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Paramount Fine Foods Inc.

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253 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1N8, Canada
416-366-3600
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is my favorite restaurant in Toronto. Everything is excellent except the service is not 100% and the songs that they play seem old.

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Thank maf129
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Paramount when we were last in Toronto in 2013 and enjoyed it very much so came back. If anything, it was even better this time. The menu is great, the service is exceptional and the quality is top notch. Highlights included the excellent tabbouleh salad, the amazing Beef Manakeesh and the tasty Bakalawa. Of particular note was... More 

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Thank DawlishRed
Florence, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will give this place 0.00 points for their poor service. We ordered extra salad never came, we ordered falafel which we never got either, the air conditioning unit dripped on our dinning table and food. The waiter showed up once and we never saw her after she dumped the food on the table. Not coming back.

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Thank Kobi L
Saskatoon, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

third time we have been here when visiting toronto. love the humus and garlic dip. chicken swarama was fabulous. the fresh pitas are outstanding as well. the restaurant is a bit warm but there was also a heat warning when we were there. service was ok.

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Thank Jackie Z
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to go for a meal at any time of the day and night, Good variety and affordable prices. Love their family platters

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Thank Alibhais_from_TO
Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Today was my third time going to lunch here. Again, we were greeted by an unfriendly face with no hello and no smile. We didn't manage to get our orders taken for 20 minutes (there were 3 tables occupied). After our food arrived we were never again visited by anyone. No water and no bill until we managed to grab... More 

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Thank Oliver M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many courses with a little twist on the taste. All that we ate, wraps, bread, hummus, had an out of the ordinary taste and all was very good. Quick service and food delivery, even when seated in the restaurant.

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Thank Kare K
New York, NY
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I asked a stranger on the street if they knew of a Lebanese restaurant in the area. I was directed to Paramount Fine Foods (doesn't sound like a middle eastern place and it doesn't look like one either, but it is!) It's has a combo "restaurant+bar+diner" type of feel. Found out later it's a chain restaurant. I wasn't really sure... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What do you do when hunger takes over? The dudes walk into Paramount Downtown Toronto and vow to finish it all! Fresh Tabbouleh with parsley, tomatoes onions. A light sprinkle of virgin olive oil. Plus the house special chicken and beef platters. Of course free bread!

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Thank Asghar J
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new location (which opened in 2015) has been outstanding and we have gone many times-atmosphere/ambiance is beautiful and food is excellent! The older location (across from Eaton center) is very, very loud and tables are crowded together....both visits were poor because of this-take the time to walk and visit the newer location, you will love it-hummus is so good!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1N8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 416-366-3600

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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 Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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