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Babu Catering & Take Out

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201-4800 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1S 4N5, Canada
+1 416-298-2228
05:00 - 00:00
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Toronto, Canada
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A friend had discovered this out of the way gem/place. 30+ even a with South Asian Toronto Police officer even in the line. Was about 10 people behind the counter taking the orders. A smiling friendly lady was very helpful to explain the dishes and put together our order of over 10 different dishes to feed 4 for $65! (with... More 

Thank JP2516
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
90 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Amazing how this place is SOooo busy anytime- daytime, night and even LATE night.. Lineups even winter time--- customers are patiently waiting to buy.. from all walks of life even our dsitinguished OPPs.. (They expanded and renovated the place-- more modern.) Lots and lots of choices- hot meals, snacks and desserts.. They have combos, too.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It amazes me that this place is so busy. The food is cheap but you never know what you will get. The sambar is like water and there are many Indian restaurants that you can get a tastier meal for about the same price.

Thank Trudy M
Toronto, Canada
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a fun place to go to if you're in the Scarboro Town Centre area, and feel like South Indian/Sri Lankan food. So much choice. I like their fresh aloo (potato) naan. Two of those plus a curry and it's my personal feast. Lots of veggie options.Friendly service. Decent prices. Lots of parking. Babu is strictly take-out.

Thank Alex C
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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143 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

One Saturday morning we decided to try out their breakfast combo which includes 2 each of dosa's, idli's and vada's along with a cup of coffee for $3.45. The place is a take out joint, so we came back home to have the breakfast. The coffee was delicious though and just the way we like it. We tried the breakfast... More 

Thank Dynamite2805
Bengaluru, India
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Ordered a lamb biriyani and chilli crab which was really good. The chettinad beef was a bit tough but tasty. Overall great food and clean environment. It is a take out place rather than dining.

Thank indianknight4u
Pickering, Canada
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I love love this place to get food!! I have tried so many dishes there and I have loved all of them. Its spicy but not to the point where you can't eat it. Its a very small place, take out only!!!

Thank Paulina G
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Delightfully delicious takeout lunch special, under $6 that is large enough to share. Whatever the decor leaves to be desired ( they are currently under construction) the food beyond makes up up. The chicken Tikka Masala is a must try. The cabbage salad, eggplant, chickpea and green pea curries make excellent vegetarian options. The fresh from the oven garlic Naan... More 

Thank Nikketa H
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

If anyone is looking to feed a lot of people for cheap then this is the place to go. Not only are the food priced very reasonably, it's also quite tasty. This is my first time coming here and I often see their coupons through the flyers. I finally decided to give this place a try when my friend recommended... More 

Thank Sherif S
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142 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We ordered quick take out food. Chicken Kothu Roti Chicken Biriyani Beef Thali (Beef curry, with eggplant, dhal, cabbage, rasam,) String Hoppers with Sambol and Sothi Fish Patties Mutton Patties The food is tasty, however, they tend to put 95% potatoes and 5% meat in their fish or mutton patties that you can't taste any meat. This is an inexpensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201-4800 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto, Ontario M1S 4N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Scarborough
  • Neighbourhood: Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +1 416-298-2228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a district heavily influenced by immigration. With a number of low-rent shopping and dining options making it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for bargains and discounts. It also draws in photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
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