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243 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2J6, Canada
+1 416-922-5415
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  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
243 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2J6, Canada
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Where else in Toronto can you get a real meal for $10? By no means is this a fancy restaurant; in fact it's actually some kind of religious charity organization. The food was tasty and fresh. Service quite alright. Your plate is filled with your...More

1  Thank Ivona_Kolo
Reviewed 7 August 2017

After visiting casa loma we had a good walk around towards avenue road and found this place for lunch. Though we were late for aarthi of Krishna, we had good lunch here. The food served was right quantity and the variety was good and tasty....More

Thank Suganthi M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I visited this restaurants a couple of years ago, it was not bad at that time. At today's visit, the food contained almost no spices at all, just very bland vegetables that had been kept warm for a long time-think school canteen. I hope this...More

Thank TorontoFoodDetective
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Govinda's is not your conventional, traditional Indian buffet restaurant. I will not even call it a restaurant. It is like a canteen, a pleasant, delightful make shift cafeteria that is elegantly set up in the assembly hall of a church/temple building. The food is prepared...More

1  Thank Denise T
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant that serves lunch and supper daily. It is a buffet serving. You pay a set fee and you can enjoy all the wonderful vegetarian foods they prepare. Its part of ISKCON Toronto temple so you can also enjoy the temple...More

1  Thank Theran P
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Govinda's does not disappoint. Great vegetarian platter for lunch including soup and salad to start, a choice of 2 desserts at the end, savory pakoras and a great heaping plate of hot food. This place does not advertise itself as a buffet, so don't get...More

Thank veggie108108
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The best piece of advice is to not go in with high expectations of a spectacular vegetarian buffet. Saying that, however, I absolutely love Govinda's! Everyone that works there is warm and welcoming, all of the food is made from scratch with love, and if...More

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

What a disappointment A few vegetarian dishes poorly presented cafeteria style in a steam table All fried items dry and cold Salad served with dried out carrots Tasty peanut salad dressing. . Our service was very good though

7  Thank 915denise
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Govinda's is an extension of Hare Krishna temple. Most of these temples around the world have a restaurant/canteen open to general public. You don't need to be a devotee or visit the temple to eat at Govinda's. One thing to keep in mind is that...More

6  Thank JSmith31082012
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This vegetarian restaurant is in a Hare Krishna Church, formerly a Christian Church which creates an interesting atmosphere. The service is excellent, but the food, completely vegetarian, is average or below average. The problem is that it sits in trays waiting to be ordered. Also,...More

3  Thank Howard B
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 243 Avenue Rd, Toronto, Ontario M5R 2J6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-922-5415
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