Kebabs Toronto

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.

See also:

The Best Afghan Restaurants in Toronto
The Best Persian Restaurants in Toronto



Bamiyan Kabob
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Bamiyan Kabob

Six GTA locations specialize in halal Afghani cuisine, and kabobs, served in dinners with salad, rice and naan, are the menu centrepiece. Choose from a line up of lamb, beef and chicken, including tandoori-seasoned chicken ($12) or chaplee (spiced minced meat patties, $10.49).

Tabule (Riverside)
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Tabule (Riverside)

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.


Lahore Tikka House
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Lahore Tikka House

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.


Naan & Kabob
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Naan & Kabob

This family-run Afghani kabob house on Lawrence East (plus an outpost in Mississauga) offers 10 different type of skewered meats ranging from classic beef or chicken ($8) kebabs to tender veal barg ($9). Enjoy alongside salad and naan, or add rice for $2 more.


Banu
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Banu

Char-grilled koobideh ($19), skewered ground sirloin, bareh (yogurt-marinated lamb, $27), and jigar (calf liver, $14), are among the house specialties at this vibrant Iranian restaurant on Queen West.

North Restaurant (Shomal)
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North Restaurant (Shomal)

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.



Watan Kabob
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Watan Kabob

Offering a delicious variety of juicy kebabs, this fast food-style Afghani eatery in Mississauga draws crowds at lunch and dinner. The Sultani dinner is a menu highlight offering both the kofta and the filet mignon on a platter with salad, rice and naan.

Paramount Fine Foods
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Paramount Fine Foods

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).


Anatolia
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Anatolia

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.


Sofra Grill Express
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Sofra Grill Express

Succulent chicken, beef and lamb shish kabobs ($15-$19) are all offered as sandwiches ($7.45-$8.45) wrapped in pita or laffa, or as entrees along with salad and rice, potatoes and vegetables at multiple locations of this Middle Eastern eatery.


Armenian Kitchen
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Armenian Kitchen

You'll find plump and juicy flame-kissed pork, beef, chicken and lamb shish kabobs on the menu at this Middle Eastern restaurant in Scarborough. Order the handheld option sandwiched in pita ($4.50-$6), or enjoy a meaty entree ($12-$13) served with sides of salad, rice or fries.

Baghlan Kabob and Bakery
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Baghlan Kabob and Bakery

This Afghan diner in Rexdale makes kebabs the main event on the menu, and popular picks include flavourful, chunks of marinated chicken or beef. Orders come wrapped in naan or on hunger crushing platters with salata, chutney and long grained rice.

The Best Kebabs in Toronto


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