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The Cheese Shop

410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
+1 757-220-0298
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (859 reviews)
“cheese plate” (108 reviews)
“specialty foods” (28 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed yesterday

Best sandwich ever! Add some of their cheddar to the roast beef for my favorite - and don't forget to say 'with house dressing'. You can also buy bread ends and house dressing for a dipping treat. I learned that trick from William and Mary...More

Thank bssk2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

... and then some. They have a deli counter to order sandwiches, and they carry all sorts of spreads, sauces, crackers, olive oils, etc. Cute shop and worth checking out!

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is good but lines can be long and confusing. I do enjoy relaxing by eating outside after ordering, waiting at the pick-up counter and then on to the register just to get my food. Wonderful selection of cheeses. A favorite place for college students...More

Thank N2220FQjoanc
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very popular eatery/grocery located in the heart of merchants square. Prompt service at a walk-up deli and lots of tables available for people watching out front. Wine cellar has periodic tasting sessions

Thank shamsix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little shop, lots of delicious cheeses, you can ask for samples, crackers and all sorts of other goodies. Quite possible the best gluten free crackers I have ever had are sold there. Delicious sandwiches, depending on when you go, expect a wait. But they...More

Thank StephanieSelene
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there two days while in Williamsburg had Roast Beef one day and grill cheese the next, both were excellent.

Thank Ge0map
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously going to lunch during Spring Break is going to be challenging, so there was a huge line to order, then you had to wait another 15 minutes for the sandwich to be prepared. They charge $7-8 for a sandwich that has a small amount...More

Thank lingwoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of cheese and wine that you can buy samples of. There’s a sandwich bar that you can order a sandwich from and eat out side on tables in a little courtyard out front. This is where the store gets crazy, there’s 50 people...More

Thank jmb327
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to believe a,simple sandwich shop could be so good. They have excellent deli meats, breads, sauces, and chips...a wide variety on the menu and excellent specials. Better call ahead, this place gets busy. It was our first time and the staff guides you in...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s sandwiches! Plain and simple but they are soooo good and the bread is sooo good. I’m from NY NO ONE makes bread like NY... however, this place is amazing! A little pricey for a sandwich shop but it’s delish! I personally say it’s a...More

Thank joanne b
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15 March 2018|
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Response from Joseph M | Reviewed this property |
you can absolutely purchase a bottle of wine from the downstairs portion of the cheese shop. And you can share the bottle either inside or outside at the appropriate areas to sit down and drink or eat. i hope this helps .
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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: +1 757-220-0298
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