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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)
Opens in 6 min
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
431 Liberty St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1916
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

I could hardly believe the combination of flavors the first time that I ate at Tara Kitchen. The food was unbelievably good...among the best food I had ever tasted. Needless to say, I have returned multiple times. My only complaint is the size of the...More

Thank stephonator
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Wow!!! Several.people we asked said we would not be disappointed , and that was true ! The "dining room" is tiny and not fancy at all, but clean and servers were very attentive. We were served hot tea immediately , it was tasty and was...More

Thank mccrobiem
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Small place with friendly service and comfort dishes. Reasonably priced and large portions. Tasty appetizers.

Reviewed December 7, 2017

There were 9 of us for a birthday dinner. And, they do not take reservations. However, we did come in when they suggested that there should be available seating. The staff was very helpful in advising my international party about the dishes. Example, that dish...More

Thank GeoW-06
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

Walked in on a chilly night. Met by wafting aroma of spices. Sat at a small table in back. Food outstanding- better even than the smell. distinctive unusual flavors deliciously prepared. Had lamb chicken and lentils. generous portions. Loved it.

Thank DeeEllThr33
Reviewed October 30, 2017

On a business trip to Schenectady my colleague and I tried Tara's Kitchen for dinner one night baesd on the reviews. It was awesome, such a great surprise. We started with the Eggplant Dip which was excellent and they kept the pita bread coming for...More

Thank Isaboston
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

A little pricey but deliciously and flavorful. We started with a chemoulla starter with pita bread was enough to entice us to stay for the entire meal.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Very intimate and authentic atmosphere. Meals were served piping hot and with fresh high quality traditional ingredients.Family owned and they love to visit and get your feedback. Authentic beer and wine selections available. Def recommend for authentic flare and high quality foods. Great date night...More

Thank westkiSC69
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Everything we got was delicious!! We sat on the porch. The staff was attentive and helpful. We are a family with many allergies and food requirements and we had no problems. My only issue was that the bathroom was in need of some serious cleaning.

Thank Tabitha L
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner. We ordered Chicken with Spicy Date Sauce which came out with a side of Rice and Pita. The food was spot on! Seating is limited, so there may be a wait when they are busy.

Thank Manoj B
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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