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Portabello mushroom burger?

Ediblethoughts Dec 13, 2013 03:44 PM

I used to get these from Bamburger which is no more, Anyone know of good places, preferably in central Toronto?

  1. CocoaChanel Dec 13, 2013 05:58 PM

    Not sure of a place, but they are incredibly easy to make...
    We usually just have them at home. No sure I have ever had them out, come to think of it

    1. MissBingBing Dec 14, 2013 04:56 AM

      Burger's Priest.

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      1. re: MissBingBing
        kwass Dec 14, 2013 05:08 AM

        I don't think the type of portobello burger that BP sells is what she's looking for. I love portobello burgers too, but the mere idea of the BP portobello burger makes me nauseous.

        BQM does a portobello burger. It's called "the ossington". Here is a link to the menu.

        http://www.bqmburger.com/menu/

        1. re: kwass
          Ediblethoughts Dec 14, 2013 06:52 PM

          Thanks---but are you sure it's just the mushroom? It looks like it's mushroom and meat (one of 3 meat choices)? The veggie section doesn't include plain mushroom.

          1. re: Ediblethoughts
            kwass Dec 14, 2013 09:03 PM

            I'm almost positive that you can get it on its own. At least that was the case @ the ossington location a few years ago.

      2. Full tummy Dec 14, 2013 05:18 AM

        Great Burger Kitchen did a great one. Haven't been in a while, though, so you may want to call to check if it's still an option.

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        1. re: Full tummy
          Ediblethoughts Dec 14, 2013 06:49 PM

          Looking at the website menu, it doesn't look like they have one now..

          1. re: Ediblethoughts
            Full tummy Dec 15, 2013 06:09 PM

            I just called the Gerrard location and they said the fabulous portobello Brie burger is still available. I highly highly recommend it!

            1. re: Full tummy
              Ediblethoughts Dec 16, 2013 06:28 PM

              Thanks for checking! Noted for future...

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          bluefirefly Dec 15, 2013 05:19 PM

          You can try W Burger Bar right at Yonge and College. They have both a portobello mushroom burger grilled like a regular burger and a veggie burger option too.

          The Works also seems to offer a portobello cap mushroom as a "patty"option, in addition to a gourmet veggie patty. Haven't tried it so can't comment.

          Interestingly, Stockyards also does a vegetarian portobello mushroom burger.

          Holy Chuck has one too but like Burger's Priest, is deep fried (but tasty!)

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          1. re: bluefirefly
            kwass Dec 15, 2013 05:25 PM

            W burger bar makes the BEST veggie burgers ever! A little messy, but amazing!! That said, I haven't tried the portobello burger, but if I'd have high hopes for it given how good the veggie burger is.

            1. re: bluefirefly
              Ediblethoughts Dec 16, 2013 06:26 PM

              I actually did try Burger Bar on the weekend and it was good. I will keep the Works in mind for sure. I like to sit and eat in for the most part though so Stockyards probably not an option. I've seen Burger Priest. I am flummoxed by it...

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              Guzzling Dec 15, 2013 05:52 PM

              Baton Rouge has this but with other veggies, never had it though
              http://www.batonrougerestaurants.com/...

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                cinderelladressmaker Dec 17, 2013 08:43 PM

                Loblaws/No Frills sells a PC vegetarian 4 pack of Portabello and Swiss burgers for about $6.99! They discontinued them for about 2 years and just brought them back! They are to die for! If you are into cooking for yourself, I would suggest you give them a try!

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                1. re: cinderelladressmaker
                  Ediblethoughts Dec 19, 2013 05:23 PM

                  I did try them way back. They were good.

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                    betsy Dec 24, 2013 03:46 PM

                    Yes, these are great. I'm not vegetarian (husband is, which is why we bought them...the first time) but I love these burgers. So glad to see Loblaws brought them back.

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                    h3llbringer Dec 18, 2013 11:07 AM

                    Holy Chuck's also has one.
                    ANIMAL FEED
                    PANKO CRUSTED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM STUFFED WITH FETA & CREAM CHEESE, DEEP FRIED, TOPPED WITH LETTUCE, TOMATO & LEMON HERB AIOLI ($8.99)

                    http://holychuckburgers.com/our-menu/

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                    1. re: h3llbringer
                      kwass Dec 18, 2013 11:45 AM

                      That's pretty much the same as BP, which I don't think is what she's looking for.

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                      h3llbringer Dec 18, 2013 11:54 AM

                      The Works has a Portobello Mushroom Cap option, if you're not looking for the breaded/fried stuff.

                      1. kwass Dec 19, 2013 02:52 PM

                        Apparently, Emma's Country Kitchen offers a portobello burger as well.

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                        1. re: kwass
                          Ediblethoughts Dec 19, 2013 05:30 PM

                          It looks like it's only available sometimes--i.e. noted via tweets rather than on the main menu.... makes me think I should get on Twitter given the number of restaurants that like to convey info this way.

                          1. re: Ediblethoughts
                            kwass Dec 19, 2013 05:39 PM

                            I'm not sure if it's on the regular menu or not. But if it isn't, it seems to be "a special" almost every day.

                            1. re: kwass
                              Ediblethoughts Dec 20, 2013 05:48 PM

                              Good to know. If I get out to lunch (I tend to be more of a dinner and occasional breaky/brunch person but now and then, lunch...), I'll try it.

                              Thanks

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