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Eat These 12 Sliders and Feel Like a Giant

It's debatable whether sliders are really burgers or miniature abominations, but if you're a fan, here are some Boston options to try.

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Burger Week is here. It's debatable whether sliders are really burgers or miniature abominations, but if you're a fan, here are some Boston options to try.

There are several reasons to seek out sliders. For starters, they make a great snack for a crowd. It could be a portion thing, a splitting thing, or the desire to try many things on the menu when a full burger would put you over the top. Or maybe, for that one minute in time while holding a slider, you want to feel like a giant. The craving may also come from no reason at all.

Whatever the reason for your slider desire, here are 12 local places that offer a healthy mix of tiny options.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 5 Napkin Burger

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105 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 375-2277
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Sliders: At lunchtime on weekdays, diners can choose two sliders from a selection of four as part of the "lunch box special." There's a miniature version of the restaurant's classic burger, for example (gruyere, caramelized onions), as well as a cheeseburger (cheddar, pepper relish, spicy mayo, fried shallots). The meal comes with a side of chips. [Photo: Facebook]

2. Abby Lane Food & Spirits

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255 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 451-2229
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Kobe Sliders: Starting the meal off with appetizers or just having some small plates? Try the kobe sliders at Abby Lane. They come topped with a smoked onion aioli, pepper jack cheese and shredded lettuce. [Photo: Facebook]

3. Blue Ginger

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583 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 283-5790
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BG Sliders: Served in the lounge only, the sliders are topped with bacon, tomato jam, and Vermont cheddar. [Photo: Facebook]

4. Dante

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40 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 497-4200
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Tre: A trio of sliders. The beef option comes dressed with mozzarella cheese, smoky pepper sauce, and arugula. The other two options include a pork slider (maple, pancetta, and cheddar) and a venison slider (auricchio provolone cheese, cranberry compote). [Photo: Official Site]

5. Davio's

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55 Boylston Street
Newton, MA 02467
(617) 738-4810
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Kobe Beef Sliders: Topped with cheese and aioli, these are available at the bar, along with many other fun snacks like pancetta popcorn, grilled cheese bites, and the popular spring rolls. [Photo: Official Site]

6. Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant

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425 W Broadway
Boston, MA 02127
(617) 765-8636
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Lincoln Sliders: Served during both lunch and dinner hours, the sliders at Lincoln are topped with a bacon aioli, muenster cheese, and a sunny-side-up quail egg. [Photo: Facebook]

7. Lucky's Lounge

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355 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 357-5825
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Wagyu Sliders: One of two varieties of sliders offered at Lucky's, these come as a trio and are topped with muenster cheese, a sunny-side-up quail egg, and bacon aioli. The other tops mini beef patties with caramelized onion, pickles, cheddar, mustard, and a special sauce. Can't decide between the two? You can order a plate with one of each as well as a pulled pork slider. [Photo: Facebook]

8. Minibar

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51 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02199
(617) 424-8500
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Sliders: On Mondays through Thursdays, guests can indulge in $2 sliders from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. [Photo: Facebook]

9. North Street Grille

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229 North St
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 720-2010
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Sliders: Of the three slider options, the burger option comes traditionally dressed with cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and house-made pickles. Also on the menu: a pulled pork slider and a lobster roll slider.. [Photo: Facebook]

10. Saloon

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255 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 628-4444
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One Brandt Beef Slider: Sold all alone, this single mini burger is topped with onion aioli, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and B&B pickles. [Photo: Provided]

11. Snappy Pattys

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454 High St
Medford, MA 02155
(781) 214-4440
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Patty Melt Sliders: While there are salads, appetizers, and entrees, the main draw at this Medford establishment, as suggested by the restaurant's very name, is the patty melt sliders. There are five varieties, such as the original (American cheese, ketchup, and dill pickles) and the Californian (havarti, avocado mayo, and a marinated tomato). [Photo: Facebook]

