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Address: Ocean and Junipero, Carmel Plaza, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 800-828-9463
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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You MUST stop here!

I have nothing but great things to say about this place. Excellent service & excellent cheese! When you step in you can smell all the cheeses and they start offering you samples... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Ione, California, United States
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Ione, California, United States
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have nothing but great things to say about this place. Excellent service & excellent cheese! When you step in you can smell all the cheeses and they start offering you samples, pretty soon you feel like you just about tried them all. This was my second visit to The Cheese Shop and we came home with lots of yummy... More 

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Montebello, NY
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This is an exquisite cheese shop with a wonderful and knowledgeable owner (yay Kent Torrey). He spent a lot of time educating me about the local wines and provided great recommendations. I only feel bad that as a traveler I couldn't purchase more - though I will be ordering a case of wine just to thank him for his service... More 

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Carmel, California, United States
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Stop by The Cheese Shop in Carmel Plaza and leave with the best of wines, cheese, gourmet products, as well as a terrific time. From the top, Kent the aloha guy to the entire staff, you will be welcomed like family. They have a high level of excellence in a casual atmosphere and you will look forward to another visit.... More 

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Folsom
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

First off...I love cheese. We stumbled upon this gem while wondering around the shopping areas of Carmel. From the first step inside the door, we were greeted with samples of free cheese. Every time we turned around, one of the tremendously nice and informative employees was offering us another sample. What I thought would be an in and out experience... More 

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PGH Metro
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I really can't sum up our experience in a title for this review...I love cheese and I love wine and I love the cheese shop! Found this gem back in April 2013 on a day trip to Carmel and had craved a return since. Thankfully, that return visit was in December 2014 with my husband and in-laws. This was the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My husband and I visited The Cheese Shop twice in September. We had excellent service from Dan and Matt but very unfriendly service from Rachel, who seemed to want to be elsewhere (it is a shame someone with such a bad attitude works at the shop). The samples were varied and very generous and the picnic lunches we assembled were... More 

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Anderson, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were amazed at the cheese options. We were able to sample many many different cheeses and selected some to take to our Daughter and for ourselves. I love this place.

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Folsom, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is not a shop, it is an experience. Plan to spend some time (and money) here. The person who helped us asked what sort of cheeses we like. Then we sampled about 5 or so. It was fun, something I consider a rare experience. We also tasted salami. He packed it nicely for a picnic. They have wine, soda,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We targeted Carmel coming , a rather long way, from San Francisco, during vacation time. As we enjoyed the charm of that old far west place , I remembered to have read about this interesting business idea so we inquired about its whereabouts . It's been not easy to find it ! Some of the locals did not know about... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I came to town to visit a friend and she took me to Carmel by the Sea. She knows I love cheese and her mom suggested taking me to The Cheese Shop. The employees were so friendly (as well as easy on the eyes!) and knowledgable about the cheeses. We chose three cheeses to have for lunch with a half... More 

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Additional Information about The Cheese Shop

Address: Ocean and Junipero, Carmel Plaza, Carmel, CA 93921
Phone Number: 800-828-9463
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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