When was the last time you experimented with a Middle Eastern restaurant?
Unlike other cuisines, Middle Eastern have a more soul-soothing after effect, without overwhelming the taste buds with too many spices. Not to mention, the food is light yet healthy.
Your typical Middle Eastern platter would feature some of the following: olives, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, date, chickpeas along with other healthy yet appetizing items. Owing to its diverse population, there are a lot of Middle Eastern Restaurants in GTA, especially since the area serves as a popular food haven. But of course, not all restaurants serve the best food, right? (that’s also why not all of them get 5-star reviews). That’s primarily why we’ve compiled a list of Best Middle Eastern Restaurant in GTA.
There are a few Middle Eastern restaurants in GTA where you can try out authentic and delicious recipes from back home. Whether you’re craving for some old-fashioned Middle Eastern foods like Falafel, Shawarma, Manakeesh and Knafeh, you will find tons of restaurants here to satisfy your cravings.
People of Canada, don’t deprive yourself of delicious Middle Eastern food. We’ve got it all covered for you when it comes to identifying the best rated Middle Eastern Restaurants.
Top 6 Middle Eastern Restaurants for You
Here is our list of the top 6 Middle Eastern restaurants that you will surely love. We assure you that all these restaurants serve authentic and delicious Middle Eastern food. Now, get ready to bookmark this page.
Mayrik is a Middle Eastern restaurant in GTA that is famous for its ambrosial food. While that might sound far-fetched, Mayrik is the place to go if you’re in the mood for a fancy dine out. Owing to its spacious and comfortable setting, you will be able to enjoy your meal in the most pleasant way possible. In fact, one may find it difficult to point out their speciality, because their entire menu is amazing.
Talking about aesthetics, the restaurant oozes sophistication with its elegant grey and white interior, fancy tables and crockery. In short, Mayrik is a must-go if you want to try authentic Middle Eastern food.
Ratings: 4.7/ 5
Figs and Olives
Who says Canada is short of the best Middle Eastern restaurants? Figs and Olives is another Middle Eastern restaurant that promises authentic and absolutely delicious tasting food anytime you go. Aside from its great menu, the staff is amazing while the environment is peaceful enough to enjoy your meal. As for their specialities, their Chicken Shawarma platter, kunafa and shawarma sandwich are a big big hit. Also, people love their coffee too.
The restaurant somewhat resembles a café because of its cozy vibes. With comfortable sofa-style chairs and dim lights, the place definitely is worth raving about. So, if you are living in Toronto or visiting, Figs and Olives is a Middle Eastern restaurant that you don’t want to miss out on.
Ratings: 4.5/ 5
Paramount Fine Foods
Paramount Fine Foods is one of those famous Middle Eastern restaurants that most people know about because it has so many branches located all over the world. And because of its delicious Middle Eastern food, of course. While ordering here, you won’t have to stand guard about your pita bread not being fresh and warm because Paramount serves the best shawarma. You can always expect freshly cut veggies and delicious sauces to build up your food coma. Also, people love their Shish Tawouk. It is a skewered chicken dish that is served with pure garlic sauce and fresh pita bread.
You are going to love the place, staff and of course, the food.
Ratings: 3.0/ 5
Shish Kabab Express
Here is another Middle Eastern restaurant that people head off to when they are craving for some authentic, fresh Middle Eastern food. Shish Kabab Express offers incredibly flavorsome food that is also light on your pockets. To top it off, the restaurant also offers daily deals that people look forward too.
Coming back to our main course, you are going to love every bite of the food. They offer a variety of shawarmas with a variety of seasonings. Expect each one to be just as flavorsome and delicious. Their Shish Taouk is also a big hit. You won’t be able to resist the urge of refilling your platter with freshly prepared vegetables and perfectly baked pita bread and rice. Also, we were quite impressed with the huge portions so that is a plus point too.
Ratings: 4.5/ 5
For all you Middle Eastern food lovers, we have found your next favorite dining spot. Ali Baba might not be a Middle Eastern restaurant that’s known for its fancy decor but it definitely hits the spot with its delicious food. Their chicken shawarma platter is nothing short of appetizing, owing to its famous Middle Eastern sauces, freshly cut veggies and juicy meat. Also, the prices are pretty reasonable keeping in mind the amazing food they serve. They also serve soups, salads, a variety of wraps, shawarmas and drinks too.
Ratings: 4.0/ 5
If you are looking to enjoy a peaceful night out with your family and friends, Xawaash is a great Middle Eastern restaurant to go. Aside from their food being top-notch, their restaurant is incredibly spacious with a large seating arrangement.
As for the food, we can’t help but rate it a 10/10. Their beef kofta and chicken kebabs that are served with three amazing sauces are definitely a winner. You’ll also find that their staff is very courteous and cooperative too.
Ratings: 4.0/ 5
We’re sure these top 6 Middle Eastern Restaurant in GTA will not disappoint owing its delicious food.