April 08, 2019
National Grilled Cheese Day is Friday.
Really the only way to celebrate the unofficial holiday honoring the ultimate comfort food is to bite into one of the city's best grilled cheese sandwiches.
Check out our roundup of five places to find delicious melted goodness below. If you're not craving a grilled cheese yet, you definitely will be by the end of this article.
Options include Happy Together with Amish cheddar cheese and hot honey on sourdough bread, and Brick House with Taleggio cheese, braised beef, roasted mushrooms and onion jam on rosemary-peppercorn sourdough bread.
Friday, Mighty Melt will offer any grilled cheese with a Quaker City Shrub, an alcoholic beverage made with apple cider vinegar, for a total of $12.
111 S. Independence Mall E., Philadelphia, PA 19106
At Joe's Steaks, which has two locations in Philly, you can go big for the holiday with the Cheese Fry Grilled Cheese for $6.
Between two thick slices of Texas toast you'll find fries, melted American cheese and cheese whiz.
1 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125
6030 Torresdale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19135
Milkboy in Center City and South Philly offers the combo for $10. The sandwich is made with jack, cheddar and American cheese, plus bacon jam, and comes on sourdough bread.
1100 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
401 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
The restaurant's Mortadella Grilled Cheese ($15) includes Raclette cheese and aioli on sourdough bread, and comes with a side of french fries.
You can pair the grilled cheese with a $2 martini or cocktail, as part of Royal Boucherie's Martini Lunch Special, a weekday deal where guests can enjoy a $2 drink with the purchase of an entrée.
52 S. Second St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
The sandwich includes Fontina cheese and tomato on house-made sourdough bread. Pesto, Dijon mustard, avocado, bacon or ham can be added to make the grilled cheese even more delicious.
8009 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118