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Village Cheese House

855 El Camino Real, Suite 157, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
+1 650-326-9251
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good58%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (5 reviews)
“town country” (3 reviews)
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855 El Camino Real, Suite 157, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Village Cheese House is a part of the revitalized Town & Country Village mall in Palo Alto. According to media, it is historic place with 50-year old tradition but I couldn't notice that, though. You can order your sandwich as you like it by choosing...More

Thank Acidov
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Weak Benjamin Button sandwich. Two slices of turkey? This place used to pack meat a mile high, and the new ownership is ripping everybody off. Far fall from grace since the Staehnke family sold their amazing business. Been eating at VCH since the early 90’s,...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Order from the menu or create your own sandwich. For me the bread makes the sandwich and the bread here hit the mark. The turkey cranberry sandwich I ordered was overflowing with turkey. The bread to meat ratio was right on target. I got a...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have ordered sandwiches here since 1972 when he was a grad student at Stanford. We hadn't been there in at least one year when we decided to go today for lunch. At lunchtime, the wait for you to order can be...More

Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The Cheese House has been a staple of Town & Country Shopping Center which is right across the street from Stanford University and Palo Alto High School. They were serving the best custom made sandwiches when I was in High School, college and today. Their...More

Thank flyboy80549
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This store has been in Town and Shopping Center forever. It is a little hard to find because it is in the corner. Excellent place for a simple lunch.

Thank Brenton h
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The Village Cheese House has changed a lot over the years and has reduced its size by over half but it's core focus has always been providing delicious sandwiches and deli fare for Paly High students & faculty on lunch break, locals, shoppers at Town...More

Thank janisw
Reviewed 31 October 2015

For a quick bite take out, we visited this primarily sandwich shop in the Town and Country Shopping Center across from Stanford University, I had the "Cardinal Nation" special- smoked turkey, provolone, red onions, lettuce, tomato and a special sauce. Total bill was $7.25 including...More

Thank sharkisland
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Just a standard deli, selling standard stuff. Sometime the cashiers are a bit slow. Just go here if you want a regular sandwhich.

Thank rzsandoval
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

This place has been a long time favorite for good deli sandwiches. You walk in and pick up a clipboard and fill out some forms for a custom sandwich. 10 minutes later your sandwich is ready and freshly made. My usual order is turkey on...More

Thank Chris M
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 El Camino Real, Suite 157, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-9251
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