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The Cheese Shop

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410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
757 220-0298
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cheese Shop was a great little find in Williamsburg. It was recommended to us by some of our friends, and did not disappoint. They have a wide variety of cheeses and other accoutrements, like jams, olives, fruits, nuts, crackers and meats. We opted to go with a cheese sampler tray for two. We tasted many different cheeses but ultimately... More 

Thank LAAFood1
Williamsburg, Virginia
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whether its for a quick bite on DoG, or to get a small plate to take out to the concert, the Cheese Shop is a unique place to try interesting breads and cheeses and more. Pair it with a nice bottle of wine from the Wine Shop and you have yourself a fun evening.

Thank Marion R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do like the locals do and call your order in. You can pickup your order at the outside window(on the side). You can still take the time to look around and buy some specialties.

Thank beachopper
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had lunch here 3 days in a row. When we had to leave to come home, we stopped in, had lunch and bought some marvelous cheese to take home! The staff is friendly, and the ladies at the cheese counter are knowledgeable. So gald we finally tried it!

Thank GRaysRock
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We aren't locals but we fancy ourselves locals. We live across the river in Smithfield so we come to Williamsburg often. The Cheese Shop is always our go-to. Indoor seating is a hot commodity so we often eat on the covered patio. It's perfect on a pretty day; when it's cold, they have heaters and enclose the patio. When it's... More 

Thank Dana S
Yorktown, Virginia, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place to get a delicious sandwich, soup, and snack type items. You can sit inside at tall tables or outside in their scenic courtyard. Great good at a good price. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Jan P
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ordered lunch. Sandwiches were delicious, although portions were very small. Staff was super friendly and helpful. Order a charcuterie platter to die for. I wasn't sure of what types of meat and cheese to have on the platter, so the employee said she would put her favorites on for me to try. Delicious!

Thank Alicia M
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love cheese and I mean I love cheese, so this is definitely a place to come for you cheese lovers or newbies!! It's a lade back, but busy atmosphere. Not only can you get some really aged red wine cheese, but you can get some pretty fresh goat cheese paired with crackers and marmalade. Take some time and sit... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best sandwich shop on earth! My family goes often and we always enjoy. Worth trying to find a parking place. Try once and you will be hooked!

Thank Kenny B
Columbia, South Carolina
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292 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Both of us are handicapped. All their tables were bar height except for one which was occupied. There are also steps in and out of the restaurant. The sit-down restaurant attached is only open for dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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

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