Tantra

★★★★★

About Tantra

Hours
Monday From 05:00 PM To 10:00 PM Tuesday To Saturday From 05:00 PM To 11:00 PM Sunday From 05:00 PM To 10:00 PM

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I will definately visit again. The food and ambiance are excellent. I will ask to sit in another section, one where the waiter is not Raj. He was the worst. One would think he was working on commission instead of tips. He was very

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I will definately visit again. The food and ambiance are excellent. I will ask to sit in another section, one where the waiter is not Raj. He was the worst. One would think he was working on commission instead of tips. He was very

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This is the type of place where you can come in with not much apetite and leave feeling like your going to burst! The food is nothing short of amazing!!!! \r
i WILL make a reccomendation to the simosas, the veggitarian sampler platter and

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This is the type of place where you can come in with not much apetite and leave feeling like your going to burst! The food is nothing short of amazing!!!! \r
i WILL make a reccomendation to the simosas, the veggitarian sampler platter and

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The decor and atmosphere really nice, Bollywood like. The service was amazing. Our waiter, Raj I think his name was, very attentive and detailed and made sure we had a good time. Liked the big appetizer platter, and dessert was good too.

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The decor and atmosphere really nice, Bollywood like. The service was amazing. Our waiter, Raj I think his name was, very attentive and detailed and made sure we had a good time. Liked the big appetizer platter, and dessert was good too.

Pros: Nice Ambiance, Music, Bollywood feeling

Cons: Food taste was not the best, needs improvement.

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Well,\r
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I went back to Tantra, renamed Trantraz, after a longgg time and I was happily surprised. The original owner has come back and completely taken the restaurant back to what it used to be!\r
The food is good, as usual, and the

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★★★★★

Well,\r
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I went back to Tantra, renamed Trantraz, after a longgg time and I was happily surprised. The original owner has come back and completely taken the restaurant back to what it used to be!\r
The food is good, as usual, and the

Pros: good prices, tasty cocktails, nice ambiance

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For those who liked hanging out at Tantra, there's good news. Renamed Tantraz it's opening on Friday with bar and Indian food. Check it out.

3
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For those who liked hanging out at Tantra, there's good news. Renamed Tantraz it's opening on Friday with bar and Indian food. Check it out.

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This place has good reggae/ old school hip hop when I went. Good place to eat, have good curry, and just chill later in the night with your friends. Plays good music. Romantic atmosphere and fun! Good for dates!

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★★★★☆

This place has good reggae/ old school hip hop when I went. Good place to eat, have good curry, and just chill later in the night with your friends. Plays good music. Romantic atmosphere and fun! Good for dates!

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I love this place on a friday night! They play a mix of hip hop and pop! The crowd is mixed, the place gets crowded since its small but its worth it!

3
★★★★★

I love this place on a friday night! They play a mix of hip hop and pop! The crowd is mixed, the place gets crowded since its small but its worth it!

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Tantra is a great spot for a date or a big group. They have a restaurant side and a big lounge area that turns into a club scene after 10 pm. Love their food! Spicy and good! It's always a fun time there!

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Tantra is a great spot for a date or a big group. They have a restaurant side and a big lounge area that turns into a club scene after 10 pm. Love their food! Spicy and good! It's always a fun time there!

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I was reluctant to return to Tantra after the restaurant sold last year, but I finally went in a few weeks ago and was completely disappointed! The restaurant is not at all the same place that it used to be. The food is nearly inedible ? I

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I was reluctant to return to Tantra after the restaurant sold last year, but I finally went in a few weeks ago and was completely disappointed! The restaurant is not at all the same place that it used to be. The food is nearly inedible ? I

Pros: Beautiful Decor

Cons: Awful Food, Overpriced, Bad Ambiance

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About three weeks ago my fiance and i decided to try a new indian restaurant with some friends of ours. given the time 11:30 in the evening, we figured it couldnt be that bad i mean there were only one other party of four sitting behind us

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About three weeks ago my fiance and i decided to try a new indian restaurant with some friends of ours. given the time 11:30 in the evening, we figured it couldnt be that bad i mean there were only one other party of four sitting behind us

