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Best BBQ and Burgers Restaurants to Visit in the Downtown Toronto Area for Travelers



It is finally summer in Toronto and every weekend class for a family and friends gathering for a backyard home BBQ or in this article, to focus on going out to dine in a downtown restaurant serving up one of Toronto’s best BBQs and burgers. From burgers with bacon bits, caramelized onions, with melting cheese, to BBQs with outdoor patios, secret sauces, and charcoal grills, this article will look at 4 local Avalon Suites Yorkville BBQs and burger restaurants you need to visit the next time you’re in the city.


For more on where to eat the next time you are in Toronto and looking for a patio, visit the Avalon Suites Yorkville guide: Best Patios to Visit in Downtown Toronto for Travellers.

Short-Term Suites



Are you currently staying with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville? Or a solo traveler, or foodie here to try every amazing restaurant and local food destination? Well, our guides are filled with places to dine, visit, and play. Best of all is, if you stay with Avalon Suite Yorkville, you will be in the center of it all, located to public transportation, a local Wholefoods, and walking distance to all below mentioned restaurants for BBQs and burgers in this article. Furthermore, staying with Avalon Suites is perfect for just yourself, or with your small family, with a fully equipped kitchen, 2-in-1 washer and dryer, and 2x more space than a typical hotel room you are sure to find desk space for you to organize your daily itinerary of places to visit in Yorkville, Toronto.


For more on booking to stay with Avalon Suites Yorkville, check out our website for a list of suites that will fit you and all your needs at Avalon Suites.

Duke of York Pub



The Duke of York Pub has a beautiful garden pub that has been operating in the Annex for over 40 years. It has a wide selection of pub food, wine, beer, and spirits that are perfect for a relaxing night with friends after the week. students and faculty from the local University of Toronto during the week and is located minutes away from the Royal Ontario Museum, the Royal Conservatory of Music, Yorkville, and Bloor Street. The establishment is a second home to many students and faculty of the University of Toronto. The must-try burgers of the pub include the Duke, Mumbai (Bombay), or Banquet Burger.


The Duke of York Pub is located west of Yorkville in the Annex at 39 Prince Arthur Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B2. From Avalon Suites Yorkville to the pub, it is only a 3-minute walk or right outside of St. George's Station when taking the TTC.

Hemingway's Restaurant



Hemmingway’s is an iconic Toronto restaurant with a rooftop patio that has been in the Yorkville neighborhood for the last 39 years. Known as a “home away from home” Hemmingway’s is open until 2 am, 365 days of the year. Reviews of the Hemmingway’s Restaurant and bar reviews that it is the perfect place for an after-work rendezvous, a romantic rooftop patio, and one of the best pubs in Toronto with great food. Their menu of classic Cumberland burger, kiwi lamb burger, beyond meat burger, and sirloin bites is on the top of Avalon Suites Yorkville's list of burgers and BBQs to try in Yorkville. Interested in booking Hemmingway’s for an event? Hemmingway's is perfect for gathering with live music, sports, trivia, and silent disco dance parties.


Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar is located at 142 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON M5R 1A8. If you are planning or already staying with us at Avalon Suites Yorkville, it is only a 2-minutes walk to this dining experience. Which offers to dine in, deliver, and take out throughout the day.

ONE Restaurant



The ONE Restaurant is owned by the McEwan Group- a chef-led full-service restaurant, catering, gourmet grocery, and events company serving the finest-quality ingredients coupled with a commitment to service excellence. The McEwan group also offers gromet groceries and gifts, alongside restaurant and catering. From treats, charcuterie boards, and flowers, to a fine food gourmet marketplace that reflects ONE’s brand and lifestyle. On Avalon Suites menu of must-try dishes from ONE restaurant includes U.S.D.A. prime burger, Alberta Angus 10OZ beef tenderloin, and BBQ 1/2 chicken. The McEwan group also offers catering to well-known tourist and Toronto destinations for corporate events, private parties, glamorous weddings to offering virtual cooking demos.


The ONE Restaurant out of Yorkville operated under the Hazelton Hotel at 116 Yorkville Ave. Toronto, ON M5R 1C2 and is only a 2-minute walk if you are planning on staying with Avalon Suite Yorkville.

Avalon Suites Yorkville



More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness center and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.


Located within walking distance to Wholefoods, Avalon Suites is perfect for your employee corporate relocation. You can make grocery shopping trips and cook up meals in your kitchen just like if you were at home. If you are not in the mood to cook, Yorkville is surrounded by several takeout's and dine-in restaurants, check out our blog Best Restaurants for Takeout Near our Short-term Rentals for more. And looking for an experience while you are in Toronto and want to explore? Look at our blog Things to do Around Bloor-Yorkville for local tourist destinations to visit on your days off.


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