Any cheese lover will agree that a good mac and cheese or a hearty grilled cheese will comfort your soul.
Mac and cheese can be a simple standalone dish, but it can also be prepared in a variety of ways, including with burgers, poutine, and even grilled cheese!
As for grilled cheese, the base is bread and cheese, the rest can vary according to the imagination and creativity of our restaurateurs.
In any case, the Montreal region has a wide range of options to satisfy your cravings and even create a new food addiction.
There are now several Notre-Boeuf-de-Grâce locations in the greater Montreal area. These restaurants offer fresh, high-quality burgers (and much more). They focus on local and high-quality ingredients. You can eat there for brunch on weekends in addition to other meals during the week. If you are creative, build your own mac and cheese recipe by selecting your favorite items. Otherwise, the mac n' ribs are tasty as they are served with their famous BBQ ribs.
1309 Avenue Laurier E, Montréal, H2J 1H4
This cozy café located in the Petit Laurier will welcome you 7 days a week! Serving coffees from different roasters, a nice selection of wine bottles, and excellent grilled cheese, this is a great stop to make near Laurier Park. They offer 6 varieties of melty cheese sandwiches, including a vegan option! Take your pick from the regular (cheddar, onions), the popular (gouda, bacon, pepper, onions), the morning (cheddar, bacon, egg in the hole), or the vegan (Gusta fauxmage, onions). Pair this with your favorite beverage and you're done!
5976 Avenue Monkland, Montréal, H4A 1G8
Cheese comfort food lovers, this is the place for you! You can find them on Monkland or in their street truck in the summer. Find dishes made with local cheeses like poutine, mac and cheese, and grilled cheese. Our favorites are the grilled-cheese poutine served with challah bread and the mac and cheese offered with sweet green peas, roasted cauliflower, homemade cheese sauce, and caramelized cheese.
272 Rue St-Jacques O, Montréal, H2Y 1N1
Specializing in gluten-free foods, Cookie Stéfanie in Old Montreal offers excellent pastries and grilled cheese. The 3 recipes offered are the classic, bacon, and apple & bacon. Pair it with a soup, salad, and/or treats for a completely gluten-free experience!
A charming 3rd wave café in Hochelaga and now in the Village, the Canard Café prepares all its food on site. Find tasty ready-to-eat dishes, coffees selected from the best roasters, and friendly service. Our favorite grilled cheese is definitely the green apple and caramelized onion. Believe us, it will not leave you indifferent! Add your hot beverage of the moment and enjoy it on the spot or to go.
These franchises in Quebec are basically designed to honor all women. With a desire to offer trendy decor, and a casual atmosphere while constantly being innovative, La Belle et La Boeuf offers quality classic burgers and creative recipes. The suggested cocktails are a great bonus to accompany each of your meals at La Belle et La Boeuf. There are many options available, but the king kong grill is unique in that it is made with grilled cheese, 5 oz. burger meat, fried egg, smoked bacon, horseradish mayo, lettuce, tomato, and another grilled cheese to top it off. As for the mac and cheese, it's the mac'o'los that got our attention with macaroni, cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, and Ringolos chips! Find the location nearest you to try these recipes yourself!
3824 Rue St-Patrick, Montréal, H4E 1A4
At Ruby's Café, you can eat a hearty brunch prepared by the famous Passé Composé, drink a good coffee and bring your dog! The menu is as aesthetically pleasing, generous, and tasty. The Berger is composed of sliced yellow beet, pesto, pistachio goat cheese, baby spinach with sour sauce, beet microform, and country bread. The chorizo grilled cheese is equally delicious with peppers, onion, and rosemary compote, pan-fried chorizo, marinated feta, sharp cheddar, jalapeno yogurt, Jalapeno brunoise, pecans, and coriander sprouts. It's up to you whether you choose the vegetarian or meat sandwich, either way, you'll enjoy every bite.
5501 Boulevard Gouin O, Montréal, H4J 1C8
Paulo and Suzanne is the place to go for any snack-style food craving, any time of day, 7 days a week. They have won numerous awards for their many original recipes for burgers, poutines, and grilled cheese. Whether you're a classic or original type, you'll find something to suit your taste with the items offered. If you like your food spicy, try the Diablo with Angus beef burger, fiery Cheetos, and a southwestern sauce. Either way, you'll leave with a satisfied and full stomach!
5314 Avenue du Parc, Montréal, H2V 4G7
More commonly known under the various delivery apps, Grilled Cheese Lab is perfect for any mac and cheese or grilled cheese craving at home! If you love these 2 dishes, go for their Mac and Cheese Grilled Cheese made with home-style mac and cheese, mozzarella, aged white cheddar, American cheese, chives, and herbs. Both dishes are also available with a truffle, tuna, or salmon version! Gourmet and so satisfying to enjoy from home!
1345 Rue Ontario E, Montréal, H2L 1R8
Located on Ontario Street in the Village, Macbar is a must-visit restaurant and bar! Enjoy some great comfort food while sipping on creative cocktails. The smac sandwich features a combination version with cheddar cheese, mozzarella, cream cheese, macaroni, and cheese, plus they serve macaroni bites! Otherwise, they have a few inventive mac and cheese recipes like the cheeseburger mac with cheddar cheese, ground beef, shredded lettuce, red onions, and mac mustard sauce. You can also order on your favorite app to eat at home.
Located on Saint-Laurent and Crescent, be sure to find a good atmosphere at all times, especially during happy hours! The portions are generous and the cocktails are creative. Combine your favorite mac and cheese recipe with a burger or poutine. Several duos are possible according to your taste and preferences. The 3 mac options available are mac attack, P.I.G. mac, and hot mac. Don't forget to make a reservation before you go!
64 Rue Prince-Arthur E, Montréal, H2X 1B3
Whether you are a vegan, vegetarian, or flexitarian, La Boite Végane offers healthy meals for dine-in, take-out, delivery, or catering. Find them in La Prairie and Montreal on Prince Arthur East. The grilled cheese is decadent and made with vegan macaroni and cheese. You can also try the fried mac and cheese balls, it's a delicious treat! These dishes can be enjoyed as much with faux cheese as with the real kind!
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