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The Cheese Traveler

540 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1442
+1 518-443-0440
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe
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540 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1442
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Albany on business and discovered this little place. It was WONDERFUL! So I was only there for a week, but I wound up going here three times for lunch and every time I had the grilled cheese and duck with the blueberry...More

Thank spritle274072016
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Good food with lots of different variations. I will return. Staff extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Made nice recommendations when we inquired and some of the Different products available and gave generous samples to try. Highly recommended

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed our experiences in the past, but our most recent takeout order was extremely disappointing. Enticed by the cookout menu, we both indulged in the lamb burger ($16 a piece) & a couple of sides. One burger was to be medium & the...More

Thank PVH76
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here after going to the Spectrum theatre. I had the sweet and savory sandwich....smoked duck, Paulette cheese ....like a Fontina.....and blueberry bourbon jelly on grilled ciabatta bread. Absolutely delicious! An amazing selection of cheeses......

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

staff a little whacky but very nice. Not to a lot to look at but the food was super. also has a wide selection of cheeses, meats and condiments in eli style.

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Take the time, sample some cheese, drink a cold craft beer, and order one of their mind-blowing sandwiches.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a cheese HAVEN. All cheese lovers will wet their pants walking in to this shop. However, we weren't going for cheese this time around. We came in for sandwiches as they were one of the few places open on a Sunday afternoon for...More

Thank leneyB
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Stopped at this small shop/cafe on way to Albany airport. what a surprise - really great cheese (brought home the creme des citeaux), bread, nuts, olive oil, etc and terrific grilled sandwiches and drinks. The owner -Eric - and all the staff -- seem to...More

Thank Chicago-777
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If you are a lover of grilled cheese sandwiches and really all things artisan, this is the place for you. Easy access right off the exit traveling through Albany, we decided to stop and grab a bite to eat. What I thought would be a...More

Thank arsenalsox
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stopped here on my way out of town. Extremely knowledgeable owner and staff who obviously love what they do and it shows. I picked up a great variety of cheeses as well as gourmet crackers and other accompaniments.

Thank vvg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 AM
11:00 AM - 7:00 AM
11:00 AM - 7:00 AM
11:00 AM - 7:00 AM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1442
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-443-0440
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Specialty Cheese shop serving, gourmet grilled cheese, cheese and charcuterie plates, and soup (fall and winter), beer on draft or packaged (on or off premise), wine by the glass, hard cider (on or off premise), craft sodas, hot brewed coffee (fall, winter, spring), and cold brew coffee and tea (summer). Also serving Friday Night Cookout dinner service 5-8 PM May through September 30th. Limited seating, first come, first serve. Gluten Free and Takeout available.
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