Sometimes all you want is a burger and fries. When that moment hits, do yourself a favour and head to one of the joints below. They all specialize in burgers and serve up some pretty incredible options, from poutine purgers to mac and cheese burgers.
Check out 11 must-try burgers in Montreal.
When you hear “the classic” you probably thought this burger was topped with lettuce, tomato, and ketchup. In the case of Le Gourmet Burger, you would be wrong. Taking things up a notch, The Classic at this downtown burger joint is topped with guacamole, bacon, and aged cheddar cheese.
Mac and cheese and a burger combined into one – does it get any better than that? Actually it does because the Mac Attack also contains bacon. Be sure to eat on an empty stomach.
Winner of Burger Week 2013, the infamous “Hangover” burger is made of a 6oz AAA beef patty, American cheese, truffle oil, caramelized onions, smoked bacon, an over easy fried egg, and poutine – gravy, fries, cheese curds, and all.
This unusual burger is one of the most unique in Montreal. Aptly named the “Black & Blue Burger,” this sandwich is made with blue cheese, black pepper mayonnaise, black pepper corns, caramelized onions, lettuce, and tomatoes.
A Montreal classic, if you haven’t eaten at Uniburger you haven’t lived. The menu is nothing fancy, you won’t see any artisanal burgers on this list. Rather, Uniburger, and the Double Cheeseburger specifically, is a major upgrade on your typical fast food joint. Next time you’re tempted by McDonald’s or Burger King, head to Uniburger instead.
Montrealers love poutine, and when it comes to the poutine burger, ART:brgr on Gilford knows what’s up. Their drool-worthy burger features french fries, cheese curds, gravy, bacon, ham, lettuce, and tomato sandwiched between two milk buns. Yummy.
This massive vegetarian burger is a must whether you eat meat or not. Comprised of a 6oz wild mushroom patty, black beans, cilantro, lettuce, tomatoes, roasted corn salsa, chipotle-lime mayo, and a brioche bun, you won’t be able to put this monstrous burger down.
Jukebox Burgers has been serving up mouth-watering burgers since it first opened. However, choosing from a menu of so many burgers can be daunting. That’s why we’re here to help. You can’t go wrong with the Rocket, a juicy beef patty topped with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onion, mayonnaise, fried onion rings, bacon, and Monterey Jack cheese.
If you’re a bacon fan, then you won’t be able to resist the Cochon. This unique burger contains deep fried bacon, cheddar cheese, melted peanut butter, and onion Porto marmalade. It is truly like nothing you’ve ever tasty, but we guarantee you’re going to love it.
This historic burger chain dates back to 1929, making their burgers some of the oldest in the city. Specializing in simple, but delicious no-frills burgers, their menu is filled with classics like cheeseburgers, bacon burgers, and veggie burgers. Whatever you do, don’t miss out on the Buck Burger (hint: the secret ingredient is capicollo).
Considered by some to be the best burger in Montreal, the Primeburger hails from none other than Mister Steer Burger. Serving customers for over 50 years, Mister Steer Burger is a Montreal institution. The Primeburger is truly one of their best, containing bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, a sesame seed bun, and and one of the juiciest beef patties you’ll ever eat.