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Jan 7, 2012 09:58 AM

Burgers in Toronto

Where is a good place to go for Burgers that seats 12? Burgers priest is my favorite but since there is no seating it really isn't an option.

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  1. The new Burger's Priest is bigger apparently.

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    1. re: iMarilyn

      My guess is there's little chance of fitting 12 people in the new BP location. I think it's something like 16 seats. I've been in that space. It's tiny. But who knows, maybe they'll accomodate if you call in advance.

      What kind of burgers/digs are you looking for Jakis??

    2. If you are willing to try something different than burgers, but still casual and yummy why not go to WRVST? Great variety of house made sausages, fries, beer, and lots of space for 12.

      1. Since BP is your favourite - griddle smashed American diner style - why not try Holy Chuck? They're doing the exact same style and can seat 12.

        I would've recommended Stockyards as they do the style very well, but seating 12 there, fat chance.

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        1. re: childofthestorm

          If you're willing to make the trek to Scarborough,there's 5 Guys and Goody's,Warden & Eglinton area...both can accommodate 12 ppl no problem.Both have great burgers..

          1. re: petek

            Goody's Diner burgers blow the doors off of 5 Guys. 5 Guys only edge is their hours.

            Goody's Diner
            133 Manville Rd, Unit 17, Toronto, ON , CA

            1. re: Googs

              "Goody's Diner burgers blow the doors off of 5 Guys"
              I wasn't comparing the 2.Two different animals(grilled vs griddled).
              Haven't tried BP yet.Still waiting for their uptown location to open..

          2. re: childofthestorm

            second Holy Chuck, easily compares with BP.

          3. I would suggest Five Guys. Great burgers, even better fries and all you can eat peanuts!

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            1. re: farmgirl1836

              Forgot to mention "The Shack"(Burger Shack).Solid burgers + other stuffs.I think it seats about 20ish ppl,so you might want to get there before the lunch or dinner rush.

              1. re: farmgirl1836

                all you can eat peanuts???!!!!

                forget their meg burgers, I'm so there!!!!

                1. re: atomeyes

                  The quality of the peanuts has been deterioting consistently sinc ethey have opened.

                  1. re: Vinnie Vidimangi

                    IMO the peanuts at the US locations were never worth eating. I haven't been here in GTA.

                2. re: farmgirl1836

                  Not just all-you-cat-eat peanuts, but ALL TOPPINGS INCLUDED at Five Guys. Most places don't give you that.

                  1. re: TexSquared

                    Too bad the burgers are pretty lame. Compared to the shake shacks, in'n'out (and BP), 5 guys just doesn't do it for me.

                    Has the Scarborough location been busy?

                    1. re: grandgourmand

                      OK, since you mentioned them in a Toronto burgers thread, where are the Shake Shack and In-N-Out locations in the GTA?

                      Five Guys in Scarborough is still doing fine. If they weren't, they would not have expanded to Oshawa. And I'd rather give them my business than any of Jetsun's, South St., Lick's, Johnny's, etc....

                      1. re: TexSquared

                        Shake Shack and In-n-out are obviously not here. I'm just lamenting the fact that the worst, in my opinion, of the "quality" burger chains set up camp here rather than one of the others (acknowledge that in-n-out is impossible given their distribution setup).

                        At least it's a step up from south st., hero's, etc.

                        1. re: grandgourmand

                          I wish they had in n out here. I love that place. I've had 5 guys a few times and think it's totally over rated. I think Havery's is way better than five guys.

                          Buger Shack is my favorite in Toronto.

                          1. re: C mac

                            Funny, I finally got to try In n Out last fall in San Diego and couldn't understand what all the fuss was. It was better than McD's et al but not buy much. Give me a 5 Guys any day over InO


                    2. re: TexSquared

                      A DIY salad burger at 5 guys? That would cover lame.

                  2. W Burger does several OK burgers in a lounge-y sports bar setting. Fairly large so a group shouldn't be a problem. Yonge & College.

                    W Burger Bar
                    10 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1K3, CA

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                    1. re: iMarilyn

                      Yeah, I'll second the W Burger Bar. The burgers are quite good. Onions rings are a delicious heart stopper, and cheap jugs of Sleeman's everyday.