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Great selection and service

We stopped at this shop on the way home from Maine to NY. The service and selection were wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lori F
Long Island, NY
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Beautiful Selection of Cheeses

Peter took the time to sample a number of wonderful cheeses with me, highlighting some great local... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sue F
Toronto, Canada
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“Beautiful Selection of Cheeses”
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45 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970-3619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this shop on the way home from Maine to NY. The service and selection were wonderful. The staff were very helpful in assisting us in making our selections. We sampled some cheeses, and then we purchased some cheese and wine. We will...More

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peter took the time to sample a number of wonderful cheeses with me, highlighting some great local cheeses. I was able to buy several small portions for a picnic. The place was immaculate, and had tons of things to tempt a foodie in addition to...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 28 June 2018

These courteous and efficient folks are cheese experts. There are spirits and wine available as well. Shop here for exotic teas and other snacks also.

Thank cogbe
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have frequented this establishment on many occasions for their high quality products. The name itself precludes what their forte is. However, they also purvey an excellent array of accompaniments, including: charcuterie, wine, beer, bread/crackers and other specialty items. It is a gourmands paradise. The...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I took a wrong turn and saw this place....Oh my goodness. I spent an hour in here and had the most amazing experience. I wish I had gotten her name...blond lady helped us pick out the most delicious cheeses I have had in a long...More

Thank arewehavingfunyet4
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This shop has fantastic cheeses and artisanal meats. They gave us a taste of every item we asked about and it was so wonderful we would buy it. Favorite choice was the aged Gouda cheese. Shop here to make your own luncheon.

Thank nangfar
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

It was more than just a cheese shop but a great delicatessen. Cured meard, wines and other items. Staff offered us cheeses to taste. A fantastic shop.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! You can find every cheese on earth! You can taste whichever you want and as many as you want before making your selection! Staff are extremely friendly! I love it!

Thank mbelluardo
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Cheese and wines and charcuterie and everything else along this line. The shop is amazing, it is impossible to leave. Great choice of everything and knowledgeable and helpful service. A lovely place just to be in.

1  Thank varil
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was one of the stops on the Salem Food Tour. Fantastic cheese shop. We sampled lots of great cheeses and 'go alongs' that enhance the cheeses. Gave me creative ideas for my next party.

2  Thank tdmorrison2012
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