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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” (731 reviews)
“cheese plate” (125 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife's niece said this was a great place for sandwiches. She was right. Very tasty, nice size portions of ham & turkey on toasted bun. It was very crowded for lunch, but the service was still fast.

Thank ADCollier
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cute little cheese and sandwich shop, but a smidgen on the pricey side. Everything is à la carte , even the crackers are sold by weight. A small cheese/meat plate with 2 glasses of wine (be sure to return the glasses!) will set you back...More

Thank FeveredDisco
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Maybe it's because I am from the Midwest but my local grocery store has the same variety of cheeses that this place has, which is small. I did buy 3 jars of their signature dressing. I had to ask for a sample at the deli....More

Thank aramer67
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very good deli sandwiches and a very large selection of wine and cheese. Many related sauces, spreads, etc. You can eat inside or out. No server, order in back, pay and then find a table.

Thank billepierce
Reviewed 3 days ago

Anything you could want for a great lunch in downtown historic Williamsburg. There is some seating inside, but great patio seating outside.

Thank richculb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Grabbed lunch while at Colonial Williamsburg. Sandwiches were very good, Service was slow both in ordering and getting the food. The setup for paying, get your food in back and pay up front, was a bit ackward. Price would have been tolerable but you had...More

Thank Brad W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the cheese shop prior to our dinner reservation at Fat Canary. We selected a half bottle of wine from the cellar downstairs and created our own little wine and cheese tasting. We did not try any of the sandwiches but...More

Thank coco928
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a very nice lunch at the Cheese shop. I had the ham salad while my wife enjoyed the grilled cheese. Very reasonable and a good place to relax from a long morning of touring Williamsburg. Order in the back and pay at the...More

Thank Konkelbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a folksy shop with menu choices to eat in or ingredients' choices to buy. It has a cozy feel and you feel as if you'd like to come again.

Thank karenskelton7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great choices, tons of options for food and drink, don't let the name fool you they have an amazing variety of not only cheese but sauces, snaks, beers, drinks and alot more, fast and friendly service stop in and get your cheese on

Thank Joseph L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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
  • E-mail
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