12 Best Spots For Biryani In Mississauga, Canada

best biryani in mississauga
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Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to the country’s largest airport, servicing 180 destinations in 60 countries around the world. The rapidly growing city is also one of Canada’s safest and attracts people from all around the globe. From art galleries and historic museums to waterparks and virtual reality arcades, the city is chock full of attractions that keep its tourists busy. With residents representing various cultures and ethnicities, the gastronomic scene of Mississauga is diverse, fantastic and gets all the well deserved attention as well. Here is a list of a few restaurants to savour the best biryanis in Mississauga that lets you get a taste of the best of Indian and Pakistani spices and flavours. Plan your visit, book an Airbnb, and scroll below for the best spots for biryani in Mississauga, Canada.

1. Ancila's Indian Cuisine

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Ancila's Indian Cuisine on Thursday, November 27, 2014

Offering a variety of quality North and South Indian dishes, Ancila’s Indian Cuisine is dedicated to giving its customers a delightful dining experience by making sure that the food served is always fresh. You can enjoy some appetizers such as veggie samosas or a chicken tandoori salad before you go for the main dish. The mutton or lamb biryani is a must-try. Here, your meals can be customized according to your spice preference.

Ancila's Indian Cuisine

Address: 6905 Millcreek Dr #11, Mississauga, ON L5N 6A3, Canada

Website: Ancila’s Indian Cuisine

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 2pm - 2:30pm, 5pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)

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2. The Maharaja

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Dum Ki Murgh Biryani

Posted by The Maharaja on Sunday, April 3, 2016

Found in the heart of the city, The Maharaja is a boutique Indian restaurant that offers guests a grand culinary experience. Offering authentic recipes reminiscent of the Golden Age of India, this restaurant boasts well-lit interiors with a Central Asian design. Start your meal with a bhutteyan da kebab or amritsari macchi, which you can share with your companions. There are several biryani options here, including chicken and lamb. You can even opt for a vegetarian biryani if you do not eat meat.

The Maharaja

Address: 4646 Heritage Hills Blvd #3, Mississauga, ON L5R 1Y3, Canada

Website: The Maharaja

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 5pm - 10pm; Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm (closed on Mon)

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3. Masala Bites

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Offering authentic Indian dishes made with fresh spices, Masala Bites is a great place for those who want to enjoy an all-you-can-eat experience. This halal restaurant also offers a la carte meals, such as tandoori, paneer, and biryani. If you are celebrating a special event, Masala Bites offers catering services for a minimum of 20 people.

Masala Bites

Address: 660 Eglinton Ave W #5B, Mississauga, ON L5R 3V2, Canada

Website: Masala Bites

Opening hours: Wed - Thu, Mon, Sat: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm (closed on Tue)

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4. Bar B Q Tonite

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Freshly made Chicken Biryani - who is feeling hungry? Give us a call to book your reservations! 5165 Dixie Rd,...

Posted by Bar B Q Tonite Restaurant on Sunday, August 8, 2021

If you are looking for a laid-back place to enjoy some delicious Pakistani and Indian meals, Bar B Q Tonite is a wonderful option in Mississauga. This restaurant serves authentic made-to-order meals, ensuring that the ingredients and spices used are always fresh. For starters, you can order keema naan, which is stuffed with meat, onions, and spices. Afterward, you can try the chicken or lamb biryani.

Bar B Q Tonite

Address: 5165 Dixie Rd Unit 5, Mississauga, ON L4W 4G1, Canada

Website: Bar B Q Tonite

Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)

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5. Bombay To Go

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Bombay To Go boasts skilled chefs that prepare traditional Indian recipes, offering guests only the freshest dishes. This restaurant offers delicious appetizers such as spring rolls, veggie samosas, and chicken tikka. For your main dish, you can opt for butter chicken or the famous lamb biryani. You can end your culinary journey with a sweet treat like gulab jamun, which is made of soft milk balls soaked in rose-flavored syrup.

Bombay To Go

Address: 755 Dundas St W a7, Mississauga, ON L5C 3B6, Canada

Website: Bombay To Go

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 9pm; Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sat: 12pm - 10pm

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6. Anjappar Chettinad

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Posted by Anjappar Chettinad Restaurants on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Offering a casual dining experience, Anjappar Chettinad serves authentic South Indian dishes. Ensuring that only fresh and healthy ingredients are used in all the dishes served to the customers, this restaurant has a signature menu, a buffet menu, and an a la carte menu. Some of the establishment’s specials include chicken tikka, crab roast, and king fish curry. The mutton biryani is also a must-try, served with aromatic Indian spices, boiled egg, and gravy.

