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259 Host

#264 of 6,755 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown West
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259 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3P9, Canada
+1 416-599-4678
11:45 - 23:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:45 - 23:30
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A few people from the office went here for lunch and to chat. The service was friendly and timely and the food delicious. The whole area is not large but that allowed us to talk comfortably. Overall a great experience.

Thank ratfinkle
Sarnia, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

High end restaurant and a bit pricey. However, the food is amazing. It is better than we have ever tasted Indian food. Very fresh as well!! We will definitely be back.

Thank Sarnian1
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

If u want to get sick, eat unhygienic food then please visit 259 Host. Highly recommended by a family friend but it was not up to expectation. . sitting in front of the Kitchen. we saw cook put HiS FINGER IN MOUTH and then was touching the food with same hand . Then we alerted the server and Chef came... More 

Thank samanda c
Poole, Dorset, UK
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Enjoyable food, good gluten free and vegan choice. Server was able to assist with any queries regarding allergy info. Would recommend.

1 Thank Lara21_12
Cincinnati, Ohio
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Was there for dinner. The food was tasty however, the it was extremely expensive. Quantity was barely sufficient for the price. The service was horrible!. The guys were serving with poker faces as if I was never wanted in their restaurant. No smiles, not even a "thank you" from them. Not recommended if you expect to be treated well.

1 Thank H N
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for lunch a few weeks back and had a great meal for a reasonable price. The atmosphere was nice and the staff was friendly and helpful.

1 Thank MattF443202
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We picked this place because we were searching for an affordable restaurant close to Second City, and since we both like Indian food, this seemed like a god option. Prices were reasonable, portions were generous without being overly filling, and the food was delicious with just enough spice. Highly recommend for Indian food in Toronto or if you're catching a... More 

1 Thank Julie H
Paris, France
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140 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

A good Indian restaurant that works for those who likes it not too spicy. One table has a great view on the kitchen (up to 8 persons). Nothing fancy but a safe bet if you are around.

1 Thank Lorenzo-Laurent
Toronto, Canada
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89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I went here for two business lunches, on with their summerliceous menu and then again with their regular menu. Both times the food was fantastic. I went both times with people from India and they commented on how authentic the food was. I like spicy food and was not disappointed. I actually liked the the regular menu better than the... More 

Thank Mikedsn
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped in late in a Friday evening after a Blue Jays game. The food was really tasty and flavourful - not overly spicy. 3 mains, a rice and a naan were enough to feed us without being uncomfortably full. Nice decor. The service was fine, not amazing but not bad at all. The prices were reasonable. We would... More 

Thank Jackie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 23:30
11:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Wellington St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3P9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-599-4678
Quality Indian food in a relaxed and intimate setting. The knowledgeable staff will help you choose from their variety of creative dishes.

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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 West

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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