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Grilled Cheese Social Eatery

53 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
+1 705-252-5937
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (58 reviews)
“pierogi” (9 reviews)
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Deli, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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53 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food here is amazing, their prices are amazing and the staff is very friendly. Me and my fiance love this little restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 11171981Knox
Reviewed November 7, 2018

BEST Grilled Cheese I have ever had! great selection! The Cuban and Monte Cristo my fav's! soup also amazing! can go wrong here folks! Only downside is they close to early! 4PM? wtf??? this is great after pub food! or dinner? what are they thinking???More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RW R
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hey RW, We love this review! It is so upbeat and positive how could we not?! As far as opening longer or later we never say never! We really are thankful for the amazing review and for our shared love of the Grilled Cheese. We...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Not only is this is great place to get a delicious grilled cheese, it’s also got a friendly staff & a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bellabisson81
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Hey Bella B, Thank you. Your review is short, sweet, and neat! We hope you come back soon, next time say hey! Much love <3

Reviewed October 14, 2018

This is a small little restaurant in downtown Barrie that has the best grilled cheese sandwiches. There is such a wide choice and interesting combinations of what can make a great grilled cheese. The daily soups are also excellent. You can eat in or take...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Augustniagara
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you for such a great review. You hit so many key points, the best grilled cheese, wide choice, interesting combinations, daily soups, excellent, eat in, tale out. steps to the waterfront, downtown Barrie. Perfect, Randy

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Like warm, gooey cheese between two slices of toasty bread? This place does it well! Always delicious. The tough part is trying to choose which amazing sandwich to order. While you're feeling that warmth, share it by paying for a suspended sandwich or coffee for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mary W
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you Mary, We appreciate each and ever review, especially the sweet one. So much love, R

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Tried a bacon jalapeño grilled cheese. Absolutely delicious. Serve with a mixed green salad dressed in a light citrus vinaigrette.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bevm124
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Hello Bev, Best review to go along with the best grilled cheese, ever. Thank you, R

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Where can I start about this place? It's awesome on so many levels. First of all, the food is great. Who knew that there were so many ways to prepare a grilled cheese sandwich? Avocado, tomato, bacon (of course), grilled onion, and more. They have...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ian M
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you, Ian, We are sending love right back at you. Thank you for the kind words, thank you for sharing, you are an inspiration. Much Love, R

Reviewed September 13, 2018

Perfect afternoon for sitting on the patio to enjoy a yummy lunch. Tables a little wobbly but the food was great. I have never had so many choices for a grilled cheese sandwich. Wonderful combinations. Picking one was hard. Where they slipped up was no...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank weary684
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for the amazing review!

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Not only does this super cool restaurant offer tons of amazing grilled cheeses such as the popper which I had (themed as a jalapeño popper) but at the till you have the option to donate $3 for a grilled cheese to go to someone in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 58alexz
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Hey Alex, Thank you for the wonderful review and for mentioning our suspended sandwich program. When I opened my little Eatery over 5 years ago, I noticed instantly that there was a substantial amount of homeless and less fortunate individuals trying their best to live...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is some of the best comfort food I've ever had! the ambiance is fantastic and the owner is not only a great cook but gives back to the community on a regular basis and all of that combined makes this one of the best...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank P8125FCcatherined
Randy A, Owner at Grilled Cheese Social Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you, thank you, thank you. Much love, Randy

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Response from randynow | Property representative |
Hi OMG sorry about the delayed response. I didn't even know there was Q&A link. YES YES YES??? we offer gluten free bread which is vegan as well. We offer a Vegan cheese and we substitute vegan Becel for butter too. So sorry... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Dunlop St E, Barrie, Ontario L4M 1A2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Barrie
  • Phone Number: +1 705-252-5937
  • E-mail
Description
An eclectic Eatery focusing on Gourmet Grilled Cheese. We also offer up some of the best soups and salads around. We have Vegan and Gluten Free options. We make our own Butter Tarts, Pop Tarts, Icecream Sandwiches, and Icecream Floats. Our coffee is pretty good too and we have the very best herbal teas going. You will find us in the heart of the beautiful lakeside city of Barrie! Good food! Good vibes! Good people! Good friends! Good tunes! Good karma! Good times! #grilledcheese #love See you soon!
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