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“Delish and welcoming ”

Tara Indian Cuisine
Ranked #1 012 of 6 311 Restaurants in San Francisco
Price range: US$24 - US$25
Cuisines: Indian
Neighbourhood: The Castro
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Neighbourhood: The Castro
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We ate here 2 nights during our stay on Market St across the road at Becks. In a neighbourhood where we experienced patchy service and quality of food - Tara was a stand out. Such welcoming staff, we ate after 8pm both nights and there was no hesitation in finding us a table. Quite a busy place but great service. Highlights for me (with vegetarian bias) were the light and crispy veg pakoras, saag paneer, good crispy garlic naan also. The family loved the chicken tikka masala and lamb rogan josh. Reasonably priced beers and wine by the glass. I wish we had an Indian like this in our home town!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

My wife has great experience in Indian food - I do not, however this was a very good experience for both of us. The selection of food and wine is great and very tasty. Very affordable price level. And many local Indians come here - the best recommendation.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Right across from Beck's Motor Lodge, so if you're staying there and see it...Not much to look at from the outside but inside is warm and cozy. Friendly, efficient service, reasonable prices, and good food. Good selection of dishes for carnivores, vegetarians, and vegans. A hearty dinner for two plus drinks was $50. We also got a naan to go so we'd have something to nosh on in the morning before starting the day.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank Suzanne S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Authentic Indian food. We were well and fast served. Rices were huge and delicious and the meat was great too. Definitely awesome

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank arce69zamora
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

I had not been to this location since a couple owners ago, but was initially hosting a vegetarian friend from England and stopped in for a light meal, which was very pleasant. So another friend an I went a couple weeks later for dinner around 6:30 PM. It was initially not full, but nearly filled up as the evening progressed, and quite a few people came in for take out order as well. We ended up ordering the Thali dinner, since most of the things we wanted to try were on it, and the friendly waiter allowed us to substitute an appetizer for the one listed.
We had vegetable pakoras that were vert light and crispy, mixed tandoori plate with lots of grilled onions, saag paneer slightly spicy as we had hoped, and chicken tikka masala, which had a nice creamy tomato sauce that could have been a bit spicier. We also got papadums, raita, naan, rice, and rice pudding. Too much, so some went home; excellent value for the cost! Service was attentive. We'll definitely go back.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Thank Thomas T
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