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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.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
- Diner temperature check required
- Contact tracing information collected
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.
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.
Excellent. Food, service and value.
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.
Had the vegetarian sampler - everything was fantastic! Owner & chef came out to greet us & service was great too.
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.
We 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.
Once again, Herby was great. The food was delicious, the patio is cute and the service was attentive. Thanks!
Thank you Anna for this lovely review! Hope to see you again soon:)
Excellent variety of meat and non-meat dishes - mains , appetizers , salads all exhibited Persian fare well - service was friendly and polite if a little less than flawlessly smooth…owner came out to see how we enjoyed - nice touch
Nice patio but the indoor ambience is more complete
Excellent food. Excellent service. Highly recommend!
Went to Herby's a few times at this point. The food is always delicious and is ready fast. The portion sizes are great and it's good value for money.
My friend and I chose Herby because she's a vegetarian and it had a lot of options. The food was great, we both had rice and the girl working was so friendly. I'll definitely be back, I'm hoping in the fall to try some of the stews.
Hi Skye, thank you so much for this lovely review! We are beyond excited to have you back:)
Food was phenomenal! Will be going back again soon for more.
Drinks could use some work. Not worth spending $14 on their cocktails
The food was spectacular! The ingredients and produce tasted fresh and the service was great. Highly recommend!
Hi there! Thank you for this lovely review! We would love love love to have you back:)
Great flavours and warm and caring service. Well worth the visit. For those who have never tried Persian food, this is the place to go.
Hi Edkean, thank you for sharing your experience:) Your kind words mean so much to us! We’d love to have you back!
Beautiful food, attentive service. And of course right now, nice and quiet!
Hi Martha, thank you for your generous rating:) So great to hear that you enjoyed dining here at Herby. We’d love to have you back!
The chef is amazing and lovely
Amazing service, best Persian food in the city, great value
Delicious authentic Persian food and some of the best tea I’ve had. Will be coming back regularly.
Amazing Persian food. We had a meal for 4 that let us try a lot from the menu. The kabobs and rice were yummy but the stews were the standout- a pomegranate chicken dish was particularly amazing- unique and yummy. Good wine list although with covid and lower number of diners I’d recommend getting a bottle vs glass to ensure its fresh.
The chef came out to say hi and was very kind. Glad to support this local business and we will be back. Much more interesting and delicious food than we were expecting!
Portions are small. Tasty and friendly service.
Very authentic and fantastic meal. The owner Javad was very attentive and it is clear he is passionate about his food and quality of ingredients
The food was excellent! One hiccup with the service (white wine was served warm) but overall a pleasant dining experience.
I recommend Herby to all my friends!
I took my friend there for lunch to celebrate the opening of her new medical practice. The music was lovely, and there were real roses on the table -- big and pink and flawless! The service was quiet, competent and friendly -- as always. We ordered the Sample Platter for Two because I'd been telling my friend about Herby for so long, and wanted her to be able to try ALL the wonderful things she'd heard about. It was delicious and it was beautiful; every plate was a work of art. It was bountiful, too! My friend took home a doggy-bag for her family, and they loved it, so this one meal made a happy time for many people!
The Covid precautions were excellent. Covid-tracing is set up right at the door; hand sanitizer is provided; everyone is masked; the airflow is good in this restaurant, and the seating is such that no one need be in too-close contact with anyone else. I cannot recommend this fine place too highly. Javad makes everything with love, and it shows.
The food was absolutely delicious and the service was impeccable. We were there on Sunday, March 15 (2 days before the closure of restaurants for the COVID-19 pandemic) and we had a wonderful time.
Delicious! We had fantastic and wonderful service. We were so glad to have dined here, we followed the servers recommendations, and they were all wonderful.
We enjoyed lunch-specials which are very good value and provide an excellent and economical introduction to highlights from the menu. We were new to Persian cuisine and were delighted with the complex and subtle flavours. The restaurant is nicely appointed and our server was charming and attentive. We look forward to the day when Herby can re-open for full service.
Food was delicious and portion size was more than adequate. Ambiance was pleasant and overall the noise level was fairly quiet and allowed for easy conversation. I highly recommend it.
Great authentic Persian food, slow service, nice staff.
Beautifully decorated restaurant; feels like an oasis inside. The dishes are tasty and served on beautiful Persian ceramics. The server was knowledgeable and friendly.
Cool little spot on the Danforth with good service and great food. Noise level was acceptable for a Saturday night and all the dishes we ordered came out at the correct temperature in a timely fashion. Wine list could be expanded but , what we had was very nice. Chef even came around to see how everyone were enjoying their meals. I would highly recommend this great little restaurant.
We would highly recommend this new gastronomic treat. The server was friendly and responsive and the food was excellent. We have always travelled downtown to find good Persian food; now we can walk to Herby and enjoy an authentic meal.
Herby gives a diner three essentials of a fully enjoyable restaurant outing. The decor is tasteful and encloses something a Boomer appreciates in any restaurant: a level of quietude that allows for a low level of decibels. The food is delicious and the menu offers a broad selection of Persian dishes, and ours was excellent. Third, the service was gracious, friendly, informative and welcoming. I would recommend Herby to anyone interested in trying a national cuisine with which they may not have tasted.
Excellent service and super yummy food. The pomegranate sauce in the beef stew was extraordinary.
Loved this restaurant. The service and food is outstanding and Chef Herby even came to check up on us and the other guests to see how they like their food. Love a local restaurant that can make you feel at home. Highly recommended for anyone who's familiar or not familiar with this type of food!
Fantastic food and fantastic service. Highly recommended!
This place is a phenomenal gem. Outstanding food. Amazing service. GO!!!!!
Friendly and quick service. Delicious food. We sat by the window and found it to be a bit cool but otherwise perfect dinner out with friends
The food was disappointing, and somewhat bland. We got two sharing platters between four of us and there was tons of food. The Ghormeh Sabzi was good, the fesenjoon was disappointing, and the gheymeh smelled like it had burned during cooking. The rice wasn’t quite right. The joojeh kabob was flavourless, but the koobideh was good. The dessert honey cake was quite nice. The service was good, but nothing to write home about. It was nice that the chef came out after dinner to greet each table.
A great experience! The service was amazing, our waiter was very nice and friendly. The food outstanding. The chef who is also the owner went personally to our table to ask us about our experience. I will recommend this restaurant to my friends. I'll be back soon.
Food was amazing but they ran out of a couple of standard Iranian dishes... I’ll still definitely go back!
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 4.7 stars by 42 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.