10 Places To Get Great Cheese In Connecticut

Sometimes there’s nothing better than eating some great cheese. Below we’ll list ten locations that either make, or sell some of the best cheese in CT. Don’t just read the list though! Stop in to the closest spot near you and tell them we sent you!

The Cheese Shop of Centerbrook

The Cheese Shop of Centerbrook offers a large selection of artisanal cheeses from around the world that is sure to fit any meal or occasion you’re planning.


Dom’s Cheese Shop

Dom's Cheese Shop is a specialty food shop located in Avon, selling unique imported cheeses, charcuterie and food goods from all over the world as well as locally.


The Mystic Cheese Company

Cut to Order Cheese Shop located in Mystic that also offers a Grilled Cheese Bar as well as beer and wine pouring.


Madison Cheese Shop & Cafe

Located in Madison, Madison Cheese Shop & Cafe offers a selection of cheeses that is constantly changing in order to offer the freshest, best available and most interesting cheeses throughout each year.


Fairfield Cheese Company

Established in 2009 Fairfield Cheese Company in Fairfield offers artisan and farmstead cheese and specialty foods.


Beaver Brook Farm

Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme has been home to the Sankow family since 1917 and they have been making locally crafted cheeses ever since then.


Old Wethersfield Country Store

Located in Wethersfield, Old Wethersfield Country Store offers over 70 fine cheeses, local Connecticut made products and gifts, fine foods and more.


Arethusa Farm

Arethusa Farm in Bantam makes and matures nine aged cheeses that span a wide variety of styles. This includes the Arethusa Blue which won in its category, blue veined cheeses, at the World Championship Cheese Contest in Wisconsin(shown below).


Cato Corner Farm

Cato Corner Farm located in Colchester makes raw farmstead cheese by hand. The farm’s cows have a pasture-based diet without growth hormones or subtherapeutic antibiotics.


Bon Appetit

Bon Appetit in Hamden offers a selection of international and domestic cheeses that can be cut to order, as well as gourmet foods, and other specialty products.


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