We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 3,641 Portland Restaurants

The Grilled Cheese Grill

1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
503-206-8959
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #61 of 3,641 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
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
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Sandwiches
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
Write a Review

86 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    54
    27
    3
    2
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Spring Creek, Nevada, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver, Washington
Senior Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Jena, Germany
Top Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chula Vista, California
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
448 reviews 448 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Williamsburg, Virginia
Top Contributor
293 reviews 293 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portland, Oregon, United States
Top Contributor
233 reviews 233 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Grilled Cheese Grill also viewed

 

Been to The Grilled Cheese Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Grilled Cheese Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?