The top Indian delivery in uptown Toronto

Indian food spells comfort, and few things complement a night in with friends or a Netflix marathon more than ripping off a piece of melt-in-your mouth naan bread and dunking into a plate of rich, warm butter chicken. But, if you’re north of Bloor, you don’t need hit Little India when a craving strikes. Here’s our top Indian delivery spots for the mid to uptown crowd.

Jaipur Grille

2066 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S 2A3

This midtown favourite offers a robust menu from vegetarian classics to a full roundup of chicken, lamb, fish and beef vindaloos. Ordering in for more than one? Choose from combos for two to eight people, which include a main and plenty of appetizers. A must-try is the veggie platter: a smattering of Indian favourites: samosa, bhajias and pakoras with mixed bean salad.

Chef Of India

3187 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4N 2K9

In need of a butter chicken delivered to your door? Look no further. The Yonge and Eglinton crowd having been hitting up this Indian resto for all the spicy staples for more than a decade. Our top pick: jumbo shrimp swimming in sweet coconut gravy atop fluffy basmati rice. And don’t forget a side of naan to soak up all that sauce.

Banjara Indian Cuisine - Eglinton Ave.

164 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M4P 1G4

Whether you’re in the mood for hot or mild spiciness, Banjara has it all. Choose from all the go-to favourites, or if you’re in the mood for a bit of everything, choose a platter with rice, naan, daal curry, aloo gobi, veggie pakora, rice pudding and a meat or veggie main. If you’re going for one main dish, we recommend kicking it off with a side of veggie pakoras dunked in a to-die-for tamarind chutney – think sweet and savoury deliciousness, with just the right amount of tang.

The Copper Chimney

2050 Avenue Rd, North York, ON M5M 4A6

Don’t let this restaurant’s homepage fool you – the North York favourite is considered a go-to on the Indian takeout circuit, and its patrons have been flocking here for its breadth of classic and comforting staples, and perfect portion sizes. Looking for something warm and hearty? Try the chana masala – crunchy chickpeas, onions and a savoury tomato sauce with a side of basmati rice. Sop up all that goodness with a side buttery naan, of course.

Marigold Indian Bistro

552 Mount Pleasant Rd, Toronto, ON M4S 2M6

If you’re in the mood for a modern twist on traditional Indian fare, this cozy Mount Pleasant eatery knows how to blend the spicy with the sweet. Give your taste buds a wake-up with an appetizer of veggie samosas – spicy potatoes, crunchy peas and the sweetness of a wildcard ingredient: raisins. While you can still order-in your classic butter chicken, if you’re ordering in with friends, try a few dishes, since the mains are big enough to split.

Veda Restaurant

10 King's College Rd, Toronto, ON M5S 3G4

Craving less ghee and calorie-laden coconut milk? Veda’s Yonge Street location will sort you out. If you live as far as Yonge and Eg, you’ll be covered in the spot’s delivery zone. If you’re dining solo, there’s a ton of affordable options: either create your own meal from a simple brown rice and veggie curry to a tiffin thali meal (think bento box), which comes with rice, two curries, bread, slaw and a soft drink or water. Having a party? There’s also a slew of mouthwatering combos on offer, built to feed two, four or eight people.

Maratha The Great

965 Eglinton Ave W, York, ON M6C 2C4

Craving generous portions and just the right amount of spice? Check out this favourite of the Eglinton West crowd. Warning: if you order the chicken tikka masala, you may need a double order of naan bread to soak up all that delicious sauce, that achieves the perfect balance of not to sweet and not too hot. The menu offers all the standard favourites, including combos for two or more.

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