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Tara Indian Cuisine

$$ - $$$
City Center
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128 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-737-1821
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat 12:30 - 14:30
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place, good food, just pricey. Atmosphere and decor are good also. Try the butter chicken or the Tandoori chicken. Both are great.

1 Thank William G
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I cannot understand why some people enjoy eating here. I used to live in Little India in Toronto and ate authentic Indian cuisine at least twice a week. The dishes at Tara are poorly spiced and are padded out with onions, green pepper and underripe tomato. Those ingredients are not traditionally in some dishes such as vindaloo. The service is... More 

Thank Jane G
Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

On a whim, we went to eat something full of spice. (What an understatement!) Our friends whose palates cannot handle "spicy" foods had no problem eating here. Additionally we went for the Dinner for Four with a fixed price menu. Fabulous is not even close to just how delicious it was!! Fabulous setting, attentive service and generally left you happy... More 

Thank wasagabears
Barrie, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but I had to share my experience. When I ordered the food it seemed over-priced but I just assumed that I am paying for the quality. Boy was I wrong! The food was not something you order from a restaurant. It is amateur cooking that even a brand new cook can mimic. The best part... More 

Thank mluthra
Barrie, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I were so disappointed with the food, the butter chicken had 4 small nugget size pieces of chicken floating around, appetizer was one lonly samosa that was extremely hot(probably microwaved) and desert was awful a coconut cake that tasted so bad, they served juice that tasted more like a kool aid drink and charged $5 for a... More 

Thank Jvantista
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I come here regularly for the buffet lunch. The service here is wonderful, always very attentive, prompt, and courteous. The food is incredibly delicious, very authentic. The buffet is affordable, and gives you a chance to try a number of different dishes, all of which are so tasty! Tara's is super-clean, beautifully decorated with lots of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered several dishes for take out and we were very impressed with food. Excellent option for delivery especially if you're not in the mood for pizza or wings.

Thank lovelinessgalore
Montreal, Canada
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

After having read reviews and it being the only Indian restaurant, we were disappointed in the food. Service was great and attentive, but food was just okay!

Thank Vicki L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

There is a reason why the restaurant is always full and many return again and again - the food is great! All of the staff were very helpful and made some recommendations based on the vast selection of choices on the menu. We will return.

1 Thank 1971_RH
Sudbury, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

What a treat! After reading some of the ratings, we were a bit leery of visiting Tara again, after about a year away. ( we live quite a distance from here). We were not disappointed. It was every bit as good as before. I am excited that we still have a wonderful Indian restaurant to come to.

2 Thank Marnie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie>  > City Center
  • Neighbourhood: City Center
  • Phone Number: +1 705-737-1821

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