The Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich in Toronto
The best grilled cheese sandwich in Toronto satisfies nostalgic cravings for that straightforward-but-awesome combination of bread and gooey melted cheese. The childhood favourite is a staple at lunch counters citywide, and even has whole menus devoted to its goodness. Whether you're a purist interested only the standard orange cheddar, or you're open to innovative extras (say, pulled pork or poached pears) there's a sandwich on this list for you.
Here are the best grilled cheese sandwiches in Toronto.
A new addition to the Junction, this cheesy lunch counter specializes in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. Try the classic ($5.75), or opt for an extreme version like the Big Bad Wolf ($9.25), loaded with pork belly, slaw and hickory sticks. More »
Aged cheddar, green apple and caramelized onions pressed between sourdough bread prove that this smokehouse on St. Clair excels at more than just BBQ. Order the sandwich as-is for $8, or add bacon for $1.50 more. More »
Upholding the goodness and simplicity of a traditional grilled cheese, this all-day brunch spot on Lippincott griddle-cooks its Canadian cheddar sandwich ($7.50) with tomato slices between slabs of challah. Get fancy (if you must) with the grilled brie ($8.25) dressed with pear chutney and walnuts. More »
Located on Richmond, this shop keeps its menu cheap and cheerful, offering a classic grilled cheese ($4.29) oozing with melted cheddar and mozzarella plus a choice of free toppings. Variations with bacon and avocado ($4.29) or pulled pork ($7.49) are on offer, too, if you want to spice things up. More »
The winning grilled cheese ($8.95) at this popular Mirvish Village pub starts with two slices of calabrese bread fused together by melted cheddar, gruyere and red pesto. The price tag includes a side too. Pick from salads, fries or garlic-mashed potatoes, or add mac n' cheese for an extra $3.75. More »