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(credit: Tee Burgess)

The iconic grilled cheese sandwich remains a staple American classic year after year. If your taste buds are ready for something special, there are many options for both classic and creative. Not just for little kids, grilled cheese sandwiches are more than just bread, butter and cheese.

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Superba Food + Bread
1900 S Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90291
(310) 907-5075

When it comes to tasty comfort food, Superb Food + Bread shines. With locations in Venice and in El Segundo, this Los Angeles hotspot never disappoints, so it can be tough to choose even a few things on the menu. If you’re looking for a great grilled cheese sandwich, look no further, as Superba offers up their brioche grilled cheese sandwich. Along with roasted tomato basil, this sandwich is served on tasty brioche bread and adds orange cheddar cheese and mozzarella. Served with a side of roasted tomato-basil soup and a dill pickle, it’s a must order!

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Fundamental L.A.
1303 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 444-7581

Cooked up to perfection, the grilled cheese sandwich here is something to write home about. Made on sourdough bread, the sandwich is offers up caramelized onions, American cheese, and crispy shallots which gives it an incredible taste.

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Joan’s On Third
8350 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2285

One of the most popular eateries in Los Angeles offers one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches in the city. The eatery, which is always packed for its incredible food, offers their take on this American Classic in three different versions. The popular offering here can be ordered on pain de mie, with a tomato, or order their grilled cheese with ham or bacon. The decadent sandwich will leave you coming back time and time again.
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1751 Ensley Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(310) 552-1080

Clementine Chef and owner Annie Miler knows how to make the perfect grilled cheese sandwich. Expect a cheesy mouthful with every bite of Chef Miler’s creation. This year, in honor of grilled cheese month, the restaurant is really stepping it up with a special grilled cheese sandwich menu! The Clementine grilled cheese is created with sharp cheddar grilled on country white bread. It never gets boring by adding roasted cherry tomatoes, avocado or bacon. Or, opt for their Spring Melt sandwich, which comes with Goat gouda and chèvre with asparagus and green garlic on semolina bread. They also offer a French toast grilled cheese which shouldn’t be missed! Eat it up with a side green salad or a cup of Clementine’s traditional tomato soup (for dipping).
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Literati Café
12081 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 231-7484

Literati Café, where you place your order at the counter and then sit down, recently expanded with more room. Here, order up their grilled cheddar cheese sandwich to get your fix. The sandwich is a flawless classic and comes with house-made potato crisps and a pickle. You sandwich, which is served on brioche bread comes with cheddar cheese and herb butter. You can also add tomatoes and bacon for an additional fee. The café’s mint lemonade, which is also made daily, is refreshing and a must order.

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The Grilled Cheese Truck
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 522-3418

The Grilled Cheese Truck is perfect for those on the go and for those who love a lot of options when it comes to this classic sandwich. Check the truck’s social media activity to find out where the truck is going to be parked. Popular picks include the cheesy mac and rib sandwich created with macaroni and cheese with sharp cheddar, BBQ pork and caramelized onions, the plain and simple, which is their take on the classic sandwich, as well as the cheesy mac melt for those who want some extra cheese. This sandwich has melted sharp cheddar cheese oozing between a layer of southern macaroni and cheese on French bread. Visit their www.thegrilledcheesetruck.com to find out where they are each day!

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Apple Pan
10801 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 475-3585

Although this sandwich is technically off the menu, that doesnt stop people from ordering it. Most notably known for their great burgers, Apple Pan also offers the sandwich, which comes with your choice of Swiss or cheddar cheese on wheat, white or rye bread. And, while it may be tough to forgo the burger for your next visit, it’s worth it!

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City Tavern
10801 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 475-3585

Pimento cheese makes up this delectable grilled cheese sandwich that much more worth ordering at Culver City’s City Tavern. This Southern cheese makes for a cheesy sandwich coupled with sweet red peppers and is one of the favorites for LA residents. Customers of the resident swear by it. Add a coup of soup on the side for $4.5 too!

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(credit: Tee Burgess)

The Melt
Various Locations

Headquartered in San Francisco, The Melt has locations in downtown L.A. and Hollywood for those who love a great cheesy sandwich. This “cheesy” chain will make sure that you will never have to go hungry for your favorite grilled cheese melt. Customers can place their orders online and pick them up at their favorite Melt location. With not just one grilled cheese sandwich option, but several others, you will certainly have many options. The Classic comes with aged sharp and mild cheddar blend cheese on artisan white bread, while the Italian Job comes with Fontina & Provolone cheese, grilled mushrooms on spicy garlic bread. Or, try the ‘Mac Daddy’ with aged sharp mild cheddar cheese, macaronic, and bacon on artisan white bread. If that wasn’t enough, you can opt for their steak and cheese, with creamy aged cheddar, Angus sirloin steak and grilled onions!