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Kimberly Warren
· February 8, 2018
Always a wonderful experience dining at Tara's. It's the love that goes into the food... Tara and her place are authentic - if your looking for an "Americanized" dining experience this isn't it. If yo...u're looking for authentic Trini food and experience don't miss your chance to stop in. Tara your black cake makes my heart warm... as does the visit while we eat. Thank you as always! See you again soon! See More
Kimsha Gibson
· January 16, 2018
First time there,traveled from a far,I live in the Pasco county...Holiday area..The food was great,horrible customer service,the older lady in the front was rude,No hospitality at all..I ask for a lil... of the hot sauce to take home,she said No!! And was wiping her nose with her sweater..I drove an hour for that..I will never come back. See More
Bob Richards
· December 5, 2017
The food is good but Tara just needs to practice sanitary methods of preparing and serving food. Come on! A box of a thousand disposable gloves is less than $10.00 and maybe people wouldn’t get sick l...ike the previous reviewer. When I visited, it was bare hands after touching and handling the cash and scratching her head. See More
Del Renee Kelley Leotaud
· February 25, 2018
My first time there; The food was good, but Tara needs an attitude adjustment. To me “, it doesn’t matter how good your food is, if your customer service sucks it will keep me from going back.
Camie Steiner
· August 9, 2017
I heard rumor of an authentic Trini roti shop in Tampa and just had to try it out. So we trekked 40 minutes from my hotel after work and found this glorious gem! The Doubles and Roti were spectacula...r, spot on, transported me mentally right back to my favorite little fishing village beach in Tobago. We showed up not long before closing and I know Tara wanted to be leaving soon but she was so kind to see the excitement on our faces that she not only cooked us that delicious meal to eat dine in, but sat down and had a great chat with us as well. I'd love to say there were no leftovers but I ordered WAY too much food because it was so good I couldn't help myself so she boxed it up for me to take home. Thank you Tara for the best dinner experience, I felt like a kid at Christmas tonight. Blondie and the two Baldies will be back soon! See More
Bebi Wohab-Hernandez
· July 21, 2017
This was my first time at this place yesterday I ordered doubles and a dhalpuri and chicken curry I eat the doubles first as soon as I got into my car by the time I got home I started to feel nausea a...nd diarrhea I had to call out from work today I am having severe stomach pain so literally all night I vomitted and I have diarrhea I will never go back there I spent $15.00 to get sick that's not acceptable I got food poisoning See More
Angel Bellamy
· February 23, 2018
The Roti is good here, had it twice after a V.I.friend told me that's the place she get her complaints
Brandalynn Robinson
· February 2, 2018
The food was great!!! The service was great!! And Ms.Tara is the best! Super funny lol and REAL!
Sharren PrimeMinistress Durand
· March 19, 2017
The 5 stars are only for the roti and the bake and buljol, that's all I've ever eaten there and I must say they've been delicious. This restaurant is only for pick up and leave because this is the customer service you'll ever experience if you catch Tara on a bad day. When I first started going to this restaurant I got the crap treatment but the food is so good that I just accept her for her; plus being from the Caribbean I am not new to terrible customer service and bomb ass food. Unfortunately, I didn't think the islanders would bring the same attitude to the US. I place my order, keep my head down, pay my money and leave. I think the more Tara sees your face she might treat you a bit nicer but her snide comments won't completely go away � the restaurant is reminiscent of one back home in terms of how it looks but can be cleaned up a bit. In the end, this is the only place I've ever had a roti since moving to America and I'm grateful for having it in Tampa, I just wish the customer service reflected the food. See More
Amaris Smith
· January 28, 2017
���Terrible customer service! Don't waste your time! I called in advance to make my order . Order was accepted . I drove 45 mins with my infant to get the food. Reached 10 mins to closing , the door closed , she was counting money inside and wouldn't open the door . She was yelling at me through the door saying she was closed . When I stood there long enough , she came to be door and informed me that she just served my food to another gentleman. I have never been treated so nasty by my own before . Caribbean people alike , we should want to extend decent service so that our establishments can expand . Clearly, Tara has been in business so long , she could careless about making an additional customer . Nasty , terrible old woman . Can't tell u about her food but her service , I wouldn't waste a dollar here . Wasted my gas and time this Saturday night ! Don't waste your time. See More
Salman Arab
· January 16, 2017
Tara's food is excellent. Every time we go, it's like going to Grandma's house. We come from Texas for work and we always make it a point to stop by and get some Curry Chicken & Doubles. The last tim...e Tara even packed us some patties to take back with us. It's homey, it's not fancy but sure reminds me of Grandma's place back home. See More
Brenda Cannedy
· November 28, 2017
Love love love Tara! The food is incredibly yummy, authentic!
Robin Short
· February 3, 2018
Food was great, service was great with comedy thanks Tara
Shiva Badfuhdays
· May 10, 2016
This was my weekend spot for a year while I lived down in Tampa. I never missed my mom's cooking. I still miss going by every Friday or Saturday to stock up on my food for the weekend, I loved to just... go and relax there and have a beer or solo.. Everything is good, the shrimp, chicken, goat, duck, dhalpuri and buss up shot. See More
J'ané Wilson
· October 28, 2016
The absolute best for indo-caribbean cuisine. Everytime I go, I am immediately transported back home to Trinidad. The atmosphere, the food, Miss Tara herself, makes it all worth while. I have had ppl... try other spots in and around Tampa, but they always come back to Tara's, because once you've had the best, it makes no sense settling for less. See More
Michael Kenny
· December 7, 2017
Just finished my amazing Goat Roti at Tara's! Thank you Tara!
Erik Ortiz
· June 21, 2016
Horrible horrible customer service. My wife called to order roti and my daughter has allergies. We dont know much about caribbean food so we had questions about the ingredients and all the owner kept ...doing was screaming at us on the phone saying i dont know what i out in my food. This place needs to learn customer service. See More
Charlene Sankar-Ives
· October 21, 2016
In Tampa for holiday and a friend told me about Tara's roti shop. Went there today and had the most enjoyable curry duck. The doubles were fantastic done the old school way. Love the service and was h...appy to enjoy Tara's company See More
Bub Love
· April 29, 2017
I am from Trinidad and Miss Tara's roti is killer! She treats you like family. Every time we're in Tampa we go to Tara's Roti Shop. Often more than once. Great home cooking 💯👍🏽👍🏽
Karli Karl
· December 31, 2014
Tara's roti shop is like visiting your family! The food is fresh, made to order and delicious. I honestly felt like I was back in Trinidad visiting my Aunty. I live in Toronto, Canada and this is the Trini food I've ever had at a restaurant. See More
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Jessica Joseph
I remember, at my partner’s sister’s wedding seeing a whole set of Trini white gals bruk out to dancehall with bamcee acrobatics my black ass cannot manage without triggering Charlie horses in my butt cheeks. If I am going to be away from home for any extended period, my tawah travels with me. It has been in my suitcase, back and forth across the Atlantic Ocean, because roti is life and this black...