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309 Dhaba Indian Excellence

309 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
+1 416-740-6622
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (36 reviews)
“naan” (17 reviews)
“lamb vindaloo” (6 reviews)
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Indian, Grill, Healthy, Seafood, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
309 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: 309 Dhaba Indian Excellence
1. Awesome Indian Food & Service!
"We had a NYE dinner at Dhaba and our server Jaspreet "
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2. Not Your Average Indian Bistro
"I went on a Thursday evening with my spouse and really enjoyed"
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3. Excellent Indian Food
"If you are in Toronto, don't pass by this gem!"
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Server was personable and outstanding. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. Great choice to dine before the theater.

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed November 11, 2017

I went on a Thursday evening with my spouse and really enjoyed our meal. We really enjoy Indian food, but wanted to try different flavours than the usual butter chicken, and the same combo menus found in so many Indian restaurants. We had a new...More

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JJFSToronto, Manager at 309 Dhaba Indian Excellence, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

Dear Ziggy family, Team Dhaba Indian restaurant in downtown Toronto, likes to take the opportunity and thank you for really enjoying your one of the best Indian food with us. Yes, the tender rack of lamb chop is one of the best we sell here...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Wednesday night and I’m so happy we found it we had our 8 month old baby with us and they where so amazing with him they attached another table to ours so that we had more room for the food...More

Thank Glamourtraveller
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We chose this restaurant because we had a theatre coupon. We were surprised to learn that there was a "pre-fixed theatre" menu, and, in order to order off the menu, the discount would only be 15%. We did the pre-fixed menu which was good, but...More

Thank TheStarr
Reviewed August 3, 2018

W were pleased that they told us everything was gluten free except for the bread items. We went for a later lunch, knowing that the office crowd flocks there. We arrived around 1 PM. Very disappointed as the hot dishes were less than lukewarm in...More

1  Thank geektrvlr
Reviewed July 20, 2018

I went for the lunch buffet on a Friday with my colleagues. The price of lunch buffet is $14.95. When the bill arrived, we paid separately and were charged $19.43. When inquired, the server said that they have added GST(which was mentioned in the bill)...More

1  Thank arthi s
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Perfect solution for traveler's arriving late who want an alternative to room service! We didn't get to our hotel room until 11 pm, but found this gem which delivered delicious Indian food - FOR FREE - right to our hotel room. We ordered the naan...More

Thank Alesha D
Reviewed July 9, 2018

As an Indian & business traveler, I eat out almost every day! Whenever, I visit to Toronto, I always make a point to eat my Indian food at Dhaba Indian Restaurant in downtown location. Such delicious food I find there outside of India served with...More

Thank lalfred917
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I eat Indian food regularly, and I had always wanted to try this place out. I came here on a weekday after a graduation for the lunch buffet, which was reasonably priced (about $15). The wait staff were attentive. The buffet looked promising with a...More

1  Thank Nikki A
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I were in the mood for Indian food and found Dhaba online. The menu looked good and it was only a mile away from our hotel. I ordered a lamb biryani and a mango martini, and both were quite good. The service,...More

1  Thank katherine f
Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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Soft P
February 1, 2018|
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Response from JJFSToronto | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do.
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July 22, 2016|
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Response from JJFSToronto | Property representative |
The live music is on weekends on Sat & Sun only! We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Thank you, Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$23
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Street Parking, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
    (1/2 block west of John St.)
  • Public Transportation: TTC at door step, a couple short blocks west of St. Andrew Subway
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-740-6622
  • E-mail
Five hundred years ago, roadside best restaurants called Dhaba began serving the fresh best Indian food dishes to the travelers of highways and local communities. From the centuries, the best Indian food has been enjoyed at Dhaba's around the Indian Globe. In the year 1998, PK. Ahluwalia the chef owned restaurant 309 Dhaba was created, that offers a dining experience that customizes the menu at your table and prepares special request for allergies or vegetarians, and has been recognized as best among Indian restaurants in Toronto. 309 Dhaba has been called "Inventive", "Innovative", "Astonishingly Good" and "Divine" by the City's top food critics. Cater a Board Room, Business Lunch or Office Party or order online with free Indian food delivery on your door step in downtown Toronto just on your door step. One visit and you will know why 309 Dhaba is repeatedly named not only one of the top Ten Restaurants in Toronto, but best Indian Food restaurant serving the unique Indian Cuisine in restaurant row of entertainment district on king west restaurants in downtown core of toronto in Canada.
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