Best grilled cheese in Vancouver
By Vancity Buzz
Mom's Grilled Cheese Truck
Wrapped in a cone with potato chips at the bottom and a juicy dill pickle on the side, Mom’s Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich ($8) from Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck, is a simple yet delicious meal.
Belgard Kitchen offers a fabulously gooey grilled cheese toastie served on a wooden board with a pot of tomato soup fondue ($12). It’s available on the dinner menu, nightly until 11 p.m., and is even more delicious when paired with a pint of Postmark brew.
Gastown’s tiny grilled cheese-only shop, Hi-Five, offers it’s customers a short and sweet menu of grilled cheese sandwiches served on sourdough ranging from $3 to $6. Customize by adding bacon for an extra $2, or get sides like tomato soup, pickles, and orange pop.
Baked goods are not the only edible delights tempting patrons at Purebread. The Gastown bakehouse also whips up on site quality cheese-stuffed sandwiches. The Ultimate ($7.50) oozes with a three cheese combo, along with a bacon jam.
Meat & Bread
Despite being better known for their meat-centric sandwiches, Meat & Bread (at their Cambie Street branch), offer a deliciously simple grilled cheese sandwich ($7), comprised of aged white Cheddar and shaved red onion.
Burgoo’s remarkably decadent Gooey Cheese Grillers (GCG) are satisfaction guaranteed. For $14.50 patrons can enjoy grilled, angle cut, house baguette sandwiches stuffed with melted Mozzarella, Gruyere, Emmenthal and white Cheddar.
The Greedy Pig
Grilled on two slices of buttered sourdough, and served with a small salad and a pickle, The Greedy Pig’s lavish grilled cheese sandwich ($10) is packed with a four cheese combo of Brie, Swiss, Mozzarella and applewood smoked Cheddar.
Driven by comfort-food classics, the Red Wagon features a no-frills grilled cheese sandwich ($10), on their all-day-menu. Accompanied by a smokey tomato soup, Red Wagon’s grilled cheese sandwich is served on grilled sourdough and layered with Cheddar, goat cheese and Swiss, and is sure to satisfy any grilled cheese craving.
Devoted to gooey melted cheese, the Melt City food truck serves up a range of scrumptious sandwiches. Those looking for more traditional grilled cheese should opt for the Melt City Classic ($8). Melted on your choice of freshly baked bread, the classic comes piled with a trio of cheeses, including Asiago, Monterey Jack and Havarti.
It should come as no surprise that Deacon’s Corner offers an excellent grilled cheese sandwich, which comes in at just under $10. The diner-esque restaurant, which serves up a variety of comfort-driven food, uses thick cut slices of french loaf with a triple cheese combination of sharp Cheddar, Mozzarella and Jack Monterey. Options include with tomato or ham.