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Cheese Shop

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$20
CUISINES
American, Deli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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WHAT WE’RE KNOWN FOR​
Roast beef, pork loin and lamb are all roasted by us!!! Wow!! !
8.95
Roast Pork Loin
Cilantro, seasonings and melted jack cheese...it’s our specialty! It’s all done by us. Wow!! !
8.75
Roast Beef
Spit-roasted, cooked slowly, sliced thinly - all by us!! !
8.95
Roast Leg of Lamb
Roasted rare, sliced thin... no gyros here!! !
8.75
Chicken Salad
Marinated and grilled breast meat only. Chopped and mixed by us!! !
9.50
Smoked Salmon
There’s good salmon and not so good salmon - this one is good!! !
8.95
Turkey Jack Avocado
Turkey breast, jack cheese, haas avocado - the most popular sandwich here!! !
8.25
Evergreen
Vegetarians rejoice!!! Lots of haas avocado, sprouts, tomato and lettuce.
6.25
Egg Salad
Kim sez: “i wouldn’t get this anywhere else!! !”
THE CLASSICS​
7.50
Ham and Swiss
7.95
Turkey Breast
Actual breast meat, and yes, actual turkey - better than your mom’s!!! !
8.95
Shortboard Torpedo
10.95
Longboard Torpedo
7.25
Italian Salami
8.75
Beachcomber (Combo Turkey, Ham and Swiss)
6.50
Braunschweiger
7.25
Tuna Salad
6.50
B.L.T
3.75
Peanut Butter and Jelly
CHEESE SHOP COOKIES​
0.99
Flourless Oatmeal
0.99
Chocolate Chip
HOT ONES​
Made with either mustard or thousand island dressing - maybe red onions. Usually no lettuce or tomato, but you decide
7.95
Mustard
Thousand island
Lettuce
Tomato
Corned Beef
8.95
Mustard
Thousand island
Lettuce
Tomato
New York Special
7.95
Mustard
Thousand island
Lettuce
Tomato
Pastrami
8.95
Mustard
Thousand island
Lettuce
Tomato
Reuben
Hand-Crafted
Bread for
Hand-Crafted
Sandwiches
SALAD CUPS​
Small 1.50
Medium 2.95
Large 5.75
Potato Salad
Small 1.50
Medium 2.95
Large 5.75
Macaroni Salad
Small 1.40
Medium 2.75
Large 5.00
Cole Slaw
Small 3.75
Medium 7.25
Large 14.00
Chicken Salad
Small 3.50
Medium 6.75
Large 13.00
Tuna Salad
Small 2.50
Medium 4.75
Large 9.00
Egg Salad
Salads as in green leafs - a mixture of fresh baby greens
6.95
Mixed Greens
9.75
Chef Salad
CHEESE SANDWICHES​
Vegetarians rejoice!!! Imported and domestic cheese. A delicious meal made with lettuce, tomato, mayo, mustard, red onions...maybe sprouts, cucumbers?
6.50
Cheddar
6.50
Monterey Jack
6.50
Swiss
6.50
Pepper Jack
6.50
Provolone
6.50
Muenster
6.50
Havarti
6.50
Jarlsberg
HOUSE DRINKS​
1.75
Cheese Shop Iced Tea
2.25
Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade
6.25
Pure Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
Big 16oz!!! Wow!! !
3.95
Pure Valencia Orange Juice
16oz of pure 100% orange juice!!! Wow! !
ON THE SIDE​
Chips
All flavors, types and textures! You’ll find one you want!
Beverages
An unbelievable selection of glass bottles! Sodas, teas, juices...and more!
Candy
Tons of old school sweets and retro treats from around the world!!! You’ll see all of the hard-to-find candies here!!! Imported and domestic
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All reviews oatmeal cookies sandwiches bread turkey avocado sandwich chocolate chip kayak tour favorite sandwich two blocks take out quick lunch order at the counter generous portions great menu outdoor seating flourless deli mayo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us ate here for lunch not long ago and we all give it a thumbs up. The guy who took our order was great... I think possibly the owner. He knew the menu so well and gave feedback if we thought about splitting...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PurpleMN
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Call ahead to place your order or place it online. This small sandwhich shop has quite a following and they make the best sandwiches. They are worth waiting for, but if you call in your order, you can swing by when the sandwiches are ready....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Friendly, outdoor seating great service. Offered hot and cold breakfast. Bagels almost as good as those we get on Long Island, NY

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michaelsB2642QB
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Great little place. Well priced and lovely. Delicious sandwiches made to order. Really friendly staff. Even sells Cadburys Chocolate!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gregormuir
Reviewed August 27, 2018

good selection of sandwiches, can be crowded so good to order in advance. only a few seats outside, mostly take out

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank ericgE255MG
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We have been going to the Cheese Shop for over 30 years. I think they originally introduced me to my favorite sandwich, the turkey and avocado on sourdough. It is still my favorite but now I add bacon! The cookies, chocolate chip and secret recipe...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jenneelee28
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

My niece took us here and what a treat. The owner is so pleasant and helpful. The sandwiches were huge. Easily shared to leave room for the homemade cookies. The owner enticed us with samples and we were sold!! So good!!!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 10patk
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Large selection of lunch items. Sandwich sizes are generous so you can share if two of you. Healthy alternatives.There are tables/seating outside and appeared to be available even at high traffic times. Nice that customers did not appear to camp out at tables, but ate...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mayorpiloto
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Great spot in La Jolla for a quick lunch that was recommended by our tour guide from bike & kayak La Jolla. We split a sandwich in between our bike and kayak tours. Got the veggie sandwich with 2 cheeses, avocado, mayo, sprouts, tomato on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 808jayd
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Any Jersey Mikes or Subway would put this place out of business. The Shop is a combination of a 7-11 and a take out counter. The only reason to eat here is if you want to grab a sandwich on the way to the beach....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank theuncle2018
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