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The Best Turkey Burgers in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 2, 2015

turkey burgers torontoThe best turkey burgers in Toronto won't leave you wondering where's the beef? These burgers are thick, juicy, and just happen to be a lean alternative red meat. In most cases a haphazard application of ketchup and mustard just won't do - these burgers deserve thoughtful adornments like guacamole, onion rings, tandoori spices and mango chutney.

Here are the best turkey burgers in Toronto.

Top photo of the turkey burger at the Thompson by Victor Shum.

Bannock

Bannock

The free-run turkey burger ($17) at this O&B restaurant located at base of The Hudson Bay’s flagship store is a real winner. Find this burger loaded with a tempura-fried onion ring, avocado and tangy dill pickle mayo. More »

Woody's Burgers

Woody's Burgers

The ground turkey burgers ($7.05) at this Etobicoke burger joint taste so good thanks to the wood burning grilling. Have it dressed to order, or as the recommended Smokey Turkey ($8.85) topped with smoked bacon and smoked gouda, lettuce, salsa, BBQ sauce and smoked ketchup. More »

W Burger Bar

W Burger Bar

Turkey ($8.99) is just one of eight different patty options that can be loaded with all the fixin’s at two Toronto locations of this upmarket burger bar. The range of complimentary toppings includes everything from chipotle ketchup and garlic herb mayonnaise to cranberries and alfalfa sprouts. More »

Thompson Diner

Thompson Diner

Gobble up the turkey burger ($13.45) at this 24-hour hotel diner where the seven ounce fresh ground turkey patty is served on a fresh house-baked bun and classically dressed with crisp lettuce, tomato slices and onions. More »

Burger Cellar

Burger Cellar

This burger specialist at Yonge and Lawrence offers a quality turkey burger ($12) as part of its extensive burger menu. Foregoing the usual ketchup and mustard, this turkey burger comes thoughtfully topped with gruyere, tomato avocado salsa and watercress. More »

Yellow Griffin Pub

Yellow Griffin Pub

Start by choosing the turkey patty then select from 35 pre-designed topping combinations and finish this personalized combo with a choice of side. Signature burgers that pair well with turkey include the Chilly Willy ($13.95) with crispy fried onion strings, fried apples and BBQ sauce, and, the Bollywood burger ($13.95) rubbed in tandoori spice and finished with mango chutney. More »

The Works

The Works

Turkey is one of seven types of patties available from this chain of burger restaurants. Start with the turkey patty, then choose from over four dozen creative combinations of toppings including the Teriyaki Melt ($14.57) with sauteed mushrooms and havarti, or the Kamikaze ($14.39) with three types of hot peppers, hot sauce and cheddar. More »

Hunters Landing

Hunters Landing

The neighbourhood local in CityPlace is home to a thick juicy poultry patty on a bun. Here the turkey burger ($15) is well seasoned then dressed with tangy cider slaw and a spicy aioli for extra kick. More »

Bareburger

Bareburger

The Bay and Dundas outlet of this American chain, serves up one lean, mean turkey burger dubbed the SoCal burger ($11.85). This handheld creation starts with a turkey patty on a sprout bun and is then dressed up with aged cheddar, red onion, sprouts and guacamole. More »

b.good

b.good

Customize the turkey burger made of all-natural, locally raised meat at this St. Lawrence burger shop. Or opt, for signature burger styles like the El Guapo ($7.49) with bacon, slaw, and jalapeno ranch, or, the Adopted Luke-style ($7.49) featuring sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions, smoked gouda, and BBQ sauce. More »

Hole-E Burger

Hole-E Burger

What makes the burgers unique at this joint on Coxwell is that patties are formed with a hole in the middle - which is all the better to stuff spicy havarti inside. Build your own turkey burger ($8.99) with a standard selection of condiments or opt for add-ons (+$1.99 each) like the aforementioned cheese, plus caramelized onions, or mushrooms. More »

Wish

Wish

This casual restaurant near Yonge and Bloor serves a turkey burger with fries ($17) for lunch and dinner. Served on a soft, fresh bun, this thick, juicy turkey patty is adorned with sliced tomato, peppery radicchio, salsa verde and grana padano cheese. More »

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