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The Host

#876 of 6,984 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
The Annex
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14 Prince Arthur St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416-962-4678
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
MOUTHWATERING

I along my family members was visited this restaurent, the atmosphere is excellent and specially they are arrange us for family sitting the staff is very coordial, food is great. And our visit there is superb and I like to visit again there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 4, 2014
rktihara
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New Delhi, India
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Entertaining clients
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111 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Winnipeg Canada
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It was a cold March night in Toronto and I took a former student out for dinner. We had the vegetarian appetizer and two vegetarian main courses plus rice and then Kir and coffee. The total for two was $52 with tip. The appetizer platter was excellent. The tamarind sauce divine. The Kir was not the best I have ever... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a very good venue for travellers. Lovely downtown location, just minutes from St. George subway, very good Indian food, great service and nice atmosphere. Just a bit cold during the arctic weather as part of the room is a glass greenhouse.

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Remember. All that shines is not gold. And just because this restaurant is fancy, doesn't mean it's good. I don't know how this food passes off as good Indian food, because it is anything but that. Order more than one dish and the flavours just blur as one big flavour. It's like the same curry with different "toppings" - either... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Being that we were not that familiar with indian food you could understand our worries of not knowing what to order but our waiter Sumit was most accommodating giving us options and suggestions that were very welcoming and mostly non judgmental and warm. The restaurant is warm and inviting and the food ...WOW we enjoyed it all especially the naan... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

They do not have much variety for vegeterians. This was the first time that I eat buffet lunch without a Paneer Sabji.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Really great Indian food. Doesn't look much from outside but I'm fussy with curries and this really hit the spot. Lamb shank curry a high point as was the mulligatawny - and I'm pretty sure that the chef was going for a USS enterprise look with the way he set the naan and roti out so that MUST be worth... More 

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New Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I along my family members was visited this restaurent, the atmosphere is excellent and specially they are arrange us for family sitting the staff is very coordial, food is great. And our visit there is superb and I like to visit again there.

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was ready to write a scathing review of this restaurant within about the first 5 minutes of being there. We arrived for a birthday party and made our way in to a private room. The decor is conservative - a place where an older generation will feel comfortable - not the young hip modern type of place. This was... More 

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Toronto
Top Contributor
395 reviews 395 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Normally, when I hear the words 'butter chicken' I run a mile, because the dish often comes across like a faux-version of Indian food, an item served only to people who have never been to the sub-continent or naïve tourists. But here at the Prince Arthur location of the Host, it is downright awesome and we will definitely be back!... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My husband & I went to have our lunch buffet yeaterday at Host in Richmond Hill location after finished one of our appoinment. The food wasn't extraordinary at all, they ran out of appetizer (pakora) but they never filled it. There were still people were coming to have buffet & paying money for it but seems they don't bother to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Prince Arthur St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > The Annex
  • Neighborhood: The Annex
  • Phone Number: 416-962-4678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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