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The Best Halal Fine Dining Restaurants in Toronto
Halal fine dining restaurants in Toronto are becoming more and more popular with cuisine like Indian, Middle Eastern, Caribbean, Chinese and more. At a halal fine dining restaurant, you can have all your favourite halal dishes, presented with style and ambience. Halal dinner date options are not so limited since you can enjoy your luxurious night out in many of the halal fine dining restaurants across the GTA.
Here are our top picks of the best halal fine dining restaurants in Toronto.
12) Persian Palace
Persian Palace is a famous halal fine dining restaurant in Richmond Hill. This high-end eatery serves as a popular location for weddings and other festive activities. The food served here is just as elegant as the venue with dishes like traditional appetizers, grilled meats, and stews, which are all delicious. The mixed grill skewers that serve here are spiced beautifully and come packing with flavour. If you are looking to enjoy a delicious meal with great entertainment, Persian Palace is the place to be.
11) Darbar Persian Grill
Dabar is a Persian halal fine dining restaurant in North York. This stylish grill house is one of the few restaurants in Toronto where you can try kabob torsh, a traditional kebab dish made with beef sirloin or tenderloin. Definitely a must-try! Besides the food, the staff and atmosphere are just as amazing which combines into a great dining experience. Make sure to make a reservation before you go, as there’s usually a long wait.
Carmela is an Italian restaurant which is known for its Italian and Mediterranean dishes, especially seafood. Here you can enjoy a fine dining experience in a relaxed setting with decor inspired by the ancient Romans. One of their most popular dishes is the Crispy Calamari. This dish uses a homemade batter that is then fried just a few minutes before serving, giving each bite a satisfying crunch.
9) Touro Brazilian Steak House & Wine Bar
Touro is a halal fine dining Brazilian steakhouse in Richmond Hill, which serves Halal Certified lamb and beef steaks. This Halal eatery has earned raving reviews from many satisfied foodies for its food quality, excellent service, and romantic atmosphere. Here you get your fill of grilled meats carved at your table with their unlimited meat service which includes top-cuts such as Top Sirloin, Picanha, and more. Make sure to dress nicely as this place has a dress code.
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Diwan is a Middle Eastern fine dining restaurant by the Aga Khan Museum that serves Halal Certified meat. Find a cozy atmosphere with a blend of Turkey, Indian and Middle Eastern flavours, which perfectly compliments the dishes they serve here. The lamb shank is an excellent choice as it literally falls right off the bone and goes exceptionally well with rice. They also offer Halal desserts like date cake that will definitely leave you wanting more.
7) Chinese Halal Restaurant
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If you are looking for a Chinese halal fine dining restaurant in Toronto, look no further than Chinese Halal Restaurant. Located in Finch and Leslie Square, this Halal Certified eatery serves authentic Chinese dishes with fresh homemade ingredients and simple cooking techniques to bring out the true flavours of each dish. Choose from a variety of seafood, chicken and beef dishes that will not disappoint. A must-try is their pan-fried beef dumplings which have a nice crispy exterior and a moist, flavourful filling.
6) Joummar Restaurant
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Joummar is a Halal fine-dining Middle Eastern restaurant in Mississauga. If you are looking for an elegant, yet casual Halal fine dining experience, Joummar is the place to be. With friendly staff and inviting decor, this location does make you want to return again and again. Here you can get your favourite halal dishes like lamb shank, chicken tawook and beef kabob. The meat served here is fresh, tender and perfectly seasoned to satisfy your taste buds.
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KHAZANA is a high-end Indian restaurant with several locations across the GTA owned by celebrity Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor. The food here consists of contemporary Indian cuisine, which makes it the perfect destination for lovers of Indian culture who are interested in trying Halal dishes. The best dish to try here is their lamb biryani. This dish uses tender meat cooked in a rich masala with aromatic spices and rice. This dish is perfect for any time of the day.
Google/ Adrak Restaurant
Adrak is a halal fine-dining Halal Certified Indian restaurant in Richmond Hill, which serves Halal lamb and chicken dishes. The decor here is very simple but still has a classy feel to it. Take your time when you decide what to order as they have an extensive menu with Halal options for everyone’s taste buds. We recommend trying their lamb shank curry as it is tender and has a nice spice kick to it.
3) The Maharaja
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The Maharaja is a Halal Indian fine dining restaurant in Mississauga that serves Halal-certified meats. It’s a laid-back Halal fine dining establishment where you can get traditional Indian food with a contemporary twist. Their appetizer platter is a great choice if you want to try a range of different tandoor items from all four cuisines from their menu. Make sure to share, as this dish can easily fill you up before the main course.
Google/ Byblos Downtown
Byblos is a 2-story restaurant in downtown known for its unique spin on Eastern Mediterranean cuisine. The atmosphere here is great for family dinners as the interior has a nice cozy feel to it. They have an extensive Halal menu with Halal lamb, chicken and beef options. Make sure to try their za’atar fried chicken as it’s grilled perfectly and is very juicy on the inside with a nice crispiness on the outside.
Google/ Affy’s Premium Grill Steak House
Affy’s has been providing Halal fine dining and Halal Certified meats for over 30 years. They also provide Halal seafood options like prawns and halibut as well Halal lamb dishes, which is one of their specialties. The best item we recommend trying here is the classic New York Striploin, as it is cooked to perfection and served with your choice of sides. Nothing can beat a great steak in a nice dining atmosphere.
It’s always nice to enjoy a meal out with friends or family, and it can be even better when that food is halal. Toronto has lots of great fine dining restaurants serving flavourful dishes in accordance with Islamic dietary guidelines. If you’re looking for a fine dining restaurant for an upcoming dinner party or date night, these are some great places to try! If you want more articles like this, be sure to check out our other blogs on all things Toronto.