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Taftan Kabab

North York
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5372 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R5, Canada
+1 416-224-5985
11:00 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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146 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had noticed this place having walked by in the neighbourhood, it had a small outdoor patio with brisk business at lunch. One day my wife and I decided to try it. My wife had the Combo #5 Chicken Kebab with salad and I had the Salari (ground meat and chicken with rice and salad). Chicken kebab was tasty, fresh,... More 

Thank infolific
Richmond Hill, Canada
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

It is small restaurant and good for take out . family packages have a good price and all the foods comes with salad.

Thank anaseri2016
1 review
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I bought the same food I had bought from this location not even a month ago and realized the price menu had increased more than 20%. I was heard that the owner had become a millionaire by running those restaurant but I didn't know until today people like me are the reason he is getting rich and rich. Pretty much... More 

Thank F E
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 January 2016

I went to taftan Kebob 3 and ordered 3 kobideh kebab, the guy didn't bother to let us know that they are out of tomatoes , we went back than he said we don't have tomato for the last 2 days...they know how to get the full money but give us incomplete food. And the kebab was so dry ,hard... More 

1 Thank sahel479
King City
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

I ordered ground beef kebab and a stew for myself and my family for dinner. The taste was funny. The day after all of us got sick. Food poisoning. I do not recommend this place to anyone.

1 Thank Dokhy S
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Food - 4.5/5 The food is generally excellent. I have heard a few bad stories where people had undercooked meat, hair in the food, etc. But this hasn't really ever happened to me, and I've been a repeat customer about once every 2-3 weeks for approximately 2 years now. Make sure you ask for "tadeeg" -- if they have some,... More 

Thank Robbie G
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2015

food was good But the behavior of the staff and the service was bad There is not a comfortable family space

Thank ramsina c
Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
152 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This was a go-to place for me whenever I was working in the area. However, the quality and consistency of the food dropped dramatically over time. My last visit there was when I was buying 5 meals for me and my co-workers... the rice was SALTY BEYOND recognition (as if I was eating salt), the meat was undercooked and was... More 

Thank RyanFarCry
Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

So I was there couple of years back. We got Koubide Kabab, and it smelled very wrong but tasted even worse, it was mostly lamb fat and garbage meat. So I went to the counter to tell them that and I was thinking they will be very apologetic (come on, it's Canada, not a barbaric society) but instead the Cashier... More 

4 Thank Ramin Z
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2014

BEWARE! I have gotten violently ill from being served raw/undercooked chicken at Taftan. My friend and I ordered 2 orders of the chicken breast kebab dinner (number 6 on the menu) in the evening on Sunday, May 11, 2014. I was almost done eating my dinner before I realized I had ingested a plate full of raw chicken. When I... More 

1 Thank Michelle868686

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Middle Eastern, Persian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5372 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighbourhood: North York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-224-5985

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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