Top Ten Featured Paris Fromageries (Cheese Shops)
If you are visiting Paris, you simply must visit a cheese shop. Below are ten of the best, each offering something different for everyone.
10. Laurent Dubois
This supermarket offers two locations, each with a different style. If you are a tourist looking to get pampered, you should visit the location on 47 Boulevard Saint- Germain. The second one at 2 rue de Lourmel has more of a local, neighborhood feel. The cheeses are aged in a cave below the shops, and Laurent Dubois holds the distinction Meilleur Ouvrier de France.
9. Fromagerie Sanders
This is a family ran cheese shop, located in Marche Saint-Germain. It it well-known for its excellent selection of sheep cheese.
8. Fromagerie Quatrehomme
Marie Quatrehomme owns this beautiful cheese shop which earned the distinguished Meilleur Ouvrier de France. Located at 62 rue de Sevres, she specializes in goat cheese with pesto and has a selection of foreign cheese, as well.
7. Au Cour du Marche
This gem is tucked away at 85 bis boulevard Magenta. The staff is especially friendly, and they are bi-lingual! They will even vacuum seal your cheese for travel.
6. Chez Virginie
This mini market has been around since 1946 and sells only raw milk cheeses, cured in the basement of the shop. Wine tasting can be arranged by reservation.
This fromagerie is located on the rue Poncelet market street, and is well known for its creamy raw-milk cheeses.
This shop offers a great selection of wines and whiskies in addition to cheeses. It is located in rue Faubourg Saint-Deni, away from the traditional tourist traps.
3. Fromagerie Jouannault
A family ran cheese shop on Rue de Bretange. This place is highly recommended and you would have to come back daily if you could.
2. Pascal Beillevaire
Offering several locations throughout Paris, this Fromagerie is not just a shop but a producer of cheeses and excellent butters.
1. Marie-Anne Cantin
This is a lovely cheese market store on rue de Champs de Mar, Marie’s morbier cheese is some of the best in Paris.