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Cheese Secrets

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Xavier was in charge of the store when I arrived. For someone so young he certainly is confident... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Wonderful store. The operators are very knowledgeable and informative, we learned a lot about not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“great selection”(13 reviews)
Cheese Secrets is a boutique specialty cheese retailer in downtown Niagara on the Lake. We offer a large selection of mostly Canadian cheeses with several international favourites also available, local charcuterie, Boulart breads, crackers and...more
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38 Market Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-2555
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Xavier was in charge of the store when I arrived. For someone so young he certainly is confident & very capable. He asked all the right questions to help me pair the perfect cheese with my wine. Great selection (although I only bought cheese); there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jenniferkT1052ZM
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful store. The operators are very knowledgeable and informative, we learned a lot about not just their cheese, but the meats and history of the sturgeon and sturgeon caviar they carry.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank The_Erl-King
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Xavier and his family are the new owners of this very sweet boutique. The cheeses are delectable and his knowledge of all this cheese is astounding. For example, he said, "Cheese is milk's leap to eternity". He has lovely charcuterie and other companion items. It's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Your stop won't be long but it will sure be remembered when you drop by to check out Cheese Secrets. Once you enter and get hit with that delight aroma of cheese you'll encounter the smiles of a family run shop eager to entertain customers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Nick A
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

A grab n’ go assorted pak with 3 cheeses & fixings for a great pairing with the wines we collected. Add on an assortment of the most flavourful cheeses. Thank you Xavier for the tastings, just wonderful! So glad we found out about you and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

We walked in not knowing anything about cheese, afraid to try anything not made with cows milk or containing blue stuff. Xavier was very knowledgeable and soooo very warm to talk to. He taught us about pairings with our merlot and ice wine. He gently...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Clarise D
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

I have been going to this shop for a few years as I am local and usually go occasionally.I stopped in this week and met the new owner Xavier as him and his wife and family recently acquired it. He was so professional and helpful....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank avriln
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Best cheese place in the region - staff is wonderful and knowledgeable. And fun! This was like a wine tour we'll be back and they gave a locals discount!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CyndyA10
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Even if you just "like" cheese, this place will make you a lover. With a staff and owners that have a real passion for their product, your palate will be taken on a flavour adventure.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1vertical1
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a great little cheese shop with new owners that are very eager to please. They are quite knowledgeable about their cheeses and will let you try before you buy. Loved that they vacuum packed the cheeses for us to take home and were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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