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The Best Burger in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 19, 2015

best burger torontoThe best burgers in Toronto can be found at a motley crew of restaurants, from old school burger shacks to steakhouses to sprawling chains and pubs. These places couldn't be more different, but they all have one thing in common: a killer recipe for a juicy burger.

Here are the best burgers in Toronto.

See also: The top 50 burgers in Toronto

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Burger's Priest

Burger's Priest

There’s a reason why Burger’s Priest outposts are popping up all across the GTA. These praiseworthy burgers are flavour-popping, griddle-smashed patties of beef, while the limited combinations of toppings stay true to what a burger should be, making the whole more than a sum of its parts. More »

Holy Chuck

Holy Chuck

Holy Chuck is another thriving burger business born in Toronto known for its rolled patties that are made hourly from high quality steak. The menu here is expansive, listing over two dozen signature burgers, one more extreme then the next. Here you can Go Cluck Yourself with a six patty, six cheese, triple bacon monster. More »

Burger Shack

Burger Shack

This old school burger joint on Eglinton isn't fancy but its burgers are brimming with charbroiled flavours of well-seasoned grill. These juicy, flame-licked burgers are so good they need nothing more than a fresh bun, and a standard array of toppings. More »

Whippoorwill

Whippoorwill

This tavern in Bloordale does its burger with ground prime beef. Loaded onto a buttered bun, the burger is piled with cheddar cheese, lettuce, onions, tomatoes, and finished with Russian dressing. More »

Golden Star

Golden Star

The Thornhill institution is a great place to grab a quick burger with a beer. The all beef patties here are charbroiled and generously loaded up at the counter from a standard selection of toppings, plus onion rings if you know to ask. More »

Bestellen

Bestellen

It’s hardly a surprise that this College Street steakhouse, equipped with its own meat locker for aging beef, makes a great burger. Served on a house-baked brioche bun and topped with caramelized onions and raclette. More »

Allen's

Allen's

The burger at this pub on the Danforth isn't even advertised on the menu, but those in the know ask for it anyway. It isn't so much a patty, but rather a thick, juicy ball of fresh sirloin. It’s served with nothing more than the basics - crunchy pickles, crisp lettuce, onion, and fresh tomatoes. More »

E11even

E11even

The maple burger is a standout on the menu of this restaurant beside the ACC. This burger is seared to perfection and nestled into a puffy bun before being dressed up with Guinness cheddar, double smoked bacon, fine shredded lettuce, and roasted garlic aioli. More »

Mama's Boys Burgers

Mama's Boys Burgers

This family-run diner in Scarborough offers the option to have your burger griddled or charbroiled. Mama's Signature burger is the way to go. It starts with two house-ground beef patties that are loaded with bacon and caramelized onions before cheese is applied to both the top and bottom. More »

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