Notable Dishes

Denver's Best for Grilled Cheese

One of your childhood favorites finally gets the upscale reboot it deserves. Presenting some of the best new-school grilled cheeses in Denver.

  • Acorn
    • Eclectic
    • River North Art District
    Food
    27
    Decor
    23
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $47

    Acorn’s version of the super-cheesy sandwich is slathered with pesto and joined by roasted red peppers and melted crescenza cheese.  The sandwich is served with a traditional tomato soup and you can add in extras (bacon, avocado) for a buck.  

  • D Bar Denver
    • American
    • Five Points
    Food
    26
    Decor
    21
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $31

    Pressed until crispy, this traditional grilled cheese becomes panini-ized at this Uptown spot. 

  • Steuben's
    • Uptown
    Food
    23
    Decor
    20
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $25

    When you first look at Steuben’s grilled cheese, you’re not met with innovative ingredients (although melting American cheese on Texas toast is always a good idea). What IS inventive is charging only $4 for the gigantic sandwich and a side of chips.

    • American
    • Central Business District
    Food
    22
    Decor
    22
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $29

    Served alongside roasted tomato soup, this grilled cheese is begging to be dunked.  The mix of cheddar and provolone with sliced tomatoes makes for a classic, yet indulgent dish. 

  • The Universal
    • Breakfast
    • Sunnyside
    Food
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    I

    This southern-inspired joint fills up two slices of griddled multi-grain with apples, brie, and caramelized onions.

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