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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
12:30 - 14:30
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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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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I'm not very experienced with Indian cuisine, but we really enjoyed our meal at Tara. We chose from the "BarrieLicious" menu and were not disappointed. The food was very tasty and plentiful. The chef was happy to tailor our meals to our food restrictions. While the full menu looked quite inviting, it did look a bit expensive (hence the choice... More 

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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Nice quality Indian food in a city where it's otherwise hard to find. A bit more upscale than a typical Indian joint, but a great meal.

2 Thank SuperDanno
Barrie, Canada
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233 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Six of us for dinner on a Saturday night during "Barrielicious" and all went well. We were greeted as if we were long lost relatives and quickly seated. A waiter was buy in a flash to take drink orders and he delivered them equally fast. We all decided to order from the special menu in effect which gave appetizer choices,... More 

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Quepos, Costa Rica
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262 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

After being told how great this was, we were less than impressed. Having lived in India for several years, we expected the place to live up to the testaments on the walls of the place. The butter chicken was good but far too much oil in the finished product. the Bhooma beef was fabulous and the highlight of the meal.... More 

1 Thank Terry W
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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101 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Lamb Curry , Rice , Samosa , Dahl , Chapati naan and good deserts , Good Indian Buffet for lunch on the go in Barrie . The only dificulty is finding some close parking . You can park on the water front or up the hill of if you are lucky just beside the Tara restaurant on the incline beside... More 

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Since this establishment opened we have been frequent visitors for both lunch and dinner. We have travelled world wide and tried many similar establishments and this remains one of if not the best tasting Indian Cuisine. The decor and service is especially attractive for adults. Not sure children will as impressed.

2 Thank Robert S
Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We felt rushed, then ignored. The dishes were flavorful. We have eaten at countless Indian restaurants across Canada, mostly B.C. - and in England. This one did not warrant being so expensive. We were not offered Papadams. Main dishes were more sauce than meat.

2 Thank Alyssa H
Barrie, Canada
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Buffet Lunch at Tara was a great value...the ability to taste many dishes in a quiet tasteful atmosphere... Service was great...nice to actually dine at tables with linen table cloths... It's conveniently located in down town Barrie.. I hope if your inclined to try something different, venture into Tara and enjoy!

2 Thank SweetTripper
Stayner, Canada
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68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Me and 4 other ladies ate here and it was amazing! 4 of us ordered one of the combos and our vegetarian friend ordered one of the rice dishes. It looked and smelled awesome. The service was good but not the best and the washrooms were very clean. I believe the saying where if the washrooms are clean the kitchen... More 

1 Thank Sorrento 2018
Barrie, Canada
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172 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Visited here for the first time on a recomendation. I wasnt disapointed. We were greeted warmly on arrival. Place was quiet on a Thursday night. . Service was average since the waiter frequesntly failed to understand us but kept trying to make us think he did. Order Drinks up front the waiter didnt offer us any until we realized he... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
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?