The Best Sliders in Toronto
The best sliders in Toronto don't take the definition (griddle cooked mini beef patties) too literally and instead encompass all manner of delicious, miniaturized sandwiches on a bun. These sliders include everything from sweetbreads to pulled pork and even fish and tofu varieties — the most common criteria seemingly their diminutive sizes served in multiples. They may be small, but there are plenty of big flavours to go around.
Here is the list of the best sliders in Toronto.
As with all the burgers available from BQM’s two downtown locations, the sliders ($10-13) here are available in a choice of chuck, brisket or sirloin. Served three per order, the shop sticks to the fundamentals with micro-burgers topped up with caramelized onions and chipotle aioli. More »
Served three at a time, Union on Ossington Avenue offers Elk or Venison Sliders ($14). Here, handcrafted patties are glazed in mirin and galangal (part of the ginger family) and are garnished with pickles before being sandwiched between soft challah buns. More »
Operating with a lax definition of sliders, this Southern styled eatery on Bloor at Ossington doles out sliders 3, 6 or 10 at a time (prices are $10, $15 and $25 respectively). Mix and match from options like beef patties, pulled pork, wild catfish, brisket, peameal or tofu. More »
This Parkdale hotspot serves Southern-fried sweetbread sliders three at a time for $13. Topped with dill mayo, pickled onions, hot sauce and lettuce the petite sandwiches are skewered through to keep the overloaded homemade brioche buns together. More »
Situated in Liberty Village, Williams Landing satisfies soccer-fans and locals alike with classic sliders made from house-ground Beretta Farm beef. Simple and straightforward, the patties are garnished with pickle chips, cheddar cheese, organic greens and roma tomatoes and slathered with mayo and dijon mustard. Three sliders come with each order for $12. More »
This Leslieville bar offers a menu dedicated to sliders in the evenings from Sunday through Friday. Pick from 10 cross-cultural variations like the Hogtown with maple glazed pork belly or The Tokyo with panko crusted chicken and wasabi mayo. Each order is served with two mini sammies and a side of Pringles for $6. More »
This Adelaide Street cocktail bar does bourbon brushed mini burgers made of prime rib and topped with lettuce, tomato and garlic aioli. Order them three at a time for $12 or as platters of eight for $29. There's also the option to have them “animal style,” meaning mustard grilled with charred onion relish, pickles, cheddar and special condiment akin to Big Mac sauce. More »
This Danforth burger shop does sliders two at a time for under $6. Thoughtfully topped, the Stompinis come dressed with cheddar, caramelized onions, ketchup and mayo, while the Mini Gourmet version boasts mozzarella, crispy onions and honey mustard. Catering for large groups is simplified with trays offered by the dozen (12 for $32, 24 for $58). More »