Best Poutine Battle: Mississauga Vs. Burlington

Published September 7, 2018 at 4:40 pm


There is no battle more serious and important than the battle between two cities vying to be recognized as the best place to go for exceptional poutine.

We at and have searched far and wide for the best poutine dishes in both cities and our Top 5 picks are about to battle it out—and you can vote on your favourite in the poll below. 

When it comes to great poutine, everything is important. Are the fries perfectly cooked? Is the gravy savoury with absolutely no signs of curdling? Is the cheese scrumptious and melty? Are the additional toppings—if there are any—delicious?

Both Mississauga and Burlington are known for their respective food scenes and both offer a ton of commendable poutine options—but only one city can have the absolute best hotspots.

So, here’s a look at each city’s best spots on our signature Top 5 lists on and

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Top 5 Poutine in Mississauga

When you want to indulge in one of Canada’s most beloved comfort dishes, you don’t have to go far to find the perfect poutine in Mississauga. The city has some choice hotspots for your craving, including the reliably tasty (and growing) Smoke’s Poutinerie, the Streetsville mainstay Burger Legend, the beloved and longstanding C & Dubbs, the elegant and popular Wilcox Gastropub and our number one pick, Holy Smokez BBQ Sandwiches. While Holy Smokez is our proud number one pick, all of the places will leave you more than satisfied when you’re in the mood for a truly tasty lunch, dinner or snack.


Top 5 Poutine in Burlington 

Burlington, a big and bustling city with with an enviable food scene, offers a ton of options when it comes to poutine. Some hot spots to check out? The creative vegan hotspot Boon Burger Cafe, the meat lovers paradise that is Barque Smokehouse, the long-standing and ever-beloved downtown gem Emma’s Back Porch, the relatively new (and always vibrant and fun) The Coop Wicked Chicken and our number one pick, the chic Quebec export Industria Pizzeria and Bar.  You can’t really go wrong with any of these places when you have a huge poutine craving to satisfy.

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