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Village Cheese Shanty

199 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
+1 231-256-9141
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pretzel bread” (90 reviews)
“north shore” (34 reviews)
“sandwiches” (133 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
199 River St, Leland, MI 49654-5039
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This tiny little shanty puts out very popular subs on delicious pretzel bread! Lots to choose from! Can call before for carry out!

Thank kherman2
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I love to share the Harbor Sandwich with delicious Turkey, Brie, Spinach, Tomato, Cucumber, and Herb Mayo. Another favorite – again large enough to share – is the Leelanau with Roast Beef, Leelanau Peppercorn Fromage Blanc, Onion, Cucumber, Lettuce, Tomato, and Dijon...More

Thank rebecca8180films
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sandwiches with quality meats and cheeses. They are chocked full of veggies. We overhead one gentleman “complaining” he preferred his salads on the side. Some nice picnic table locations around Fishtown, but on a sunny day it can be pretty warm. Loved our sandwiches...More

Thank Robert230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got 3 sandwiches to go to enjoy at the beach. It’s great that you can call ahead and pick it up at your preferred time. Just don’t forget they only take cash—no credit. They were prompt and polite. Our sandwiches were okay but not...More

Thank Traci H
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely terrific sandwiches ( get the pretzel bread) and dine in Fishtown. We highly recommend the North Shore and the Bear - but you can’t go wrong with any selection.

Thank k4mconsulting
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The lake street was awesome. It usually has chicken on it but because I am a vegetarian I subbed cucumbers and spinach. The guacamole, Swiss, and herb mayo on the pretzel bread is sooooo good!!!

Thank Glen_Arbor_Blues
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We discovered this little shanty over 10 years ago. Since then, we stoop here multiple times each summer. Don't let the outer appearance fool you! The food is awesome! Although they offer different breads, you HAVE to try the pretzel bread. You can put any...More

Thank JnJD85
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We buy cheese here and take it to the wineries to eat while wine tasting. Nothing pairs better with Leelanau wine that Leelanau cheese!

Thank solomominheels
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome sandwiches, excellent freshly baked bread, especially the pretzel bread, with lots of variety and great prices. You just can't go wrong with at stop at the VCH when you are in Fishtown.

Thank SKSTech
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Weather you love Sandwiches or not you have to go here! From the friendly smiles and the awesome little shanty they serve the sandwiches from that alone makes for a great experience! But the sandwiches are out of bounds I had the Lake Street I...More

Thank Brock L
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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

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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