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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 yesterday via mobile

Excellent food. The owners are wonderful! The atmosphere is inviting and unique. Try it, you’ll like it!

Thank smfarb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Some people criticize this place for the seating and ambiance. I have to agree that maybe it's not the most posh place I've been to. BUT: If what you're looking for is food that tastes incredible, you should absolutely go here. The combination of spices...More

Thank wmccoske
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had very interesting meals here..the menu is varied and you can watch them cook your food..they also sell a lot of their sauces, so you can try to replicate your meal at home...tight seating..hope they have plans to expand

Thank lmackanesi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there on a weekday evening by myself from out of town. The food was good, a little spicy, but good. Because it is served in an iron dish, it stays very hot throughout the meal. Service was great and the place lively.

Thank Richard s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is delicious in this very small, intimate moroccan restaurant. The staff is friendly, the decor very unassuming, but the porch is great. The food is unusual and you walk thru the kitchen where you can see them cooking with the orange tangines. It...More

Thank Babci_of_3
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a unique dining experience with great food on covered back porch. Fig appetizer was amazing as well as chicken with lemon and green olives. Save room for baklava. This is a restaurant with food that cannot be prepared at home. Atmosphere is ordinary...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 8 April 2018

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 26 March 2018

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 25 March 2018 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
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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 - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 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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