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Bamiyan Kabob

#550 of 6,803 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
East York
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
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62 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, Ontario M4H 1C4, Canada
+1 416-429-7514
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Remembered me even though I moved away 6 months ago. Always delicious. My favorite is Tandoori chicken but I always get the Kabilee rice!! Soft tender naan

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Thank Tom Z
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

cashiers always very rude. looks at you wierd. ounce used to be a good restaurant not anymore. the price dont match with food. very dirty place.

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Thank dontworry2017
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It sometimes takes a little patience to order (because the place is very busy) but it is worth the wait. The Chicken Kabob (marinated grilled chicken) is fantastic. You wish you could bbq like this at home. Try the tea anf the dessert too. Great Afghan restaurant.

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Thank Nat O
1 review
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

If you have patience waiting for your food , could handel the Lack of civilized behaviour demonstrated by patrons attending the place , the loud space , lack of seats , frowned at by the staff working there and been stared at while stuffing your face , then this is your place . Food is great . Portions good .... More 

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Thank T3rees
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was recently told (by an east Indian person) that the Afghans make the best kabobs! Hmmm ... I have tried east Indian, Turkish, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese ... Boy were they right! I have now tried 2 different Afghan restaurants and both of their kabobs were delicious. Never dry and full of flavour.. I would recommend for everyone to... More 

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Thank wiwma
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best Afghan kabobs in town. Specially their Sultani kabob, Half chicken and choppan are my favs. Food is fresh, cooked to order and kabobs are juicy.

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Thank Mustafa T
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Everything on the menu is very good and seasoned well. The waiting time is a bit long, but everything is made to order. Kofta Kebab Dinner is always good which is served with rice, salad, yogurt sauce and naan. I always order a side of Kabuli Rice which contains basmati rice, lamb, redolent of sweet and warming spices. Great for... More 

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Thank Jacearome
Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Had eaten here at lunch with friends, thought I would pick some up on the way home for dinner. Great kebabs, huge portions, lovely rice and salad. This placed is worth the visit., It gets quite busy at lunch and for takeout. I had a number!

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Thank JP2516
Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Been going to the Bamiyan Kabob since it opened on Overlea several years ago. The food is always good. It can be very busy and loud, but that in some ways attests to its food. As would be expected service is slower when busy. The menu has a nice variety. The rice and naan that come with dinners are awesome.... More 

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We got in about 30 minutes before closing with a party of over 10 and the restaurant was extremely accommodating and nice. You can't go wrong with anything you get there. The meat is well prepared and cooked and the afghani rice is delicious. I highly recommend the Sultani Kabob platter.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, Ontario M4H 1C4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-429-7514

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

Staying in East York

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East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere. The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York allure. The other draw is for foodies: lovers of Bangladeshi fare will find authentic restaurants and markets in the area, with raw spices and desserts. East York also represents a lot of Toronto's Serbian food culture, and recently, has had an outcropping of solid microbrewery stops. For families, the science center is a favored weekend stop.
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