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599 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z4, Canada
+1 647-351-5050
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11:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 31 July 2016

By far the worst experience of my life. Hoping to have a nice shisha, we decided to go in with a group of 12. we were told that if we wanted to sit there we needed to buy a minimum of 3 shishas. when we get the 3 shishas, they were all the wrong flavours. after asking to change it... More 

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Thank 764rita
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I attended this eatery at a wonderful location on Yonge Street after a Raptors Game. The ambiance was friendly, personable and inviting. Within seconds we were offered a nice table and my friend was invited to smoke a Shisha, which he thoroughly enjoyed. Shortly afterward we were all served the best chicken Shawarmas on the planet.

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Thank Josephine C
san francisco
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We dropped in on this unassuming cafe on New Year's Day on a visit to Toronto. I used to live down the street (many many years ago) and there was a great falafel place nearby. That place is long gone but we dropped in to this cafe hungry and hoping to recreate the experience. The falafel was great -- the... More 

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Thank aatimes2
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7 reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I just left this resturant without even eating, although I expected good resturant & shisha based on the previous reviews, I found an amazing thing. The waiter looked at me when I sat on one of the tables and he was mad at something as if he just had a fight or something. I waited for him to come &... More 

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Thank Husain A
MohhMach, Owner at ShiShawarma, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review, please note that Shishawarma is a self service restaurant and we do not have servers to take orders. we are sorry that your experience was less than you may have expected and we hope to meet your expectations in your next visit. Regard More 

Delta, Canada
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155 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I had never tried Middle Eastern food for breakfast ( or in general) but my wife suggested we try as we walked by. We ordered two types of scrambled eggs, and I must say it was one of the most memorable taste experiences of my life. Interesting spices, great textures and meats, it was sensational

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Thank Ken L
Sudbury, Canada
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this place walking down Younge Street and decided to get a bite to eat. The Shawarma was delicious and he wanted to try a shisha for the first time, the staff was very friendly and helpful and it was pretty good! :)

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Thank stephb1994
new delhi
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82 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Great place to hang out because this is where a bunch of friendly lebanese/iranians were hanging out with their shishas so you can get in on the conversation. The owner gave us lots of freebies and extra helpings which was lovely!

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Thank pinkyNewDelhi
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Great place! Good Shisha, good food and great service! As authentic as you can get outside the middle East.

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Thank Haneen W
Camden, SC
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Great place to sit and watch people go by...this restaurant is on Yonge St so there's lots of pedestrian traffic. Service can be a bit slow, but otherwise a nice place to relax. (Food isn't bad either)..

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Thank Expat_Chic
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Most Delicious Shawarma in downtown Toronto. Amazing Shisha, Great atmospheric and friendly staff. serve the best Morocco Tea.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$6
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 599 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 647-351-5050

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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 Downtown

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Downtown
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 vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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