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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
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431 Liberty St, Schenectady, NY 12305-1916
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Growing up with Moroccan family, I have always loved traditional Moroccan fare and tagine cooking. Unfortunately the places you can get these things are far and few between. That is why I was delighted when I heard of Tara Kitchen in Schenectady. A few highlights...More

Thank Henziepenz
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Had the eggplant starter and the chicken smothered in onions, tomatoes and raisins. Ended with the baklava. Everything was delicious and the servers were kind, patient and attentive. I can't wait to visit again!

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I was totally naïve about this type of food. My server was kind and patient while I described my food preferences. I particularly like chicken but don't like spicy foods. He suggested a menu selection which I really liked. The ambience, service and food were...More

Thank satisfiedasusual
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I first met Muntasim several years ago when he was offering Moroccan food at the farmers market in Schenectady. Then I heard that he and his wife, Aneesa, had opened a restaurant in town. When my wife and I went, Muntasim remembered our earlier encounter...More

1  Thank Kernan D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Service and food are excellent. Seem to have added some new things to the menu. I had one eggplant dish and. Y friend had another no they were both spectacular. Love this place.

Thank Catharine M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great change of pace with unique and delicious food options; very friendly owners and staff; cant wait for them to find space for the spa they are planning to open

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went for dinner. The service was great and the food was amazing. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Pam A
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious. However the service was lacking. Had to wait 45 minutes just for appetizers. Another 20 minutes for meals for 4 of us. Also our tea was never served.

1  Thank Quiltlady52
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I've always wanted to try Moroccan food but my wife is not a fan of lamb. There is plenty to eat outside of lamb here. Small restaurant with big flavor. The hairssa appetizer was very interesting (quite spicy) and I couldn't imagine another sauce that...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Mostly so you can watch the cooking.... Chat with the owner Ask what this or that is....she's VERY polite and will answer all your food questions Order lamb.....try something new... Don't fill up on pita although it's tempting It's great to dunk it in the...More

Thank Amanda L
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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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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