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The Pomegranate Persian Cuisine

) #647 of 7,020 Restaurants in Toronto €€ - €€€ Persian, Middle Eastern, Halal
420 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
+1 416-921-7557
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  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Persian, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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420 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we arrived later than we would have liked, but the friendly wait staff squeezed us in. the food is very good and the menu is easy to follow and pick from. the desserts are large and good for sharing. the service was a bit disjointed,...More

Thank amyintax
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is now my favorite place to go whenever I visit Toronto. You need a reservation even for a Wednesday night as the place is packed by 6 PM. They have specials every day. We tried the Morghe Torsh (sour chicken stew) and it was...More

Thank Vahid M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed this Persian food so much I had the jewel rice which was absolutely delicious also had some of the dill rice with some fesenjoon which was one of the best I've ever had along with an okra special that they had off...More

Thank Ghanbar
Reviewed 25 June 2017

There's a reason you need a reservation for the Pomegranate even on weekdays: The food is that good. This family-owned restaurant also has a grill next door, which is fine for kebabs, but for the full menu, make the reservation for the main restaurant. The...More

Thank don666
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a small restaurant so make sure you have reservations. Food was very good with good portion size. My husband and I both had different type of lamb dishes and we enjoyed them both. We had an eggplant appetizer that was different and creative...More

Thank Osprey2011
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal with family to celebrate my daughters graduation. The restaurant was packed- always a good sign. And then we had the food. The lamb dishes could best be described as the best lamb we have ever had. Melted in your mouth...More

Thank rjdixon5419
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Food is quite nice, but the service is terrible. Waiters are rude, not welcoming and careless. Not really a good place.

Thank delatuerra
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I have travelled around the world and lived in many different places where Persian food was phenomenal so I d say the food is here is average for other countries but good for Toronto, the waitress(short hair glasses) did not remember me calling 30 minutes...More

Thank NadaFortuna
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The "Morasa Polo" dish is one of my favourite and can be had with lamb shank, chicken or vegetarian. It comes with jewelled rice, which is wonderful. Every dish at this wonderful and cozy little restaurant is an experience to your taste buds. Reservations are...More

Thank xcentric1
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is an excellent authentic Persian restaurant. The service is very good and professional. The food s delicious. The restaurant is small, but well appointed. A very good experience indeed

Thank signindoc
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-921-7557
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