If you had to choose one dish that you could eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack what would it be? If you ask us, there’s no better choice for day and night long snacking than the toastie! These carb-loaded treats filled with melted cheese and various other delicious ingredients are versatile, affordable and incredibly satisfying.
Want to know where you can grab yourself one of our nation’s finest toasties? Check out our list below for some starters.
Grandma’s Bar, Sydney
Make yourself at home at this quirky yet homely establishment, complete with killer cocktails and jaffles to curb your hunger pangs. When you visit Grandma’s Bar go straight for the classic, with either spaghetti or baked beans inside and tasty cheese.
Ouroboros Organic Wholefoods, Surry Hills
If you’re all for the organic produce but still want your toastie fix, Ouroboros is the place for you. Choose from five different toasted Sonoma sourdough sandwiches, including the Tasmanian smoked salmon or the roast pumpkin.
The Stinking Bishops, Newtown
One of the greatest things about a toastie is the melted cheese, and this Newtown cheese bar sure does have a great selection. Select from two lunchtime options – the Wagyu smoked beef ‘Mr Crispy’ filled with gruyere, pickles and horseradish mayo or the Mushroom ‘Mr Crispy’ with field mushrooms, enoki, thyme mayo and taleggio cheese.
Neighbourhood, Bondi Beach
Explore the Legendary Jaffle menu of this beachside spot for ultimate toastie satisfaction. Their classic variation is the Italian Job – filled with beef brisket ragu & cheese, however the Pretty Lady ‘Cheeseburger’ jaffle is a hot contender. It’s even got fries inside!
Lolo and Wren, Brunswick West
Order the Crispy Croque Monsieur at this Brunswick West hotspot for an indulgent daytime treat. This beauty comes with shaved leg ham, Swiss cheese, a delicious cheese and chive cream, coated and fried in breadcrumbs.
Arbory Bar & Eatery, Melbourne
If you want to dig into your sandwich outdoors with a side of Melbourne views, Arbory’s the spot for you. Their toasted sandwich has chorizo, manchego, piquillo pepper, chipotle mayo and a fried egg. Perfect after a big night out, or just because.
Toasted Toasties, Various Locations in Melbourne
Roaming toasties made with a whole lot of love. This mobile food stall delights customers wherever it goes with sandwiches like the Melbourne Truffle, the Bengal Tiger, the Waldorf and Holy Pig to name a few!
Bad Love Club, Footscray
Coffee, jaffles and bagels by day, baked treats and cocktails at night – this inner west venue knows how to impress. There’s a bunch of jaffles to choose from, with seasonal options, mini jaffles, basics and ‘The OG’s’ like beans or ham to satisfy visitors.
Cawfee’s aiming to bring a little NYC to Brissy! Breakfast bites include ham and cheese toasties and also a chicken and cheese option, if you want to be crazy and try something different.
Pearl Café, Woolloongabba
Looking for a sandwich that’s a little bit fancy? Pearl Café might just have what you’re looking for. Rather than the basic ham and cheese, they’re serving up a rare roast rib fillet with caramelised onion, provolone, horseradish dijonnaise, picked cucumber and cress.
Sourced Grocer, Teneriffe
If Pearl Café’s sandwich doesn’t tickle your fancy and you’d prefer a good old ham sandwich instead go to Sourced Grocer. Filled with ham, tomato, smoked cheddar, mustard mayo and some leaves on sourdough, it’s simple but a classic.
Lady Marmalade Café, Greenslopes
For something a little different, visit Lady Marmalade Café for one of their popular Boston Open Sandwiches. Expect fillings such as house cooked corned beef, chipotle, house pickles, a bit of fontina cheese and a touch of sauerkraut.
Pickle in the Middle, Unley
So good that it’s available all day is Pickle in the Middle’s cheese and pickle toastie. This delightful dish is packed with mustard zucchini pickles, smoked mozzarella and parmesan crusted focaccia and salad. Want to spruce it up a bit? Add free range ham or honeyed pickled jalapeno.
Please Say Please, Adelaide
For those who ask nicely, the team at Please Say Please will whip you up a mean toastie treat. Ham and cheese aside, we love the grilled halloumi with eggplant and hummus. The truffled mushroom with Swiss gruyere goes down alright too.
Cheesy Street, Various Locations in Adelaide
Some say it ain’t easy being cheesy, but a visit to Cheesy Street may just be the exception! The Cheesy Street crew sure do know how to make a sandwich. Try the Mac Attack, Magic Mushroom or the Notorious P.I.G for some pulled pork perfection.
Market St, Adelaide
Find your perfect match from the selection of Toasties at Adelaide’s Market St. Dishes include the Hangover (bacon, egg and Bloody Mary butter), Say Cheese (taleggio, truffle parmesan and Swiss gruyere) and Some Like It Hot (grilled chicken, sautéed mushrooms, fontina cheese and hot smoky sauce to finish).
Toastface Grillah, Perth
From the 3 Cheese to the Brie and Jam, Pear Grillz to Chilli Cheese and even Get Yo Veg (Vegemite, not vegetable), the Toastface Grillah squad’s got you sorted for all your toasted bread needs. Look out for Toastface Grillah’s little brother venue, Lil Toastface on your travels too.
Livingstone’s Urban Jungle, Perth
Escape the hustle and bustle in this little oasis. For terrific toasties look no further. Choose between Livingstone’s Urban Jungle’s Fromage a Trois, the Slammin’ Cheese, the Mac Daddy, the Bada Bing complete with meatballs, the Rise and Shine or the Brick lane.
Eillo’s piping hot toasted sandwiches go down a real treat. We love the Mac and Cheese, Pulled Pork and Cha Cha Chicken options. Bring a friend and order a few to share, or arrive extra hungry and keep them all to yourself!
Get Ya Fix, Perth
Not only can you get your fixie fix at this Perth bike shop, but you can also get your coffee and jaffle fix too. We love the Green Machine with avocado, spinach, pesto and feta and the Yeastie Boy with Vegemite, avo and cheese. Get Ya Fix today!