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Where can I get a vegetarian burger?

I'm mostly vegetarian (not 100% but almost, hence my moniker on here), and sometimes have a yankering for a vegetarian burger and am wondering who serves them, whether a fast food restaurant or otherwise, and what you think of them.

My favourite has been South St Burger and they even make sure that their vegetarian burgers are cooked on a separate part of the grill using separate tongs from the beef burgers.

Where else can I get one?

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  1. - Grindhouse
    - Great Burger Kitchen
    - The Burger's Priest

    I'm pretty sure have vegetarian options. GBK for sure has at least one, if not two, options. I'm not sure if you mean a mock-patty though, as I believe it'll likely be a portabello mushroom done up in tasty ways. I'm doubtful if the veg burgers are cooked on a separate part of the grill at these places though.

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    Great Burger Kitchen
    1056 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1Z8, CA

    1. Believe it or not, my fav veggie burger is the Harvey's burger. I don't like the ones that have seeds or nuts or pieces of vegetables. I prefer the ground soy style burger and that's what Harvey's has.

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      1. re: JennaBean

        Ill second that, I personally dislike most vegetarian options, but strangely enough Ive had the Harveys Veggie Burger a few times and I really like it.

        1. re: JennaBean

          I think I had a veggie burger at Harvey's way back and it was quite good. I'll have to remember them next time. I wonder why McDonalds, Wendy's or Burger King doesn't seem to have them given more and more people are limiting their meat intake.

          1. re: Flexitarian

            Burger King has always had a veggie burger, or at least for a long time. I'm not sure if all locations have it though. It's not bad. A tad small.

            I haven't been wowed by a veggie burger in a long time. The ones a Harvey's and Lick's are ok. If I remember currectly the veggie burger at Hero Burger was pretty good (it's been years since I tried it though).

            Fresh has a good one, come to think of it. Pulp Kitchen had a good one, but I haven't been there since they moved.

              1. re: Herb

                Oh that's too bad. I have to admit though that when I'm in the area, I head straight for Lady Marmalade anyway.

              2. re: pescatarian

                I prefer the veggie burger at Hero to the meat burger... which isn't saying much I know. I'd say it's about in the same realm as Harvey's (which is not bad).

                1. re: Manybears

                  I've never tried the beef burger at Hero (I'm not a vegetarian, or pescatarian, despite my tag name, but I tend to lean towards the veggie burger option for other reasons) but I feel like the veggie burger I had at Hero a while back was better than the ones at Harvey's or Lick's.

              3. re: Flexitarian

                Flexitarian, McDonalds has always limited meat intake by offering the basic hamburger.

                http://www.mcdonalds.ca/NutritionCalc...

                The chart shows 8g fat 32g carb, and 12g protein

              4. re: JennaBean

                I also like the soy style burgers. I really hate the Yves Garden Patties (those orange things with the embedded veggie nublets), but what I particularly loathe are the mush surrounded by burnt mush veggie burgers.

                1. re: Pincus

                  The Nature (imitation) burger at Licks is very passable

                  1. re: Connoisseur

                    It's my current favourite. Not low fat or low sodium, but that's why it's tasty. :)

                    1. re: Connoisseur

                      Worth noting that, like South Street, Licks cooks theirs on a separate grill with separate tongs etc.

                2. I haven't had it in a while but the veggie burger from Hair of the Dog was awesome.

                  1. I actually really enjoy Lick's veggie burger. It's huge, filling, and hearty, and goes great with their awesome onion rings.

                    I dislike Hero's burger especially given its price tag, Harvey's is OK but not great, M:Brgr's is alright (I really go there for their fry basket), and I like Utopia's on College.

                    1. The place that makes the best veggie burger that I have ever had is W Burger Bar. It's a homemade burger, and it is unbelievably scrumptious. If I had to name my 2nd favourite place for a veggie burger, I would have to say Chuck and Co., although their burger is very different from W Burger Bar. Chuck and Co.'s veggie burger has a black bean base, whereas W Burger Bar is chock full of lots of different veggies. So, All that said, if you're looking for a good veggie Burger, run, don't walk to W Burger Bar!!