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The Best Sri Lankan Restaurants in Toronto

The best Sri Lankan restaurants in Toronto are the places to go for biryani, hoppers, Kothu Roti, fish buns and mutton rolls. They're a mixture of old standbys and some that might be your new best friends.

Here are the best Sri Lankan restaurants in Toronto.


Babu
1

Babu

Super popular locations of this spot in Markham and Scarborough pump out dosai, sweet treats and Indian specialties until late.

Gasa Restaurant
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Gasa Restaurant

This microscopic spot may be in a strip mall, but it’s existed in one form or another for over 25 years and their chili chicken Kothu roti is legendary.


Canbe Foods
3

Canbe Foods

Sweets, curry, biryani and roti are always available for low prices at this Scarborough spot that's especially known for their inexpensive samosas.

Hopper Hut
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Hopper Hut

Spicy coconut sambal, biryani, lampries and of course traditional and string hoppers can be found in enormous portions at this Scarborough restaurant.


Samosa King
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Samosa King

Bubbly, crispy samosas filled with meat or veggies along with idlies, dosa, roti and thali can all be found for good prices at Embassy Restaurant in Scarborough which is operated together with Samosa King.


Saffron Spice Kitchen
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Saffron Spice Kitchen

Sri Lankan food lovers head to this Queen West restaurant for Thai pumpkin soup, Kothu roti, wraps and salads.

Athavan
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Athavan

Prices are low and eats are authentic at this restaurant in Scarborough that serves items like kingfish, puttu, and biryani along with hoppers and sambal accompaniments. Check out specials on weekends.


Rusi
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Rusi

Located right outside King Station, you can get biryani, Sri Lankan thali, sweet and spicy onion buns, and squid curry previously hard to find outside the burbs in a centrally located food court.

Quality Bread
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Quality Bread

Get a lot for less at this Scarborough bakery that does great chicken and mutton pastries.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Athavan

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