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A-Town's 5 most incredible melty sandwiches

Published On 04/25/2013 Published On 04/25/2013
Three Sheets in Atlanta Grilled Cheese

If you didn't know that April was National Grilled Cheese Month, you should punish yourself by eating so many of these awesome grilled cheeses that you feel ill

Highland Bakery's Grilled Cheese 655 Highland Ave NE; Old Fourth Ward; 404.586.0772 This puppy melts bold Vermont white cheddar over rosemary garlic bread, and health nuts can add sprouts, avocado, or tomato. Cool people can add bacon. Click here for all about Highland's locations and menus
Three Sheets' Grilled Cheese Dinners 6017 Sandy Springs Cir; Sandy Springs; 404.303.8423 Three Sheets not only has a mainstay grilled cheese sandwich of applewood-smoked cheddar paired with tomato bisque, but they also host monthly Grilled Cheese Wine Dinners that feature a rotating mix of combos like proscuitto, Taleggio, and apple on HF sourdough. There's even one with brie, raspberry preserves, and toasted walnuts on challah.
More on what Three Sheets is all about after the link
The Vortex's Triple Coronary Bypass 438 Moreland Ave NE; Little Five Points; 404.688.1828 This guy scoffs at your high cholesterol and fat intake and raises you three burger patties, three fried eggs, fourteen slices of American cheese, and ten slices of bacon, all packed between two grilled cheese sandwiches used for buns. To your health!
The Vortex is more than just promises of heart attacks. Check here.
Seven Lamps' Crispy Cheese Sandwich 3400 Around Lenox Rd NE #217; Buckhead; 404.467.8950 Seven Lamps takes Gruyere, fromage blanc, and Jack, then marries them all shotgun wedding-style with avocado and egg on a brioche bun. Note to all the dinnertime fatties: you can only get this bad boy during lunch.
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The Albert's Big Cheese 918 Austin Ave NE; Inman Park; 404.872.4990 The Albert's Big Cheese takes fresh mozzarella and melts it over white toast covered in their toasted pesto and grilled tomato for a grand sammich you almost feel fancy eating. Almost...
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1. Highland Bakery 655 Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312 (Old 4th Ward)

Serving "the stuff you can count on", Highland Bakery dishes out breakfast sammies, granola, and a fried chicken benedict in the AM, and follows through later in the day with comfort food staples like grilled cheese.

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2. {three} Sheets 6017 Sandy Springs Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30328 (Sandy Springs)

Three Sheets is a comfortably furnished dinner den with cushy brown leather couches, a chandelier of clear glass globes, and curtained-off red-draped private dining areas. The folks at TS regularly hosts live rock/blues/jazz/funk bands and serve small plates, signature 'tails, and cigars. TS also hosts a grilled cheese and wine dinner, which is as amazing as it sounds.

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3. The Vortex 438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 (Little 5 Points)

This sibling-owned bar and restaurant in Little Five Points is a self-proclaimed "Official Idiot-Free Zone," and they're notorious for kicking out rude or high-maintenance customers to create a laid-back and fun crowd (they're usually pretty young, too). It's hard to imagine why anyone here would be picky with their food when they've got such a massive selection of whopping, diverse signature burgers like the Hawaiian-themed Freaky Tiki and the Holy Guacamole (self-explanatory), along with a hefty selection of local draft beers (and beer cocktails), cocktails and shooters.

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4. Seven Lamps 3400 Around Lenox Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326 (Buckhead)

This rustic resto is serving craft food and drinks, which means artisan cheeses, handmade pastas, and, naturally, things like their Smoked Bramlett Trout Mousse. Drinks run the gamut from jerk sodas to beer-tails to speciality 'tails.

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5. The Albert 918 Austin Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 (Inman Park)

The Inman Park comfort pub is a neighborhood institution serving up chef-driven bar food with a wildly extensive beer list.



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