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The Cheddar Box Cafe

12121 Shelbyville Rd, Ste 103, Louisville, KY 40243-1094
+1 502-245-2622
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“tomato soup” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups
$$ - $$$
12121 Shelbyville Rd, Ste 103, Louisville, KY 40243-1094
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I've visited The Cheddar Box Cafe twice now for lunch. I love the tomato artichoke soup, but have found on both visits that the sandwiches to be drowned in mayo. My lunch date felt the same on both occasions. If I ever return, it will...More

Thank Lindsay K
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The beef tenderloin boxed lunch was a BIG hit with my out of town guest on Derby. It was so nice to provide quality food to my friends!

Thank bamagirl8820152017
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a quick café that's always packed and busy at lunchtime. Lovely salads and delicious tomato artichoke soup. A lot of their dishes have mayonnaise so if you're not big on mayo it does limit your choices. Great place for a nice lunch with...More

Thank Meredith L
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The night before our dinner guest brought the local Louisville, Kentucky Benedictine Spread for our appetizer. Benedictine was created by Jennie Carter Benedict at the turn of the 20th century and freatured in her downtown Louisville cafe. Not having time to whip up the recipe,...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We have been coming here for years! During the middle of lunch, the wait can be quite long so make sure you come in quickly and get your name on the list. The sandwiches are always fresh and yummy! Their desserts are delicious and their...More

Thank starsonthewater
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have eaten here many times. The food is always good and the service as well. The staff is very friendly as well.

Thank Vacationer5719
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Went here for lunch with a friend and I am sure glad she introduced me to this place. It is small but worth the wait at lunch. Very good chicken salad. Had mine on marble rye bread that was very fresh and good. Then I...More

Thank elaine c
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Do not leave this place without trying the tomato artichoke soup. Seriously. This is an excellent place for lunch and everyone knows it..so be prepared to wait. Or get there before noon. If you get in a pinch and can't stay, not a problem, they...More

Thank taximom212
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

My sister took me, an out-of-state guest, to this very busy and popular restaurant. I am still thinking about the delicious chicken salad with pecans sandwich! Soooooo good! If it wasn't 2000 miles away, I'd come again!

Thank Dteacher60
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Everything from quick soup & sanwich/salad to a leisurely lunch w/ hubby or the girls. Deserts to die for...

Thank New240059
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12121 Shelbyville Rd, Ste 103, Louisville, KY 40243-1094
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-245-2622
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