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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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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

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 3 March 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Marionette5
Reviewed 4 February 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 25 January 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 24 January 2018

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

Thank fcallahan
Reviewed 22 January 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
Reviewed 22 January 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 14 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
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Jo Ann P
17 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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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