Regulars, a new venture by Patrick and Nadar Marzouk, fills a void on the uber hip, sometimes unapproachably elite King West strip in Toronto. The Marzouk brothers, well known for their first two restaurants in Mississauga and their Yorkville mainstay, Figures, have poised the aptly named outpost to become the Cheers of King and Bathurst. In a moment of pure serendipity, Patrick and Nadar were offered this dream location when the owner
Customers zip in and out of Rudy’s wide double doors as fast as they can pay and scarf down a burger. It’s fast food with no hyperbole or gimmicks, just a classic Rudy, with a patty smashed to melty perfection and dressed with their creamy Rudy sauce, American cheese, lettuce and tomato, all comfortably wedged
This Thornhill burger and fried chicken joint is making waves amongst the kosher crowd. Sheli’s is another restaurant from the owners of Cafe Sheli and Bistro Grande in Thornhill, and their goal is to make the best burgers and fried chicken in the city. The ingredients are brought in fresh every day, and the meat
South St. Burger Co. is one of Toronto’s favourite burger chains for good reason. It makes sense as it only uses 100 per cent Angus beef patties, from cows that were raised free of added antibiotics and hormones for its burgers. Customers can pick from a menu of burgers that are made to order on
North Toronto is smokin’ these days, both literally and figuratively. In recent months, the area around Yonge and Lawrence has seen a slew of new restaurant openings, including Riz, The Burger’s Priest and now a 4,000 square-foot smokehouse called Stack. It’s been busy since it opened.
North York’s hamburger haven the Burger Cellar is a the perfect spot for a good meal and a glass of vino. The burger joint is a little more upscale than its neighbour the Burger’s Priest and has a more steak house‒style interior, fitted with leather booths and visible wine cellar. The menu has an assortment
Driving away from the Burger’s Priest, your hand will be in the french fry bag because, even ketchup-less, these babies are irresistibly sweet — Yukon gold fresh cut, fried twice in the classic French manner. You’re driving because nobody would want to eat there: It’s too cramped and there are lineups, plus someone may not
With its black and army-green décor, staff-donned military berets and combative name, The Burgernator is ready for a fight. “I’m a pacifist,” says co-owner Amer Mokdad, “so my weapon of choice is the burger.” Kensington Market’s newest burger joint is keen to offer up handcrafted burgers to those seeking out a quick and hearty bite.
Chef Vittorio Colacitti has an unusually varied resume. He’s done fine dining (at George, Lucien and Didier); he’s done corporate gigs (he was a chef with Loblaws); he’s done pizza (at Pizzeria Via Mercanti and in Italy) and he’s done television (he was on season four of Top Chef Canada). Now he’s doing his own thing with The Good Son.
It takes a serious push to knock a successful sports bar off the track it was on for almost 25 years. But in February, the The Loose Moose responded to the popularity of craft beer and downtown condos by overhauling its menus, expanding its beer selection and updating its decor.
In a prime location across from the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium and the Rogers Centre, the Rec Room has 40,000 square feet of interactive games, restaurants and live entertainment. The Rec Room’s biggest draw is The Yard, a grown up mid-way featuring over 90 games.
Burger mania is the name of the game at this downtown burger joint. Known across Canada for having the craziest burger toppings and a countless list of options, The Works takes hamburgers to a whole new level. The interior of this resto looks somewhat like a workshop where tool boxes and exposed pipes line the
Union Social Eatery has been expanding all over the GTA. Created as a gathering place for Torontonians to eat, drink and be merry, Union Social has everything you need for an afternoon, evening or even morning pick-me-up. The menu features modern Canadian classics made with fresh and delicious ingredients. Broken down into several cutely named
W Burger Bar offers up killer burgers and sides, sure, but when you order the kids a round of shakes, make sure to request a Chocolate Gorilla Monkey for yourself: Kahlúa, white crème de cacao, crème debanane, Navan liqueur and chocolate ice cream. This really ain’t Arthur Fonzarelli’s malt shop. Right at the Yonge and
Wahlburgers, the famed burger restaurant founded by brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul Wahlberg, has made its mark on the Toronto restaurant scene. Wahlburgers is a casual spot to grab a beer and burger before heading to the game. The restaurant has casual bar and table service and serves up standard burger shop fare including freshly