Dayton's best grilled cheese sandwiches

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Lunchtime comfort is yours with this sinfully delicious Italian Grilled Cheese served with creamy tomato bisque at Coco's Bistro in Dayton. MICHELLE FONG/STAFF

Question: what’s ooey, gooey and reminds you of childhood? Best answer: a grilled cheese sandwich, baby.

Here are some of the most excellent grilled cheese sandwiches in Dayton:

My Way Grilled Cheese from Tank's Bar and Grill. (Source: Tank's)


Who makes it: Tank's Bar and Grill, 2033 Wayne Ave. in Dayton’s Walnut Hills neighborhood. Call: 937.252.2249

Why you have to try it: This one is not for calorie counters and is totally worth that extra time you’ll need to put in at the gym. 

The Sandwich: Swiss, provolone, American AND cheddar with lettuce, tomatoes, banana peppers, mayo, mustard and horseradish on dark rye.

Cost: $6:49

More info: Website

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The Italian Grilled Cheese and Tomato Bisque at Coco’s Bistro, located at 250 Warren St. in Dayton. Submitted photo


Who makes it: Coco’s Bistro, 250 Warren St. in Dayton’s South Park neighborhood. Call: 937. 228.2626             

Why you have to try it: It is totally and completely grilled cheese for grownups who love grilled cheese. 

The Sandwich: Panko-breaded sourdough bread, four cheese blend: Provolone + Mozzarella Fontina + white cheddar. And your get  nummy, nummy, nummy creamy tomato bisque perfect for dipping. This is the ultimate comfort dish. >> RELATED: 10 go-to Dayton comfort dishes

Cost: $12 on the lunch menu. 

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Christopher’s Hot Cheese Supreme ($5.50): Delicious, melty provolone, cheddar and Swiss cheese, topped with tomato, mayo and scallions. We added fries for an extra $1.75. (MICHELLE FONG/STAFF)

Who makes it: Christopher's Restaurant & Catering, 2318 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering. Call: (937) 299-0089

Why you have to try it: If this sandwich had a heartbeat, it would deserve a wedding ring. 

The Sandwich: provolone, cheddar, Swiss, tomato, mayonnaise and scallions.

Cost: $5.95

Trish Miles of Oakwood at her a mobile grilled cheese business called “C’est Cheese.” (Photo: Lisa Powell)

Who makes themC'est Cheese food truck. Track it down on Twitter.   

Why you have to give it a try: Great grilled cheese from a friendly food truck. 

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The sandwiches: they range from the classic with “just cheese” to the Don Quixote:  cheddar, jack, jalepeno, corn and black bean salsa with a chipotle mayo.  

Just had a great cheesy Reuben @cest_cheese after I did portraits at #WilmerHale #dayton #foodtruck

— Julie Walling (@wallingphoto) April 5, 2016