Notable Dishes

Philly's Best for Grilled Cheese

In the mood for some grilled cheese? These Philly spots take the childhood staple to a whole new level.

  • Royal Tavern
    • American
    • Bella Vista
    Food
    24
    Decor
    17
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $30

    The grilled cheese at this Bella Vista gastropub is made with a unique mix of smoked gouda, sharp provolone, and goat cheese, making it a veritable cheese lover's delight ($8).

  • FARMiCiA
    • American
    • Old City
    Food
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $35

    During lunch at this popular Old City restaurant, diners can choose between a cheddar grilled cheese with tomato on multi-grain bread ($8) or a grilled goat cheese sandwich with pesto and tomato on sourdough ($9.25).

  • South Philadelphia Tap Room
    • American
    • Point Breeze
    Food
    22
    Decor
    18
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $24

    This isn't your grandma's grilled cheese and tomato soup. South Philadelphia Tap Room's version of the sandwich is made with three different kinds of cheese and served with a tomato-lager soup ($11).

  • Jones
    • American
    • Washington Square West
    Food
    21
    Decor
    20
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $32

    This upscale diner offers a grilled cheeseburger-hybrid that's sure to please. Halloumi cheese is marinated and grilled before it's stacked on a brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, avocado and lemon aioli. 

  • Lloyd
    • Bar
    • Fishtown
    Atmo.
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
    M

    This Fishtown whiskey bar also serves up food, like a grilled cheese sandwich made with Point Reyes blue cheese, sharp cheddar, sliced apples, and citrus-tarragon butter on sourdough bread ($12).

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