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Bamiyan Kabob

#395 of 6,792 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
East York
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
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62 Overlea Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
+1 416-429-7514
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was recently told (by an east Indian person) that the Afghans make the best kabobs! Hmmm ... I have tried east Indian, Turkish, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese ... Boy were they right! I have now tried 2 different Afghan restaurants and both of their kabobs were delicious. Never dry and full of flavour.. I would recommend for everyone to... More 

Thank wiwma
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best Afghan kabobs in town. Specially their Sultani kabob, Half chicken and choppan are my favs. Food is fresh, cooked to order and kabobs are juicy.

Thank Mustafa T
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Everything on the menu is very good and seasoned well. The waiting time is a bit long, but everything is made to order. Kofta Kebab Dinner is always good which is served with rice, salad, yogurt sauce and naan. I always order a side of Kabuli Rice which contains basmati rice, lamb, redolent of sweet and warming spices. Great for... More 

Thank Jacearome
Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Had eaten here at lunch with friends, thought I would pick some up on the way home for dinner. Great kebabs, huge portions, lovely rice and salad. This placed is worth the visit., It gets quite busy at lunch and for takeout. I had a number!

Thank JP2516
Toronto, Canada
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Been going to the Bamiyan Kabob since it opened on Overlea several years ago. The food is always good. It can be very busy and loud, but that in some ways attests to its food. As would be expected service is slower when busy. The menu has a nice variety. The rice and naan that come with dinners are awesome.... More 

Thank hrdmapl
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We got in about 30 minutes before closing with a party of over 10 and the restaurant was extremely accommodating and nice. You can't go wrong with anything you get there. The meat is well prepared and cooked and the afghani rice is delicious. I highly recommend the Sultani Kabob platter.

Thank YumMT2013
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

going for many years, used to be great food/okay service, then service started deteriorating and now food is getting worse and worse with portions getting smaller every time.

Thank Imran C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Decent food. Tables fill fast. Need a better ordering system. You have to keep listening for your number, hard to do when it's full

Thank Peter V
Pune, India
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142 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner at their Richmond Hill branch. Good ambience. Good kababs and other dishes like chicken korma. Their hot bread and rice served with every meal are very good. It is a self service restaurant. Your order your food, pay and wait for your number to be called out. No choice for dessert except rice firnee (rice pudding) which... More 

Thank HomiyarB
Markham, Canada
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Amazing afghan food! The kabobs are amazing, and the rice that comes alongside the kabob dinners is so tasty, it's unlike any other rice I've ever had. And the afghan bread is also to die for. But it's definitely not a relaxed place to go stay at for an hour, it's more of an in-and-out kind of place (which is... More 

Thank Yasmin T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Middle Eastern, Afghani, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Overlea Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > East York
  • Neighbourhood: East York
  • Phone Number: +1 416-429-7514

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

Staying in East York

Neighbourhood Profile
East York
East York includes a portion of old, industrial Toronto. Densely populated but incredibly safe, it boasts some of the city's earliest gardens and gardening clubs, attracting green thumbs everywhere. The tranquility of the Don Valley River area, which is rich with Toronto's oldest and tallest forests, is supplemented by the large ensemble of authentic and refurbished Edwardian homes, giving parts of East York allure. The other draw is for foodies: lovers of Bangladeshi fare will find authentic restaurants and markets in the area, with raw spices and desserts. East York also represents a lot of Toronto's Serbian food culture, and recently, has had an outcropping of solid microbrewery stops. For families, the science center is a favored weekend stop.
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