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309 Dhaba Indian Excellence

309 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J5, Canada
+1 416-740-6622
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (36 reviews)
“naan” (17 reviews)
“lamb vindaloo” (6 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
Indian, Grill, Healthy, Seafood, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
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 "
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2. Not Your Average Indian Bistro
"I went on a Thursday evening with my spouse and really enjoyed"
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3. Excellent Indian Food
"If you are in Toronto, don't pass by this gem!"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to this place in a lazy afternoon. It was all empty. Service was fine but ambience could be better. Food was average for the price. Not worth a second visit.

1  Thank gsachdev
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I went on a Thursday evening with my spouse and really enjoyed our meal. We really enjoy Indian food, but wanted to try different flavours than the usual butter chicken, and the same combo menus found in so many Indian restaurants. We had a new...More

Thank 15ziggy2004
JJFSToronto, Manager at 309 Dhaba Indian Excellence, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Ziggy family, Team Dhaba Indian restaurant in downtown Toronto, likes to take the opportunity and thank you for really enjoying your one of the best Indian food with us. Yes, the tender rack of lamb chop is one of the best we sell here...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a party of three. We arrived around 6:00 pm, the place was completely empty except for kitchen staff enjoying drinks at the back of the dining area. Next party came in, two people, and the waitress was very pushy about trying to seat...More

1  Thank Grier_R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is horrible!!!! Just visited his restaurant today & the food was horrible. Waste of time & money.

Thank Megha T
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We ordered three dishes plus naan bread. Each one of them was superb. The mix of spices and heat were perfect in each dish. Service was also excellent: friendly and quick. The restaurant was very clean and the dishes were reasonably priced.

Thank MargueriteVH
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Our food was delicious and beautifully presented. The prices are reasonable and we had very good service. If you are seeing a mirvish play you can take advantage of the 15% off by showing your theatre tickets. It was not very busy for a Saturday...More

1  Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Greeted warmly by staff, service was very good. Staff attentive at the right times. Food was excellent, presentation good, portions good.

Thank RRMerlin
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We were there for a Sunday buffet and it was pleasant enough, quiet and we were pleasantly received and looked after. We had made a reservation by phone and on checking three days before had to make another as they had no record. Again they...More

Thank DaveLon
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The food is very delicious, people gonna loving it, and the staff is very quite,friendly. i prefer to all of my friends to go DHABA for indian food.

Thank Happy S
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We were there for lunch. Found this place on Trip advisor.. This place needs updating badly. And the buffet was disappointing needed more meet courses for example. But very good naan bread.More

3  Thank Guðný Ú
JJFSToronto, General Manager at 309 Dhaba Indian Excellence, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Patron, Thank you for sharing your sentiments. We are bit confused to see how you feel. Not sure if you realized that we offer 18-20 healthy gourmet fresh salads made in house every day that does include shrimps, fish, chicken salads plus rest are...More

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Soft P
2 February 2018|
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Response from JJFSToronto | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we do.
Azim D
23 July 2016|
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Response from JJFSToronto | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$23
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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
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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