Grilled Cheese Social Eatery

53 Dunlop St. E., Barrie
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About Grilled Cheese Social Eatery:

Grilled Cheese Social Eatery is at 53 Dunlop St. E. near Owen St. and Memorial Square in Downtown Barrie. You can never go wrong with a piece of melted cheese between two toasted buns, and Grilled Cheese Social Eatery knows precisely how to give you the best, stringy grilled cheese sandwiches out there. Located in the heart of Barrie, right down the main Dunlop St, this charming, colourful eatery is filled with a welcoming staff and a friendly atmosphere that will make your meal that much more enjoyable!

Their slogan is “Peace. Love. Grilled cheese”, and you can feel this vibe right when you come in through their doors. The owner is a very down to earth person, open to greet everyone, welcome them to a tasty grilled cheese and listen to every opinion the customers have to say, regardless if it’s a positive or negative one.

Although the small local is open just for a few hours during the day (from 11:00 am to 04:00 pm), the place is always packed with hungry visitors eagerly waiting to taste the famous grilled cheese sandwiches. Many of the reviewers have even said that it was the best grilled cheese sandwich they’ve ever had.


  • Handmade ingredients
  • Both outdoor and indoor seating
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free options offered
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Affordable prices
  • Debit and credit cards accepted


  • Short working hours
  • Only a few small tables available

The whole idea behind the Grilled Cheese Social Eatery comes from the love of delicious comfort food and the desire to spread that love around Barrie. The quiet, artistic local restaurant is widely known because of the friendly vibe it spreads and especially because of the delicious comfort food that warms everyone’s heart.

Although its main cuisines are deli and grill, they also offer healthier options like salads and soups, as well as warm beverages like coffee and herbal tea. All grilled cheese sandwiches can be served with a side dish of choice – both standard ones and healthy options. Additionally, everything you see on the menu is handpicked and homemade. For example, all the butter tarts, pop tarts, ice cream sandwiches, and ice cream floats and made in-house, so you can always get the freshest, top-quality dish that will keep you coming back for more.

The eatery’s constant efforts towards being a socially conscious, environmentally friendly restaurant that helps its community prosper is just another reason the Grilled Cheese Social Eatery is becoming people’s favourite place in Barrie. This, along with the continuous food quality it delivers are the reason why Grilled Cheese Social Eatery is currently the No. 2 restaurant by rank on TripAdvisor.

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