The Best Kebabs in Toronto
The best kebabs in Toronto are juicy, plump, and imparted thoroughly with marinade and the char-broiled flavours of an open flame. While recipes vary by country of origin, you'll find these succulent skewers on menus of Persian, Turkish, North Indian and Middle Eastern influence.
Here are the best kebabs in Toronto.
The Middle Eastern eatery, with locations on Queen East and Yonge, might be best known for their mezze, though the grilled items should not be overlooked. Opt for juicy skewers of Kefta ($15.50) with mixed lamb and beef minced with onions, parsley, garlic and spice, served with vegetables and rice topped with onions.
Served sizzling from the tandoor, the kebabs at this popular Pakistani/North Indian restaurant in Little India include options like chicken tikka, lahori lamb and beef. Prices are especially friendly too - a la carte kabobs come priced between $2.45 and $2.89, and full meals with rice start at $11.
This Iranian restaurant just north of Steeles is home to hearty dinners that comprise a selection of skewered meats, saffron stained rice and chargrilled tomatoes. Choices include kebab torsh with sirloin veal marinated in walnuts and pomegranate paste, along with other cuts of beef, veal or chicken.
Juicy morsels of skewered chicken, or chunks of lamb, beef, or some minced mixture of both ($13-$19) are are among the many Middle Eastern specialties on the menu of this bustling chain of eateries. Order served with sides of garlic sauce and hummus for dipping, or, sample a little of everything with a traditional mixed grill ($20).
This Turkish kebab house in Etobicoke is an ideal spot to feast on flame broiled beef, tender lamb, succulent chicken, and ground beef and lamb skewers ($18-$20). The beyti is a house favourite, featuring spicy ground beef and lamb, wrapped in hand made “yufka” pastry then smothered in a savoury tomato sauce and sprinkled with crushed pistachios.
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