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Bombay Bhel- Thornhill

4.5
53 reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Indian
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Bombay Bhel Thornhill, a Thornhill Reader’s Choice Award-winner for Best Indian Restaurant in Thornhill, has transformed the Indian cuisine scene in York Region, offering a mix of healthy, traditional and contemporary dishes in new and innovative ways.
Located on Commerce Valley Drive, the family-owned business has been a popular dining destination for more than 20 years and offers a casual but classy experience with its tabletops of original art, covered in glass. Instead of staring at white linen, diners can view scenes of Indian mythology, village images or scenes of folk tales of the Punjab.
Their culinary creations are rich and intense, yet never heavy or too spicy; tender, juicy butter chicken, sumptuous tandoori dishes, fish tikka and the famous Bombay Royal Platter. Come find out for yourself why Bombay Bhel Thornhill was voted #1 Indian Restaurant in Thornhill in 2011
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm;
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Saturday - Sunday: 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Phone number
(905) 771-6957
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Bombay Bhel Thornhill provides a healthy, authentic and enticing Indian cuisine experience in an elegant setting complete with intricate murals and glass covered artwork as your tabletop.
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Private party contact
Raj: (877) 625-1687
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Catering
Bombay Bhel Thornhill provides healthy and authentic Indian catering for your event. Everything from corporate, weddings, birthdays to hosting a dinner party at home. Your menu is always fully customized to suit your specific needs. Call and speak to our experienced catering staff to see how we can make your next event a perfect experience.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hwy 7 & Leslie
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Parking details
Free parking onsite available at front and back
Additional
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 53 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Bombay Behl is a restaurant that our family goes to often. It is one of the best around and family run. The food is excellent always, very tasty and varied. My personal favourite is the butter Chicken - mild but yummy! There are so many choices!
The decor is nothing special but we don't go for the decor. For drinks they have Indian beer and canadian beer and everything in between.
If you are in the mood for indian food Bombay Behl is my recommendation!!

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Ordered the butter chicken and beef curry for lunch and it turned out the chicken was a little too sweeten but still taste good while the beef was awfully salty... checked with the waitress, she took the dish back to kitchen and ‘replaced’ with another dish of beef curry to me also told me that it shouldn’t be that salty however she didn’t know why. Anyways, the ‘replacement’ came out and the taste of sauce was improved while the beef was still very salty inside so I realized they just dilute the sauce with the same meat content. It is true that it will take a while to cook a pot of tendered beef stew but if the whole pot has been overly salted then it shouldn’t be served to customer at the first place...

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

This was my first Indian Restaurant and it was a big hit....loved it. Definately will be going back.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

The butter chicken was the best thing ever!
Great food, great ambiance, will go back!

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3.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Decent food. Clean and friendly.

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5.0Dined on January 25, 2018

I have this restaurant on repeat whenever I'm in town. I try to tr a new dish and this time I had the Amritsari Goat Meat. And wow, it was full of so much flavour. Server game amazing recommendations. Will definitely be back.

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4.0Dined on January 9, 2018

Amazing food. It took a while to get our food but it tasted great so I can't really complain. Good service and good traditional music, not too loud.

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

The whole experience was superb. It was my daughter's birthday and the whole team really made it special for each of our family members (older to younger). The delicious meal, the ambiance and the friendly and professional staff who were really courteous and respectable. I have to say, my daughter's special day was made memorable this year by Bombay Bhel in Thornhill.

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Great food, amazing service, very attentive. Will go back.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2017

Easily one of the best Goat Curries I have ever had. Went down so good with a Mango Lassi and garlic naan.

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Amazing food. Fast and Friendly service. Trendy decor. Butter chicken is to die for. Vindaloo had the perfect amount of spice in it. Beef samosa had sooo much flavour. Definitely will be back again

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5.0Dined on October 28, 2017

The food is always delicious and served fresh and hot. Staff are very friendly. Large menu with good options

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5.0Dined on October 27, 2017

A wonderful experience every time. It's a fan favorite in our family and we love the attentive staff and owner who go above and beyond to ensure their clients are fully satisfied and content after a fantastic meal! We are vegetarian and the options are endless and extremely tasty!

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4.0Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent food, service and value.

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4.0Dined on October 24, 2017

Excellent choice of Indian menu and good service. Authentic Indian menu in close proximity to business locations in the area

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4.0Dined on October 17, 2017

I went to the restaurant because it was local, and the reviews were pretty good. I wasn't disappointed with the food. Butter chicken was a stand-out. And there was plenty of it.
Service could be improved, but I'd go back for the food regardless.

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5.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Amazing Butter chicken. Probably best in Toronto. Trendy Restaurant. Good service. Beef samosa's very tender and flavourfull. Garlic naan perfect compliment with butter chicken.

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4.0Dined on September 29, 2017

Great service and very attentive and kind waiters. The food was okay. Not the best and I've had better at Bombay Bhel.