Pros: Beautiful establishment

Cons: everything else thats important like the Food and Service.... Terrible. oh yeah & expensive

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I made a reservation two weeks in advance for my birthday for a party of 10 and they said it was no problem. The day of, at 4:00 pm they cancelled on me, saying that there was a death in the family and the restaurant was closing for the

3
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I made a reservation two weeks in advance for my birthday for a party of 10 and they said it was no problem. The day of, at 4:00 pm they cancelled on me, saying that there was a death in the family and the restaurant was closing for the

Cons: Rude, liars, inconsiderate

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This gorgeous space was so beautifully designed, that it transforms you right out of LA. It's like a mini vacation. The menu is a mix of traditional Indian cuisine and contemporary ingredients. The service is impeccable and the prices are decent.

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This gorgeous space was so beautifully designed, that it transforms you right out of LA. It's like a mini vacation. The menu is a mix of traditional Indian cuisine and contemporary ingredients. The service is impeccable and the prices are decent.

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I went there on a Friday night and there was 10 of us. It took the server FOREVER to attend to us and when she did she was not polite. I had to go get her every time I needed something. It was my first time there and the first time eating

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I went there on a Friday night and there was 10 of us. It took the server FOREVER to attend to us and when she did she was not polite. I had to go get her every time I needed something. It was my first time there and the first time eating

Pros: Good Drinks

Cons: BAD SERVICE

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I loved the dim lighting and and ambience at Tantra. I went there with a few friends and the service was great. As for the food, they have one of the best Indian food I have ever had. I would highly recommend the lamb curry and the lamb

3
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I loved the dim lighting and and ambience at Tantra. I went there with a few friends and the service was great. As for the food, they have one of the best Indian food I have ever had. I would highly recommend the lamb curry and the lamb

Pros: Ambience, Food

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This place was horrible. I went with a large group of friends for dinner on NYE 2007 and the reservation had been made over a month in advance. When we got there, they herded our group into the bar area and hastily fashioned together a

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This place was horrible. I went with a large group of friends for dinner on NYE 2007 and the reservation had been made over a month in advance. When we got there, they herded our group into the bar area and hastily fashioned together a

Cons: Everything

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Service needs improvement. We were rushed from the minute we got in. It was my girlfriend's birthday, we had a group of 14 and only 1 server. Food is just OK at best. And portions were very little for price.

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Service needs improvement. We were rushed from the minute we got in. It was my girlfriend's birthday, we had a group of 14 and only 1 server. Food is just OK at best. And portions were very little for price.

Pros: Nice Ambience

Cons: Terrible Service

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Reservations for this place were made 1.5 months in advance on New Year's Eve at 7:30 p.m. for a party of 14. When we showed up, the first words out of the waitress' mouth was that we had to order immediately because they were shutting

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Reservations for this place were made 1.5 months in advance on New Year's Eve at 7:30 p.m. for a party of 14. When we showed up, the first words out of the waitress' mouth was that we had to order immediately because they were shutting

Cons: rushed service, rude management

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I think Tantra has really great Indian food. It's tasty and authentic. The service was nothing to write home about but definitely not bad at all. The ambiance is great, love the decor and it looks like the lounge area is pretty cool

3
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I think Tantra has really great Indian food. It's tasty and authentic. The service was nothing to write home about but definitely not bad at all. The ambiance is great, love the decor and it looks like the lounge area is pretty cool

Pros: Good food, good atmosphere

Cons: I have nothing to complain about.

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I was really surprised to see neagative comments for TANTRA. It is the best Indian restaurant I have ever seen in LA. There food are very very good and consistently good. I have been to india and had Indian Cuisine there. I feel no

3
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I was really surprised to see neagative comments for TANTRA. It is the best Indian restaurant I have ever seen in LA. There food are very very good and consistently good. I have been to india and had Indian Cuisine there. I feel no

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TANTRA... Everything about this restaurant is GREAT!! We all left happy and full. There's such a selection of food, and the chicket tikka masala oh so yummy!! My new favorite place to eat. It isn't overpriced either like a lot of people

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TANTRA... Everything about this restaurant is GREAT!! We all left happy and full. There's such a selection of food, and the chicket tikka masala oh so yummy!! My new favorite place to eat. It isn't overpriced either like a lot of people

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I must say that I agree with "lionrapier," who wrote the follwoing review: "How can this place be rated almost 5 stars when there are such reviews which shows this place in a pathetic light ??" I actually looked at all the user reviews and

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I must say that I agree with "lionrapier," who wrote the follwoing review: "How can this place be rated almost 5 stars when there are such reviews which shows this place in a pathetic light ??" I actually looked at all the user reviews and

Pros: Nice decor.

