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Tamarind Flavor of India

257 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1584
+1 412-605-0500
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“oakland” (4 reviews)
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
257 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1584
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very mediocre Indian restaurant. The atmosphere is lovely and it is a very cute little house. However, the Indian food was very meh. There are better Indian places close by.

Thank Ariana S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely little spot of delicious Indian food that is so affordable! The restaurant is in an antique-ish home so I found it a bit drafty but the window, but otherwise the service was good and I'd come back for sure.

Thank DayNTim
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I went here for dinner after my brother gave me positive feedback about this place. I'm glad that it was better than my expectations. I had the Bisi bela bhath and it was good. I tried their mango shake and that was good too. Their...More

Thank Ram791
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Not sure about the food but service is extremely poor and worst customer service, there as no one is Resturant and still they took one hour to deliver food, will not stall recommend this place to anyone

Thank Saurabh_aggarwal
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We have been here years ago when it opened. At that time seemed to be good. Our return trip was ok. The place seems to have worn down without up keeping. A general unclean feeling with flies in dinning room ( almost never in Pittsburgh....More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you are looking for good south Indian food then this is the place to be. We had gone there for lunch buffet. The buffet is value for money. The 'Avial' was very well prepared. The staff was friendly. Vegetarian friendly place with lots of...More

Thank RaviTravels2016
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We're regular patrons to this charming Indian restaurant in Oakland. The Mysore masala dosa is a can't miss as is the variety of north and South Indian entrees. Definitely try the gobi manchurian appetizer, the lamb biryani and their chicken makhani. Sunday night specials are...More

Thank SunilDeshpande
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ordered several dishes for takeout while visiting family in Pittsburgh. Both the dal and the sag paneer were too liquidy and lacking texture. The seasoning was good. Also the curries and nan were fine. On balance I was a bit disappointed in what was suggested...More

Thank 1146Steve614
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner with two five year olds and limited selection for them for anything with no heat. They had plain rice and a plain dosa and had to buy them a turkey sandwich back at the hotel. They eat Indian food all the...More

1  Thank michellemM3971OX
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We ordered a takeaway and requested spicy food. After reaching home when we opened we got the terrible chicken biryani. Chilli powder was just mixed with Rice and chicken. The veg food was ok.

Thank Prasad G
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Will J
5 July 2016|
Response from ilikeoctopus | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they do have a Saturday buffet (it's Tuesday-Sunday), from 11:30am through 2:30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 9:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:15 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 N Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1584
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > North Oakland
  • Neighbourhood: North Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 412-605-0500
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