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15 Gloriously Gooey Grilled Cheese Sandwiches to Eat Right Now

Keep it simple, or get creative with wacky toppings

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Bread, cheese, bread. Seems simple enough, right? While many might argue that their own homemade version of grilled cheese is best, everyone knows a sandwich made by someone else is the best tasting one out there.

From simple classics to meaty renditions and even a sweet option, these 15 spots serve up some of the best melted cheese sandos in town. Just don’t call it a kids menu item.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Common Table

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6740 Winning Dr #1005
Frisco, TX 75034
(469) 535-3575
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Roasted pork tenderloin and three cheeses on sourdough make The Common Table’s grilled cheese a fan favorite, especially after it’s been dunked in the restaurant’s marinara sauce.

2. Ruthies Rolling Cafe

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4385 Sunbelt Dr
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 380-4233
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Specializing in several varieties of grilled cheeses, this kitchen on wheels serves up versions with everything from pulled pork to brisket to Nutella. Track the truck down on Facebook.

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3. The Market Local Comfort Cafe

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13534 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75240
(469) 677-5424
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Vegetarians and kosher diners looking for a hearty grilled cheese to warm up with should consider The Market Local Comfort Cafe, where the classic comes with a side of chips, and a small cup of tomato soup for dipping.

Grilled cheese, tomato soup and more at The Market Local Comfort Cafe
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4. Norma's Cafe

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9100 N Central Expy #151
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 361-8646
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For those who can’t decide between mac & cheese and grilled cheese, the off-menu Grilled Mac & Cheese at Norma’s might be just the right compromise.

5. Dallas Grilled Cheese Co.

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5319 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75206
(469) 620-2121
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A haven for grilled cheese enthusiasts, this restaurant dedicated to the humble sandwich serves up a dizzying array of options. Start with the basic grilled cheese, then gussy it up with Manwich-style sloppy joe filling, fried bologna, or mac ‘n’ cheese.

6. BIRD Bakery

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7A Highland Park Village
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 780-0322
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Leave it to a bakery to make a stellar example of a grilled cheese. It’s simple, but the addition of buttery brioche takes this sandwich to the next level.

7. The Porch

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2912 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 828-2916
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Gruyere, cheddar and American cheeses come together on brioche for this toasted hit, which comes paired with tomato soup for the ultimate in comfort.

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8. Dock Local

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3839 McKinney Ave STE 150
Dallas, TX 75204
(972) 373-4587
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This seafood-focused spot combines sriracha, lobster, their highly addictive crab queso, and melted gouda on sourdough bread to inspire heart palpitations.

Lobster Grilled Cheese at The Dock Local
Dock Local

9. Fount Board & Table

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2414 Routh St
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 699-7455
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This State Thomas temple of tea, coffee, charcuterie and cheese is still closed for indoor dining, but they offer online orders, pickup and shipping of their beautiful boards nationwide. For lucky locals, however, sandwiches like the Grilled Cheese can be picked up any day of the week. Made with raw milk cheddar and Sweet Grass Dairy’s Asher blue cheese, this one won’t be anyone’s mama’s grilled cheese.

Grilled Cheese by Fount Board & Table
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10. Brown Bag Provisions

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150 Turtle Creek Blvd Suite 202
Dallas, TX 75207
(469) 317-7164
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Brown Bag Provisions marries their own house-made Meat & Patience bacon with triple layered brioche, cheddar, bibb lettuce, tomato and mayo for a grilled cheese/BLT hybrid.

The Grilled Cheese Meets BLT at Brown Bag Provisions
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11. AllGood Cafe

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2934 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 742-5362
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This home cooking spot in Deep Ellum serves their grilled cheese with roasted green chiles, chipotle mayo and a combo of cheddar and pepper jack cheese for a nice kick. It’s available for curbside pickup, too.

12. Sky Rocket Burger

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111 S Hall St
Dallas, TX 75226
(469) 372-6122
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Though known for their cheesy, stacked burgers, this spot knows what to do with some bread and cheese. Their grilled cheese is griddled on the flat top and is simply made with sourdough bread and cheddar cheese.

13. Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop

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2713 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 653-8237
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In Deep Ellum, this beloved sandwich shop dresses up its grilled cheese with provolone, roasted red peppers, and garlic mayo on sourdough.

14. Overeasy

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1914 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75201
(469) 320-8998
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At this adorable eatery inside the Statler, find Quinten’s grilled cheese, a sourdough-based sandwich that’s topped with cheddar, American cheese, and ham.

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15. Jonathon's Oak Cliff and Jonathon’s Diner

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1111 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
(214) 946-2221
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While technically on the kid’s menu at Jonathon’s, word on the street is that anyone can order up an adult grilled cheese and the folks in the kitchen will make it with anything on it.

