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The Host

14 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A9, Canada
+1 416-962-4678
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“naan” (20 reviews)
“butter chicken” (19 reviews)
“tikka” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for winterlicious. The service was goid and prompt, but not overly friendly. The food tasted great had the butter chicken, chicken vindaloo and lamb curry. It was beautifully presented in small tins each with curries salad and rice. The flavours are truly great....More

Thank torontoshutterbug65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great find! Our lunch was wonderful and our server, Ahmed (pls excuse my spelling) was friendly and professional. They were busy so I definitely would make reservations in the future.

Thank bevchu
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It happened that I went twice in a row for the buffet for 2 different events. The food tasted better the 2nd time around. 1st time it was bland , the 2nd time more flavored. I think they must have several cooks that take turn...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Myself and some friends had the buffet lunch, which is only served on a Friday. Some of the items that were served I had not tasted before at any other Indian restaurant. The food was excellent. It is probably one of the better Indian restaurants...More

Thank jeanetteg371
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I was really hasselled and tired when I reached the restaurant, primarily due to the fact that my 40 min flight got stretched to 5 hours and I lost the way yo the place whole walking downtown Toronto I got a very cold reception at...More

Thank Ashim W
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Really nice Indian restaurant, cozy atmosphere. The food was amazing, the best chicken Marsala I have ever tried with the correct spice and a full combination of flavors. Reasonable price. 5 stars restaurants for every ocassion, romantic dinner or business dinner, really enjoyed the food.

Thank Agustin P
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My daughter and I went to the Host for dinner. We were seated right away (got there by 6pm). The restaurant is cozy and it was perfect on a cold, windy night. We ordered the appetizer sampler, butter chicken, safran rice, naan bread, lentils and...More

Thank PVfirst
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We were travelers from the States in need of as much Toronto Indian food as possible, and we eat here on a recommendation. Pricing is reasonable as are the piping hot portions. Oh that naan!! Service was solid but I needed to pull the waiter...More

Thank EJS2015a
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

I was in Toronto on business and had a craving for Indian Cuisine, something that we don't have in our little town. 7 of us arrived without reservations, and even tho they were busy, they set us up in a nice area very quickly. The...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It might have been an off night but the chicken and lamb dishes were not as tender as they should have been. On the other hand the soup and vegetarian dishes were outstanding. Lovely warm atmosphere and attentive service.

Thank Perry S
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17 February 2018|
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Response from momsengupta | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure they can prepare something gluten free if you request them - may not be on their regular menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-962-4678
Estd. 1996. Part of the host group. Celebrity chef Sanjeev Sethi's restaurant.
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