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The Cheese Shop

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
757 220-0298
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 559
    Excellent
  • 373
    Very good
  • 90
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A must try!

The cheese shop is delicious. My family recently ate here during a short stay in Williamsburg. The sandwiches were delicious. The place is clean. Very kid friendly, they have PB & J sandwiches.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Lucy8133
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Audubon, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Newport News, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I took a friend there for an outing based on prior positive experience we have both had there! A small deli sandwich type with a wide range of drinks on hand for any type of appetite! Unfortunately, it took them. 30 min. to make my sandwich while my friend had picked hers up in just a few. and went outside... More 

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Audubon, New Jersey
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The cheese shop is delicious. My family recently ate here during a short stay in Williamsburg. The sandwiches were delicious. The place is clean. Very kid friendly, they have PB & J sandwiches.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Walked over after lunch to pick up some wine and cheese to bring home for a evening snack with friends. You can taste before you buy. Very good selection. Excellent crackers.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

My sister brought me over to this shop. You could smell the fresh cheese aroma. I ordered a salami and provolone on French baguette. It was fantastic. Next time I'm in the area I'd definitely go out of my way to eat there. I'd even order two sandwiches so I could have a nighttime snack. Make the time to go... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

In celebration of my retirement, my company ordered from The Cheese Shop. The sandwiches were very good. Fresh bread and excellent options. This is a place I would visit again.

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New Jersey
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Enjoyable outdoor seating and delicious sandwiches. Wonderful variety of sandwich choices. Fresh brewed and unsweetened iced tea. Definitely would commend for lunch!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We went on a ghost tour that met in ront of the cheese shop so we decided to grab a bite there beforehand. It was crowded which led us to believe it would be great however, all 4 of us were not impressed. The food was fresh and you could tell it was hand made but nothing so great I... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great place to pick up a sandwich to go or sit at one of the many tables around this wonderful block of Historic Williamsburg. This place gets crazy busy but don't let the crowds throw you off - their sandwiches are seriously good. My wife and I stop every chance we get and will schedule trips in the area around... More 

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We come here every time we vacation in Williamsburg and it never disappoints. The store offers unique items and the made-to-order sandwiches are some of the best we have anywhere.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The Williamsburg cheese shop is the best kept secret in merchant square, usually locals and college kids, a few tourists find there way. Still family owned and operated, and that makes a difference. These are community members making sure their customers get the best sandwiches in merchant square. Their wine cellar is amazing and every recommendation they have ever made... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: 757 220-0298

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?