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4.0Dined on August 28, 2017

Tasty food! Definitely going back again
The best time is on Monday, not that busy.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Wow. Amazing meal. Nice restaurant that is very trendy. Friendly staff that pays attention and gave me good suggestions.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Gorgeous Decor. Amazing food full of flavours, especially the Butter Chicken and Lamb Vindaloo. Quick and attentive service. Definitely will come back.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Trendy modern ambiance with amazing food. I think I'm addicted to the butter chicken poutine after my first time. Chicken Tikka Masala was very flavourfull without being spicy.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2017

This was our first time dining at Bombay Bhel - Thornhill and it won't be our last. Food was delicious, plenty of variety, staff friendly and attentive. Went for Easter dinner and we all enjoyed ourselves.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2016

What a wonderful restaurant. Our friends had told us about the famous Butter Chicken here and it was absolutely the best we've ever had. The staff is so friendly and attentive - our 12 year old had her birthday here and all of her friends loved it!

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4.0Dined on December 8, 2016

It was our anniversary and decided to try this restaurant, from the service to the food everything is excellent. We will definitely come back.

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5.0Dined on October 24, 2016

Excellent food portions. This is the only Indian Restaurant that I have ever been to that actually served us extra lean lamb portions. The food was excellent.

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4.0Dined on October 5, 2016

Service was great - very attentive. Good food - came out quick

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4.0Dined on July 31, 2016

The food was excellent and we love the atmosphere and the people who serve the food are so friendly.
The meals are well prepared and the spices are well balanced.
Good value for money and lots of parking !

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4.0Dined on July 6, 2016

Authentic Marsala Chai always the perfect ending to a delicious meal! Service consistently good...a surprisingly home cooked experience for a chain.

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4.0Dined on June 12, 2016

We come here often and the food is really good. I love their navratna korma, best I ever had. Most of the things we had were good (except beef samosas) and the presentation is nice.

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3.0Dined on February 27, 2016

The food was delicious but very, VERY slow. They forgot one of our appetizers and it ended up coming out after we were halfway done our entrees. Unfortunate because the food is consistently good and the restaurant was packed. I could see lots of people waiting at the door as well and it seemed that some of them eventually gave up waiting.

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4.0Dined on February 12, 2016

Great vegetarian thali at a reasonable price. Good service. Be sure to try the bailey masala chai for $4.50 plus tax.

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4.0Dined on February 12, 2016

This was my second visit to the restaurant and I was once again pleased. We placed our order before we got there, as we don't have a lot of time for lunch. Communicating with the staff via email was easy and they responded very quickly. When we arrived the food quickly came to our table and it was fresh, hot, and tasty. We ordered tandoori chicken and mixed vegetable subji, and each dish came with either rice or naan. We got one of each. That was more than enough food for two people and we had left overs to take away.

Would definitely recommend this restaurant if you've got a craving for Indian food.

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3.0Dined on January 29, 2016

The restaurant is not very busy. Service is fast. I especially like the butter chicken and the tikka malasa. The vegetable samosa could be a bit more crispy.
The restaurant closes at 9:30 p.m. on a Friday night which I think is too early.

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4.0Dined on January 9, 2016

Cheaper than most restaurants in the area like adrak and ambiyan. Food is reasonable. Though I've found the quality inconsistent. Tandoori tikka (chicken and paneer) is good.

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4.0Dined on January 3, 2016

Ordered the butter chicken, the sauce was more tomatoe based but was really good. The Naan is great as well. The service was abit slow and could be improved. The seating is comfortable and spacious. I would definitely recommend the Korma as well.

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3.0Dined on November 16, 2015

Food was delicious specially Hariyali chicken, it was moist and tender. Salt lassy was also good. Service was bit slow even though the place wasn't that busy.

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2.0Dined on November 29, 2014

After reading positive reviews, we were left disappointed.
For our appetizer, we ordered one veggie samosa and one order of spinach samosas (the spinach ones come as six small samosas). What was brought to the table was one plate with three full size samosas and another plate with a single samosa. We asked the server if the plate of three was the spinach samosa as we had been told it was six small samosas. The server said no it wasn't and went to take it back. We asked if the single samosa was indeed the veggie samosa and he assured us that it was. We bit into it and it was meat---as vegetarians, this was unacceptable to us. When we alerted the server, he just looked toward the kitchen and sighed as he removed the samosa. No apology to us for the mix-up. Yes, we realize mix-ups can happen, but an apology would have been appropriate. Our samosas were replaced, but no apology was offered.
In most restaurants after a mix up like this, I would expect the samosas to be offered for free. It was only 95 cents, so not worth us complaining, but still.
The main course (veggie vindaloo) was flavourful, but the veggies were simply the carrots and peas that come in those frozen veggie packs at the supermarket. There was one piece of potato and one piece of tomato included as well. Why they couldn't have cut up fresh carrots for a veggie dish is simply laziness.
The bill came and we were charged for the samosas (again, wasn't worth our while to ask for the charge to be removed) and still not apology.
We will not be back at Bombay Bhel Thornhill.

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3.0Dined on November 14, 2014

Love the butter chicken and biryani!

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4.0Dined on September 19, 2014

Too bad the service wasn't at the same level as the quality of the food. Appetizer took a long time to be brought out followed by a lengthy delay to get main course. Wait was worth it though as food was very tasty.

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