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Taftan Kabab

5372 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R5, Canada
(416) 224-5985
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Ranked #3,395 of 6,620 restaurants in Toronto
Cuisines: Persian
Most recent review
- May 14, 2014
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9 reviews from our community

66% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

BEWARE! I have gotten violently ill from being served raw/undercooked chicken at Taftan. My friend and I ordered 2 orders of the chicken breast kebab dinner (number 6 on the menu) in the evening on Sunday, May 11, 2014. I was almost done eating my dinner before I realized I had ingested a plate full of raw chicken. When I... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

So, the food is very good but it would be nice if you had the customer service to match that. Show of hands...who's heard of a store where they punch your order in and refuse to change or cancel it once they do. I have! IT'S THIS JOINT!! I was pushed into buying a more expensive dish today because I... More

Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This place is a hole in the wall and a fast food place. The service is quick, food is cheap but I question the sanitary aspect of it. There is a sign outside of the restaurant posted by Ontario Ministry of Health giving it only a "Conditional Pass" during their last inspection due to health hazards. This is indicative of... More

Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Prices are really good, portions are generous. Everything is cooked to perfection. Very authentic food. Great for take-outs or sitting on the patio in the summer( very small inside) Really recommend to anyone who want to try Persian food( charcoal grilled kebabs are to die for!!!)

Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Good kebab............reasonable prices...................would recommend for pick up and delivery! Small seating area!....…

Manchester, England
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

We visited this place for a quick and cheap meal one evening, and it was very good food. It is not a proper sit-down restaurant, but you can eat in at a counter in the window. There is a great choice of different kebabs - chicken, minced meat, beef etc, and very big helpings. My husband's dinner was big enough... More

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
225 reviews 225 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Excellent place to get takeout. There are a few seats in case you want to eat inside but i wouldn't recommend it. Food is excellent regardless of your choice. Price is even better. Highly recommended.

Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

I used to frequent the restaurant when it was called Solatani Kebab House. I was in the area and searched online for the phone number, but it wasn`t listed. When I arrived the large menu board was still at the small patio but with a new name - Taftan Kabab. Inside the layout changed, large TV, counters and stools on... More

Toronto, Ontario
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122 reviews 122 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I ordered the Barg Kebab for lunch, sliced beef on skewers grilled over charcoal. The beef is served with rice, grilled tomatoes and salad. It is wonderful and makes for a great lunch. I don't speak Persian, but the staff helped with the menu and I was pretty sure I would like the Barg Kebab. Most of their business is... More

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