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The Grilled Cheese Grill

1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
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Ranked #55 of 3,627 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
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
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
58 helpful votes 58 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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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Senior Contributor
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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250 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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283 reviews 283 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 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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229 reviews 229 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Kerhonkson, New York
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16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

THE BEST grilled cheese sandwich I have ever eaten! Grilled Tillamook with a pesto mayo on delicious bread. Home (cart?) made chips were also wonderful. Service was lovely. too bad they can't serve beer to accompany. Price made the value even better.

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Additional Information about The Grilled Cheese Grill

Address: 1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
Phone Number: 503-206-8959
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Sandwiches

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