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The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / August 29, 2016

grilled cheese sandwich torontoThe best grilled cheese sandwich in Toronto will satisfy your cravings for that straightforward but awesome combination of bread and gooey cheese. Find this childhood favourite on lunch menus citywide where it's often upgraded with a few slices of tomato, strips of bacon, or a smear of sweet chutney.

Here are the best grilled cheese sandwiches in Toronto.

Cut the Cheese

Cut the Cheese

This cheesy lunch counter in the Junction does a half dozen takes on grilled cheese. The menu boasts simple sandwiches made with aged cheddar and a pinch of herbs, as well as outrageous options that include deep fried pork belly, hickory sticks and slaw. More »

Aunties and Uncles

Aunties and Uncles

This beloved brunch spot on Lippincott excels thanks to its grilled cheese sandwich with sliced tomatoes on challah and scratch-made ketchup for dipping. Best of all, nothing on the menu exceeds $10, no matter if you want your grilled cheese beefed-up with a strip of bacon, peameal or a fried egg. More »

Maha's

Maha's

The Egyptian brunch spot on Greenwood puts a Middle Eastern spin on this staple by adding dates to its house blend of gouda, havarti and Swiss. The sweet egg bread gets drizzled with honey before it hits the griddle, resulting in a caramelized crust. A side of lentil soup seals the deal. More »

White Brick Kitchen

White Brick Kitchen

This Koreatown kitchen serves up a grilled cheese sandwich featuring thick slices of bread filled with a gooey blend of four cheeses and tomato jam. It's available at brunch, lunch and dinner. Add on bacon or a fried egg as you see fit. More »

Stockyards

Stockyards

Grilled cheese sandwiches are among the griddle-smashed specialties from this smokehouse and larder on St. Clair. The sandwich here starts with slices of thyme-infused sourdough and includes layers of smoked cheese with tart green apples and caramelized onions. More »

The Federal

The Federal

This Dundas West restaurant stays true to tradition with its daytime grilled cheese crafted with cheddar, pickled red onions and optional bacon. A dressed up version on the dinner menu goes down great with a glass of wine. It comes stacked with cheddar, pears and chutney. More »

Rashers

Rashers

Rashers is devoted to all things bacon so it's no surprise that its signature grilled cheese sandwich pairs aged cheddar with smoked strip bacon on soft white bread. For a sweet-and-savoury take, try the Apple & Maple Grilled Cheese with maple-glazed bacon, cheddar and apple chutney. More »

TuckShop Kitchen

TuckShop Kitchen

This neighbourhood bodega has a grilled cheese that's a standout alongside its burgers, BLTs and breakfast sandwiches. It's made with cheddar, Swiss and gruyere cheese and layered with fresh spinach, sun-dried tomato chutney and roasted red peppers. More »

Completo

Completo

This Chilean sandwich shop in Leslieville offers grilled cheese two ways. The basic features cheddar, house hot sauce and roasted red pepper sauce pressed between sliced bread, while the loaded version builds on the basic with the delicious addition of diced tomatoes, mashed avocado and refried beans. More »

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