Most of us never outgrow our love of childhood classic macaroni and cheese. Whether straight from the box or made from scratch, it’s a comfort food favorite and an eternal, picky eater pleaser. We stirred up six spots that serve the real deal—not the florescent orange stuff. So save the box for home and treat yourself—uh, we mean them—with some creamy mac and cheese that is sure to hit the spot.

Flying Biscuit Café

With eight Atlanta area locations, you can always swoop in to a FBC to order up some of their heavenly hearty Grilled Mac & Cheese. Served up in squares, their version is firm enough for little hands to pick up and eat fork-free (like cornbread). Just don’t expect them to save you a bite, so go ahead and order your own.

Where does your gang get their mac-n-cheese fix? Tell us below!

–Rachel Quartarone

Photos courtesy of A.C. via Yelp, Zian C. via Yelp, Richard R. via Yelp, Mac the Cheese Food Truck via Facebook and Creative Commons via Flickr