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Darvish Persian Restaurant

508 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1X9, Canada
+1 416-929-8893
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“koobideh” (5 reviews)
“kebab” (8 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
508 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1X9, Canada
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Tasteless, Small Portions, and Pricy. We paid $76 for the food on the picture. We also found a hair. Very disappointed and not reflective of Persian food at all.

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Spent the weekend in Toronto and ate at many terrific restaurants -- only to find this one on our last night. I wanted to start over! Intimate, personal and delicious. And not a chain!

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Nice restaurant on Yonge Street - perfect location if you’re heading to Buddies in Bad Times theatre. Pleasant service and interesting Persian food. I would have given another star if the lamb on my kabob had been more tender. But that’s a bit of niggle...More

Thank Canuck6616
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Persian food is definitely unique so don't expect it to be "traditional" middle eastern fare. Somewhat limiting for vegetarians. The soup was good but should have been hotter on a cold night.

Thank OntarioTraveller18
Reviewed 8 November 2017

great food,real feel of Iran,gentle staff and great customer service,very central close to all city centre hotels,meat was fresh and was made to great quality

Thank shahidji
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I love the Persian cuisine . So quick check on the Google for nearest directed us to Darvish . Surprisingly here in Tororonto they seem to make the Koobideh (minced meet) Kebab with beef rather than lamb . To my pleasure the kebabs were delicious...More

Thank Gardesh76
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My partner and I went in and eat our lunch here. It is located along Yonge street. We do not have a car. For those who have, parking space is very limited. It is along a busy street but not that disruptive. It is a...More

Thank AramidOntario
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were exhausted and hungry after a long day of sightseeing in Toronto and just wanted to eat near our accommodation. We weren't expecting to much since this part of Yonge Street is very touristy. But we were positively surprised: the food was very good...More

Thank Anja H
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I am persian so i have been to many persian restaurants. The prices are a bit higher than average restaurants but the food is very average and small portioned. The salad was $1 extra when i got half/half option (half rice half salad) but tasted...More

Thank Taz J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We decided to try a Persian restaurant whilst we were visiting Toronto, having eaten in many in the UK. The food, whilst being mostly authentic Persian, was ok – nothing special, but ok. I was however surprised that the koobideh kebabs were beef – authentic...More

Thank Geo-0131
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

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-929-8893
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