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3021 Markham Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1X 1L8, Canada
+1 416-412-0024
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08:00 - 21:30
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Mon 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:30
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Toronto, Canada
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113 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much better than the competition! Fluffy dosas, spongy vadas, tasty chutneys, strong coffee, and so MANY types of dosa. We will come back for sure!

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Thank Neem_neem
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Waiters don't clean their hands after cleaning table with same dirty piece of cloth. They don't clean their hands after picking and dropping dirty dishes. Horrible!

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Toronto
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Horrible idly I ever had.i feel I am having a raw whilte rice.worst hospitality.sorry to write this review.

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Thank Veluppillai T
Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Restaurant is full of flies flying here and there. Qty of shake and lassi is too small that does taste good(dont know if they make it fresh or not). A really bad experience with family would never come here.

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Thank rajkhanna2016
Toronto, Canada
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

the location is not good...ambiance is poor...food was laid in the corner with less light...service was good but felt it is not hygenic...we went as my wife likes their food... and she though enjoyed their different dishes...but looking around i felt disgusting and wont go again

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Thank devinderL
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I went with my mom for Dosa dinner and it was reallly good the sambar was hot and spicy the way we love it and I love the chutneys especially the coconut one sooo good. Wish the sambar serving was more but oh well we ordered extra soo good really worth trying! Service can be a bit better but overall... More 

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Thank Shaun J
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

This place used to be so good. For vege food this was a good location to come. Slowly the service and management has deteriorated over the years. I will not be coming here any longer. The quality of food has become so poor. A used to be well know place for dosa and idlis-my entree today (ghee dosa) was ripped... More 

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Thank Sandy2602
Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We enjoyed our dinner at this authentic south Indian restaurant. It is in the Markham McNicoll Centre on the east side of Markham Road just north of McNicoll. My Masala Onion Dosa was warm & crisp. The sambar (lentil soup) was very tasty and not too spicy. The 3 coconut chutneys were each different in flavour and complimented the potatoe... More 

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Thank rudysterr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Just planned a brunch with friends. Couple of our friends were running late and and they asked us to wait until all the parties arrived. We were hungry and they were not ready to give us a table even though the place was half empty. The manager was rude and really didn't care if went somewhere else. They are getting... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

My family I went there for lunch, and the customer service was terrible, food was very generic and spicy, and there were limited choices for the buffet. I ordered Puri and I got it 15 mins after reminded them 3 times. Please don't waste your time with this restaurant as it is NOT pure Indian vegetarian cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3021 Markham Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1X 1L8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-412-0024

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Scarborough

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Scarborough
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a district heavily influenced by immigration. With a number of low-rent shopping and dining options making it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for bargains and discounts. It also draws in photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
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