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Tarka Indian Kitchen

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201 University Oaks Ste 580, Round Rock, TX 78665-2430
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Round Rock, Texas
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a vegetarian I love Indian food. Lots of spice and flavor. Very much enjoyed our lunch today. Staff very helpful and professional. Added veggies to a dish at no cost and took off $.50 because I did not want the side of rice. Great lunch.

Thank AudreyS1994
San Pedro, Belize
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

This is a great place to introduce people to Indian food, while they don't have all the local foods that some others do they have a great selection for people to get antiquated with this spectacular food.

Thank Timmy131970
San Antonio, Texas
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151 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

While the food preparation is fast, it's just not very good. The vegetable jalfrezi tasted oddly acidic and chana massala was bland and flavorless. The recipes are more 'Indian inspired' with jalapenos thrown in for good measure that don't really add anything. It's a shame since the fast-casual concept would be great for Indian food but apart from the naan... More 

Thank JamesBeswick
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

First time trying this place and it's delicious. I got the Chicken Tikka Masala and Naan. Soooo good will definitely be back!!

Thank Contessa R
Hutto, Texas
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here this weekend. I enjoyed the menu on the wall before we got to the cashier. It have us time to look with out being rushed. The cashier was happy to help me with the menu as I have never eaten Indian food before. Tables were clean, and food came at a good speed. I... More 

Thank Mylittlepiper2004
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Auntie at Austin: East coast family is visiting Austin family. We're blessed w/a second nephew :) Their spice level is on point w/our family's palate. Nicely done. Our carry-out to-go order were well-packaged and ready to just open up and enjoy. My medium spiced chicken biryani was what I'd consider a medium level of tasty heat. Golf clap. Full of... More 

Thank Akane C
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Loved the shrimp biryani here. The food is spicy as per indian palate so hot means HOT 😊 Good ambience and service. 👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

Thank Avmukher
Round Rock, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My husband and I try to visit Tarka at least once a month. I've tried a different dish every time I've been and I haven't been disappointed yet. Everything is fresh, and I can control how spicy I want my dish. They will make it as hot or as mild as I wish. They are friendly and helpful with the... More 

Thank Miata_Foxy
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

I used to order from this restaurant but don't anymore, I go to Teji's because when you order mild at Teji's the food is mild enough that I can eat it. Also I can get pappadum at Teji's and the most wonderful naan I have ever eaten. Tarka has good food if you are indian or of a darker skin... More 

Thank smiles030
Thicket, Texas
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87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I have never eaten Indian food and won't again. Aside from that my food was cold and a member of our group did not get their food until the rest of the group had finished. Although I am unfamiliar with this cuisine I don't feel it is very high quality. Trendy does not always mean edible.

Thank TexasHunter270

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 201 University Oaks Ste 580, Round Rock, TX 78665-2430
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Round Rock
  • Phone Number: 512-246-1922
Tarka serves fresh, fast & flavorful Indian cuisine, freshly whipped lasssis & select wine & beer. Dine in, take out or have it delivered via Dine on Demand. We offer online & mobile ordering and have our very own iPhone ordering app. City of Austin recognized Green Restaurant.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?