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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (802 reviews)
“cheese plate” (130 reviews)
“french bread” (71 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
410 Duke of Gloucester Street, Merchants Square, Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love getting a sandwich here for lunch when at Colonial Williamsburg. It is located at the main entrance where the bookstore for William and Mary is located. The cheese shop also has a nice selection of cheeses and the staff is very knowledgeable about...More

Thank naturistcouple1234
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is where we have lunch when visiting Colonial Williamsburg. It's located in Merchant's Square across the street from William and Mary College. Lots of neat little shops around it. Yes, a lot of students and their parents eat there so there is often a...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to have a sandwich for decent price. Choose your protein, cheese and bread anf they make it up for you in under 15 minutes.

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here our first day in Williamsburg and we were underwhelmed by the selection and what we received. The roll tasted about very stale and we got very little meat on our sandwich for the price. The atmosphere was nice and we loved...More

Thank Where_II
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat at the bar for 10-15 min. with a person in front of us and she said hello but just kept cleaning glasses. Finally got up and went to another restaurant.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family has been visiting The Cheese Shop for decades. It's always the same battle for a table and a long wait in line for fairly average food - all part of the tradition. I'm honestly not entirely sure why we continue to put ourselves...More

1  Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always a must stop when in Williamsburg. Cheese shop and deli on the main level and a nice beer and wine shop in the basement. This place is always busy so plan ahead. You can even place your deli orders on line...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheese Shop is upstairs right on the main Williamsburg Square, wine shop downstairs. If you’re a knowledgeable wine shopper/drinker, the staff will determine your palate & is capable of making very good options-or challenging you to try something new. If you’re not quite sure about...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing variety of cheeses and canned goods imported from Italy and France. Grab and ear outside. It's like a little highend market Great place to watch people sitting outside. Long line for the deli . I gave up .

Thank Elieth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with family, eat and drink! Wonderful choices of food, cheeses, spreads, desserts and adult drink.

Thank twin1sg
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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