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The Best Cheeseburgers in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 13, 2015

cheeseburger torontoThe best cheeseburgers in Toronto aren't typically of the fast food variety, though they'll still satisfy cravings for that basic trio of beef, cheese, and a bun. Gooey cheese melted over a patty is essential, but the precise kind of cheese hardly matters, so long as it's present to add that extra layer of deliciousness atop your burger.

Here are the best cheeseburgers in Toronto.

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Indie Alehouse

Indie Alehouse

The bison and belly burger ($16) is a cheeseburger that’s easy to love. This burger starts with a quarter pound of fresh ground bison and is topped with smoked gouda, BBQ pork belly, coleslaw, and a tangy bourbon bbq sauce. More »

Home of the Brave

Home of the Brave

The namesake burger ($13) at this King West restaurant features a freshly ground triple A ribeye patty slapped with house-made American cheese and dressed with pickle mayo, slices of beefsteak tomato, and shredded lettuce on a milk bun. More »

The Harbord Room

The Harbord Room

This Harbord staple is home to an impressive cheeseburger ($19) composed of premium dry aged beef on a puffy egg bun. House smoked maple and Jack bacon can be added on for $2 more, but it's hardly necessary when the default toppings include sharp cheddar, caramelized onions, lemon aioli, and Guinness mustard. Each order comes with fries and slaw on the side. More »

The Saint

The Saint

The eponymous cheeseburger ($19) at this local on Ossington sees bone marrow aioli slumming it with American cheese and dressed up with dill relish. It's a rich and powerful offering. Each burger comes with fries on the side. More »

Museum Tavern

Museum Tavern

The Canadian prime double cheeseburger ($19) at this Bloor St. tavern is like a premium version of a Big Mac. Select between aged cheddar or American cheese topped with lettuce, onion, pickle, and house sauce. More »

Woody's Burgers

Woody's Burgers

The wood-fired burgers at this Lake Shore Boulevard West burger joint are gentle imparted with smoky flavours. You can have your beef patty here stuffed with cheddar ($7.65) and toppings applied to order or opt for a signature menu item like the Four Cheese Burger ($8.85) stuffed with cheese and overloaded with parmesan, feta, cheddar and roast garlic mayo. More »

The Rude Boy

The Rude Boy

There are several cheeseburgers on the menu at this joint on Roncy, but the The Sting ($9.75) might be the most noteworthy. This burger comes blanketed in spicy jack cheese, and loaded with crispy jalapenos, chili aioli, slaw and sriracha. Also worthwhile is the Americana ($9), which comes topped with American cheese, dressed with Thousand Island dressing, shredded lettuce, and diced onions. More »

The Stockyards

The Stockyards

Go Beast Style ($14) at this smokehouse on St. Clair to enjoy two mustard seared patties covered with American style cheese and served with caramelized onions, lettuce, pickles, and secret sauce. Find a limited number of Dirty Thirty burgers ($11) available each day also. This burger gets stuffed with smoked cheddar and blue cheese then topped with onion frites, pickles, and house mayo. More »

The Wren

The Wren

Menu fixture the Uncle Buck ($15) is a flat top-seared patty loaded with beer battered onion rings, bacon, white cheddar, lettuce, pickles, thousand island dressing and chipotle BBQ. The pub on The Danforth also introduces creative specials every Monday, so be sure to inquire about the kitchen’s latest creations. More »

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