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The Grilled Cheese Grill

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1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
+1 503-206-8959
11:30 - 15:30
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Sun - Mon 11:30 - 15:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Canyon Lake, Texas
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209 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wife saw their spot in a food pod and had to try it, she loves cheese. She got the one with red peppers on it. Perfectly toasted bread and gooey cheese. For it being a grilled cheese it was very delicious and put together. Loved it!

Thank TheLoftins
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was a treat! I love grilled cheese and they have a variety of grilled cheese sandwiches to choose. You can eat outside at a picnic table or inside a school bus. This is a unique restaurant that you won't see anywhere else.

Thank William Oren C
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155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

On the picnic benches or in the bus! Great with the tomato soup and pickle too. Fun and yummy for anytime! Great menu options or build your own.

Thank Rachael V
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The grilled cheese grill was a great and unique stop. Great "comfort" food...nothing beats a great grilled cheese on a rainy day with a cup of tomato soup! Yum!

Thank Greenthumgirl
Woodridge, Illinois
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Stopped here on our drive from Portland to Seattle. Alberta Street has lots of food cart options, and I'm glad I picked this one for lunch. The jalapeno popper with ham sandwich was delightful. I'd love to return to try several other options. This is way better (and more creative) than anything I'd make at home.

Thank jassy56
Michigan City, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

GREAT SANDWICHES & TOMATO SOUP! Fun to look at the kids' school photos on the tabletop. The bus is nothing fancy, but is so unique, I gave it 5 stars!

Thank VictualVagabond
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

The food is always delicious and creative, the staff is awesome and I enjoy their spin on the names when they call you up for your food. I love bringing the kids here, but it was our original date location before we ever introduced the kids to it. Well done!

Thank SheBrook
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lots of choices of breads and cheeses and other ingredients, and they all add up to a warm-and-toasty-gooey treat. On a nice day there are lots of picnic tables, and on all the other days and nights, you can climb aboard a quirky old bus to enjoy your food at tables and chairs overlooking the street below.

Thank Gary F
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Saw the Cheesus on the menu. Had to give it a try. Did not disappoint. Bring your appetite and maybe someone to share it with.

Thank Barret R
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Super awesome jalapeño grilled cheese!! Wow can't wait to go back for it again! Unique atmosphere and great food - can't beat it!

Thank ezeyofi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1027 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-4533
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-206-8959

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