It doesn’t get any cheddar than this! Here are five restaurants serving up the gooiest dishes for all the cheese lovers out there!
Mac N Out, 902 Boston Post Rd, Milford
In the mood for comfort food? Mac N Out in Milford has you covered. Each dish is served in a piping hot skillet with the cheese still bubbling. The menu offers a wide selection of toppings for the mac and cheese plates too, including buffalo chicken, bacon, and even barbecue pulled pork. If you’re in the mood for something different, but are still looking for that cheesy goodness, the mac and cheese bites are the item to order. These fried balls of mac and cheese are smothered with marinara sauce and topped with fresh parmesan cheese. Once you’ve tried one, you’ll want to try the whole menu.
Wood N Tap, 970 N Colony Rd, Wallingford
Wood N Tap is known for its delicious appetizers. The cheesy spinach and artichoke dip is definitely one to be ordered. It’s served hot with a plethora of yellow tortilla chips. The small bowl may fool the eye, but there is nothing small about the flavor or the amount that is served. This dip is creamy and filled with those coveted greens. Topped with fresh parmesan cheese, it makes for the perfect appetizer.
The Whey Station(ary), 544 Main St, Middletown
All grilled cheese, all the time! As a kid, there’s nothing better than a homemade grilled cheese with some tomato soup on the side. The Whey Station(ary) in Middletown serves gourmet grilled cheeses that are ooey, gooey and hit the spot every time. The menu offers various styles of grilled cheeses from the classic Monger to the Afterburn -- loaded with bacon, jalapenos, scallions, blue cheese crumble and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce. Each grilled cheese is made with a five cheese blend. On the side, you are able to pair your grilled cheese with chips, tomato soup or dressed greens. This is a spot everyone in the family can enjoy.
Hop Haus, 28 W Main St, Plantsville
Looking for a new happy hour spot? Well, look no further. The Hop Haus in Southington is pairing two of your favorite things together: beer and cheese. When ordering the giant pretzel at Hop Haus, it is paired with hot and creamy beer cheese. The beer cheese is made right on the premises, ensuring freshness every time it’s ordered. The cheese has a subtle beer flavor that doesn’t overpower the cheese. This pretzel is big enough for your entire party to enjoy and will remind you of a baseball game.
Sliders, 950 Yale Ave, Wallingford
Sliders in Wallingford may be known for its wings, but the cheesy bacon tater tots can also not be missed! These golden and crunchy tots have hot queso poured all over and are topped with bacon and scallions. Get an extra side of the Sliders’ mild buffalo sauce for dipping or pouring and create the ultimate game-changing appetizer. The portion is extremely generous and will fill a large party of people.
Lindsay Pytel “Lunch with Linds” is an avid foodie from Meriden featuring the best eats in the Connecticut and New York area on Instagram and Facebook.