Best Onion Ring Battle: Brampton vs. Mississauga


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 onion rings.

We at and have searched far and wide for the best onion rings 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 come to great onion rings, every ingredient counts. Is the batter crispy and fried to perfection? Is the onion soft and savoury? Is the greasiness level on point?

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

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


Top 5 Onion Rings in Mississauga

Mississauga has its fair share of greasy spoons and old-school diners, therefore it has lots of great onion ring options. People looking for great onion rings can hit up the newly opened Kantene in Cooksville, the cozy and tucked-away fish and chips gem Fisherman’s Place, the long standing and beloved Master Steaks, the legendary east end gem C & Dubbs (it was even featured in Adam Sandler’s Billy Madison) or our number one pic, the Hurontario and Britannia area Fire Pit. While Fire Pit is our number one, all of the aforementioned restaurants are ideal locations for the perfect onion rings.


Top 5 Onion Rings in Brampton

When it comes to onion rings, a number of Brampton hotspots have you covered. If you have hankering for some deep-fried vegetables, you can check out the fairly new breakfast joint Exalta, the legendary—and long-standing—Stacy Lee’s Restaurant, the hard to find (but worth the search) Jake’s Boathouse, the popular downtown gem Poutine Dare to be Fresh and our number pick, the iconic Sonny’s Drive In. While Sonny’s is number one, diners should know that Brampton offers a lot of great options when it comes to onion rings.

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