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SF's Best for Unique Grilled Cheese

Looking for a fun, gourmet variation on the classic grilled cheese? From mac 'n' cheese to quince jam, these San Francisco spots are serving up inventive toppings between two slices of bread.

Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick Cafe & Milk Bar

Sandwich ShopEmbarcadero
4.6
Food
3.7
Decor
4.0
Service

Cowgirl Creamery's sandwich counter in the Ferry Building offers a few gourmet grilled cheese varieties, like the Cheese Toasties (open-faced with cheddar, caramelized onions, and maple mustard), or the flatbread cheese melt (Kirkham’s Lancashire, Wagon Wheel, and apple chutney).

Blue Barn Gourmet

CalifornianMarina District
4.4
Food
3.8
Decor
3.8
Service

This Californian serves up a whole menu of artisanal grilled cheeses, like one with Manchego cheese, sopressata, and mission fig jam on sliced country levain bread, or pepper jack, goat cheese, Niman bacon, and pepperoncinis on sliced pain de mie.

Mission Cheese

AmericanThe Mission
4.4
Food
4.0
Decor
4.0
Service

Check out fun spins like the Chedd or Alive (cheddar and apple 'n' ale chutney) or the Three Lilies (Landaff, roasted leeks, spring onions, and housemade onion jam) at this Mission fromagerie.

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