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The 10 Best Fromageries In Paris

There are a variety of ways to shop for cheese while you’re in Paris. Supermarkets and street markets all sell different types...

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There are a variety of ways to shop for cheese while you’re in Paris. Supermarkets and street markets all sell different types of cheese, but you should go to one of the high-quality shops selling the best cheese produced across France. Most of these shops store their cheese in caves underneath the ground, and have extensive histories. Here are the top cheese shops to visit while in Paris

Chez Virginie

At Chez Virginie, the cheeses are arranged in beautiful displays. D store has been a cheese shop since 1900. Virginie, the present owner, inherited the cheese business from her father. The stacks of cheeses I actually have a very strict order and hidden procdess to their design. The store carries only raw milk cheeses, which doesn’t seem to have an impact on the range of options available. Virginie manages the underground cheese caves (wow), ensuring their product is always top notch.


Madame Nicole Barthélemy Is one of the most notorious Cheese Shop owners across Paris. Her product is so popular that she refuses to set up a website. The shop is tiny, and packed full of different types of cheeses. The focus of the shop is very much on fromage. The store offers a couple different types of wine and a variety of jellies and jams, as well as yogurt milk and eggs.

La Ferme Saint Hubert

The display on the street outside La Ferme Saint Hubertdraws passerby in. If you’re looking for a spot to fill up on pre-picnic materials – this is the spot. The store carries a wide vareity of dry sausage, cured ham, jams, and breads. The cheeses are primarily French, with some imported options. 

Fromageries Lefebvre

Eric Lefebvre and his wife run this charming shop located in the 12th Arrondissement. The shop is bit off the beaten path, but definitely worth a visit. The selection focuses on local cheeses, with a great collection of goat’s milk cheeses from the Loire Valley. We recommend taking your cheeses up to the Promenade Plantee for a picnic. 


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Quatrehomme ;was opened by Marie Quatrehomme, who was the first woman to win the title of Best Artisan for cheesemaking in 2000. Her children now run the shop, and continue the traditional of “Duque” – which is Quatrehomme’s award-winning refining technique. 

Fromagerie Laurent Dubois

At Fromagerie Laurent Dubois we recommend checking out the quince paste, the Camembert stuffed with marscapone and apples, or the Chevres frais figues et noix. 

Salon du Fromage Hisada

Madame Hisada opened her first cheese shop in Tokyo in 1985. The shop, now located in paris, has a small tasting salon where you can sample any of hte cheeses in the shop. We recommend trying the mozzarella topped with cherry leaf, wasabi-flavored fresh goat cheese. Alternatively, check out the cheese pairings with Japanese whiskey and sake. 

Fromagerie Martine Dubois

Martine Dubois has owned and operated this store since 1975. The charming store, located on Rue Tocqueville in the 17th Arrondissement, is known for its Fourme d’Ambert, Mont-d’or, and alpine Beaufort


This quaint shop on Rue Mouffetard in the 7th Arrondissement  has been open since 1909, and is run by a charming man named Patrick who grew up on a local goat farm. We recommend trying the Camembert. 

La Laiterie La Chapelle

La Laiterie La Chapelle is an artisanal dairy in the heart of Paris. The owners manufacture and refine 100% lle-de-France raw milk cheeses, and source their milk from the Vexin region near Paris. We recommend trying everything – you can’t go wrong. 

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