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Cheese Shop

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2165 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
+1 858-459-3921
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cheese Shop sells a great sandwich for under ~$10.00. I ordered their most popular sandwich the Turkey, Jack Cheese and Avocado. Loved it! Be warned it's huge; so big in fact that you can share with someone or save the other half for later. I've stayed in La Jolla several times for business and somehow missed this great sandwich... More 

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Thank Paul M
Columbia, Maryland
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192 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Wanting a sandwich beyween a bike tour and kayaking, I picked the Cheese Shop. This is a friendly little shop very close to the beach,recommended by my locwl guide. The sandwiches are excellent- big, nice thick breads (rosemary for me), fresh ingredients inclyding homemade cranberry sauce on my chicken muenster and cranberry sandwich. Yum! You also need an oatmeal cookie:)... More 

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Thank Deborah F
San Diego, California
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

My granddaughter loves the Cheese Shop and we go for lunch all the time. Real turkey, roast beef, avocado. Lots of cheese selections and great homemade cookies. The Cheese Shop has many old-time candies and several candies at a child's eye level so be prepared to disappoint the young ones or give in to their sweet teeth. No indoor seating... More 

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Thank Neil R
Lafayette, Louisiana
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Just walking by and decided to stop in and check it out! Super cool and fun. Everyone was so friendly and the food was amazing! A must do if you are in La Jolla!!

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Thank aprilnleblanc
Morrison
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very good sandwiches and a ton of candy options;) I think that we were there close to close, because they gave up free oatmeal cookies. That are wonderful by the way. Good options for everyone in the family!

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Thank Heather S
San Diego, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

, BLT was great, turkey cranberry also. good selection of beverages, outside seating, about 200 meters from the beach

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Thank dealyb
Olney, Maryland
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Walked up the street from La Jolla Shores looking for lunch. We saw the sandwiches people were eating outside and thought we'd try it. The lamb sandwich was excellent, and something out of the ordinary. Meats were not lunchmeat but freshly roasted and nice variety of fresh breads. The oatmeal cookies looked like a baking mistake, but when the cashier... More 

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Thank hollanderc
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches and soup Dave one of the owners is a super nice guy and we couldn't have been any happier to find this Cafe they have small tables to eat right on the sidewalk all the food is fresh and the prices are reasonable next time we are in town we will for sure be back here

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Thank Tommy M
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160 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped here everyday to get our lunch while we stayed in la Jolla- Its very fresh and some original sandwiches. Its walking distance to the best beach in the area. They also have a great selection of sodas and drinks.

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Thank Michael P
Orlando, FL
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Sandwiches are delicious! They provide a good amount of meat in the sandwich! Even the cookies are delicious! I'd definitely recommend it!

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Thank Lorme J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2165 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-3921

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