The best burgers in Brampton covers the spectrum of the old American classic all the way to gouda stuffed creations and smokey BBQ patties. Whether you’re looking for the tried and true old school classic, or something more innovative to sink your teeth into, this list of the best burgers is sure to deliver.
21 Kennedy Rd N • (905) 459-8744
A true Bramptonian can attest to the power of a Sonny’s burger; the best hangover cure, sweet solace on a midnight food run and all around delicious at every bite. This Brampton staple serves up a perfectly charbroiled patty on a fresh bun with a selection of no-fail toppings, You can enjoy your classic with cheese, bacon, double it up or even make it a veggie. It’s cheap, its delicious and best of all, its open late. There’s a reason why Sonny’s has stayed a staple in the city for many years.
8 Queen Street East • (905) 456-1200
The Works runs the gamut of the simplest burger creations to the most complex. If you can think it up, chances are you’ll likely be able to find it at The Works. Their wide selection of gourmet burgers makes it a crowd pleaser, they’ve got something for just about everyone. Beef burgers, turkey burgers, stuffed with cheese, topped with avocado, pineapple and just about anything you can imagine. The Juicy Lucy is a solid choice and the Kamikaze if you love a lot of kick. Try the spicy die cut chips too, they’re delicious. And for those gluten-free folks, they’ve got something for you too.
378 Queen St E • (905) 456-8060
The Firkin’s burger menu isn’t extensive, but that doesn’t make their offerings any less delicious. Their signature burger, a juicy beef patty topped with Monterey Jack cheese, bacon and beer braised onions, is always on point. They’ve also got a stellar old school burger for those who love simplicity and a black bean veggie burger which, as far as veggie burgers go, is pretty delicious as well.
341 Main St. Nr • (905) 791-9494
J. Red & Co has a lineup of burgs on their menu that are delicious. All of them are hand pressed in the restaurant wit prime Angus beef, and the quality shows in the taste. One of the crowd favourites is the Bob and Doug, it is epic! In between a pretzel bun is peameal bacon, maple glazed smoked bacon twice smoked, a giant crispy onion ring, cheddar cheese and maple mayo. It’s filled with delicious bacon-y goodness. Your stomach will thank you!
1 Steeles Ave E • 905-456-5480
Union burger is newer to the burger scene in Brampton, but that hasn’t stopped them from gaining a following. Their menu of signature burgers has a few noteworthy selections, including a bourbon street burger with whisky BBQ sauce and tasty caramelized onions. It’s flavourful at every bite. Not to worry if you like the old classic because they’ve got a menu of traditional burgers too.
73 George St S • (905) 216-8939
Sul Irmaos is not a burger joint, but every Tuesday they serve up a mean smoked burger, the likes of which your taste buds can only dream of. The Sul Irmaos brothers are experts in smoked meats, so you can expect nothing less than all of their other delicious offerings in this burger. Don’t forget to pop in on a Tuesday, it’ll be well worth it!