Melt Bar and Grilled


What Is Melt?

The Melt Story

Melt Bar and Grilled was born from Cleveland musician and chef Matt Fish’s love of two things: great craft beer and the humble grilled cheese sandwich. Read the story of how Melt came to be, along with our mini-documentary!
Melt Owner/Founder Matt Fish Reveals Favorite Cleveland Dining Spots

About Matt Fish

Matt Fish is a restaurant entrepreneur and a musician. His connection to music is significant because it guides his vision and permeates every aspect of Melt Bar and Grilled.

Great Moments in Melt History

Take a monthly trip down memory lane as we feature notable events from throughtout Melt’s history.
Mighty Macaroni

Making a Sandwich

Join Melt Bar & Grilled owner Matt Fish as he guides us through the process of making a Melt gourmet grilled cheese sandwich!

The “Craft Food” Philosophy

Exactly what is Craft Food? Just as craft beer is universally known for its flavor, quality, locally-grown ingredients and, well, craftsmanship, Melt Bar and Grilled strives to apply the same concept to our food.
Pinball and Arcade Room

Pinball and Arcade Rooms

Grilled Cheese and Crossbones Temporary Tattoos

The Melt Bar and Grilled Tattoo Family

How can you enter into a very elite group of slightly warped individuals? You must use one of our official Melt Bar and Grilled logos and get it tattooed somewhere on your body!

The Melt Challenge

As seen on "Man vs. Food!" Can you defeat our monster grilled cheese featuring 13 different cheeses, 3 slices of grilled bread and a pile of hand-cut fries & slaw?? Over 5 lbs. of food!

Press & Television

An always-updated list on Melt appearances in the media. Check back often!

Matt on the Street

Join host Matt Fish as he joins special guests to discuss fun Melt happenings, stories and events in the community.

Raves & Reviews

A curated list of reviews from throughout the history of Melt Bar and Grilled. Check back often!
Melt Owner/Founder Matt Fish Wins '2018 Corporate College Smart 50 Award' by Smart Business


Melt Bar and Grilled is a local favorite in the Cleveland region, but has also garnered national attention from many other publications.

Press Releases

Want to stay up-to-date on all the latest Melt Bar and Grilled announcements? Stay tuned to this page!

Press & Media Inquiries

Members of the press or media should contact us here. A member of our marketing team will return your inquiry as soon as possible.