Flavors of Toronto: best cheese shops

Cheese, cheese and more cheese, ©keepon/Flickr

Cheese, cheese and more cheese, ©keepon/Flickr

Some say that the moon is made of cheese, however even if this would be true one will have to travel a lot to get some of that. If you are desperate for good cheese luckily you don’t need to go into outer space for it. Just visit Toronto and its several cheese shops where you can taste and buy cheese in several shapes, sizes and consistencies.

You can find cheese spreads, raw cheese, grilled cheese and so on, and all of these options are to be found at the several cheese shops across Toronto. Visit the Cheese Boutique, Global Cheese, Grande Cheese, Cheese Magic or any other cheese shop and spoil your taste buds.

Alex Farm Products

Alex Farm Products is a popular cheese shop for Canadians as it has shops in multiple locations all around the country and the world. Not only in Toronto will you find Alex Farm Products but also in Italy, France, England, Spain, Portugal and several other countries.

Alex Farm Products, ©grongar/Flickr

Alex Farm Products, ©grongar/Flickr

Grande Cheese

Go to Orfus Road and visit Grande Cheese where you can choose from several Italian house-made cheeses. Here you will probably find one of the best mozzarellas in Toronto.

Cheese Boutique

At the Cheese Boutique you can buy a unique product, the so called cheese wedding cake. Are you a cheese enthusiast planning your wedding? This is the place to find your perfect wedding cake. If you are not clinging to your sweet tooth you might find this savory treat very attractive.

Cheese Boutique, ©jbcurio/Flickr

Cheese Boutique, ©jbcurio/Flickr

Global Cheese and Cheese Magic

At Global Cheese you can choose from a wide selection of fine cheeses. Have a taste of the samples and buy whichever you like best at Kensington Market. Cheese Magic is not as big as Global Cheese but it also offers a fine selection of cheeses.

Global Cheese, ©Powellizer/Flickr

Global Cheese, ©Powellizer/Flickr

Leslieville Cheese Market

Choose from the selections of cheeses brought to you from all over the world and try their delicious grilled cheese sandwich, cheese platters and absolutely amazing dips.

Olympic Cheese Mart and the Thin Blue Line

Olympic Cheese Mart might not be the paradise of all cheese lovers but it is definitely unique and stands out. If you are new on the cheese territory just ask one of their friendly staff who will be more than happy to recommend you some fine cheeses and give you a few tips on which kind goes well with the other.  For a snack of blue cheese we recommend you visit Thin Blue Line. Go wild on blue cheese!

Cheese, cheese and more cheese, ©keepon/Flickr

Cheese, cheese and more cheese, ©keepon/Flickr

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