Nothing beats a well-crafted burger. Whether they’re gourmet, diner, or artisanal; burgers in South Eastern Ontario are next level creations. From truffles, frois gras or even gold, (yes some 24k magic.) you’re bound to find a burger at one of these spots! Here are 14 burger stops to get you started on your journey.
You Gotta Try: Truffle Burger $25. A decadent creation with double beef, truffle mayo, and black truffle shavings for good measure. If you’re feeling spendy, try the Solid Gold Burger $100, beef + foie gras + black truffle shavings + 23 kt gold dust + glass of champagne.
You Have to Try: Sheep Head Burger $19.75. Sink your teeth into local ground brisket & chuck, lettuce, tomato, pickled onions, bacon and old cheddar on a brioche bun.
You Have to Try: County Garden Burger $13. A black bean burger topped with baby greens, roasted red peppers, grilled zucchini, goat cheese & in-house red pepper mayo on a pastry house bun. *Slow whistle.*
You Have to Try: MBC Burger. 13km of beef, lettuce, and big mac sauce. $16.
You Have to Try: Braves Burger $10.50. 6oz of char-grilled ground beef loaded with cheddar, mozzarella & monterey jack cheese. At $10. 50, The Braves Burger won’t break the bank, but by eating it you’ll exceed your calorie intake for the day, maybe even two days.
You Have to Try: At The Noshery, they offer “build your own burger.” We suggest adding an egg and jerk aioli.
You Have to Try: The Rebel $11.50. 5oz beef (or vegetable) patty with roasted garlic mayo, potato chips, tomato, lettuce, cheddar, jalapeno slices, and avocado spread. That’s a lot of important words right there.
You Have to Try: The ‘Quebecer’ $16.50. Deep fried ‘Black River’ cheese curds, molasses-cracked pepper bacon, gravy, and roasted garlic-rosemary mayo. Get real wild and double down with 2 grilled cheese sandwiches instead of buns. PSA: wear your stretchy pants.
You Have to Try: KBC House Made Beef Burger $14.50. Add bacon, cheese, fried onions, and hot peppers for not only insta-worthy photos but tastebud perfection!
You Have to Try: Lamb Burger $16.99. Seasoned lamb, gourmet bun, spinach, tzatziki, feta, marinated onions and spicy aioli.
You Have to Try: You Had Me At Bacon $12.50. Peameal Bacon, Crisp Bacon & Bacon Cheese Sauce. What more needs to be said, really?
You Have to Try: Diner Burger $14.75. Two patties of house ground chuck, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, ketchup, mustard, and pickles.
You Have to Try: KT Burger $9.50. Everyone agrees you have never had a burger until you’ve had a KT Burger! This local favourite is brushed with special sauce, that one can only assume it’s made with magic and unicorn tears.
You Have to Try: The Point Burger $14. Sauteed mushrooms, onion, cheddar, peppercorn mayo, and crispy hot peppers.
In the end, every burger is beautiful and we’re willing to try them all! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Located along the north shore of the St Lawrence River, the South Eastern Ontario region spans from Cornwall and SDG Counties to Ontario’s burgeoning wine and craft beer country known as Prince Edward and the Bay of Quinte. Along the shores of these waterways, you’ll find fascinating history, quaint villages, inspiring art, live theatre and gastronomic delights. No matter how you choose to experience it, South Eastern Ontario offers some of the best places to visit in Ontario.