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The Best Gooey Grilled Cheese Restaurants in New Jersey

Cheese lovers in New Jersey will enjoy this list of the best grilled cheese restaurants with sandwiches including lobster, fig and brie, and classic american grilled cheeses.

Mac and Cheese Special American Melts NJ

Pictured above: Mac and Cheese (Special) / via Grace B. Yelp

American Melts (Kenilworth, NJ)

Location515 Springfield Rd., Kenilworth, NJ 07033

What to get: 

  • Mac and Cheese (Special, pictured above) – Grilled cheese with macaroni and cheese
  • Carnegie – Cheddar, swiss, fresh roast turkey, cole slaw, roasted red peppers, thousand island rye
  • Stone Pony – Monterey jack, cheddar, fresh roast beef, caramelized onion, horseradish aioli, country white

Grilled Cheese and Crabcake Co. (Somers Point, NJ)

Crab Melt (Guy Fieri's Favorite) Grilled Cheese
Crab Melt (Guy Fieri’s Favorite) Grilled Cheese / via Sari Marissa G. Yelp

Location: 55 W Laurel Dr, Somers Point, NJ 08244

What to get:

  • Crab Melt (Guy Fieri’s Favorite) Grilled Cheese – Maryland crab cake, tomato, and monterey jack cheese
  • “THE TRIPLE D MELT” – Smoked gouda, smoked brat, onion rings, fried egg, pepper jack, jalapeños, and sriracha
  • Build Your Own Grilled Cheese -American grilled cheese with mac & cheese, grilled onions, jalapeños, and Sriracha

Fromage Grillé (Cranford, NJ)

Croque Monsieur Sandwich
Croque Monsieur Sandwich / via Asish P. Yelp 

Location101 Miln Street, Cranford, NJ 07016

What to get

  • Croque Monsieur – Gruyere, Ham, Dijon Mustard & Bechamel Sauce
  • Gouda Et Épinards – Smoked Gouda & Fresh Spinach
  • Suisse Et Champignons – Swiss, Mushrooms & White Truffle Aioli

The Pop Shop (Collingswood, NJ)

Lobster Grilled Cheese
Lobster Grilled Cheese / via M C. Yelp

Location729 Haddon Ave, Collingswood, NJ 08108

What to get: 

  • Lobster Grilled Cheese – “The king of all grilled cheese”, lobster, brie cheese, and garlic aioli on sourdough bread with fries
  • Collings – Classic American cheese on country white
  • Park – American cheese grilled split Philadelphia soft pretzel

Grilled Cheese at the Melt Factory (Morristown, NJ)

BCT on multigrain bread
BCT on multigrain bread / via Antonia T. Yelp

Location: 28 Morris St., Morristown, NJ 07960

What to get:

  • Fresco – Mozzarella, provolone and roasted peppers 
  • Buffalo chicken – Grilled chicken, cheddar and buffalo sauce 
  • Cheesy Mac and Rib – Pulled pork and mac and cheese

The Cheese Cave (Red Bank, NJ)

Big Blue Grilled Cheese
Big Blue Grilled Cheese / via Michael M. Yelp

Location: Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701

What to get: 

  • Big Blue – Buttermilk blue cheese, aged cheddar, bacon, green apple, fig jam & arugula, sour dough bread
  • Grilled French Onion – Caramelized onions, grand cru surchoix, sour dough bread
  • Four Cheese Melt – Asiago fresco, provolone, gouda, cheddar & roasted red tomatoes on sour dough bread

Cheezen (New Brunswick, NJ)

The Pigout Grilled Cheese
The Pigout Grilled Cheese / via. Christopher K. Yelp

Location: New Brunswick & surrounding area (Food Truck), 108 Easton Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901

What to get:

  • The Pigout Grilled Cheese – Classic yellow american cheese with pork roll/taylor ham, applewood bacon and BBQ sauce
  • Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese – Aged cheddar cheese over homemade mac and cheese with choice of bacon, buffalo chicken, pulled pork, or BBQ chicken
  • Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese – Fontina cheese, slow roasted buffalo chicken, and blue cheese crumble

The Committed Pig (Morristown & Summit, NJ)

Fig-N-Brie Committed Pig
Fig-N-Brie Grilled Cheese / via Tina J. Yelp

Location(s): Morristown & Summit, NJ

What to get:

  • The Fig-N-Brie – Creamy brie cheese, fig preserves, fries
  • Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese – Fontina, gruyere, white cheddar, spinach and artichoke spread, fries
  • Garlic Avocado – smashed avocado, sun dried tomato pesto, muenster, garlic butter, fries

Say Cheez Cafe (Princeton, NJ)

Grilled Cheese from Say Cheez Cafe
Grilled Cheese / via Alexis F. Yelp

Location:  183 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542

What to get: 

  • The Glazed Hazed – Grilled cheddar and pepper jack cheese on a glazed donut
  • Grilled Cheez – Grilled yellow american cheese on white pullman bread
  • Mac & Cheez – Macaroni with cheddar and monterey cheese on white bread

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