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Tamarind Indian Cuisine

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28 Orchard Village Plaza | 18-22 Barbican Road, Kingston, Jamaica
+1 876-977-0695
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Jamaica
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice ambiance. Great service; waitress was very pleasant. Food was also good: ordered butter naan, garlic naan, pat thai. Definitely will return.

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Thank RenDMP
Clemson, South Carolina
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would recommend the Chicken Tikka, the Butter Chicken and the Chicken Maharaja. Full of flavour, creamy, just the right amount of spice, chicken was succulent and the portions were generous. You won't be disappointed. My friends also had the garlic naan and enjoyed it immensely. Wait time was not long, staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. It is a... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I wasn't a big fan of Indian Cuisine and then I ate at Tamarind. Now , it's my go to place for Indian Cuisine. I love the ambiance as it's nice for a group or for a couple. Serving portions are good as I always have food left over and the taste is balanced and doesn't overpower your taste buds... More 

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Thank Craig B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I work closeby and EVERYDAY I am taunted to buy lunch and dinner here! The food is soooo flavourful! The spices and gravies and wow... just yum! If I could afford to eat there everyday, I seriously would!

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Thank Vanessa H
Kingston Parish, Jamaica
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is small intimate restaurant with chic table settings and a wide array of Indian, Asian and European fusions. Decent wine list with per glass selections. The portions are quite generous and patrons often leave with a " doggie bag". Prices are not cheap and the advice of the servers are dependable. Sometimes the card machines have clitches whenever it... More 

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Thank eatafood
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The food was really good and the portion sizes were generous. The waiters were very busy which made service very slow. Should consider hiring more waiters.

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Thank Shanice J
Grand Turk
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We love this restaurant in the Liguanea area Kingston just around the corner from Sovereign Plaza. We have never had bland food here. The vindaloo was superb and the garlic naan delicious. Portions are very generous. Service was attentive and we felt well looked after. We noticed a new practice though when we paid our bill. 10% is added already... More 

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Thank mlm1023
Kingston, Jamaica
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Went to the restaurant for a lunch menu staff was on point. Very helpful and friendly, they have a buzzer system that is quite efficient when getting what you need. The food was delicious very cost effective. Great venue for business or pleasure. Parking can be a problem though during rush hour.

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Thank Geoffrey W
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Tamarind is one of my favourites! The menu consists of a wide range of authentic Indian dishes and also has and Asian fusion menu, leaning to Thai. I appreciate the variations of "heat" in their dishes. The food is consistently excellent and served within a reasonable time. Lovely decor, always clean and very pleasant staff.

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Thank Shelly W
Hyderabad, India
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We ordered it at our hotel room, they did provide paper plates on request but the food was not up to expectations as the naan was chewy and the curries were bland tasting. Not real Indian food if you are looking for that.

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Thank pdey79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Delivery, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Orchard Village Plaza | 18-22 Barbican Road, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Jamaica  >  Kingston Parish  >  Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 876-977-0695

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