12 mouthwatering grilled cheese sandwiches in Nashville, TN

Grilled cheese + tomato soup from The Grilled Cheeserie | photo by @hannahsbitess

At its core, you can’t go wrong with cheese + bread, but this is the South, so we know grilled cheese can only be improved by spicing things up with brisket or getting extra gooey with a healthy helping of pimento cheese. Check out these 12 local spots that are making us melt.

🧀 The Grilled Cheeserie, 2003 Belcourt Ave. + 975 Main St. | Menu

Build your own grilled cheese or try a specialty melt made with pimento mac and cheese, pot roast, or buffalo chicken. Gluten-free and vegan options available.

🧀 The Mockingbird, 121 12th Ave. N. | Menu

TryThis: Grilled cheese, but make it fancy. This one’s made with whipped brie, jalapeno jam + chimichurri.

🧀 Von Elrod’s Beer Hall & Kitchen, 1004 4th Ave. N. | Menu

Step up your grilled cheese game with brisket, white cheddar, caramelized onions, and Bearwalker brown mustard.

🧀 The Food Company, 2211 Bandywood Dr. | Menu

Pro tip: Pair the Bella (cherry tomatoes with provolone, parmesan + mozzarella on sourdough) with a cup of tomato basil soup.

🧀  Tennessee Brew Works, 809 Ewing Ave. | Menu

Try the Southern Grilled Cheese made with Southern Wit beer bread, apple butter, goat cheese + white cheddar.

🧀  Tower Market and Deli, 1305 Gallatin Ave. | Menu

With nearly 40 sandwiches on the menu, go meat-free with havarti, gouda + cheddar on sourdough bread.

🧀 Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint, 1123 3rd Ave. N. + 1201 Villa Pl. | Menu

Meet the Frankie Brady: Two slices of cheese, house-made mac and cheese + BBQ potato chips live in harmony between an inside-out potato roll.

🧀 McCabe Pub, 4410 Murphy Rd. | Menu

Anything more southern than a grilled pimento cheese sandwich?

🧀 Noshville, 4104 Hillsboro Circle | Menu


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Choose between rye, pumpernickel, wheat, and sourdough at this New York-style delicatessen.

🧀 Duke’s, 1000 Main St. | Menu

This East Nashville bar doubles as a deli, so you can pair your local brew with the #7, a grilled cheese made with herbed mayo.

🧀 Dino’s, 411 Gallatin Ave. | Menu

Bread. Cheese. $5. That’s the tweet.

🧀 Fido, 1812 21st Ave. S. | Menu

Like Dino’s, Fido keeps it simple, but we’re not complaining.