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The Best Biryani in Toronto

The best biryani in Toronto is one of the most comforting and filling rice dishes that exists. The variety of regions where this dish is enjoyed speaks to how delicious it is, and you can definitely add Toronto to that list.

Here's the best biryani in Toronto.


Silver Spoon
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Silver Spoon

Multiple locations of this restaurant do chicken, veggie, mutton and veal biryani, and they also serve chicken Sindhi biryani and veal pullao on Friday, Saturdays and Sundays only.

Dil Se Indian
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Dil Se Indian

Vegetable, chicken, lamb and shrimp biryani are all available at this Indian restaurant on Roncesvalles. They also make saffron mutter pulao and jeera rice.


Not Just Butter Chicken
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Not Just Butter Chicken

A house masala is part of what makes the vegetable, chicken, lamb, prawn and goat biryani special at this Danforth East restaurant memorable.

Anna Roti House
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Anna Roti House

The owner of this Scarborough restaurant on Kingston Rd. has spent time working at Mother India, so you know the biryani is good here. Get it with lamb, chicken, shrimp or vegetables.


Khau Gully
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Khau Gully

You can't beat the presentation of the dum biryani at this restaurant near Yonge and Eglinton, where it's served topped with a flatbread that gets sliced open to reveal the steamy rice dish underneath. Varieties include chicken, veggie, shrimp and mutton, and there are even vegan and vegan "chicken" varieties.


Bawarchi Biryanis
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Bawarchi Biryanis

True biryani lovers know to head to Kennedy Rd. in Scarborough to sample dozens of kinds of biryani here that include vegetarian, egg, chicken, goat and seafood varieties, and they also do massive family packs.

Mantra
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Mantra

If you're looking for something a little beyond the average takeout joint, try the biryani at this sleek restaurant at Shops at Don Mills, where chicken, lamb and vegetarian biryani are cooked to order in a clay pot.


Mr. John's Kerala Kitchen
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Mr. John's Kerala Kitchen

Chicken, mutton, beef and prawn biryani are available at this Scarborough restaurant located on Ellesmere Rd., plus Kizhi biryani. They also do fish biryani on weekends.

Biryani Walla
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Biryani Walla

If you're in the mood for a huge quantity of biryani, you can get it by the bucket or tray in portions that feed up to five at this Lawrence East restaurant in Scarborough.

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim at Not Just Butter Chicken


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