Grilled Cheese at Jonathon’s
Jonathon’s Oak Cliff

1. The Common Table

6740 Winning Dr #1005, Frisco, TX 75034

Roasted pork tenderloin and three cheeses on sourdough make The Common Table’s grilled cheese a fan favorite, especially after it’s been dunked in the restaurant’s marinara sauce.

6740 Winning Dr #1005
Frisco, TX 75034

2. Ruthies Rolling Cafe

4385 Sunbelt Dr, Addison, TX 75001
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Specializing in several varieties of grilled cheeses, this kitchen on wheels serves up versions with everything from pulled pork to brisket to Nutella. Track the truck down on Facebook.

4385 Sunbelt Dr
Addison, TX 75001

3. The Market Local Comfort Cafe

13534 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75240
Grilled cheese, tomato soup and more at The Market Local Comfort Cafe
Rachel Pinn

Vegetarians and kosher diners looking for a hearty grilled cheese to warm up with should consider The Market Local Comfort Cafe, where the classic comes with a side of chips, and a small cup of tomato soup for dipping.

13534 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75240

4. Norma's Cafe

9100 N Central Expy #151, Dallas, TX 75231

For those who can’t decide between mac & cheese and grilled cheese, the off-menu Grilled Mac & Cheese at Norma’s might be just the right compromise.

9100 N Central Expy #151
Dallas, TX 75231

5. Dallas Grilled Cheese Co.

5319 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75206

A haven for grilled cheese enthusiasts, this restaurant dedicated to the humble sandwich serves up a dizzying array of options. Start with the basic grilled cheese, then gussy it up with Manwich-style sloppy joe filling, fried bologna, or mac ‘n’ cheese.

5319 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75206

6. BIRD Bakery

7A Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205

Leave it to a bakery to make a stellar example of a grilled cheese. It’s simple, but the addition of buttery brioche takes this sandwich to the next level.

7A Highland Park Village
Dallas, TX 75205

7. The Porch

2912 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
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Gruyere, cheddar and American cheeses come together on brioche for this toasted hit, which comes paired with tomato soup for the ultimate in comfort.

2912 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

8. Dock Local

3839 McKinney Ave STE 150, Dallas, TX 75204
Lobster Grilled Cheese at The Dock Local
Dock Local

This seafood-focused spot combines sriracha, lobster, their highly addictive crab queso, and melted gouda on sourdough bread to inspire heart palpitations.

3839 McKinney Ave STE 150
Dallas, TX 75204

9. Fount Board & Table

2414 Routh St, Dallas, TX 75201
Grilled Cheese by Fount Board & Table
courtesy of Fount Board & Table

This State Thomas temple of tea, coffee, charcuterie and cheese is still closed for indoor dining, but they offer online orders, pickup and shipping of their beautiful boards nationwide. For lucky locals, however, sandwiches like the Grilled Cheese can be picked up any day of the week. Made with raw milk cheddar and Sweet Grass Dairy’s Asher blue cheese, this one won’t be anyone’s mama’s grilled cheese.

2414 Routh St
Dallas, TX 75201

10. Brown Bag Provisions

150 Turtle Creek Blvd Suite 202, Dallas, TX 75207
The Grilled Cheese Meets BLT at Brown Bag Provisions
Brown Bag Provisions

Brown Bag Provisions marries their own house-made Meat & Patience bacon with triple layered brioche, cheddar, bibb lettuce, tomato and mayo for a grilled cheese/BLT hybrid.

150 Turtle Creek Blvd Suite 202
Dallas, TX 75207

11. AllGood Cafe

2934 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

This home cooking spot in Deep Ellum serves their grilled cheese with roasted green chiles, chipotle mayo and a combo of cheddar and pepper jack cheese for a nice kick. It’s available for curbside pickup, too.

2934 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226

12. Sky Rocket Burger

111 S Hall St, Dallas, TX 75226

Though known for their cheesy, stacked burgers, this spot knows what to do with some bread and cheese. Their grilled cheese is griddled on the flat top and is simply made with sourdough bread and cheddar cheese.

111 S Hall St
Dallas, TX 75226

13. Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop

2713 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

In Deep Ellum, this beloved sandwich shop dresses up its grilled cheese with provolone, roasted red peppers, and garlic mayo on sourdough.

2713 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226

14. Overeasy

1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201
Overeasy/Facebook

At this adorable eatery inside the Statler, find Quinten’s grilled cheese, a sourdough-based sandwich that’s topped with cheddar, American cheese, and ham.

1914 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75201

15. Jonathon's Oak Cliff and Jonathon’s Diner

1111 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203
Grilled Cheese at Jonathon’s
Jonathon’s Oak Cliff

While technically on the kid’s menu at Jonathon’s, word on the street is that anyone can order up an adult grilled cheese and the folks in the kitchen will make it with anything on it.

1111 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203

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