The best late night burgers in Toronto become all the more alluring after last call. Whether craving a greasy dirty burger from an old school fast food outlet or a kobe burger at an upscale bar, these establishments are open into the early hours.
Here are the best late night burgers in Toronto.
See also: The top 50 burgers in Toronto
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Open until 3 a.m. on weekends and 1 a.m. otherwise, Burger Shack at Yonge and Eglinton is an institution for great charbroiled burgers. A plain six ounce hamburger with all the fixings costs just over five bucks, while a fully loaded banquet burger is a couple of dollars more.
This retro burger shop near Kipling Station is a hub of late night eating on the west side. The thing to get here is the cheeseburger ($5.15), a bonafide dirty burger slapped with a square of American cheese and topped with the standard, but oh-so satisfying, selection of toppings.
The 24-hour hotel diner at Bathurst and Wellington is a beacon for great burgers at any absurd hour. There are five burgers to choose from including post-bar pleasers like the Tommy Mushroom Melt Burger ($12.95), a massive seven ounce beef patty layered with swiss cheese and sauteed mushrooms.
Get yourself a burger and a beer until 2 a.m. Thursday to Saturday at this bar at Yonge and College. The menu bills a basic beef burger on a house-baked bun for $7.50, but if you’re feeling extra uninhibited, indulge with a Kobe Burger ($18.99) featuring a flat top grilled patty made of highly prized marbled beef.
When you’re hungry late at night, there’s nothing more glorious than the sight of the Dairy Freeze sign and the scent of charbroiled meat wafting outside. The old school burger joint on St. Clair is open until 3 a.m. on weeknights and an hour later on weekends.
Johnny's Charbroiled Hamburgers
Johnny’s isn’t fancy, hell, they don’t even offer lettuce as a topping. Still, this place becomes increasingly appealing as night turns to early morning. Satisfy nostalgic cravings for ultra cheap cheeseburgers ($just $3.50) until 1 a.m., Monday to Thursday and until 3 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
Fresh, homestyle all-beef burgers are the specialty at this old school fast food outlet in the Junction. Save your spare change for after the bar to get a bacon and cheese topped Banquet Burger for about five bucks. Open until 2 a.m. every day except Sunday.
This family restaurant right near the airport operates around the clock. No matter the time of day or night, you'll find this diner slinging charbroiled hamburgers that’ll set you back just $4.95 for a plain patty, $5.95 with cheese, and $6.95 with bacon and cheese.
The Best Late Night Burgers in Toronto