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Village Cheese Shanty

199 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
+1 231-256-9141
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pretzel bread” (83 reviews)
“north shore” (33 reviews)
“sandwiches” (127 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
199 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You need to go here! Great sandwiches and local fare. My gluten free wrap was delicious!! Great cheese!

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in Fishtown, this spot offers really wonderful sandwiches with quality ingredients. Both the baguette and signature pretzel bread are superb for the sandwich combinations offered. If you don't believe me, know that this is also a favorite of Mario Batali!

Thank k4mconsulting
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was hopping but the staff made me feel I was the most important person in the store. They were making sandwiches but I was there for the cheese. I love hot cheese and the habanero cheese didn't disappoint, I also bought the dill....More

Thank Bassplayerbryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great lunch selections to enjoy while taking in the happenings of FISHTOWN. Sandwiches were huge and great tasting.

Thank xKIKx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Leland or head out on the Manitou Island Transit to either of the Islands - call ahead and order up a bag lunch with one of their awesome sub sandwiches. My choice is the North Shore - but every year we...More

Thank DRadde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sandwiches here are huge, with a variety of creative ingredient combinations. We had the “Leelanau” (roast beef, peppercorn cheese, etc.) and the “North Shore” (turkey, bacon, Swiss cheese, etc). Both were outstanding. The former came on an excellent baguette; the latter on pretzel bread...More

Thank MichiganBanjoMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to eat here while visiting Fishtown after reading great and bad reviews. Both reviews were pretty accurate, to be honest. The bad reviews mentioned the crammed building and waiting – both are true. The building is a shack, quite literally. Fishtown is a...More

Thank Kaitlyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Stopped by the Cheese Shanty after kayaking all morning and it was the best sandwiches I've ever had. They are so big we had 2 meals out of them. I wish I would've tried them earlier in the week because we would've gone back....More

Thank deancrna2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw the Village Cheese Shanty when it was packed! We knew that we wanted to take ours to go to South Manitou Island, so we called ahead just 15 minutes and picked our sandwiches up with no wait at all. We were very excited...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the veggie pita with hummus and it was really flavorful and tasted great.The place can get pretty crowded and "the shanty" is small, so patience is key.

Thank LloydDob89
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gwmatthes
6 July 2016|
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Response from Franklea | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Call at 8:00...they're ready when you are!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Leelanau County  >  Leland
  • Phone Number: +1 231-256-9141
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