A Sandwich a Day: Grilled Cheese at South Philly Tap Room in Philadelphia

A Sandwich a Day

A different sandwich profiled every single day.

In this great country of ours, one could eat a different sandwich every day of the year—so that's what we'll do. Here's A Sandwich a Day, our daily look at sandwiches around the country. Got a sandwich we should check out? Let us know. —The Mgmt.


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The Grilled Cheese ($9) at the South Philly Tap Room is filled with gooey gouda and Muenster, spilling puddles of oozy cheesiness out the sides. The bread is buttered and grilled dark and crisp. The sandwich, which arrives cut in half, also comes with a cup of chunky tomato lager soup finished with a drizzle of olive oil (to complete the classic tomato soup and grilled cheese combo). Also included is your choice of thick-cut fries (with housemade ketchup!), pasta salad or an avocado-studded salad.

The sandwiches at the Taproom are a big draw (they also have an open-faced roast chicken and one with pork meatballs) but their beer list is equally thrilling. I paired my grilled cheese with a Founders IPA ($5), which had enough bite to stand up to this cheesemonster of a sandwich.

South Philly Tap Room

1509 Mifflin Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145 (map) 215-271-7787 southphiladelphiataproom.com