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Cheese Shop

2165 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
+1 858-459-3921
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (73 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Delicatessen
2165 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
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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.

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!

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my family visited this place when we took a trip to California. Whatever they're doing with here, they're doing something right. The food was amazing and the atmosphere was quaint.

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The cheese shop is hands down one of my favorite places to eat in la jolla. The pork tenderloin sandwich is to die for. Don't bother ordering anything else!

Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is a takeaway sandwich shop with a few tables just out front. I tried the pork at the request of the guy behind the counter since he said they make it in house. It was really good and I'd recommend if you're looking for...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went with a group of friends after surfing and loved the atmosphere and food. Enough nostalgic candy presented at eye level to make it any kid's favorite in addition to a vast eclectic soft drink collection so you'll never get bored. Highly recommend the Torpedo...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great sandwhiches and even better oatmeal cookies; literally worth driving to just for the cookies. Fun setting with old fashioned drinks and candies. Great to order and take to the beach. 2 minute walk to the beach!

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This has been a family favourite for years, grab a great sandwich and head to the beach. Just watch out for seagulls because they love these sandwiches too!

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed a nice lunch at The Cheese Shop. We particularly enjoyed the outdoor seating. In addition to made to order sandwiches they have a very selection of candy. Worth a try!

Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

After kayaking to the caves with my gf and family, we were hungry. Asked our tour guide and he recommended cheese shop and showed us where it was. Pretty quick and jam packed but well worth wait! Seems like an awesome local spot! Definitely recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2165 Avenida de La Playa, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3215
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego  >  La Jolla
  • Phone Number: +1 858-459-3921
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