Something as simple as a grilled sandwich overflowing with cheese can leave us licking our lips and looking forward to lunch. So, where are the very best grilled cheese sandwiches in Austin? We’ve been on the hunt and tracked down the best of the best.
These are the drool-inducing sandwiches that will have you legging it from your desk as soon as the boss heads out the door – a sandwich well worth being late back to the office for…
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Want a downright droolworthy sandwich in Texas? Noble Sandwich Co. has created unique grilled sandwiches like the Thai Chicken, the Smoked Duck Pastrami, and the infamous Noble Pig Sandwich (which gathers spicy ham, pulled pork, provolone, and bacon).
As well as their store (which serves amazing breakfast sandwiches on homemade biscuits), they also have a Food Truck which roams around the city for sandwiches on the go.
We’re talking serious gourmet sandwiches here. Artisan cheeses and breads are used to create mouth-watering masterpieces like the Long Tall Texan (aged cheddar cheese, brisket and serrano-pineapple sauce on sourdough bread) or the Waylon & Willie (gouda and cheddar cheeses, caramelized onions, peppercorns and spicy maple-bacon sauce on sourdough).
Bouldin is all about wholesome vegetarian (with vegan options) food, showing both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike that veggie fare can be both flavourful and satisfying. Case in point? It’s home to one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches in Austin. The Grilled Cheese con Hierbas is a tasty feast of cheddar-jack cheese & fresh basil on sourdough.
We love this place for plenty of reasons, but mostly A) it’s the world’s first co-operatively owned and worker self-managed brewpub, and B) they do a mean grilled cheese. It’s a gooey, melty sourdough sandwich, dripping with sharp cheddar, gruyere, and tomato chutney.
And of course, there’s a superb range of craft brews to wash it down with.
Yellow Jacket Social Club is a cosy bar with a menu packed full of tasty dishes. Our top picks? Go for their classic grilled cheese with fontina, havarti and herbs, grilled on sourdough served with a side of pickled jicama, or the smoked ham and gruyere. Both are out-of-this-world delicious.
You can never go wrong with one of this food truck’s amazing cheesy sandwiches . There’s six different varieties to choose from, such as their classic with a Colby jack cheese blend on buttery sourdough bread, or smokey roast beef dripping in provolone cheesey goodness.
Holy Roller is a punk rock diner that has an eclectic mishmash menu of nostalgic brunch-centric fare. Their Grilled Cheesus sandwich is nothing less than a masterpiece: buttered toast, American cheese, mozzarella, cheddar, tomato jam and avocado.
It can cure the worst hangovers, broken hearts and all woes. Now that’s what we call a good grilled cheese.