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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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San Diego, California
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 9 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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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
Norman, Oklahoma
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77 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank John T
Ashburn, Virginia
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Soups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?