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Reviewed December 15, 2019

We’ve been here several times. Staff always friendly, restaurant is clean & bright. This seems to be a modernized version of “traditional” Indian restaurants you may be used to. The Madras soup is always a winner. Had a bowl this time instead of a cup....You’ll thank me later! Tried a new dish they offered—Beyond Keema Curry. Very tasty and served with rolls. Also had the garlic naan which was fairly good. Andrea the server extremely nice. Quick service and decent prices. Would come here again.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 30, 2019

The main course was good but the Naan leaves much to be desired also the no brand name soda machine was not very good. Tried a few of the flavors but not very good. Service was a little slow but it was noon and they...were busy.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 19, 2019 via mobile

If you are an Indian, this is not for you. This is some sort of a fusion restaurant probably catering to the non- Indian palate. Veg biriyani and paneer biriyani were poorly made. Some sort of uncooked rice mixed with vegetables like zucchini 🤔. Small...portion size with even smaller razors portion. (Well they gave me two since I asked). Since I was hungry I ordered Samosa chat thinking they cannot go wrong. I was terribly wrong. The kind lady at the counter insisted on knowing how the food was as I remained quiet. I asked her to read my comments . Hopefully they get good non-Indian clientele. The ambience is good. But that cannot make up for poor taste and uncooked food.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Like a restaurant though without the table waiters. Nice Modern Decor , interesting Indian Music old and modern styles. Friendly Staff at the counters. Clean inside. Delicious dishes and appetizers. Nice Home Made Fountain Sodas. Great main dishes. Can be made to degree of Hotness...(as in mild to very hot) Great Service Recommended. Though not a traditional Indian restaurant, very nice food, but traditional dinners , cooked freshMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a fast delicious lunch at Tarka. Small but quality menu. Great flavors and wonderful customer service with reasonable prices! It’s worth a lunch visit for sure. If you’re worried about spice / heat , you have multiple options. Enjoyed my meal and my left...overs.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

And affordable. The price is great without sacrificing flavor and variety. The staff were also friendly. This place is a treat for take out or casual dining. Wish it was closer to home. But it is so good we make the 30 minute drive.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Highly disappointed that I didn't try it sooner. The vegetable samosas were rich in flavor and the spices were just perfect! I found my new go to place for delicious Indian food must haves! I can hardly wait to try more of the menu items.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I have fond memories of Tarka from Austin. I remember the food being decent and actually looking forward to going there. Today however Tarka literally left a bad taste in my mouth. My wife and I actually planned on going to Be Good. A restaurant...in the same shopping center. However, after seeing Tarka, we were both excited and decided to go there. Bad decision!!!! We ordered the paneer dish and Tarka daal. Both were over spiced and tasted horrible. The food looked like it was defrosted, not even cooked right. The daal was really soggy and the Paneer dish was just soupy and tasted like it was from a jar of liquid seasoning that you can buy at an Indian store. We went for a run in the evening and ran an extra mile or so just to sweat out the horrible heavy feeling and get the salty taste out of our system. Avoid Tarka!!! It’s on my S&$t list for sure.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I come here often with my Indian colleagues for lunch. They tell me this is somewhat of fusion Indian food, but we all enjoy the food. My favorite dish is Lamb Biryani and you can't forget to also order their Mango Lemonade.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a new restaurant in our area and we were happy to find a new vegan/vegetarian friendly option. Upon entering we were immediately greeted by the friendly staff. After placing our order our food was prepared and brought to our table. The food was...fresh and flavorful. The manager visited tables to make sure diners we're enjoying their meals. We had a very nice experience would definitely recommend Tarka.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tarka Indian Kitchen

Yes, Tarka Indian Kitchen offers takeout services.

Yes, Tarka Indian Kitchen offers delivery services.

Tarka Indian Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5