The Taste Food Tour :: Melt Bar and Grilled

What makes Lakewood so great? Its community, events, and of course, food. A signature staple of the Lakewood diet – Melt Bar and Grilled.

I stopped in Melt one night with my family as we were all hungry and craving some hearty food. Known for their piles of fries, huge grilled cheese sandwiches, and perfectly paired beers, it was a no-brainer for us hungry folk. We waited until 9pm to visit Melt, as the place is packed to the brim with foodies until 8:30 or so. Trust me, it’s worth waiting until later for some grub.

My younger brothers (who eat more than cows) always order The Dude Abides – homemade meatballs, fried mozzarella wedges, basil marinara, and provolone & roman cheeses. A huge grilled cheese with fries and a pickle. I usually go for the The Good Burger – house made vegan burger, sweet piquanté pepper hummus, pickled cucumber & white onion salad, arugula, and muenster & feta. Perfect vegan meal.  Another great favorite is the Wake & Bacon – farm fresh fried eggs, hickory bacon, and american cheese. Check out their menu for more outrageously piled-high grilled cheese sandwiches. They have a sandwich for any appetite.

Want more than a grilled cheese? I highly recommend the Buffalo Chicken Chowder – creamy spicy soup with pulled chicken, blue cheese, celery, carrots & banana peppers. Divine. Melt has brought this chowder to the past few Taste of Lakewood events, so I wonder if they’ll bring it again? (I’m hoping so!)

Make sure to stop by Melt when you have a craving for some cheese or a great beer. They won’t disappoint.

What’s your favorite grilled cheese or burger at Melt? Anything you would recommend or want to see at the Taste of Lakewood? Feel free to post below or let us know via Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter!

In GOOD FOOD and community,