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The Best Kebabs in Toronto

The best kebabs in Toronto are the juiciest meat skewers in the city. Served on beds of rice, pita, or straight off the stick, you’ll find this delicious meat dish served alongside a variety of cuisines, from Turkish and Afghan to Persian and Armenian. 

Here are the best kebabs in Toronto.


Bamiyan Kabob
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Bamiyan Kabob

With seven locations in the GTA, Bamiyan is the Afghan go-to for 24-hour marinated meats like chaplee, kofta, or barg. Head to halal central, Thorncliffe Park, for one of the most popular locations.

Naan & Kabob
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Naan & Kabob

Another well known chain for Afghan eats, you’ll find locations scattered around the city, including on Markham Road, in Scarborough Town Centre, and a sleek spot at Yonge and Bloor. The garlic sauce that comes with their kebabs is a must-have.


Kabob Guys
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Kabob Guys

A stripped down sister restaurant of Naan & Kabob, this casual 30-seater does everything from waziri combos to grilled ground beef kebabs wrapped in pitas. Grab it with a cup of doogh, a traditional yogurt drink.

Banu
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Banu

This chic Persian restaurant on West Queen West deals in koobideh, made with ground sirloin, served on skewers alongside tomato, onion, and sumac. They also offer the same skewer wrapped in lavash bread.


Kebab 49
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Kebab 49

Helmed by a butcher with over 50 years of experience, this family-run operation in Etobicoke, offers the full variety of kebab meats. Grab a platter of veal, lamb, and chicken kebabs to try the whole array.


Sofra Istanbul
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Sofra Istanbul

Meat marinated for days on plates of mashed potatoes is what you can expect at this longtime Turkish restaurant in Vaughan. Kebabs are the perfect pairing with the pides this spot is known for.

Aleppo Kebab
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Aleppo Kebab

Serving kebabs cooked over lava stones, this Lawrence Ave. East eatery is run by Syrians who came to the city as refugees. Bringing their restaurant experience from home, they serve all their beef plates with delicious hummus.


Kandahar Kabab Thorncliffe
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Kandahar Kabab Thorncliffe

Thorncliffe Park is home to plenty of halal gems, and Kanadahar Kabab is one of them. The surprisingly luxe interior is also where you can dine on dishes of veal filet mignon skewers marinated after days, and cooked sans oil.

Armenian Bistro
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Armenian Bistro

Repping Caucasus-style kebabs is this hot counter in Etobicoke that’s serving up skewered meats cooked overtop tandoori grills. They make great accompaniments to their khinkali dumplings and phenomenal mashed potato.

Lead photo by

Hector Vaaquez of Kebab 49, @zaibkw of Bamiyan Kebab, Banu

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