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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%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (50 reviews)
“lamb” (37 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

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 4 weeks ago 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 31 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
Reviewed 28 October 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 25 September 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 17 August 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 13 August 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
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The food is amazingly delicious. Everything is cooked fresh right in the small open kitchen space. The tagine dishes are our favorite. Many different selections; there is something for every palette. The space is small so make a reservation since the restaurant has gained huge...More

Thank Pamula00
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Tara Kitchen makes authentic Moroccan tagines and other delicious dishes. The food is served right out of the clay pot on the table. It's not everyday that you find a place like this outside of a larger urban locale. Their food is so good they...More

Thank tasha977
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We met ar Tara Kitchen, a Moroccan restaurant. I was so impresses with the service and food! Had an amazing lamb tangible. Best I've ever had. Served with rice and warm flatbread. Had a very delicious eggplant dip with flatbread for an appetizer. Simple decor...More

Thank 60Grant
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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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