Everyone has a bucket list… Ours mostly revolves around food. One of our greatest loves is the burger and luckily, Toronto’s got plenty. If you’re feeling up to the challenge, take a stab at our burger bucket list and see how many you can knock off.
Hungry? We challenge you to eat your way through Toronto one delicious burger at a time! Whether you’re looking for a classic greasy stack or a dolled up patty with creative fixings, one thing’s for sure, a juicy burger never goes out of style or gets old. Below we’ve rounded up a list of 15 must-try Toronto burgers. We dare you to try them all!
1. The Bacon Cheddar Burger (pictured above)
Where: SCHOOL Toronto
What: Cajun Aioli, onions, candied bacon, lettuce, and an egg
2. The Brunch Burger
Where: Thompson Diner
What: Fried egg, bacon and melted cheddar on a frosted doughnut
3. Double Pancake Pork Burger (available for brunch only)
Where: Lisa Marie
What: Two stacked pork burger patties with pancake buns, topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato. Served with a side of syrup.
4. Judgement Day Burger
Where: The Burger’s Priest
What: Beef patty with two deep fried cheese stuffed portobello mushrooms, cheese, onion, lettuce, tomato, mayo, and ketchup.
5. The Pretty Boy Floyd
Where: Gangster Burger
What: Beef patty with Mac n’ Cheese, cheddar, chipotle mayo, spicy ketchup, lettuce, and tomato.
6. The Bubba Gump Burger
Where: Home of the Brave
What: AAA rib eye patty, popcorn shrimp, spicy mayo, swiss cheese, dill pickles, and a milk bun
7. Supreme Burger
What: Beef patty, cheese, bacon, lettuce, onion rings, chopped fries and special sauce
8. The Farmer’s Threesome
Where: Holy Chuck Burger
What: A beef patty, lamb patty and all bacon patty with cheese, bacon and caramelized onions
9. Premium Burger
Where: lbs. Restaurant
What: Beef patty, horseradish mustard, pickles, cheddar, and double cut rasher, with the option to add lobster (we suggest it).
10. 6ix Burger
Where: Tundra Restaurant
What: Two beef patties topped with pork belly, peameal bacon, duck confit, fried egg, cheddar house preserved mustard pears, frisée coleslaw, and BBQ sauce.
11. Jamie’s Italian Burger
Where: Jamie’s Italian
What: Beef patty topped with smoky pancetta, balsamic onions, cheddar, tomato, and house special sauce.
12. The Ultimate Royale
Where: St. James Gate Irish Pub
What: Four beef patties topped with cheese, secret sauce, pickles, lettuce and tomato
13. The Montreal Burger
Where: &Company Resto Bar
What: Beef patty topped with smoked Oka cheese, puttanesca chutney, and roasted garlic mayo
14. Boomtown Burger
Where: Upper Deck by Fran’s
What: Two beef patties topped with cheese, lemon chicken, guacamole, tomato, lettuce, pickles, red onion, and aioli.
15. Bombolone Burger
Where: Bar Buca
What: Rare beef and lardo burger, cured pomodorini, radicchio & rosemary olive oil zabaglione.
16. Big A’s Burger
Where: Bar Reyna
What: Brisket & ribeye patty on a sweet potato bun with muenster, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle aioli.
17. The Loosey
What: Roasted kimchee stuffed short rib and brisket patty on challah with pickles, fried onions, and kimchee hollandaise.
18. The STN Burger
Where: Richmond Station
What: Chuck, brisket, sirloin and round patty, on a milk bun with lettuce, beet chutney, and aged cheddar.
19. The Patty Melt Burger
Where: Rose and Sons
What: Juicy beef patties, grilled cheese, fried onion, and chili mayo.
20. SD Brekkie Burger (available for brunch only)
Where: Saturday Dinette
What: Beef and lamb patties, runny egg, cheese wafer, mint chimichurri, and zucchini relish.
Are there any other burgers in Toronto that we should add to our bucket list? Let Vv Magazine know in the comments below, or tweet us @ViewtheVibe.