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The Grilled Cheese Grill

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Hamburgers, Sandwiches
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1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
503-206-8959
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Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 2:30 am
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good

This was an interesting meal to try but I liked it! Really juicy and melting in your mouth. It was great! The chips on the side was great too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Beth E
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Spring Creek, Nevada, United States
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Spring Creek, Nevada, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was an interesting meal to try but I liked it! Really juicy and melting in your mouth. It was great! The chips on the side was great too.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It's everything you could want for a grilled cheese. I got the The Gabby (Four Cheeses on Portland French Bakery White Bread. Tillamook Cheddar,Swiss, Mozzarella, and Colby Jack Cheese) with Bacon. It came with pepper crinkle chips. It was exactly what I needed on a drizzly cold Portland day. YUM. Your companions want something else? No fear, there are a... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

There are 3 locations now and a mobile GCG for parties or corporate events. The Alberta site is my favorite since the parking is relatively easy there. My new fav is the Moondog - tastes like a grilled cheese pizza! The tomato soup is so good and great for a cold winter day! There is a refurbished school bus for... More 

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Jena, Germany
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Grilled Cheese Grill is pretty much a small family of food trucks out of which the grilled cheese truck one is the most famous. There is a huge variety of sandwiches to choose from, even for a vegetarian. Most cost about 6- 8 $, if I remember correctly and are pretty well done. The neighboring truck has some decent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

The grill cheese is pretty tasty and they have a lot of options but in the end, it is just a grilled cheese sandwich. They don't elevate it to an art and it isn't really much better than any other grill cheese you get anywhere else. Novelty.

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Chula Vista, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My husband and I decided to eat at The Grilled Cheese Grill during a recent trip to Portland. The food truck is cute and there is a school bus that offers inside seating. Outside picnic tables are also available. I had the Gabby which included 4 cheeses and my husband had the Mondor which included cheese, avocado, onion, and red... More 

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Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I have been to The Grilled Cheese Grill on multiple occasions but in the past month and a half at least once a week. My frequent trips are due to word of mouth at my job about how good their food is. I take one coworker who hasn't been there and they come back and tell another so the next... More 

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Top Contributor
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256 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Four of us split the cheeseburger that replaces its bun with TWO grilled cheese sandwiches. It was too much bread and too much over all. How can one person eat this? It wasn't all that good.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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329 reviews 329 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

When in Portland, you have to eat lunch in the school bus. We had heard about this food cart and wanted to try it. Very unique sounding sandwiches. You order at the cart and eat in the school bus which has been remodeled with booths. So unique! The sandwiches were very good, and they are not stingy with the cheese.... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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237 reviews 237 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

we stopped by at last thursday, and i had the kindergartner with whole grain bread, and mushrooms and avacado added...my partner had something similiar...always so delicious and the staff are so friendly...the bus is so much fun...thx again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 503-206-8959

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Hamburgers, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:30 am
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?