The Cheese Shop

Cleveland's Fromage Destination

Located in the Historic West Side Market in Cleveland, Ohio, The Cheese Shop offers an impressive imported & domestic cheese selection.  We maintain our unique niche by offering more than 175 traditional & rare cheeses from all over the world as well as a diverse line of specialty items.

We take pride in excellent customer service & exceptional quality –we encourage you to sample cheeses before purchasing to guarantee satisfaction.  We cut your cheese to order ensuring freshness & allowing you to determine the size to fit your needs.


Cow's Milk
Aged: 4-6 months

Caciocavallo’s unique shape is also the source of its name which translates to “cheese on horseback”: it’s tied and hung over wooden barrels to drain.  This technique allows the cheese to engage in a 360° aging at all times.  A pasta filata (spun pasta) cheese, its texture is like a firm mozzarella and its taste can develop into earthy, fruity flavors.

How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?
— Charles de Gaulle

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