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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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Killeen, Texas
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133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I love this place! I had never had Indian food before and the employee suggested the chicken biryani. I wasn't disappointed! It comes in three different levels of heat. Since I'm a wimp, I got the mild, but there is medium and hot as well. It comes with a cucumber yogurt sauce that helps cut the heat. It's so incredibly... More 

Thank Merechat2
Georgetown, Texas
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60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My wife and I were out and about the other day and started looking for somewhere to have lunch when we came across the Tarka Indian Kitchen in Round Rock. We both LOVE Indian food so we decided to give it a try. Good decision! Don't let the fast food ordering setup discourage you....the food was amazing. My wife ordered... More 

Thank Frank D
Killeen, TX
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95 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place has the typical fast food set-up: order and pay at the register, get a number, and serve yourself at the drink bar. You select your table, place the number on a wire stand, and wait for your order to be brought to the table. The menu has a great selection for carnivores or vegetarians. My favorite dish is... More 

Thank fabfeline
Boyce, Louisiana
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

I ate at an Austin location before this location and enjoyed it more. I really like the atmosphere and ease of ordering. I ordered medium hotness with my Lamb Vindaloo and it wasn't very spicy. Please expand to Louisiana!

Thank Coffeechoc
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Not what you would call special occasion restaurant but if you like Indian food it is well worth visit. Not far off the freeway so practical if passing through at the right time.

Thank Iain M
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good place to visit, they have a pretty extensive menu of different things that you can try whether you are a meat eater or vegetarian. Nice assortment of curries, with three levels of spiciness ranging from mild to hot. The service is good and while not the best Indian cuisine that I've had, it would be a place I would... More 

Thank DaSensei
harker heights
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92 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I ordered the spicy eggplant and it was not only tasty I ordered more for take out. The place is small but it was cozy. The rice and Nan bread was tasty. I ordered the garlic nan bread. Prices were reasonable. I am so glad we drove around the store complex otherwise we would have missed this gem.

Thank susan s
Austin, Texas
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355 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

When I want quick and tasty Indian food, I go here. While set-up for a casual dinner out, this is also a good lunch destination too. The menu is clearly displayed on the wall at the entrance, and details exactly what each dish contains. For those who have never had Indian food before, this is a good way to start.... More 

Thank Dave M
Austin, Texas, United States
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Probably not the best Indian food in Austin, but Tarka is always consistent, and their multiple locations make them a stand-by for us. We like that you can choose the "spice" level of their dishes... we love spicy food, but sometimes you want to take it back a notch or two. Overall, Tarka is a place we trust for decent... More 

Thank Lloyd W
Austin, tx
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Their chicken korma is heavenly!!! I used to always get the tikka masala but I tried something new and that's my new favorite thing!!! Their chicken kabob is also extremely tasty if you want something a little lighter.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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: 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?