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Tara Kitchen

431 Liberty St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1916
+1 518-708-3485
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tagine” (29 reviews)
“lamb” (40 reviews)
“pita bread” (11 reviews)
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
431 Liberty St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1916
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious in this very small, intimate moroccan restaurant. The staff is friendly, the decor very unassuming, but the porch is great. The food is unusual and you walk thru the kitchen where you can see them cooking with the orange tangines. It...More

Thank Babci_of_3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a unique dining experience with great food on covered back porch. Fig appetizer was amazing as well as chicken with lemon and green olives. Save room for baklava. This is a restaurant with food that cannot be prepared at home. Atmosphere is ordinary...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Table was small for 4 people and the atmosphere was nothing special. We could feel the cold draft when the door opened. Food was pretty good but I guess I'm not a big fan of Moroccan food. Service was excellent.

Thank Nell70
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Family of 3 stopped in for lunch on a Thursday and it was pretty quiet, we were the only ones there though it was close to their lunch closing time of 2pm. After a few minutes, 3 more parties were seated too. My husband and...More

Thank dinamber
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

The wonderful scent of Moroccan spices and a waft of mint greeted us as we entered this neatly refurbished restaurant on a side street in downtown Schenectady. We arrived early (about 5:30) on a Saturday and we soon found ourselves engulfed in a buzzing exciting...More

Thank BAEberly
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times and always impressed with the meals. Delicious, healthy and well prepared! Highly recommend!

Thank Marionette5
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Having been for dinner last summer, I brought a client for lunch recently and was disappointed that it wasn’t the same. The dinner dish was piping hot in a cast iron skillet, saucy, and delicious. The same item for lunch was dry and plated.

Thank melissa M
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Moroccan fare.Only about ten small tables. Seating two or four but the food is excellent. Check out their website. When seated you will be given a small glass of honey tea. Wonderful courteous staff. Inexpensive. Check their website for hours. Lamb, eggplant ,chicken and eggplant...More

1  Thank alanlubin
Reviewed January 24, 2018

Counter and small dining room are busy, busy at this little gem. Moroccan food, affordable, tasty, comfort food.

Thank fcallahan
Reviewed January 22, 2018

To say that this place is small is an understatement. It is tiny They have 4 or 5 two tops as you enter the restaurant along with seating at a counter. That is your only option if you are eating alone or are a couple....More

Thank wmcleve
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Jo Ann P
December 16, 2014|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
I'd agree: Let the server know and it shouldn't be a problem. They were so accommodating to us, even "holding" the kitchen open as we came in just before closing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Liberty St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1916
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-708-3485
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