The Best Veggie Burger in Toronto
The best veggie burgers in Toronto aren't of a single variety. You'll find meat-free patties composed of everything from soy to tempeh, black beans to cheese-stuffed mushrooms. While the ingredients may vary, one thing is clear: these burgers aren't just the domain of vegetarian specialists. You'll find them proliferating on menus at fast food counters, public houses, and even a smokehouse.
Here are the best veggie burgers in Toronto.
Who would've thought a BBQ joint would make a great veggie burger? The mushroom burger ($12) at this Danforth smokehouse is a loosely-formed patty topped with your choice of avocado salsa and smoked pineapple, or vegan chipotle mayo. More »
This haven for meatless eaters on Bloor serves up a mean soy patty ($11) on a sesame seed bun dressed with lettuce, pickles, onions and mayo. Double up with two patties and daiya cheese ($3), or beef it up with creamy guacamole ($2.50). Fries or slaw are included on the side. More »
While it's not exclusively a vegetarian joint, this Chilean sandwich shop in Leslieville offers ample meat-free options. The veggie sandwich ($8) on a toasty bun comprises a chickpea and black bean patty dressed with mayo, tomatoes, guac, and sprouts. More »
This new spin-off of Kupfert & Kim is dedicated to offering a meatless, wheatless menu, but we're not talking salads. Find burgers, like one with a hemp and sunflower patty ($11) on a gluten-free bun, topped up with the usual array of burger fixin's like mustard and pickles. More »
This still-expanding burger chain has proven itself the promised land for burger enthusiasts, and vegetarians definitely aren't left out in the cold. The Option ($8) features a blend of cheese stuffed into two roasted portobello mushrooms, then breaded and deep fried before being sandwiched in a bun. More »
Skip the beef, and substitute a slab of tempeh for no extra cost when ordering any menu option at this Queen West burger shop. Easily adaptable versions (many others have bacon) include the Philly ($9) with American cheese, sauteed onions, mushrooms and pickled jalapenos, or the Italian ($9) dressed with mozzarella and marinara. More »
The meatless option at this pub on Roncesvalles is one hearty handheld sandwich. Served with fries or hand tossed greens, their veggie burger ($12) is made up of panko-crusted tofu topped with black beans, zucchini, eggplant and red peppers. More »
When it comes to burgers, vegetarians will be spoiled for choice at this flexitarian restaurant on Church St. Choose between a curried chickpea and almond burger ($14) or a black bean burger ($15), and let the kitchen apply perfectly paired toppings on either. More »