There’s also grilled cheese with jalapeño and cream cheese, and one with marinated chicken breast, and even one stuffed with just mac n’ cheese. It’s every kindergartner’s ideal lunch spot- it’s a restaurant that specializes in grilled cheese.
Cheesie’s would be a perfect snack spot, but the sandwiches are pretty stacked, which makes it a good lunch spot, and they also serve beer, which makes it a solid drunk spot. Just steps from the Belmont redline station, the location isn’t too bad either.
Lakeview’s new(ish) Chicago restaurant has 7 grilled-cheese-based items on the menu (plus sides). I had “The Tradicion” and I have to say, for an American food place, the chorizo was on par with your standard taco joint. But then again it’s pretty hard to mess up chorizo. The seasoned fries were pretty good, but had to be ordered as a side. A lot of people complain about the long wait that comes from the weekend nightlife in the area, but on a weekday afternoon, the place was pretty empty and the food was brought to our table within 10 minutes.
To sum up: Cheesie’s is not a bad spot, but for 6 bucks, a grilled cheese should come with some fries.