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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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“lamb” (38 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank alanlubin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank fcallahan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 13 January 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 6 January 2018

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

Reviewed 7 December 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 16 November 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 30 October 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
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Jo Ann P
16 December 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
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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