The Six Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach

The breakfast grilled cheese at Hardy Park Bistro is mind-blowing.
The breakfast grilled cheese at Hardy Park Bistro is mind-blowing.
Photo by Nicole Danna

A grilled cheese is often one of our very first sandwiches, one that carries on into adulthood as one of the best treats, lunches, or midnight snacks imaginable — a salty, buttery, gooey, crispy, creamy, comfort-food favorite.

The question to ask any self-respecting grilled cheese connoisseur: Does it have the right amount of ooze? Is the bread thick and toasty and baked to a golden brown? Does the butter leave your fingers greasy but not too greasy? Will this be worth the calories and cholesterol? I mean, you're an adult now, and a couple of slices of American cheese slapped between white bread just isn't going to cut it anymore.

You need more. Specifically, you need it on Tuesday, April 12 — also known as National Grilled Cheese Day. So here you go: A list of the best spots to grab a grilled cheese sandwich on this dairy-licious food holiday.

The Six Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach
Photo courtesy of Big City Tavern

6. Big City Tavern
609 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-727-0307, or visit bigcitylasolas.com.
Bacon makes everything better, right? Throw in a sunny-side-up egg and Big City Tavern's Bacon Marmalade Grilled Cheese is a dream come true. With melted Havarti cheese on fresh-baked sourdough bread and served with a side of waffle chips, this over-the-top version of the classic sandwich is a surefire hit on National Grilled Cheese Day (and every other day). Available for lunch only.

The Six Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach
Photo courtesy of Grease Burger Bar

5. Grease Burger Beer & Whiskey Bar
213 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Call 561-651-1075, or visit greasewpb.com.
Grease Burger Beer & Whiskey Bar might be best-known for its burgers, but the Triple Decker Grilled Cheese sandwich is worth raving about too. It packs a triple-cheese punch not just on National Grilled Cheese Day but every day of the year, thanks to a combination of Muenster, American, and queso blanco melted into an oozy-gooey mess on thick slices of buttered and toasted country white bread. Wash it down with one of Grease Burger's 100-plus beers on draft or in the bottle and you'll have plenty of reason to celebrate this holiday every day.

The Six Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Broward and Palm Beach
Courtesy of Louie Bossi.

4. Louie Bossi’s Ristorante Bar & Pizzeria
1032 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-356-6699, or visit louiebossi.com.
Not all grilled cheese sandwiches are true-blue American. In Fort Lauderdale, Louie Bossi's Ristorante puts an Italian spin on the sandwich staple with its Quattro Fromaggi Panini. A melty mix of Provolone, mozzarella, parmigiano reggiano, and fontina is pressed to perfection and topped with a runny fried egg. Fair warning: Extra napkins may be required. Just be sure to get there during the day — this dish is available for lunch only.



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