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Hyderabadi Biryani in Toronto

hal2010 Oct 30, 2010 09:48 PM

Is there a restaurant that serves a decent Hyderabadi Biryani in Toronto?

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    garfield Oct 31, 2010 05:56 AM

    Try ghareeb nawaz at danforth and brimley.

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      shakkar Oct 31, 2010 08:48 AM

      we tried out Hyderabad house in scarborough, and really liked it( recommended by another chowhounder). The lamb biryani and mirchi ka saalan was really nice and we also had double ka mitha ( the oil in which they fried the bread was stale, but was not too bad|). More hyderabadi vs moghlai.

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        pakmode Oct 31, 2010 09:37 AM

        I would recommend Hyderabadi House as well. It's located on Sheppard, near McCowan in the same plaza as Babu, Ten-Ichi and Remellys.

      2. hal2010 Sep 2, 2011 08:20 PM

        I finally had biryani from Ghareeb Nawaz today.
        I have to say it's the closest thing I've had to a good Hyderabadi biryani in Toronto yet. Tons of light, fluffy rice, with a good hit of spice and two pieces of chicken on the bone for $4.50 including tax. It took me right back to a meal or two I've had in Hyderabad.

        My only complaint was that I wish they'd included some raw onion and lime. The Dahi chutney was nice but I'd pay extra for some Mirch ka salan to accompany it.

        The botis looked great and I will have to find some excuses to drive up there and try them as well. It's about 10km round trip from my office and I think I will be making the drive quite frequently.

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        Ghareeb Nawaz
        234 Markham Rd, Toronto, ON M1J3C2, CA

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          childofthestorm Sep 3, 2011 03:22 AM

          We actually had Ghareeb Nawaz cater our Eid party the other night, and my picky father-in-law said it was one of the best biryanis he'd ever eaten. We'll be hitting them up every year.

          1. re: hal2010
            BamiaWruz Sep 4, 2011 03:46 AM

            $4.50 ??? That's it?

            I'm going there soon!! Thank you.

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              erly Sep 4, 2011 05:38 AM

              I have always liked the Hyderbadi Biryani, which I was introduced to many years ago in India, and should not be the wet Biryani usually available in Toronto, so off we went last night to 234 Markham Rd.
              This is listed on the Map.
              It is an empty Store, and Phone Number disconnected.
              Can you tell me where they are located now?
              Thanks

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                warlock Sep 4, 2011 06:46 AM

                This is the right address

                1071 Danforth Road

                http://www.ghareebnawazcanada.com/

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