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Herby, Toronto, ON
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Herby

4.6
4.6
75 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Persian
**Dining currently closed. Please call for takeout and delivery!**

Herby is a family-owned Iranian restaurant with more than 20 years of experience in the food business. We are happy to announce that we now have a liquor license and can offer a selection of wine and beers to pair with Persian food. With your safety in mind, we also offer in-house contactless ordering and payment.

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2 people

7:00 PM


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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Persian, Middle Eastern, Home cooking

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (416) 466-9933

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Catering

    We offer catering with delivery. If you are interested in catering an event with authentic Persian cuisine, give us a call. A minimum of three days notice is required to process orders of this size

  • Neighborhood

    Danforth / Greek Town

  • Cross street

    Danforth & Chester

  • Parking details

    None

  • Additional

    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Delivery, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 75 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Toronto / Ontario

    Fit for Foodies

  • Toronto

    Kid Friendly

  • Toronto

    Fit for Foodies

  • Toronto

    Neighborhood Gem

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  1. GG

    GerardG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Excellent food and service. Will be back..........
  2. A

    Althea

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    First time at Herby. Excellent food! Friendly service; a little slow at points but it was a busy night.
  3. A

    Annie

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible meal and flavours! Wonderful ambience and service. Definitely coming back.
  4. S

    Shirley

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I chose this restaurant to celebrate my 40th birthday, and it was such a lovely experience. The staff were very kind and understanding, and the food was amazing. The whole table was amazed by the thought put into the flavors and presentation of each dish. The restaurant is wonderfully decorated, and has a peaceful, warm, and inviting mood. I will definitely go there again. This restaurant is a beautiful example of true hospitality.
  5. JZ

    JamieZ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Decided to try something different and we got what we asked for - it was quite a different food experience! Go for it
  6. BA

    BardA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I'm at the restaurant as we speak with my partner and we're both very impressed. Good ambiance and lovely service. I'm Iranian and have ordered my favourite dish, koobideh. It's a very simple skewer of minced lamb but it's not easy to find a good version. I'm very happy indeed. Jessie got khoresheh bademjan (eggplant stew) and it's also mighty tasty. Highly recommended!
  7. E

    Elaine

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Surprising new find on the danforth - excellent service and very tasty food.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    As always the food was amazing and the chef went out of his way to make the evening special. I brought two of my Persian friends who had never been before and they loved it! We explored food I’d never had so now I know what to order next time!
  9. E

    Edkean

    Montreal

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Excellent Persian fare. Gracious service. Family restaurant with high quality, fresh and flavourful offerings. A great choice if you have plant based or vegetarian/Vegan members in your party!
  10. s

    shihans

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, hospitable chef, attendant staff, 10/10.
  11. FK

    FatimaK

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 17, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    The food was delicious but definitely on the pricier side
  12. JD

    JimD

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    food was very fresh and tasty. service was friendly. I would recommend and revisit.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was amazing! We went in a group of secen and ordered “Gheimeh Bademjan”, “Tava Kavab”, “baghali polo mahicheh” and Koobideh with a whole set of delicious sodes and it was all bery scrumptious! 100/10 would recommend. P.S: have saffron icecream for dessert. 🤌🏽🙌🏽
  14. CC

    CesidioC

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food and service! Javad, the owner was very hospitable and welcoming. Food was delish! Highly recommend! Thanks Javad.
  15. NR

    NormaR

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great, food,service, price, we love it
  16. IH

    IsabelH

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Delicious Persian food. The chef even came out to ask how we enjoyed our food at the end of the meal :)
  17. T

    Toastmaster

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I generally don't leave reviews, but it was a must after dining at Herby's. I came with my wife for the first time on 03/20/22, and the experience did not disappoint but exceeded all expectations. The service was excellent as our server allowed us to look through the excellent menu. We decided to get the "Sample Tray for 2", which is a must recommend if this is your first time, as it gives your a great perspective of what this restaurant has to offer. After we had our meal, we were greeted by the chef, which was surprising as it has become a unique dining experience today but very much welcomed. I look forward to returning with my wife so that we can try something new from their menu!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall1food1service5ambience5
    Booked a reservation for Nowruz to experience the amazing dishes on the menu. Showed up and the chef had decided to take key items that one might expect to be available off the menu without notifying those who had made reservations for the night that things would be missing. Very disappointing - was really looking forward to the Piti and Tava. I think setting expectations when you’re deliberately taking that many items off the menu is reasonable. The server was lovely and the ambience great but we left to go eat elsewhere.

    HerbyResponded on March 24, 2022We’re apologize for your experience with us on the day. We’ll take sincere care of the issue. If you had time to give us a chance that you try our food, we would like to give you 20% off on your bill next time. Thank you so much for reaching us with review.

