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The Best Restaurant Burgers in Toronto

The best restaurant burgers in Toronto will come to you - no need to order at the counter. Just sit back, order a beer, and unfold your napkin over your lap. These burgers are surely pricier than their fast food counterparts, but justifiably so - they're served on house-baked buns loaded with decadent toppings, and already include all the essential sides.

Here are the beat restaurant burgers in Toronto.

See also:

The best burgers in Toronto
The best old school burgers in Toronto
The best veggie burgers in Toronto
The best cheeseburgers in Toronto



Harbord Room
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Harbord Room

Topped with sharp cheddar and caramelized onions, the juicy West Grey Farms aged-beef burger ($18) at this restaurant on Harbord is served with sides of tangy slaw and crispy frites.

Drake Hotel
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Drake Hotel

The Drake burger ($18) features a 6oz Cumbrae's dry aged beef patty, stacked on a house-made milk bun and dressed with bacon, aged cheddar, Russian dressing and a pickle. The whole thing is topped off with a side of fries.


Bestellen Restaurant
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Bestellen Restaurant

The College Street steakhouse grinds its own meat to form the premium beef patties for its namesake Bestellen burger ($19). Seared to perfection, with a still-rosy centre, then nestled into a house-baked brioche bun, this baby is made better still by gooey raclette and caramelized onions.


Queen and Beaver
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Queen and Beaver

The public house on Elm St. serves up a deliciously refined take on a banquet burger featuring a thick hand chopped beef patty ($18) topped with just the essentials, including house-smoked bacon, cheese and ketchup.


Mildred's Temple Kitchen
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Mildred's Temple Kitchen

The MTK burger ($18) at this Liberty Village stalwart features a juicy, hand-formed beef patty on a pain au lait bun, dressed with sharp cheddar, caramelized onions, and apple tomato relish. Side options include a kale caesar salad or frites.

Stack Restaurant
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Stack Restaurant

A section of the menu is devoted to burgers at this smokehouse at Yonge and Lawrence, where 16 different varieties include a classic ($10), a mushroom cheese melt ($12), and a number of patties stacked with house smoked meats ($13-$17) like bacon or brisket.



The Gabardine
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The Gabardine

This Bay Street eatery is home to a juicy sirloin bacon cheeseburger ($19) served with fries. Have it layered with cheddar, lettuce, and tomato, then doused in house-made Thousand Island sauce.

Barberian's Steakhouse
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Barberian's Steakhouse

The 14oz Barberian's Steakburger rings in at $25.75 - that is, unless you buy a hundred-dollar bottle of wine to go with it; then it'll only set you back 99 cents. It might be among the cheapest options on the steakhouse menu, but it's massive and should not be dismissed.


Museum Tavern
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Museum Tavern

This restaurant opposite the ROM doubles up on prime beef patties when building its sky-high cheeseburger ($17). The jaw-stretching creation is stacked with a choice of American cheese or aged cheddar, and lettuce, onion, pickles and their own spin on Big Mac sauce. A side of fries and house slaw make for one serious sit-down entree.


Cluny
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Cluny

This French bistro found in the Distillery District does a mighty fine double bacon cheeseburger with frites ($24). The delectable beef patty comes loaded onto a toasted bun with double smoked bacon, smoked cheddar cheese and chicharrons.

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