Located between Bathurst and Christie station sits the delightful Banjara Indian Cuisine. The dishes are superb and always consistent, making many guests frequent regulars. The menu is very large and made up of a ton of Indian classics all prepared in traditional methods.
At Bhoj Indian Cuisine, there’s no BS when it comes to good Indian food. The restaurant is small with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere, making it a great place to bring the whole family. The menu is pretty straightforward and allows you to choose your level of spice. If you can handle it, try some
Across the street from the Toronto landmark the St. Lawrence Market sits Bindia Indian Bistro. With a modern approach to classic Indian cuisine, Bindia is reclaiming what it means to cook real Indian food, while still cultivating the essence of India. Remaining in touch with the deep historical and cultural values of Indian food, Bindia
Located amid Little India’s swarm of sari shops, Bombay Chowpatty is one part video-rental shop, one part eatery. Named after Mumbai’s most beloved beach, the restaurant dishes out street-style eats from India’s cultural capital. Bollywood flicks play in the background as patrons tuck into favourites like chana bhatura, bhel puri and paneer kathi rolls.
We could roll around in this roti craze forever! Butter Chicken Roti is the latest and greatest chain of takeout rotis, the Indian curry wrap where they craft all their curry with a special attention to flavour. The goal is to bring Indian spices to the masses of Toronto. The menu is as vast for
It’s so hard to leave the Junction when everything you need is right there. Curry Twist is an easy night out, with its homey environs paired with a people-pleaser of a menu. Snack on crunchy onion bhajji and spiced paneer before tucking in to mains. Baigan bharta (smoked eggplant with tomato and caramelized onions) and
Gandhi Indian Cuisine has made a name for itself as Toronto’s original northern Indian roti shop. Operating for 25 years and counting, its flavours and freshness have been getting people to come back time and time again. Each roti is made to order with the various north Indian curries (the filling) being made from scratch
Goa Indian Farm Kitchen is the latest addition to the burgeoning dining hub at Bayview and Sheppard, which has already seen great additions in 2018 like Parcheggio and Beauty BBQ open up this year. This new concept comes to us from restaurateur Hemant Bhagwani, who is no stranger to the Toronto dining scene — his other ventures include Indian Street Food Co., Amaya Express, and most
Calcutta-born chef Sujoy Saha has poured his vast cooking skills and industry knowledge into his corner spot called Indilicious. The restaurant’s concept is hiding in its title: Indian food that is delicious. The menu for this curry restaurant is defined by its fusion of traditional Indian cooking practices and contemporary techniques and flavours that Saha
Kamasutra Fine Indian Restaurant and Wine Bar focuses on the rich food culture of northern India and is cooking up some amazing aromatic and spicy food. Northern Indian food is very much influenced by its surroundings. Featuring flavours and spices native to Persian and Middle Eastern countries, northern Indian food presents us with a cross-cultural
In India, “khau gully” refers to an eating street, a place that hungry people flock to, knowing that there will be something delicious there. In Toronto, Khau Gully is a place where hungry people should flock to if they want authentic, healthy Indian eats. Located on the busy strip of Yonge between Davisville and Eglinton,
The trek to Mississauga is worth it to spend an evening at Kolkata Club. Chef Hemant Bhagwani pays tribute to the social clubs in India, which originated during the British colonial rule over India, that became exclusive membership-driven venues post-independence. The atmosphere and menu hearken back to the opulence of Raj cuisine in colonial India
Mantra, located in the Shops at Don Mills “restaurant row,” is redefining what modern Indian food looks and tastes likes. Under the guidance of chef Ashish Sethi — who was under the guidance of his father, Sanjiv Sethi, the man responsible for the Host chain — Mantra does everything from Indian-style high tea to a
We may no longer have to venture out to Little India to find great Indian food anymore, but MotiMahal Restaurant has been a standing favourite for locals and those willing to make the trek. It is a popular take-out spot that doesn’t have much by way of decor where food is served on plastic trays
All aboard the Nawab Fusion Express! This joint is an Indian takeout, delivery, catering and dine-in that features both the classics of Indian cuisine and inventive takes on that, and Hakka, culinary style. For instance, get the butter chicken fries as an appetizer before moving on to the traditionally clay pot–cooked saffron chicken tikka. There
If the tandoori at your local “authentic” Indian lunch spot doesn’t taste smokey then you’ve been tricked. In India, all tandoori is made in an authentic coal tandoor, creating that signature smokey flavour. But, in Toronto, the majority of Indian restaurants use a gas tandoor, which doesn’t give the meat that burned-on-coals taste. At the