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Utsav Indian Cuisine

69 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B8, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #60 of 6,589 restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
Description: Little Indian restaurant with home-made delicious food is a great find. Large portions of hearty food served at great prices.
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89% Recommend
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Malmo, Sweden
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful Indian food served in a beatiful part of central Toronto. Seemed popular and full of local visitors.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I was on a visit to Toronto recently, visiting a friend. We came to Utsav given it was the highest rated Indian restaurant in the city. Goodness knows how. At about 8pm on a Sunday night, and there were only two other tables occupied when we arrived. Onion Bhajee's were the most bizarre I have ever seen. A large plate... More

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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My friend and I visited Ustav on a warm and pleasant Sunday evening. The restaurant was quiet, having arrived around 9pm. There were 2 members of waiting staff that weren't particularly attentive. I had to ask on several occasions to receive water. We ordered appetizers of Onion Bhaji and Samosas. I have eaten Indian food hundreds of times all around... More

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

One of the best Biryani (Chicken) that I have had the privilege of tasting in toronto, and considering how many locations serve it, and how much I love Biryani....that is saying something!!!! If you can look past the cost and snobby neighbourhood of yorkville, you'll get good food!

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Toronto, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Please don't leave Yorkville without having a lunch in one the best Indian restaurant in Toronto. Everything is on the level!

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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We have tried to dine at Utsav on several occasions - it was always busy. Be sure to make a reservation. While in Yorkville, we decided to attempt visiting Utsav again, this time as soon as they opened for dinner and we were able to get a table. We were warmly welcomed by the staff. For our meal we ordered... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This small well located and charming restaurant offers the best indina food we have had in toronto. The food is only matched by the kindness and professionnalism of the staff and owners. We will definitly go bakc when in toronto again.

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Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Unfortunately, the only thing I really liked was the mango lassi drink. It was the best I have ever had. Maybe my main dish choice wasn't right, I went for a rice dish with lamb, gosht biryani and it was nothing special, too dry and I couldn't taste the saffron. My friends went for curry like dishes and they were... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The restaurant is located in an upscale neighbourhood, but the prices of this restaurant is really not expensive. I loved the warm welcoming atmosphere with candles and flowers on the table. The food was very good. First I had samosa's (to be honest these were not the best samosa's I've ever had) but then the main dish was simply delicious... More

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

First of all, thanks to TA, we found this restaurant in Yorkville. What a little gem! The restaurant is small, but very comfortable. We chose 2 chicken dishes as our mains. While we were waiting, our server brought out some lentil crisps with mango and coriander chutneys, delicious. When our mains came (we ordered naan and basmati on the side),... More

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