HOME > Chowhound > Ontario (inc. Toronto) >
Brewing beer, curing meat, or making cheese? Tell us about it
TELL US

Shawarma @ Yonge North York Centre

e
ebay3392 Nov 20, 2011 05:31 PM

Hi All...going to be in the area next week..want to grab a quick bite with friends, so many places, any suggestions? Shawarma Max is near there (never been), any others or is that the best bet?

-----
Shawarma Max
4969 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5N6, CA

  1. t
    trane Nov 21, 2011 02:15 PM

    I like Shawarma Max personally. I don't think there are any other places you can go, as the closest places are a Shawarma Max location south of NYC and one north of NYC.

    There's a Iranian kebab place on Spring Garden and another Shawarma Place north of Church Ave, a pretty far walk away, and that's pretty much it for the area.

    -----
    Shawarma Max
    4969 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5N6, CA

    Shawarma Place
    545 McNeely Ave, Carleton Place, ON K7C0A8, CA

    1 Reply
    1. re: trane
      e
      evansl Jan 6, 2012 05:26 AM

      Shwarma Max is C- at best.

    2. a
      adhish Nov 21, 2011 10:21 PM

      Shawarma Max isn't too bad but there are a few other places in the area that serve pretty good food. Altona Kabab further up north just after Yonge and Finch has good food. If you want to eat Asian food there's Ajisen Ramen and the Owl of Minerva around there too.

      -----
      Shawarma Max
      4969 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5N6, CA

      Owl of Minerva
      5661 Steeles Ave E, Toronto, ON M1V5P6, CA

      Ajisen Ramen
      5229 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5P8, CA

      1. mikeb Nov 22, 2011 08:07 AM

        If you don't want Korean, there are surprisingly few noteworthy places to eat in the area. Given the amount of restaurants in the area, one would think otherwise. Shawarma Max is as good as you get for Shawarma in the area. It is certainly better than the one north of Church or in the basement of the North York Centre.

        For Korean, walk towards Finch for Buk Chang Dong Soon Tofu Korean Restaurant or said Owl of Minerva. Thai Bistro is pretty basic Thai food but only a block north.

        -----
        Shawarma Max
        4969 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5N6, CA

        Thai Bistro
        5306 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M2N5P9, CA

        1. Food Tourist Dec 30, 2011 12:36 PM

          Going to see American Idiot and looking for chowish food in the area...I take it that Asian Legend isn't that great? My friend is vegetarian (to remain kosher).

          Show Hidden Posts