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The Cheese Shop

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410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-220-0298
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10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great lunch selections, but don't be in a hurry! The selection and execution is excellent. The wait islong. The selectionof cheeses and wine are great.

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Thank Johnsotr
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a little confusing when we walked in. The place was packed with people standing around with drinks and chips in their hands. Fortunately we had a customer tell us where to find the "order" line. We ordered and then walked away from the counter. I asked another customer that looked knowledgeable about drinks and chips. She said that... More 

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Thank Billy H
Glendale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a unique experience and popular place to eat and great location...better to come before or after lunch to miss the crowds...food was good

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Thank travelshooter71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have a great cheese selection. But there sandwiches are very good We had the roast beef.Local resident thinks best sandwich in the berg.Enjoy..

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Thank Brian B
Newport News, Virginia
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482 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cheese Shop is a great stop while visiting Williamsburg. We always get delicious sandwiches (order at the counter and they call your name when ready). The shop has so many other goodies too (chips, beverages, cheeses, sides). Plenty of other items too (olive oil, teas, etc). Highly recommend a visit to the Cheese Shop!

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Thank virginian9
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is just outside Colonial Williamsburg by crossing the street, and recommended by CW staff. Great place for a fresh made sandwich and cheeses, but expect to wait at least 15-20 mins for your sandwich. Was also difficult to get a table. I expect it is like this year round due to the college kids. Also lots of modern shops and... More 

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Thank Michael H
Purcellville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I use the word "quick" loosely - while technically a walk up sandwich shop inside a cheese and wine shop, the restaurant is very popular, and wait times can be 15-20 minutes during peak hours. If you have the time, it's well worth the wait - it may not have the ambience of the King's Arm, but the food is... More 

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Thank Spencer R
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect afternoon treat. We stopped here for a cheese plate and wine tasting. Sat outside to enjoy the scenery. Fantastic selection of cheeses, crackers and gourmet items. One of our favorite Williamsburg memories!

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Thank Mac4GA
Auburn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With a wide array of gourmet delights, a very nice selection of cheeses and a large wine cellar, this was a great place for a break while touring Colonial Williamsburg. Located in Merchants Square, adjacent to CW, it's an easy walk. We stopped in for a glass of wine which we could enjoy at a lovely outside umbrella table on... More 

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Thank James L
Galena, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the shopping area this is a treat. I am a great cheese lover and they have a great selection. Loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-220-0298

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?