Anjappar Chettinad

Address: 4310 Sherwoodtowne Blvd Unit 1, Mississauga, ON L4Z 4C4, Canada

Website: Anjappar Chettinad

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 11pm

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7. Karachi Kitchen

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Dedicated to delivering a quality that will make its customers feel like tasting their mom’s cooking, Karachi Kitchen offers a wide range of authentic Pakistani and Indian cuisine with impeccable service. They offer chicken biryanis in small and large trays that are ideal for takeaways and for family meals. The restaurant also serves veal and lamb biryanis on Fridays and Saturdays.

Karachi Kitchen

Address: 4120 Dixie Road, Unit # 3, Mississauga,ON

Website: Karachi Kitchen

Opening hours: Sun - Thu : 11am - 10pm; Fri : 11am - 1:15pm, 2:30pm - 11pm; Sat : 11am - 11pm

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8. Shaheens Food

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Posted by Shaheen Foods on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

This mini grocery store that offers take away meals is perfect for anyone looking to taste authentic homecooked Pakistani food. The restaurant offers generous portions of freshly made, scrumptious biryanis at reasonable prices. Their biryani varieties include chicken and veal and are a hit among the Mississaugans.

Shaheens Food

Address: 3570 Wolfedale Road, Mississauga, ON L5C 2V6

Website: Shaheens Food

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11am - 8pm (closed on Mon)

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9. Tabaq

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This unassuming eatery situated in a mall serves flavourful authentic Pakistani dishes at great prices. They serve top-notch biryanis and the best halwa puris in town. Their exclusive biryani menu includes chicken, beef, shrimp, vegetable, mutton, boneless chicken and Tabaq special biryanis.


Address: 2580 Shepard Avenue, Mississauga, ON L5A 4K3

Website: Tabaq

Opening hours: 10am - 9pm (daily)

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10. Bombay Bhel

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Posted by Bombay bhel restaurant at Erinmills on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Bombay Bhel offers a casual and authentic Indian dining experience with a variety of tastes that will suit your liking. From appetizing Bombay samosas to luscious biryanis, the dishes at Bombay Bhel will tickle your taste buds with a unique selection of spices and flavours. Their biryanis are traditionally cooked with tomatoes, mixed vegetables or meat and garnished with fried onions.

Bombay Bhel

Address: 5035 Hurontario St., Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 3X7

Website: Bombay Bhel

Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 1pm

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11. Avani

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Located in the heart of Mississauga, Avani is an Asian Indian bistro that offers contemporary varieties of classic Indian and hakka dishes in a modern, upscale setting. With its impeccable service and sleek decors, Avani is ideal for a romantic evening, corporate events, and family lunches. Their selection of biryanis includes vegetarian, chicken, lamb and shrimp and is made up of perfectly spiced basmati rice topped with fragrant herbs and vegetables.


Address: 801 Matheson Blvd W, Mississauga, ON

Website: Avani

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 3pm, 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 3pm; 5pm - 10:30pm

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12. Nirvana

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Posted by Nirvana, The Flavours of India on Saturday, April 21, 2018

This established Indian restaurant prides itself on its top quality food and exceptional service. Their menu of authentic Indian cuisine includes tandoori starters, vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrees, curries, parathas and naans, rice dishes and a variety of other classic Indian specialities. Their biryanis are made with basmati rice and succulent morsels of chicken, lamb, goat, shrimp or mixed veggies blended with traditional herbs and spices and served in a cast iron pot covered in dough.


Address: 35 Brunel Rd #5, Mississauga, ON

Website: Nirvana

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 3pm; 5:30pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 3pm; 5pm - 10:30pm

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Feast on

Vegetable Biryani
Source: Photo by Flickr user Gagandeep Sapra used under CC BY 2.0

Whenever you’re in Mississauga, be sure to include visiting halal pizza spots and biryani places in your list of things to do. Dozens of biryani varieties exist and it’s not always easy to find good biryanis. The dish requires a certain style of cooking that blends in the ingredients slowly to bring out the best flavours and aromas. The above restaurants specialise in cooking the dish the right way with authentic flavours and spices. Take your pick and taste the best biryanis in Mississauga and delight your senses by savouring this steamed, spice-scented rice dish.

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