Melt Bar and Grilled


Ring in a New Year and New Decade with Soul-Warming Comfort Food, Friends and Family at Melt Bar and Grilled!

CLEVELAND, OHIO—Melt Bar and Grilled, an Ohio favorite for gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, features four awesome sandwiches this month, so enjoy the New Year with our legendary sandwiches and awesome sides.
January’s Starters & Snacks feature is the Melt Pierogi, Ohio-produced potato & onion pierogi, sautéed onions, fresh-made vodka kraut, shredded cheddar & sour cream.
Four awesome grilled cheese specials are available this month, including Parmageddon, made with potato & onion pierogi, fresh-made vodka kraut, sautéed onions and sharp cheddar, and now available vegan; the Parmageddonator is grilled kielbasa sausage, potato & onion pierogi, fresh-made vodka kraut, sautéed onions and sharp cheddar; General Tso’s Delicious Manchu Dynasty Melt, tasty crispy fried chicken slathered in General Tso’s sweet & spicy sauce, crisp broccoli egg foo yung, rangoon-style cream cheese, muenster cheese, sesame seed garnish; finally, the Potato Bacon Bomb, made of thick-sliced golden fried potatoes, roasted garlic & chive mashed potatoes, crisp hickory bacon, creamy sour cream & scallion sauce and sharp cheddar.
Beef Stroganoff is January’s Maniacal Macaroni & Cheese, and is made of slow-roasted pulled beef brisket, sautéed mushrooms & onions, rich gravy, sour cream, scallions!
This month’s Classic Sides include:
  • Kung Pow Broccoli / Roasted broccoli, spicy kung pow sauce, crushed peanuts. Vegetarian, Vegan Available
  • Crispy Cajun Potatoes / Crispy redskin potatoes, flavorful cajun sauce, scallions. Vegetarian, Vegan Available 

CinnaBOMB! Bread Pudding is January’s featured dessert, made with homemade cinnamon roll bread pudding served warm with a rich cream cheese frosting then topped with vanilla icing, a scoop of vanilla ice cream, real whipped cream and cinnamon sugar.

Melt Bar and Grilled is partnering with our good friends at the world famous Cleveland Agora and Grog Shop this month. Contests will be run through Melt’s Facebook and Instagram pages.
We’ll have giveaways for these shows at The Cleveland Agora: 
  • Doughboys Food Podcast / Saturday, January 18th (Contest runs Jan 6 – 12)

 We’ll also have giveaways for these shows at the Grog Shop:

  • Frayle, The Great Iron Snake, The Librarians, We Live By Night & Happy Hour / Jan 18th (Contest runs Jan 6 – 12)

New Meltcade concept added to the Mentor Melt Bar and Grilled location. The new “Meltcade” is our awesome menu and killer drinks mixed with classic arcade games, pinball and new modern video games. Got the twitch to play some pinball, classic arcade games, or try your luck at a claw machine, all combined with the best comfort food and craft beer in Ohio? We now offer the new Meltcade concept at our Independence, Avon, Short North Columbus, the newly renovated Cleveland Heights location and now, in Mentor. All games are available for play every day during business hours.

The Melt Bar and Grilled Independence January Pinball Tournament is Thursday, January 16th. All players are welcome for a progressive knockout style pinball tournament, one of the most fun and popular styles of competitive flipper pinball. All skill levels are welcome and all players and their guests receive 20% off all bar and menu items. The tournament is officially registered with the IFPA (International Flipper Pinball Association) and there will be a raffle, prizes and surprises! The tournament is presented by Melt Bar and Grilled and Kidforce Pinball.

Melt Bar and Grilled is pleased to announce vegan mac & cheese is here! The Melt Bar and Grilled signature ultra “cheesy” vegan mac & cheese has arrived, mixed up with typical Melt deliciousness! Vegan mac & cheese is also available as a side with any sandwich. Check out our Maniacal Macaroni & Cheese page for all options and dishes that are available vegan.

Curious about what beer is on tap at your favorite Melt location? Just check out the new online draft beer list for all Melt Bar and Grilled locations. The current and up-to-date list can be found attached to our specific locations’ pages on our website!

Melt Bar and Grilled is a proud partner with Keep It Local Cleveland and encourages everyone to support local businesses! The Keep It Local Cleveland Project is an organization dedicated to connecting the unique people of our city to the unique, locally owned and operated businesses that drive our economy. For more information, visit

Winter events and party booking NOW at Melt Independence and Avon! It’s time to start thinking about planning your wintertime events! Whether your gathering is a family get together or a work event, we’ve got the location for your party! The Independence and Avon Melt locations include additional seating and a party/event room that can accommodate up to 80 guests! 
  • Looking for a place to celebrate your special day? Melt is perfect for any engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, bachelor/bachelorette party, wedding or post-reception gathering.
  • Contact us at for more information and to book your next party or event.

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