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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (725 reviews)
“cheese plate” (123 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 via mobile

While visiting Colonial Williamsburg with my brother in law we decided to order some sandwiches from the Cheese shop. We placed our order and were told it would be 25 minutes (there were 5 of us). After a trip to the basement to check out...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a cheese and wine shop that also offers a deli in the back and restaurant food to the side. I have not visited the restaurant portion, but I am a frequent visitor of the deli and the cheese and wine shops when I...More

Thank Alison_B855
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is not just a cheese shop! It's worth walking through to see the variety of delicious goods, from chocolate to made-to-order sandwiches. A staff member said that the sandwich counter gets busy on Saturday evenings, but you can put an order in earlier in...More

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent place for lunch in Merchant's Square. It is very popular so expect long lines to order and pickup your sandwich. It gets very crowded in the sandwich line and seating is very limited, mostly outside. There is a fine assortment of cheeses and other...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Way over hyped. Prices too high for too little. Several people mention their special dressing but there isn't any cheese in it, it's mostly mayo and it's $15. Several places better then this.

Thank kzip79
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not bad, tourist priced. $15 for a turkey and ham sandwich on foccacia, a small bag of Utz potato chips and two sodas.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow there is something for everyone at The Cheese Shop...Cheese, Sandwiches, Wine and many other local consumables.

Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Two levels; downstairs is a big wine store. They will open your wine for you and give you souvenir wine glasses. When you go upstairs there is a huge cheese bar, an olive bar filled with any type of olives, and a meat bar.. You...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Brimming with yummy sandwiches and drinks and all kinds of lunch and snack options. You can just pop in and get a quick bite to eat, but there are usually lines to deal with.

Thank HappyMommy41
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were down for our Granddaughter's graduation from William & Mary and decided to have lunch at the Cheese Shop on a gorgeous day. The selection of sandwiches is extensive, and there are numerous choices of beverages, including some local brews. The homemade ham salad...More

Thank BBDY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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