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Motimahal Restaurant

East End
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1422 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1Z6, Canada
+1 416-461-3111
Wed - Mon 11:30 - 22:00
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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this Indian restaurant a million times.... love the food. It is sad that I have moved to west end an not able to go there regularly. Nevertheless I do try to visit this place when I am able to.... best Choke bhature Thali And many other finger licking foods

Thank Ruby V
Ottawa, Canada
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165 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the location on Gerrard street with my partner and family friend. No fuss, family style cafeteria service - very clean. The food was simply amazing, tasty and fresh and true to its culture. Between the tree of us we ordered the Dosa, channa and veggie thali with 3 hearty generous options - but just try to decide. Service was... More 

Thank UmairR
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This place seems like a standard McDonalds type take out joint but the food is fantastic and the service is good as well. The fish curry is wonderfully smokey and the butter chicken is the best I have ever had. Channa and deal are 'warm' flavoured and they can accommodate requests fro extra spicy as well. This is my 'of... More 

Thank SmallerPotato
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Everything has so much flavor and tastes delicious. Well priced so u can get a lot of food for little money

Thank Justin K
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I went to Toronto with my family to explore Indian shops. We reached there during lunch time and decided to eat in Moti Mahal. The food was fantastic and service was good too. Shop owner and workers were really friendly. Every dish we ordered was tasty as we wanted. We would definitely go to this restaurant again when we visit... More 

Thank Mayank P
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Went back to this place after a longtime and was glad to find out that nothing has changed regarding the taste. The "chana batura" and the "dosas" tasted exactly like we remembered from a decade ago. Indian snacks with very reasonable price. If you are in Gerrard Indian bazaar, then you should try this place out.

1 Thank SoyKabAl
Toronto, Canada
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I think this is the oldest Indian restaurant in the town maintaining the quality of best food though they have been adding new recipes on the menu but the best still is their Chana-Bhatura and chicken kathi kabab and my wife loves their malai koftas with parantha

2 Thank devinderL
Toronto, Canada
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

This is always our go-to Indian restaurant. We love their Butter Chicken (boneless), Beef Curry, Vegetable Samosas, Chicken Tikka Masala, Aloo Gobi, Tandori chicken wings, Saag Paneer (spinach with cheese), and Garlic Naan. Note: Butter Chicken is usually a mild dish but Motimahal makes a little bit spicier than what my daughter can tolerate (which is none at all). The... More 

1 Thank silverbike
Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

This has by far been the family favorite for years! Every time we go to gerrard we plan on going to another restaurant and end up just eating here because we don't like any other place. The food is amazing! The only reason i cut a star is for the service. They can be a little grumpy at times and... More 

Thank wondaful
Kitchener, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

The food has always been good but I was truly impressed with their environmentally friendly reusable packaging.

Thank Pratul M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1422 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M4L 1Z6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East End
  • Neighbourhood: East End
  • Phone Number: +1 416-461-3111

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

Staying in East End

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East End
The East End is an eclectic amalgamation of areas that team up to make this district one of the most multi-faceted and alluring. Home to Toronto's LGBT community hub, Gay Village is alive and pumping day or night with friendly bars, nightclubs, and cafes – its thumb is on the pulse of excitement. For a more relaxed day, the East End has the largest collection of restored Victorian homes, and its stately streets, tree-lined and bursting at the seams with affluence, often sport farmers markets and street artists, epitomized by the effusive St. Lawrence Market. One of the most gorgeous of Toronto's neighborhoods, it also straddles Lake Ontario in an area called The Beach, where you'll find folks cycling and strolling along the sandy shorelines, getting some sun or enjoying shopping, dining, and pub options. For some fabulous food, the vivacious personalities running the restaurants in the East End's Greektown is only equaled by the fun and authenticity of the street stalls and restaurants at its expansive Indian Bazaar. 'Something for everyone' has never been so accurate.
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