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309 Dhaba Indian Excellence

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Indian, , Healthy
309 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
+1 416-740-6622
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (38 reviews)
“naan” (18 reviews)
“lamb vindaloo” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Grill, Healthy, Seafood, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
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 "
Thirath B
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2. Not Your Average Indian Bistro
"I went on a Thursday evening with my spouse and really enjoyed"
15ziggy2004
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3. Excellent Indian Food
"If you are in Toronto, don't pass by this gem!"
LEAnderson3
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in Toronto for one night and wanted to try something a little different than we can get at home. We found this restaurant advertised by the theatre. The restaurant is on the second floor with limited access. It was a great location for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barter2000
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Dhaba on our first night in Toronto following the good reviews on here. We weren’t disappointed. The restaurant located conveniently near our hotel on King Street is nicely decorated, clean and plays great music. The staff are warm, welcoming and extremely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a buffet for lunch but we went out for supper - No root beer! It’s my fav but apparently hard to find in Toronto We had 8 vege samosas with a little kick and a sweet sauce. Main course was bitter chicken and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank coreyb-review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in a group of friends, late in the night at 10pm. The best part is that the restaurant operates till 3am. We didnt have to eat much, so ordered makhni daal and garlic naans. The dal was delicious and service was quick. Would recommend...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnvitaShukla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was walking downtown Toronto and noticed this place. Really good Indian food and excellent service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BhavikTHAKER
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PeggyChesterland_OH
Reviewed 14 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Glamourtraveller
Reviewed 17 August 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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TheStarr
Reviewed 3 August 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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank geektrvlr
Reviewed 20 July 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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank arthi s
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Hello, Yes we do.
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 22
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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
Description
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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