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The Pomegranate Persian Cuisine

) #871 of 6,826 Restaurants in Toronto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Persian, Middle Eastern, Halal
420 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
+1 416-921-7557
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Persian, Middle Eastern, Halal
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420 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviews (108)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is quite nice, but the service is terrible. Waiters are rude, not welcoming and careless. Not really a good place.

Thank delatuerra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have travelled around the world and lived in many different places where Persian food was phenomenal so I d say the food is here is average for other countries but good for Toronto, the waitress(short hair glasses) did not remember me calling 30 minutes...More

Thank NadaFortuna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The "Morasa Polo" dish is one of my favourite and can be had with lamb shank, chicken or vegetarian. It comes with jewelled rice, which is wonderful. Every dish at this wonderful and cozy little restaurant is an experience to your taste buds. Reservations are...More

Thank xcentric1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent authentic Persian restaurant. The service is very good and professional. The food s delicious. The restaurant is small, but well appointed. A very good experience indeed

Thank signindoc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with friends for dinner on a Friday night. I'm very glad we made a reservation because the restaurant is very tiny. Due to the size of the restaurant our table was very close to other tables, but this was a minor inconvenience. The...More

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The food here (I've heard) is as Persian as Persian gets. The food is flavourful and the decor adds to the experience. The friendly staff is always ready to help out if you are not familiar with Persian cuisine. You definitely should book in advance...More

Thank Kunal C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Pomegranate is a family-run Persian restaurant in central Toronto with easy access by public transportation or car. It is a warm, welcoming environment, with lovely carpets and wall hangings, a little fishpond at the entrance. The music is subtle, quiet. There is an elegant yet...More

Thank Marika K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Came here one evening with my boyfriend to try the place out. The service was absolutely terrible. We ordered the spinach borani to start, I had the mirza qasemi and he had the qeymeh. The food was ok. Now for the service part. The employee...More

1  Thank Miriam M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

From the turquoise ceiling to the fabric bedecked walls, this place is a treasure. The service is fast and the food is delicious, with complex layers of seasoning and flavours mixed in the most wonderful manner. The basmati rice is sublime and the dips and...More

Thank CAtherine H
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Walked in at 5:45 with no reservation. Hostess berated is telling us that it's a small restaurant we should know better. PASS!

1  Thank Donny G
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-921-7557
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