Cons: Horrible food and really bad service.

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I visited this restauarant/club on a Sunday night for a friend's birthday. I called the venue beforehand to inquire about cover charges and was told that there was a minimum charge of $5 at the door. Once my bf and I arrived, two RUDE

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★★★★★

I visited this restauarant/club on a Sunday night for a friend's birthday. I called the venue beforehand to inquire about cover charges and was told that there was a minimum charge of $5 at the door. Once my bf and I arrived, two RUDE

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We have gone to this resturant for years enjoying the food and excellent service. The staff know us and treat us with special attention. Recently we dined with friends that had never had Indian food. They enjoyed the food and said they

3
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We have gone to this resturant for years enjoying the food and excellent service. The staff know us and treat us with special attention. Recently we dined with friends that had never had Indian food. They enjoyed the food and said they

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RUDE AND SLOW! They make service at DMV look good. I'll take Taco Bell over Tantra anytime. Food was bland and undercooked.

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RUDE AND SLOW! They make service at DMV look good. I'll take Taco Bell over Tantra anytime. Food was bland and undercooked.

Pros: Ambience

Cons: Bad and slow service

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My boyfriend and I went to this highly rated restaurant last night and though we had fun with each other the restaurant was quite a disappointment. The hostess who seated us must have been new or otherwise she has no excuse for acting so

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My boyfriend and I went to this highly rated restaurant last night and though we had fun with each other the restaurant was quite a disappointment. The hostess who seated us must have been new or otherwise she has no excuse for acting so

Pros: Good spinach

Cons: Everything else

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How can this place be rated almost 5 stars when there are such reviews which shows this place in a pathetic light ??

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How can this place be rated almost 5 stars when there are such reviews which shows this place in a pathetic light ??

Pros: There might be some but the Cons override the Pros

Cons: Customer Service

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On the high recommendations of several friends as having great food, ambiance, music, and mojitos (I thought we were doing Indian?), Tantra suddenly became my Friday night dinner destination. Spend the five bucks and valet your car,

3
★★★★★

On the high recommendations of several friends as having great food, ambiance, music, and mojitos (I thought we were doing Indian?), Tantra suddenly became my Friday night dinner destination. Spend the five bucks and valet your car,

Pros: Ambiance

Cons: Hostess

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Small portions for your money but if you don't mind spending a little more for an evening out on the ambience and decent faux Indian food then this is a place to try.

3
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Small portions for your money but if you don't mind spending a little more for an evening out on the ambience and decent faux Indian food then this is a place to try.

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My boyfriend and I decided to give Tantra another chance. We had gone a couple of years ago and got really horrible service and weren't too impressed with the food. We learned, however that they had cleaned up their act a bit, so we

3
★★★★★

My boyfriend and I decided to give Tantra another chance. We had gone a couple of years ago and got really horrible service and weren't too impressed with the food. We learned, however that they had cleaned up their act a bit, so we

Cons: mediocre food, bad service, rude hostess

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If you're a fan of Indian food, this is not the place for you. If you want flavorful Tikka Masala and fresh Saag Paneer then go somewhere else. I have to agree with some of the previous reviewers about the Saag Paneer tasting just like a

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★★★★★

If you're a fan of Indian food, this is not the place for you. If you want flavorful Tikka Masala and fresh Saag Paneer then go somewhere else. I have to agree with some of the previous reviewers about the Saag Paneer tasting just like a

Pros: Tasty drinks

Cons: Expensive, no parking, bland food

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My girlfriend introduced me to Tantra over 2 years ago. She used to go there for some club in the past and ate some of their appetizers so she wanted to try the food. We loved the food and would go to Tantra at least once a month (some

3
★★★★★

My girlfriend introduced me to Tantra over 2 years ago. She used to go there for some club in the past and ate some of their appetizers so she wanted to try the food. We loved the food and would go to Tantra at least once a month (some

Pros: Food is good.

