perfect. We also had the garlic nana bread (yummy and enough for 2 or...3 people.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Tarka never disappoints. Food was yummy and taste so fresh. Both of the dishes we ordered were yummy and hot. We had uber eats deliver and the food was still piping hot.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Tarka after walking around the outlet malls before heading back north. I ordered samosas, the coconut curry with veggies and my sister ordered roti and the lentil tomato soup. Everything was delicious and quickly served. We didn't wait more than 10 minutes...from the time we ordered. The samosas were some of the best I have ever had. They had a hint of spice to them, but we're not overwhelmingly hot. The coconut curry was steaming hot and delicious. I have never had Indian curry and this was a good introduction. They flavor was light, but savory at the same time. The tomato-lentil soup was the perfect texture and blend of spices that were combined into one bowl. The roti was thin and somewhat crispy just like I like it. Everything was so good I ordered veggie pakora and more samosas to go once again delicious. The servers were friendly and helpful as well. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

This is a very convenient eat in or carry out counter service restaurant located in a shopping district. All the dishes are delicious based on a fine dining Indian restaurant located in Austin. You can select your level of heat. You can have your protein...of choice. The house fruit juice drink (self serve) is very refreshing if you've just come in from the Texas heat. Clean restrooms. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

We've loved everything we've tried here, chicken pakora, chicken tika masala, nan plain and garlic, sag paneer...creamed spinach...yum, vegetable samosas. We love the hot chai tea and we've been known to pour it over ice. Think of this as semi fast food Indian fusion with...a lot of taste. Austin's had a great Indian restaurant for years called the Clay Pit, and I here these are the people behind this rapidly growing chain.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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