  19. N

    Niki

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful retaurant, great menu and service! The food was stunning. We will go back for sure.
  20. AR

    ArezooR

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It’s a family friendly restaurant and they have delicious food.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was so tasty!! Everything we ordered was delicious.
  22. JM

    JamesM

    Toronto

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    Food was AMAZING!! Service not very attentive at times. Definitely worth a try, I’ll be going back for a second attempt.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    They never took our food order. The next time we saw our server it was to tell us the kitchen closer. Will never eat here again, will not recommend.
  24. AK

    ArinaK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing hospitality and great authentic food, highly recommended
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This place is not your usual Persian restaurant. It combines authentic tastes with home cook quality and goes above and beyond the daily experience of food. The room is decorated with a beautiful painting and artefacts that set the mood just right. It’s like you’re transported to the source.
  26. FL

    FoodeeLove

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was really great! We enjoyed everything that we ordered. Staff was friendly, the chef and owner came by the table to greet us, it was very hospitable, thank you for a lovely evening.
  27. AC

    ArnaudC

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A very nice and cozy interior, nice decoration and pictures and most of all a very appealing menu. great ingredients, diversity of tastes and recipes, and the stews are just fantastic.
  28. SM

    SamM

    Toronto

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on November 21, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food with beautiful environment , highly recommended
  29. TH

    TammyH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 14, 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Lovely chef, great servers who provide recommendations. Stews are like eating homemade warmth. Eggplant appetizer dip and baklava cake to die for.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 10, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food very very delicious! And also staff very nice ٫I recommend you everyone. Absolutely we back again!
  31. DC

    DanielleC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 6, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Great service. We felt honoured when chef visited the tables. Also they let is stay abs didn’t rush us out like many restaurants are doing at this time.
  32. NP

    NicoleP

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 30, 2021

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Excellent food by a chef who makes it evident he cares. Definitely recommend.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on October 30, 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Amazing food with delious flavors. We will be back again.
  34. HE

    HomaE

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my 2nd time going to Herby! I enjoy the atmosphere and décor, it's well suited for Herby village. Our server was very sweet and professional. she made us feel welcomed and taken care of and well knowledgeable of the menu. We ordered some of the recommended appetizers and entrees. among those was the Herby’s Signature Cheese Koobideh. I am usually not a big fan of Koobideh dish, but this dish had a very unique and amazing taste and its worth dying for. The Persian Chicken Wings comes with an option of different sauce or plain, I recommend plain, the wings was well made, juicy and had a wonderful taste and smell on their own. We had tea and Persian Baklava Cake for dessert which is made in house. Super fluffy and served warm :). And tea was served in traditional and proper Persian glasses and saucers. I cant wait to go back. I finally found a restaurant that I would proudly take my friends to and show them how good Persian cuisine really taste.
  35. RF

    RandalF

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 9, 2021

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Great food, good location. Hard to find parking but that's not their fault. Lots of options that I'd never had before and the service was good.
  36. J

    Jeffery

    Toronto

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent. Food, service and value.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was amazing, we had wonderful service and happy hours . Chef came and we were happy talking to him and we will back again and recommend to anyone.
  38. XO

    XOXO

    London

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the vegetarian sampler - everything was fantastic! Owner & chef came out to greet us & service was great too.
  39. MK

    MaKar

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2021

    overall1food1service4ambience4
    Service was good and people watching on the Danforth was great. We ordered two vegetarian stews - neither were warm and one was particularly disappointing. The bread came warm and their crunchy rice were great but overall disappointing won’t be coming back.

    HerbyResponded on August 21, 2021We are so sorry your experience with us was unsatisfactory. This is completely unacceptable and we will make sure something like this never happens again. Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention, and once again, we sincerely apologize for what had happened at your last visit.

  40. AT

    AT1990

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again, Herby was great. The food was delicious, the patio is cute and the service was attentive. Thanks!

    HerbyResponded on August 21, 2021Thank you Anna for this lovely review! Hope to see you again soon:)

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Diner temperature check required
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Herby using the Order Online button. Herby also offers delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and Uber Eats. Herby also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (416) 466-9933.

Herby is rated 4.6 stars by 75 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Order delivery or takeout

Takeout from OpenTableNew

This restaurant is currently not taking orders. Check back soon.

View takeout menu

Other options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Skip The Dishes
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Google Map for Herby

397 Danforth Ave Toronto, ON M4K 1P1

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Danforth & Chester

  • Neighborhood

    Danforth / Greek Town

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    Persian, Middle Eastern, Home cooking

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Delivery, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Kosher, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (416) 466-9933

  • Catering

    We offer catering with delivery. If you are interested in catering an event with authentic Persian cuisine, give us a call. A minimum of three days notice is required to process orders of this size

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