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Taftan Kabab

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Middle Eastern, Persian
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5372 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R5, Canada
(416) 224-5985
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Great food !!!!

food was good But the behavior of the staff and the service was bad There is not a comfortable family space

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
ramsina c
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

food was good But the behavior of the staff and the service was bad There is not a comfortable family space

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This was a go-to place for me whenever I was working in the area. However, the quality and consistency of the food dropped dramatically over time. My last visit there was when I was buying 5 meals for me and my co-workers... the rice was SALTY BEYOND recognition (as if I was eating salt), the meat was undercooked and was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

So I was there couple of years back. We got Koubide Kabab, and it smelled very wrong but tasted even worse, it was mostly lamb fat and garbage meat. So I went to the counter to tell them that and I was thinking they will be very apologetic (come on, it's Canada, not a barbaric society) but instead the Cashier... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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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 

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Toronto, Canada
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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 

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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 

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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!!!)

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

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

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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 

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Toronto, Canada
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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.

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Address: 5372 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R5, Canada
Phone Number: (416) 224-5985
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian

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  • Address: 5372 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 5R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > North York
  • Neighborhood: North York
  • Phone Number: (416) 224-5985

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Persian

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