The Best Indian Buffet in Toronto
The best Indian buffets in Toronto offer a chance to eat your way through the varied flavours and regional specialties of this diverse subcontinent. From pakoras and papadums, curries and tandooris, the best buffets have it all. And all for a reasonable price. Yup, ACYE Indian food is a chance to eat yourself into pure unadulterated ghee..er, glee.
Here are the restaurants with the best Indian buffet in Toronto.
I’ve never had a Banjara dish I didn’t like. Their butter chicken, palak paneer and chana masala are among my personal faves citywide, and, in addition to super tasty naan, they do poori and parathas too. Head to their Eglinton East location to fill up on their $10 lunch buffet. Holy that’s cheap! More »
This Queen West restaurant has a solid reputation for their daily lunch buffet ($10.95) starting just before noon and until half past three. Standouts here include the tandoori and curries. Service is on point too. The buffet line is replenished frequently and they’re prompt on the water refills (important when you’re mowing down on vindaloo). More »
Boasting locations in Etobicoke, Mississauga and Brampton, this AYCE Indian buffet started as a take-out snack bar and sweet shop but expanded to win over regular for their extensive array of fresh salads, pickles and rich curries along with food stations that specialize in dosas, hot and sour chatpatas and jain (vegetarian) foods. Weekday lunch is $13.99 (and 16.99 on weekends), while dinner is $16.99 Mon-Thurs and $19.99 on weekends. More »
This King West eatery does a lunchtime buffet for $12 that accommodates vegetarians and carnivores alike. Select from a full spread featuring shuruvat (appetizers), sizzling tandoori grilled meats, rich saucy curries, fresh salads and fruits plus desserts. More »
Situated just doors down from Little India (number two above), this restaurant doesn’t just take on the overflow but offers a buffet well stocked with all the standards (pakoras, curries, tandoori) that is excellent in its own right. The price for the lunchtime buffet is on par with the neighbouring competition at $11.95. More »
Located on Church, this vibrant Indian mainstay offers its buffet at lunch for $13 and dinner for $18. The AYCE feast showcases an impressive assortment of vegetarian and meat dishes like tender Lamb Rogan Josh and spice-infused Biryanis. More »
With two locations (one in Markham and one in Brampton) this North Indian restaurant boasts ample seating and a sprawling selection of curries, paneers, grilled specialties and vegetarian options. Not to mention they specialize in sweets like sticky Gulab Jamun and Rasgulla balls. Lunch buffet is $9.99 on weekdays and $11.99 on weekends. More »
Now boasting a location near King and Spadina, Agra has quickly won over Fashion District office workers with its lunch buffet serving solid standards such as toasty pillowy naan bread, tandoori, curries and vegetarian mattar paneer, channa and aloo korma. The lunch buffet is available 7 days a week for $12. There's also a Sunday dinner buffet for $15. More »
The proof is in the pudding (rice pudding that is) along with the tasty (though small) selection of traditional meat and vegetarian specialties at the two midtown locations of this Indian restaurant including this one at Yonge and St. Clair. The lunch buffet will set you back $12 while the dinner costs only $16. More »
Specializing in South Indian cuisine, this chain boasts multiple locations world-wide. In the GTA, outposts in Brampton, Mississauga and Scarborough offer a varied selection of seafood, meat, vegetarian and rice dishes, not to mention dosas (South Indian street food). Some locations even do breakfast on the weekends. Prices range from $9.99 for lunch to $13.99 for dinner. More »
The latest Siddhartha location to grace Little India offers s meatless buffet at lunch for $11 and at dinner for $14. The hot table highlights an eclectic spread of South and North Indian delicacies including curries, paneers and biryani rice dishes. Definitely a good bet for those who don't need a butter chicken fix. More »
This King West restaurant offers lunch and dinner buffets featuring the full range of clay oven cooked breads, meats and curries. Prices fall between $14 to $21 depending on the day of the week and the time of day. Kama also does build your own take-out box from the buffet that is an excellent on-the-go option for under $13. More »