With a name like Meltkraft, it’s no surprise that this place has some of the best grilled cheese around. Try the Brielle with brie, cranberry chutney, caramelized onions, and pine nuts on brioche. Add bacon if you’re feeling meaty. Reading Terminal Market, 267-639-3309
This cozy café offers an upgrade from the usual grilled cheese with several pressed sandwiches. Sink your teeth into Le Parisien—ham, Dijon mustard, and gruyere on country French bread—and don’t forget to splurge with a macaron or two. 204 S. 17th St., 215-731-9191
You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at Soup Kitchen Cafe; this place does comfort food right. The grilled cheese is made with a three-cheese blend and optional pickled tomatoes. Vegan cheese and gluten-free bread are also available. 2146 E. Susquehanna Ave., 215-427-1680
Head to High Street for The Best Grilled Cheese Ever—literally—made with Pennsylvania Noble cheese, cultured butter, and potato bread. The high-quality ingredients raise the classic to a whole new level. 308 Market St., 215-625-0988
Create an original grilled cheese sandwich at this quaint Old City cheeserie and restaurant. Choose your ingredients directly from the cheese case and make it your own with add-ons like fruits, vegetables, proteins and spreads. 160 N. Third St., 267-603-3090
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