Cons: They dont care about their customers.

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I enjoyed the beautiful interior, with multi-colored mood lighting, candles everywhere, silk hangings, and old Bollywood films projected on the wall. The drinks were decent, but rather pricey. The waitress was rude and not very helpful

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I enjoyed the beautiful interior, with multi-colored mood lighting, candles everywhere, silk hangings, and old Bollywood films projected on the wall. The drinks were decent, but rather pricey. The waitress was rude and not very helpful

Pros: Ambiance, Good Drinks, Good Music

Cons: Service Was Rude And Slow, Food Was Terrible And Overpriced

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After reading all of the reviews, I can't believe people are still going to this place. The service is slow, waitresses are very rude and the food is awful. There are many great restaurants in Silver Lake, 4 of my favorites are within 1

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After reading all of the reviews, I can't believe people are still going to this place. The service is slow, waitresses are very rude and the food is awful. There are many great restaurants in Silver Lake, 4 of my favorites are within 1

Cons: Service, Food

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I recently went here for the first time on a Friday night. We sat on the couches in the lounge area and had appetizers and drinks. The waitress was a bit rude--but when we told her that she had been rude she was sincerely apologetic (if

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I recently went here for the first time on a Friday night. We sat on the couches in the lounge area and had appetizers and drinks. The waitress was a bit rude--but when we told her that she had been rude she was sincerely apologetic (if

Pros: Beautiful decor, Strong drinks, Good food

Cons: Service, No parking

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The first thing that hits you when you walk in... the stunning decor and atmosphere. I call it elegant Bollywood. Next, the service was pleasant and the waitress removed a drink from the order that my mom did not like. (Speaking of drinks,

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★★★★★

The first thing that hits you when you walk in... the stunning decor and atmosphere. I call it elegant Bollywood. Next, the service was pleasant and the waitress removed a drink from the order that my mom did not like. (Speaking of drinks,

Pros: good exotic food, reasonable prices

Cons: parking (sometimes)

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I started going to Tantra just to hang out at their lounge/bar area, which is actually quite nice. It has great ambiance and is perfect for stepping out with friends for drinks. However, recently I decided to try their food and it was

3
★★★★★

I started going to Tantra just to hang out at their lounge/bar area, which is actually quite nice. It has great ambiance and is perfect for stepping out with friends for drinks. However, recently I decided to try their food and it was

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We live up the street and we go all the time! It is SO consistant, and the food is SO amazing every single time, the ambience is great! This is definately worth checking out, one of our favorite restaurants in LA, I just can't say too many

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We live up the street and we go all the time! It is SO consistant, and the food is SO amazing every single time, the ambience is great! This is definately worth checking out, one of our favorite restaurants in LA, I just can't say too many

Pros: everything

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I love eating on the couches...very relaxing way to enjoy a meal.

3
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I love eating on the couches...very relaxing way to enjoy a meal.

Pros: Interesting Menu, Sexy Decor, Great Cocktails

Cons: Crowded on weekends

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The food was good--I especially enjoyed the blackened chicken and curry leaf and mustard seed risotto. I suspect the food isn't exactly "authentic" Indian, but who cares if it's tasty. The prices weren't outrageous. The service was

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The food was good--I especially enjoyed the blackened chicken and curry leaf and mustard seed risotto. I suspect the food isn't exactly "authentic" Indian, but who cares if it's tasty. The prices weren't outrageous. The service was

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My wife and I were eager to check out this restaurant, as it looks intriguing from the outside. We were seated promptly, but not acknowledged by our server for quite some time. Her pleasant disposition seemed to quickly change when we

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My wife and I were eager to check out this restaurant, as it looks intriguing from the outside. We were seated promptly, but not acknowledged by our server for quite some time. Her pleasant disposition seemed to quickly change when we

