10 Fancy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches You Can Eat As An Adult

April is National Grilled Cheese month!

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April is here which means springtime has finally begun. While we wait it out for the warmer spring weather, why not grab a toasted grilled cheese to help keep you satisfied during those rainy April-shower days (with a bowl of hot tomato soup on the side, of course)?

Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of the most-popular childhood meals and always bring a smile to our face now that we are in our adulthood.

Putting a twist on the regular old grilled cheese makes us grown-ups feel fancy as we channel back to our more simple days in childhood. 

Here are our 10 fancy grilled cheese sandwiches you should try as an adult: 

1. Gouda Grilled Cheese

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Gouda Grilled Cheese at The Queens Kickshaw (New York)
Photo By: Amuse Bouche

The Gouda Grilled Cheese consists of: Black bean hummus, guava jam, and pickled jalapeños. 

 

2. Calabro Mozzarella

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Calabro Mozzarella at Earl’s Beer & Cheese (New York) 
Photo By: Phoodee 

The Calabro Mozzarella consists of: Miso mayo, a slice of calabro mozzarella, and dill pickles on an english muffin.

 

3. Avocado Grilled Cheese

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Avocado Grilled Cheese With Stuffed Pepper Soup at Cafe on Main (Pittsburgh, PA)
Photo By: BGfood 

The Avocado Grilled Cheese consists of: Sliced avocado, mozzarella cheese, red bell peppers, baby spinach, and sliced ham.

 

4. Smoked Cheddar Grilled Cheese

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Really Fancy Grilled Cheese at Kitchen No. 324 (Oklahoma City)
Photo By: Debbie 

The Really Fancy Grilled Cheese consists of: Smoked cheddar, jack cheese, poblano-peach preserves, and fresh thyme on pressed sourdough.

 

5. Lobster Grilled Cheese With an Egg

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Lobster Grilled Cheese with an Egg at Butcher & The Boar (Minneapolis, MN)
Photo By: Kristi Sauer 

The Lobster Grilled Cheese consists of: Lobster salad and melted cheese sandwiched between two slices of Texas toast.

6. Kimchi Grilled Cheese 

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Kimchi Grilled Cheese at Earl’s Beer & Cheese (New York)
Photo By: PHUDE-nyc 

The Kimchi Grilled Cheese consists of: Pork belly, kimchi, and a fried egg on sourdough.

7. Fontina and Gruyere Grilled Cheese 

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Fontina & Gruyere Grilled Cheese at Say Cheese! Restaurant and Cheese (West Reading, PA)
Photo By: saycheeserestaurant

The Fontina & Gruyere Grilled Cheese consists of: A mixture of fontina and gruyere cheeses melted between toasted bread. 

 

8. Bacon and Pork Belly Grilled Cheese

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Grilled Cheese With Bacon and Pork Belly at The Cannibal (New York)
Photo By: PHUDE-nyc 

The Bacon and Pork Belly Grilled Cheese consists of: Vermont cheddar, gruyere, pork belly, and bacon.

9. Eggplant and Chipotle Grilled Cheese

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Eggplant and Chipotle Grilled Cheese at Big Sky Cafe (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Photo By: Rhonda 

The Eggplant and Chipotle Grilled Cheese consists of: Cheswick NY white cheddar on cracked wheat sourdough with roasted eggplant, tomatoes, and a smear of smokey chipotle chilies.

10. Pesto Grilled Cheese

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Grilled Cheese with Pesto at The Mercantile (Atlanta, GA)
Photo By: Barney 

The Pesto Grilled Cheese consists of: Pesto, mozzarella, tomato, and honey.

 

[Featured Image By: Kristi Sauer]


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About Kaitie Edmonds

The newest member of the marketing team at Urbanspoon! Having recently migrated from the Bay Area up to Seattle, I am attempting to learn the best of the best of the Pacific Northwest’s eateries and fine dining. Some of my favorite cuisines are: Mexican (I can never say no to a good pairing of chips & salsa), and also Japanese, and Indian. I enjoy making: Homemade pizza, sandwiches, and baking desserts.

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