12. Toro

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1704 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 536-4300
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Hamburguesas: Served on the dinner menu only, Toro's sliders are made with grass-fed beef and topped with tomato jam, aioli, and pickled red onions. A perfect addition the Spanish offerings available. [Photo: Provided]

1. 5 Napkin Burger

105 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02199
Sliders: At lunchtime on weekdays, diners can choose two sliders from a selection of four as part of the "lunch box special." There's a miniature version of the restaurant's classic burger, for example (gruyere, caramelized onions), as well as a cheeseburger (cheddar, pepper relish, spicy mayo, fried shallots). The meal comes with a side of chips. [Photo: Facebook]
105 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02199

2. Abby Lane Food & Spirits

255 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
Kobe Sliders: Starting the meal off with appetizers or just having some small plates? Try the kobe sliders at Abby Lane. They come topped with a smoked onion aioli, pepper jack cheese and shredded lettuce. [Photo: Facebook]
255 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116

3. Blue Ginger

583 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482
BG Sliders: Served in the lounge only, the sliders are topped with bacon, tomato jam, and Vermont cheddar. [Photo: Facebook]
583 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482

4. Dante

40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
Tre: A trio of sliders. The beef option comes dressed with mozzarella cheese, smoky pepper sauce, and arugula. The other two options include a pork slider (maple, pancetta, and cheddar) and a venison slider (auricchio provolone cheese, cranberry compote). [Photo: Official Site]
40 Edwin H Land Blvd
Cambridge, MA 02142

5. Davio's

55 Boylston Street, Newton, MA 02467
Kobe Beef Sliders: Topped with cheese and aioli, these are available at the bar, along with many other fun snacks like pancetta popcorn, grilled cheese bites, and the popular spring rolls. [Photo: Official Site]
55 Boylston Street
Newton, MA 02467

6. Lincoln Tavern & Restaurant

425 W Broadway, Boston, MA 02127
Lincoln Sliders: Served during both lunch and dinner hours, the sliders at Lincoln are topped with a bacon aioli, muenster cheese, and a sunny-side-up quail egg. [Photo: Facebook]
425 W Broadway
Boston, MA 02127

7. Lucky's Lounge

355 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
Wagyu Sliders: One of two varieties of sliders offered at Lucky's, these come as a trio and are topped with muenster cheese, a sunny-side-up quail egg, and bacon aioli. The other tops mini beef patties with caramelized onion, pickles, cheddar, mustard, and a special sauce. Can't decide between the two? You can order a plate with one of each as well as a pulled pork slider. [Photo: Facebook]
355 Congress St
Boston, MA 02210

8. Minibar

51 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02199
Sliders: On Mondays through Thursdays, guests can indulge in $2 sliders from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. [Photo: Facebook]
51 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02199

9. North Street Grille

229 North St, Boston, MA 02113
Sliders: Of the three slider options, the burger option comes traditionally dressed with cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and house-made pickles. Also on the menu: a pulled pork slider and a lobster roll slider.. [Photo: Facebook]
229 North St
Boston, MA 02113

10. Saloon

255 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144
One Brandt Beef Slider: Sold all alone, this single mini burger is topped with onion aioli, bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and B&B pickles. [Photo: Provided]
255 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02144

11. Snappy Pattys

454 High St, Medford, MA 02155
Patty Melt Sliders: While there are salads, appetizers, and entrees, the main draw at this Medford establishment, as suggested by the restaurant's very name, is the patty melt sliders. There are five varieties, such as the original (American cheese, ketchup, and dill pickles) and the Californian (havarti, avocado mayo, and a marinated tomato). [Photo: Facebook]
454 High St
Medford, MA 02155

12. Toro

1704 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
Hamburguesas: Served on the dinner menu only, Toro's sliders are made with grass-fed beef and topped with tomato jam, aioli, and pickled red onions. A perfect addition the Spanish offerings available. [Photo: Provided]
1704 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118

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