Pros: ambiance

Cons: food, service, price

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After hearing mixed reviews about Tantra, I decided to try it out myself. I was impressed with the ambiance, the food was tasty, but the service was horribible! Being a server for 4 years myself I understand the pressure of working more

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After hearing mixed reviews about Tantra, I decided to try it out myself. I was impressed with the ambiance, the food was tasty, but the service was horribible! Being a server for 4 years myself I understand the pressure of working more

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Dark & mysterious decor-medieval looking w/ illuminating candles & heavy wooden-metal door. There were two rooms - one strictly for dining w/ tables & chairs; the other room also had a lounge & bar. On the menu, all of the entrees had

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Dark & mysterious decor-medieval looking w/ illuminating candles & heavy wooden-metal door. There were two rooms - one strictly for dining w/ tables & chairs; the other room also had a lounge & bar. On the menu, all of the entrees had

Pros: Mango Lassi Drink, Ambience

Cons: Food - Bland, Over-priced, Service - bit slow

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I was very excited to try Tantra since we've driven by the location various times. Let me be frank and say that I would never go back to this establishment. The food was the most down right atrocious Indian I have ever had. I love

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I was very excited to try Tantra since we've driven by the location various times. Let me be frank and say that I would never go back to this establishment. The food was the most down right atrocious Indian I have ever had. I love

Cons: Expensive

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My husband took me to Tantra last night for my birthday. I had eaten there a year ago and was really looking forward to a return visit. The food was still very good, particularly the scallop appetizer, but it was so expensive considering

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My husband took me to Tantra last night for my birthday. I had eaten there a year ago and was really looking forward to a return visit. The food was still very good, particularly the scallop appetizer, but it was so expensive considering

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This place has the worst service!!! The portions are SUPER small (very little food + a lot of sauce!) It's WAY over priced for what you get!!!

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This place has the worst service!!! The portions are SUPER small (very little food + a lot of sauce!) It's WAY over priced for what you get!!!

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i just went there for a industry party during fashion week.....i wish i had discovered this place earlier....the best indian food i have had ...service friendly...decor beautiful. I can't wait to go back

3
★★★★★

i just went there for a industry party during fashion week.....i wish i had discovered this place earlier....the best indian food i have had ...service friendly...decor beautiful. I can't wait to go back

Pros: food, service, decor

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Fantastic food, but doesn't make up for the service. Told 45 minutes for table, waiter almost 2 hours. Waitress ignored us and then hovered at table waiting for check to be paid out. Asked to speak to manager and was completely blown off

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★★★★★

Fantastic food, but doesn't make up for the service. Told 45 minutes for table, waiter almost 2 hours. Waitress ignored us and then hovered at table waiting for check to be paid out. Asked to speak to manager and was completely blown off

Pros: great food, cool ambience

Cons: rude hostesses, bad waitresses

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I loved the ambiance here, dark, romantic, flower petals floating in a bath of water and floating candles-that sort of thing. Great date place. Food was very good. I loved the crispy potato salad and the chicken tikka masala.

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I loved the ambiance here, dark, romantic, flower petals floating in a bath of water and floating candles-that sort of thing. Great date place. Food was very good. I loved the crispy potato salad and the chicken tikka masala.

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just went to tantra over the weekend for a birthday party....we had a blast...we sat in the private room upstairs and enjoyed the great food, service, and atmosphere....can't wait to go back

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just went to tantra over the weekend for a birthday party....we had a blast...we sat in the private room upstairs and enjoyed the great food, service, and atmosphere....can't wait to go back

Pros: food, service, atmosphere

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Although I had a horrible previous experience (with service staff charging a mandatory 20% gratuity on a party of four), I am giving the place another chance. The owner was extremely concerned about the unauthorized practice.

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Although I had a horrible previous experience (with service staff charging a mandatory 20% gratuity on a party of four), I am giving the place another chance. The owner was extremely concerned about the unauthorized practice.

Pros: Good food, Good decor

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With vibrant silk hanging lamps, swashes of orange and magenta, and a small pond strewn with floating candles, Tantra brings Bollywood glamour to the Eastside. After dinner, slip into the lounge's low-slung banquettes…

 

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