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Cheese Shop

1219 Fulton St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2053
+1 815-433-0478
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“soups” (6 reviews)
“sandwich” (7 reviews)
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American, Soups
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1219 Fulton St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2053
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I were in the area and stopped here for lunch. When we got there at about 12:30pm,the line to order was about 15-20 deep. We knew we must be in a good place! The line went down fast and we ordered the...More

Thank luckygal29
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This place has fresh home still food that you can get for great lunches. It is better known for it buffet service. Has great food can't go wrong.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Very good food! Very tasty! Have ate there several times. Very fast service. I have only had lunch there with my family,, have been to places they have catered,, and also was very good! I recommend this place

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I get lunch to go from The Cheese Shop at least three tones a week. It’s amazing. Always several choices for soups, great sandwiches, fresh deli you have to try it!

Thank Toni M
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Holy smokes a coworker told me about this place and it's hidden gem! Large menu and everything is delicious. Cool place with lots of memorabilia and of course the largest cheese selection ever!

Thank skating102
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This little place is a combination cheese shop, deli, restaurant, grocery store, and eye candy for collectors. Get a bite to eat, then take your time looking around. No sit down service. Grab a menu at counter, grab some limited seating, send someone to counter...More

1  Thank roadtripmajik
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The Cheese Shop is the kind of place that reminds you of why you moved to a small town. On a cold winters day, the fact that all their products are exceptional may some how take a back seat to the warm and inviting atmosphere...More

Thank blackfootcamp
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This place is kind of hidden off the main streets in Ottawa, IL, however, it is a must visit establishment. Inside is whimsical and has so many vintage items hanging everywhere. The food is fresh daily and the soups are fantastic on a cold winter's...More

Thank hckygirl7
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Unique items outside (antique milk separator planters, flowers in an old coffee maker, etc) and so many things to see inside. Great selection of cheeses, deli meats, condiments, etc.... I had the lunch special of the day--meatloaf was pretty good, yummy green beans , mashed...More

Thank LMomG
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Eat in or order out for group lunches and dinners. Large variety sandwiches on the menu. Great for planning meals for luncheon carry outs.

Thank dakotajude73
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 Fulton St, Ottawa, IL 61350-2053
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-433-0478
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