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The Cheese Traveler

540 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1442
+1 518-443-0440
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
540 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1442
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Super nice shop. Fine selection of cheese and charcuterie. I bought some Serrano ham and truffled pâte. They were delicious and very reasonable. The sandwiches were interesting and delicious and the wine and beer just great

Thank wendy s
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Lots of imported products here as well as yummy bites and cheese. They use imported french cultured butter on all their sandwiches (BONUS) Great service.

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We were on the road north and TA recommended this little shop. We had salads and a sandwich but I must say the choices of cheese looked pretty enticing! A great little spot

Thank Julieroadtrip
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

I had was hosting a company dinner and needed something for an appetizer. This was my first time using the cheese Traveller and it for sure will not be my last. The platter was fantastic and their selection of cheeses is amazing.

Thank erinmhicks
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We used Tripadvisor to find a place for liunch and picked the Cheese Traveler. When we arrived we thought we might be at the wrong locale. We were the only customers in what appeared to be a cheese shop and we alomost left. HOWEVER, they...More

Thank durrinhome
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I was in Albany on business and discovered this little place. It was WONDERFUL! So I was only there for a week, but I wound up going here three times for lunch and every time I had the grilled cheese and duck with the blueberry...More

Thank spritle274072016
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Good food with lots of different variations. I will return. Staff extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Made nice recommendations when we inquired and some of the Different products available and gave generous samples to try. Highly recommended

Thank Transwizard
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed our experiences in the past, but our most recent takeout order was extremely disappointing. Enticed by the cookout menu, we both indulged in the lamb burger ($16 a piece) & a couple of sides. One burger was to be medium & the...More

Thank PVH76
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here after going to the Spectrum theatre. I had the sweet and savory sandwich....smoked duck, Paulette cheese ....like a Fontina.....and blueberry bourbon jelly on grilled ciabatta bread. Absolutely delicious! An amazing selection of cheeses......

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 7 January 2017

staff a little whacky but very nice. Not to a lot to look at but the food was super. also has a wide selection of cheeses, meats and condiments in eli style.

Thank Transwizard
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6 December 2017|
Response from Transwizard | Reviewed this property |
It’s going to be close. It’s pretty small.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 07:00
11:00 - 07:00
11:00 - 07:00
11:00 - 07:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12209-1442
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +1 518-443-0440
  • E-mail
Specialty Cheese shop serving, gourmet grilled cheese, cheese and charcuterie plates, and soup (fall and winter), beer on draft or packaged (on or off premise), wine by the glass, hard cider (on or off premise), craft sodas, hot brewed coffee (fall, winter, spring), and cold brew coffee and tea (summer). Also serving Friday Night Cookout dinner service 5-8 PM May through September 30th. Limited seating, first come, first serve. Gluten Free and Takeout available.
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