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The Cheese Shop

833 42nd St Ste B, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
+1 515-528-8181
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fondue” (13 reviews)
“grilled cheese” (15 reviews)
“pepper jam” (2 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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833 42nd St Ste B, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After picking up some lovely French treats next door, we stopped in to look around. We didn't need any cheese, but we did need some wine to celebrate election night. Friendly staff gave us a taste of the most divine Danish Cherry Wine and we...More

1  Thank Guitarjess
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only do they have an amazing selection of cheeses from around the world you can get fantastic meats. We often go grab cheese, meat and crackers and make what our daughters love to call a 'snacky dinner!'

Thank PerkyKat
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love cheese snacks! Thanks!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been twice and enoyed the large charcuterie to share both times. Casual atmosphere and they really care about the quality of their menu offerings

Thank monicarK2699YE
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, we will keep getting better.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheese from all around the world. I get the cheese and prosciutto sampler and it is out of this world. Perfect for 2 people and a glass of wine. Daren will come to the table and tell you all about the choices that you made...More

Thank Gerrit V
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank guys, D's the best!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time here! Staff were knowledgeable and helpful, and the cheese selection was incredible! Order a Monger board and be prepared to indulge yourself in luscious cheeses, savory meats, nuts, fruits and olives. Can't say enough good about this place!.

Thank GreenwoodTravels
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I promised my husband we’d come here as he loves cheese. With all the selections we decided on the mixed plate. Large selection of wines & beer, small place we sat at the bar, staff very knowledgeable and food was delicious. We will definitely be...More

Thank 93wendis
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your support! We will alway be here for your cheese needs.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We had a very nice time here. The seating is not particularly comfortable, but the food is fun and I really appreciated the variety of interesting wines by the glass they have available. I will they were open later.

Thank Doug V
Charles B, Owner at The Cheese Shop, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for the feed back! We will keep the wine flowing and will work and are working on better setting!

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The menu is refreshing, the staff knows cheese and wine beyond normal expectations, the decor is small and feels like a villa in an exotic town. It’s the best place to eat drink and be merry. It’s a genuine hidden gem in Des Moines, if...More

Thank debm94
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Great sandwiches as well as cheese and wine. The employees all know their stuff and are extremely helpful!

Thank Tim W
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by to pickup some cheese board stuff. Great tasting morsels to sample. Gregarious and personable staff. $78 later we departed to enjoy.

Thank JimO80
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CherishR2
March 29, 2018|
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Response from Ken C | Reviewed this property |
I guess, but for a bit to eat, they have another location, the Cheese bar, 2925 Ingersoll. awesome grilled cheese
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Katelyn C
September 24, 2015|
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Response from Charles B | Property representative |
Pets are more then welcome on the patio! We love dogs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 833 42nd St Ste B, Des Moines, IA 50312-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-528-8181
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Description
Welcome to The Cheese Shop of Des Moines. Proudly offering over 100 artisan and farmhouse cheeses, craft beer and wine, and cured meats for sale, plus events and workshops.
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