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SF Travel Best: The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

August 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Restaurants, Reviews, san francisco

A sunny little restaurant in San Fran has created a comfort food monster. Those who have discovered the American Grilled Cheese Kitchen know that this eatery has taken staples like bread and cheese to whole new levels. Run by head cheese honcho Heidi Gibson, award-winning chef, the hotspot is well-loved by locals and tourists alike passing through the SOMA neighborhood or heading to a nearby SF Giants game.

Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, the AGCK menu covers all the bases, whether you are in the mood for roasted chicken, bacon, mushrooms or fresh tomatoes paired with your cheesy goodness.

Highlights are the Piglet, complete with sharp cheddar, artisan cured ham and apple mustard. Another memorable sandwich is the classic Mousetrap that boasts three types of cheese – monterey jack, sharp cheddar and havarti. Soups, desserts and drinks only enhance the culinary experience, especially the homemade sodas, organic teas and gooey baked goods.

Super hungry clients know how to score their favorite meals even faster – they have downloaded the restaurant’s mobile ordering app, full of tasty sandwich recommendations that you can choose from. Then your pick up order is ready to go, or you have your selection already picked out for when your arrive to eat. The restaurant in general is big into social media, so you can check out the latest steals and deals on their Facebook page as well.

Although there can sometimes be long lines, most swear by these grilled cheeses  so it probably is well worth your time to wait. Head to the AGCK for a satisfying and homemade meal.

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  • Robert

    Could not agree more! This is a wonderful addition to the neighborhood; we even do office outings for lunch. Sandwiches are made with love and the staff is great.

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