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Flatiron District Grilled Cheese Guide

April is Grilled Cheese Month, and April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day! The Flatiron District is home to plenty of spots offering tasty takes on this classic comfort food staple.

Luke's Lobster, 5 West 25th Street, (646) 657-0747 

Luke's Lobster, which promises traceable and sustainable seafood, has brought back the Lobster Gruyere Grilled Cheese and Crab Gruyere Grilled Cheese to its seasonal menu through the end of May. Fresh lobster or crab meat is topped with a hefty layer of melted Gruyere between generously buttered toasted organic white bread plus Luke's secret seasoning. 

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Photo Credit: Luke's Lobster

Schnippers, 23 East 23rd Street at Madison Avenue, (212) 233-1025 

Serving up feel-good, old-fashioned American food, Schippers has three cheesy melt options: the Classic Grilled Four Cheese on sourdough bread with add-ons such as bacon and plum tomatoes, the Tuna Melt on sourdough with American cheese and tuna salad, and the Chicken Bacon Cheddar Melt made with applewood smoked bacon, white cheddar, baby arugula, plum tomatoes, and Schnipper sauce on ciabatta bread. 

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Photo Credit: Schnippers 

Maman22 West 25th Street, between Broadway & Sixth Avenue

Inspired by childhood memories in the kitchen, Maman's thoughfully curated menu features a grilled cheese with a French twist. The Croque Maman includes a thick layer of melted comté cheese topped with Parisian ham and béchamel sauce on homemade bread grilled to perfection. The sandwhich is served with a side of fresh mixed greens. 

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 Photo Credit: Victoria Morris  

Flatiron Hall, 38 West 26th Street, (646) 790-3200 

The Victorian style Flatiron Hall offers a modern twist on the cheesy sandwhich with its Grilled Aged Cheddar, Tomato, Avocado Melt. The dish includes balsamic onions and fresh avocado served on toasted rosemary pullman bread sprinkled with sea salt. Fresh cut Idaho fries accompany the sandwich, and a cup of soup or a small salad can be added to your meal for $2.

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Photo Credit: Spotluck

Bounce Sporting Club55 West 21st Street, (212) 675-8007

Bounce, the upscale sports bar and lounge, offers a Double Stuffed Grilled Cheese. This loaded sandwich is overflowing with farmstead white cheddar and Gruyere nestled between thick cut sourdough bread. The dish is served with housecut fries that can be substituted for sweet potato or truffle fries. 

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                                                                                                     Photo Credit: Bounce Sporting Club

Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop174 Fifth Avenue, between 22nd & 23rd Streets, (917) 765-9300

Famously raising the cholesterol of New Yorkers since 1929, the classic old-school lunch counter Eisenburg's Sandwhich Shop serves up the sought after Grilled Cheese accompanied by a side of house pickles. Add-ons include bacon, ham, or turkey. And, don't forget about their famous Tuna Melt!

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Melt Shop55 West 26th Street, between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, (212) 447-6358 

Melt Shop uses artisanal ingredients, fresh-baked bread made daily, and high quality cheese and offers 10 varieties of grilled cheese, such as its Truffle Melt, Buffalo Chicken, and Maple Bacon. To celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month, Melt Shop is serving a limited-edition sandwich the entire month at all locations. “The Big Pull” is Melt Shop’s cheesiest sandwich ever with 6 total slices of cheese – 2 American, 2 NY Cheddar, 1 Muenster & 1 Pepper Jack – on country white bread. 

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Photo Credit: Melt Shop

Header Photo Credit: Schnippers 

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