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259 Host

#52 of 6,968 Restaurants in Toronto
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Downtown Toronto
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259 Wellington Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416-599-4678
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Quality Indian food in a relaxed and intimate setting. The knowledgeable...
Quality Indian food in a relaxed and intimate setting. The knowledgeable staff will help you choose from their variety of creative dishes.
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good!

We arrived late Friday night (9pm) after arriving in Toronto and were promptly seated and served. Service was excellent- attentive and friendly waitstaff. Appetizer was outrageous- home made mango chutney with some sort of cone shaped papadom. It was so good, I had seconds! I like spicy foods... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
sazoram
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Rochester, NY
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Rochester, NY
Top Contributor
231 reviews 231 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We arrived late Friday night (9pm) after arriving in Toronto and were promptly seated and served. Service was excellent- attentive and friendly waitstaff. Appetizer was outrageous- home made mango chutney with some sort of cone shaped papadom. It was so good, I had seconds! I like spicy foods. My chicken tikka masala (not on menu but made by request) was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Can't say in small para , beautiful and well presented food with hearty service . One of the Best restaurant ever been too .

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Great Falls MT, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant is a gem !! My wife was visiting Toronto for the first time having spent 6 months in Florida and I asked her what cuisine she yearned for. Indian, she said. I went on Trip Advisor and liked the reviews I had read of 259 Host so I booked and we went last night. We think it was... More 

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Toronto
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a restaurant I frequented due to its location and the tastiness of the food. During the dinner occasion in mid-January 2015 with a friend, which we were both extremely satisfied with the lobster we ordered, I saw a promotion on the bill saying 15% off on takeout order placed before 6pm. When I needed to arranged for overtime... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's my first visit to this restaurant and I am so amazed with everything in the restaurant , what an interior truly upscale Indian restaurent with lot s off great wine collection and nice soft music and super kool staff who was serving us . Will be back for sure . The best part is you can actually see the... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

the food is just amazingly finger licking. The presentation is way above expectations. the ambiance and the service is great with the staff being very welcoming and friendly to you. It is totally worth the value you are paying for food. I chose the brunch menu out of which each and every item was mouth watering and finger licking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

it was very pleasent experience. Ambience was great. Delicious food and top notch service . We were recommended by our hotel concierge

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Can as advertised ...great Indian food ..very well decorated..price ok but well worth it ..Service was excellent.. Overall great experience

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Have been planning to visit this restaurant for long and finally did. Worth the visit. Biriyani dishes were very good and the waitress serving was very friendly. Would visit again!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was told by my cousin there there that 259 Host is worth a visit! So on 4th evening...I tried it and It indeed was amazing...Great food... and what was even more touching was the way I was and given service...Food was great..I loved the chicken tikka and Dal bukhara both... I left with good taste in my mouth and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 259 Wellington Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown Toronto
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
  • Phone Number: 416-599-4678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Quality Indian food in a relaxed and intimate setting. The knowledgeable staff will help you choose from their variety of creative dishes.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?