Best Indian Food Battle: Mississauga vs. Burlington

Published November 30, 2018 at 5:40 pm


Who in their right mind doesn’t straight up love Indian food? Flavourful and delicious, it’s one of India’s finest and most beloved exports and is renowned the world over.

You know you want great curries and tandoori chicken and you hope your city is the best place to get those dishes. We at and have searched far and wide for the best Indian food in both Mississauga and Burlington and our Top 5 picks are about to battle it out for the title of best Indian food—and you can vote on your favourite in the poll below. 

When it comes to great Indian food, every ingredient counts. Are the curries well-spiced? Is the naan melt-in-your-mouth soft? Both Mississauga and Burlington have great Indian restaurants, but only one city can be the best.

So, here’s a look at each city’s top 5 Indian food spots on our signature Top 5 lists on and


Top 5 Indian Restaurants in Mississauga 

When you’re hungry, nothing beats a heaping serving of steaming butter chicken or a spicy plate of lamb saag. Mississauga has some choice hotspots for Indian food, including theHeartland Town Centre area Avani, the ever popular Nirvana The Flavours of India, the hidden City Centre gem Udupi Madras Cafe, the brand new–and super atmospheric–Laari Adda and our number one pick, the elegant and stunning Maharaja. While the Maharaja is our proud number one pick, all of the places will leave you more than satisfied when you’re in the mood for a truly tasty dinner.


Top 5 Indian Restaurants in Burlington

While not everyone associates Burlington with Indian cuisine, it has its fair share of incredible restaurants that provide drool-worthy curries. Some place worth checking out? The Fairview St. Hakka Fresh resto that specializes in Indian and Chinese fusion dishes, the tasty–and Goan-focused–Prince of India, the unique Indian and Mediterranean fusion joint The Raging Olive, the cozy and welcoming Bombay’s Chutney and our number one pick, the beloved and long-standing Bombay Grill Restaurant. You can’t really go wrong with any of these joints when you have an Indian food craving to satisfy.  

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