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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Wine Bar
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2411 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1352
+1 703-706-5300
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Prince Frederick, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Great menu and wonderful variations of the traditional grilled cheese. They have a great selection of products, wine, cheese, crackers, spreads, olives, etc. to create a gift basket. Wine selection was good and you can purchase a bottle right then to drink with your meal.

Thank kjinmd
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Enjoyed my meal here but I really don't understand why folks go here and buy a 10 dollar grilled cheese when they can purchase the cheese from the counter (which is fantastic and has lots of options) and make it at home for a fraction of the price. I would go here with my girlfriends for a cheeseboard and wine... More 

1 Thank Amall
Alexandria, VA
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116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

A great cheese shop where you can also have the best adult cheese sandwiches in the world. Other cheese dishes-like simple macaroni & cheese--are a revelation when prepared with good ingredients and excellent cheese.

Thank mackovita
Salisbury, Maryland
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

My girlfriend and I stopped here for lunch while were in the Del Ray area. Since this place was highly recommended on TripAdvisor, we decided to give it a try. We both had the Grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup. Boy, was it delicious. The grilled cheese was made with white cheddar on a scrumptious non chewy bread that was grilled... More 

1 Thank Chris C
Brookline, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

How can you not like a restaurant whose primary offerings are plates with cheese? While the food is a little on the pricey side, they have a great lunch special with a soup and sandwich for $10. Worth it! And the soup and sandwich were both extremely delicious. They had an extensive menu and it seems like it would be... More 

1 Thank S N
DC Metro Area
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Went there for lunch based upon reviews. Overwhelmed with cheese options but since it was a cold day, we did not eat outside but were seated in the back room. Cozy atmosphere with empty wine bottles lining the walks like a library, dark and "club like". I didn't care for the fried/cooking smells emanating from the kitchen. Maybe I'm overly... More 

Thank llcva
San Diego, California, United States
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I don't know what I loved the best about this place -- the cozy ambiance, the awesome cheeses, the whimsical twist on home fare or what. Friends took me to dinner here while visiting the area. The restaurant specializes in mac and cheese, and grilled cheese sandwiches. Normally that would have been disappointing due to not being able to eat... More 

1 Thank Jeffree I
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Perfect place to get a light, delicious meal that includes cheese in the ingredients - nice selection of wines to accompany your choice of dishes and friendly service. Just a few tables outside at this location but if you can get one on a beautiful day, the experience is even better.

Thank 100pplaces
Alexandria, VA
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Great cheeses, of course, nice wines and a lovely atmosphere makes Cheesetique a go-to place for a light-isn meal. The grilled pimento cheese sandwich is one of the greatest sandwiches you'll ever have. A nice surprise because it has a lovely pepper kick that makes it special. The meats and cheese boards cannot be beat. The wine selection is broad... More 

Thank Donovan207
Alexandria, Virginia
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Friendly, wonderful restaurant with great food and cheese. We had a group of 10 women and no reservation and they cleared a display area to make room for all of us

Thank madammort74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2411 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1352
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-706-5300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?