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Great grilled cheese sandwich

Hinterlander Nov 16, 2006 11:59 PM

On these cold and wet days, I want basic food -- a cup of hot soup and a really good grilled cheese sandwich. Who offers a great grilled cheese?

  1. Cheese Boy Nov 17, 2006 12:07 AM

    Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop
    174 5th Ave (22nd/23rd St)
    Phone: 212-675-5096
    Fax: 212-675-0276

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    1. re: Cheese Boy
      sivyaleah Nov 17, 2006 03:36 PM

      I'll agree to that one - plus the atmosphere alone is enough reason to go. Tunafish is great too :-) Have an egg cream while you're there!

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      pacz Nov 17, 2006 02:55 AM

      Although they don't have any soup, Bar 89 in SoHo has a GREAT grilled cheese sandwich! Served with fries, veggies and fruit. And they have great bacon if you want that on it.

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        redbecca Nov 17, 2006 03:59 AM

        Tiny's giant sandwich shop. 129 Rivington Street.

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          fornaio Nov 17, 2006 12:24 PM

          I love them at the coffee shop on w. 12th and 6th ave, Joe Jrs. If you order with tomatoes, they grill the tomatoes before they put them on to the sandwich... mmm. I want one now.

          1. sadie Nov 17, 2006 02:23 PM

            I loved the grilled cheese and tomato soup (they come together) at the Bouchon Bakery in the Time Warner Center. The sandwich was made on buttery brioche and the soup was delicious - HIGHLY recommended!

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            1. re: sadie
              Non Cognomina Nov 20, 2006 04:10 AM

              Is this served only in the sit down part or can you get it at the counter?

              1. re: Non Cognomina
                sadie Nov 20, 2006 09:22 PM

                Good question; I had it sit-down.

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              Lucia Nov 17, 2006 03:32 PM

              Bread, Fairway Cafe

              1. jakew8 Nov 17, 2006 05:04 PM

                'wichcraft makes a great grilled fontina w/ trumpet mushrooms. however it's not really the "comfort food" you're looking for.

                I've also been to Grilled Cheese NYC and Say Cheese, and both of them are just average.

                I like the one at Big Daddy's on Park South, although it's a little bread-heavy and I wish there were more cheese. Comes with good tater tots.

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                1. re: jakew8
                  kathryn Nov 17, 2006 05:09 PM

                  FYI Grilled Cheese NYC is no more. It closed in January.

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                  harrison Nov 17, 2006 05:44 PM

                  EJ's actually makes a good one on their challah. I just finished my niece's the other day!

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                    haleyjen Nov 19, 2006 01:35 AM

                    I am partial to Cozy Soup and Burger on Broadway, and Lexington Avenue Candy Shop.

                    1. Non Cognomina Nov 20, 2006 04:10 AM

                      Daddy-O at 44 Bedford Street has a great grilled cheese. It comes with a big slab of ham in it, but I think it's better without. You have to specify no ham when you order it if you don't want the ham. Sooooo good, and definately comfort food.

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