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The Host

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14 Prince Arthur St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Closed now
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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, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Very Good

The food is excellent and the service by all the staff present was to be admired. It is pricier than most Indian restaurants, but I believe it is well worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Omar B
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food is excellent and the service by all the staff present was to be admired. It is pricier than most Indian restaurants, but I believe it is well worth it.

Thank Omar B
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was here recently for a work-related lunch, and I was thoroughly impressed by the professionalism that the staff portrayed. Excellent food! Can't wait to be back!

Thank iztehtravelbug
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not your run-of-the-mill Indian restaurant. The food is beautifully flavoured and everything was delicious - from the Mulligatawny soup right through to the curry main course with naan bread and pickles. The service is fast and efficient, though just a little over-attentive (was asked four times if my food was OK...). A pleasant interior too making it suitable... More 

Thank Simon P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Food was really well done and had authentic Indian taste. Overall good experience. This place is highly recommended!

Thank Rama K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The food was amazing, our server Sushant was really informative. He recommended us Madras curry with chicken and potatoes which was amazing. The place was busy but the service was fast. I highly recommend this place if you want authentic Indian taste. A BIG THUMBS UP!

Thank Richa T
Peterborough, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We loved the food…delicious, good portions, nicely presented and served in a timely manner. The service was warm and very good. Loved the fact that this venue is quiet and calm, but that conversation can occur with a normal voice, but that privacy is also there. The washroom came as a bit of a shock as everything else had been... More 

Thank Carol I
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Never fails to disappoint. A good selection of food at a fairly reasonable price. The food quality is good as well. Staff are quick and friendly. Even though the place was busy, service was fast.

2 Thank DeepakinToronto
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for more than 10 years and it had never disapoints me. The food is always fresh and the service never fails. One of the best indian restaurants in Toronto

Thank Sophie_3611
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Very much Indian ,tasty and very good food. Good service,good location and must visit when in town. You cannot miss Indain food when visit same.

Thank Nimesh63
Daniel Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

The Host is amazing Indian Cuisine. Authentic Indian food in a quaint venue. Loved the chicken Marsala and naan break. My mouth is still singing.

Thank RMGTravel

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

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

Staying in Midtown

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Midtown is a dynamic part of Toronto with some of its most stylish high-rise residences and heritage buildings. The area sees busy shoppers with bag-laden arms balancing lattes in paper cups as they travel from one luxury brand to the next, taking advantage of the proximity of high-end shops. The reflecting pools, jogging trails, and nature treks of the Rosehill Revision are always a hub of outdoor activity, and after a workout from either running or splurging, many take advantage of the spas and massage parlors Midtown has to offer. Away from the bakeries, boutiques, and glamorous old theaters of the district's center, locals use the weekend to embrace the more suburban feel of Midtown's parks, tennis courts, outdoor markets, and the manicured grounds of Casa Loma, while families indulge the area's state-of-the-art playground and learning facilities. Of course, no high-brow district is complete without a healthy counter-culture: Midtown boasts some of the wildest street art and full-wall graffiti of any neighborhood in Toronto.
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