Indian Restaurants In Toronto, Canada

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Toronto is one of Canada’s largest cities and as such, it is also one of its most diverse. Toronto is home to tons of people from all over the world and one of Toronto’s largest demographics is people of Indian descent. Toronto has so many ethnic Indians that there is even a neighbourhood called “Little India” which is where you will certainly find some of the best Indian food in Toronto. But Toronto is huge and if you’re craving some great Indian dishes where do you go? Well, we got you covered, here some of the best Indian restaurants in Toronto.

1. Rickshaw Bar


Rickshaw Bar emphasizes that some of the best food found around the world can be bought from a humble street vendor. Rickshaw Bar specializes in classic Indian street food combining flavours of South Asia with a contemporary dining experience. Rickshaw has dishes from the small and quick to the more elaborate meals. A perfect place if you want to sit and enjoy a meal or just grab something quick.

Rickshaw Bar

Address: 685 Queen Street West.

Average Price: 60 CAD (45.45 USD) for two

Website: Rickshaw Bar

2. Gandhi Indian Cuisine

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This small and unassuming restaurant is easy to miss but make sure you don’t because Gandhi Indian Cuisine is Toronto’s original North Indian roti shop. The food is fresh, warm and delicious and perfect on a cold day or when you’re craving some homemade roti. Serving fresh curry dishes wrapped in a warm roti shell it will fill the stomach and warm the soul.

Gandhi Indian Cuisine

Address: 554 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5V 2B7 Canada

Website: Gandhi Indian Cuisine

3. The Host Fine Indian Cuisine

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The Host Fine Indian Cuisine has been around for over 20 years and with several locations, The Host Fine Indian Cuisine is some of the best Indian found around the Toronto area. The restaurant combines classic Indian dishes in an elegant and cosy atmosphere all made by a chef with 30 years experience. For those who want to eat The Host Fine Indian Cuisine but can’t make it to the restaurant they also have take-out and delivery.

The Host Fine Indian Cuisine

Address: 14 Prince Arthur Ave Toronto, ON M5R 1A9

Website: The Host Fine Indian Cuisine

4. Rick's Good Eats


Rick’s Good Eats once started online, then went to TV and now finally his own restaurant has opened up offering some amazing fusion of Punjabi-Canadian dishes. Everything is made in small batches with fresh ingredients and dishes that are handmade so everything is fresh and delicious. The menu spans from quicks simple Chaat Fries to Butter Chicken Mac and Cheese.

Rick's Good Eats

Address: 6660 Kennedy Rd #1 Mississauga, ON

Average Price 30 CAD (22.73 USD) for two

Website: Rick’s Good Eats

5. Bindia Indian Bistro


Bindia Indian Bistro serves from fresh delicious Indian food in a modern a contemporary setting. Located in downtown Toronto across the street from the St Lawerence Market Bindia pays homage to India’s food heritage with an outlook at the future. Bindia has some amazing dishes on hand like lamb chops and butter chicken as well as tandoori jumbo prawns. Their desserts are made in-house and just like all their dishes, it is always fresh and tasty.

Bindia Indian Bistro

Address: 16 Market St, Toronto, ON M5E 1M6, Canada

Average Price: 40 CAD (30.3 USD) for two

Website: Bindia Indian Bistro

6. Aroma Fine Indian Cuisine

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Aroma Fine Indian Cuisine is located in the downtown entertainment and theatre district and offers an amazing dining experience in an elegant dining room. The authentic and delicious cuisine is served in a great restaurant that’s perfect for either a romantic evening or place to have a nice group dinner with friends.

Aroma Fine Indian Cuisine

Address: 287 King St. W., Toronto, ON

Average Price: 40 CAD (30.3 USD) for two

Website: Aroma Fine Indian Cuisine

7. Bombay Street Food

Editor’s Note: Establishment is permanently closed.

You don’t have to be a detective for figure out what Bombay Street Food specializes in. Bombay Street Food tries to evoke to sensual experience of old Bombay with its sights and sounds but more importantly, it’s flavours and dishes. Bombay Street Food aims to bring to North America the charm and rustic grace of old Irani Cafes found around Bombay that was common in the 1960s to downtown Toronto.

Bombay Street Food

Address: 828 Bay Street, Toronto Toronto, Ontario

Website: Bombay Street Food

8. Banjara

Banjara
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Banjara is located conveniently downtown near all the hot spots of Toronto. Shopping, banks, entertainment and everything is pretty close by, so take a break from your day and visit Banjara. The massive menu offers 70 different a la carte options from curries to biryanis and a delicious variety of vegetarian dishes. The atmosphere is casual but also has a nice bit of elegance to it making it a great spot for a casual lunch or fancy dinner.

Banjara

Address: 796 Bloor St. W. Toronto, ON, M6G 1L7

Average Price: 40 CAD (30.3 USD) for two

Website: Banjara

9. Curry Twist

Posted by Curry Twist on Thursday, 11 November 2010

Curry Twist is a restaurant with its own philosophy. The understanding of where your food comes from and how understanding ingredients and food affects your life is what they believe in here. At Curry Twist, you’ll get some of the most authentic Indian dishes like extravagant biryani dishes, fresh cold desserts and of course luxurious curries.

Curry Twist

Address: 3034 Dundas St. West, Toronto M6P 1Z3

Average Price: 40 CAD (30.3 USD) for two

Website: Curry Twist

10. The Copper Chimney

Chicken makhani
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The Copper Chimney serves some amazing authentic Indian food is a great and elegant dining room. The restaurant also serves people for catering and take out if you don’t feel like dining in. Lunch and dinner specials can be found any day of the week so you’re bound to find a great deal no matter what time you come here. Try the signature butter chicken or garlic vegetable balls.

The Copper Chimney

Address: 2050 AVENUE ROAD TORONTO, ONTARIO M5M 4A6

Average Price: 50 CAD (37.88 USD) for two

Website: The Copper Chimney

South Asia in Toronto

Toronto has some of the best south Asian fare and Indian food and there’s certainly no shortage of it. The only hard part is deciding where to go.

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Alex is a Canadian university graduate with degrees in English literature and History. He was born in Montreal and when he's not traveling he enjoys movies, video games, playing the drums and...Read more

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