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Cheese platter

These listings of cheese shops in Paris have been compiled from numerous sources. We cannot be held responsible for their accuracy. Like any small business, cheese shops come and go, or change locations. Hours of operation are also subject to change.

"The King's cheese is half wasted in parings: But no matter, 'tis made of the people's milk."

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790),
American statesman, scientist,
printer, writer and inventor

Are you a store owner, or perhaps a shopper and lover of cheese? We happily accept reviews of your favorite fromageries and the products they carry!

If you know of an error in our listings, or a store which is no longer in operation, we would appreciate greatly if you could report it here. Thank you!

NOTE: The closest Métro and/or RER stop is provided for each store in this directory. To view street maps of the area around each station, click on the red Metro icon icon.

17th Arrondissement — Batignolles-Monceaux
Quartiers: Ternes, Plaine de Monceaux, Batignolles, Épinettes

Alfred Pages
Address: 33, place Saint-Ferdinand, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-45-74-24-06
      Argentine (line 1). RER: Neuilly Porte Maillot (line C).

  Fromagerie Alleosse storefront
Fromagerie Alléosse,
13, rue Poncelet, 75017 Paris.
© Fromagers de France

Fromagerie Alléosse, Traiteur Fromages (see feature article)
Address: 13, rue Poncelet, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-22-50-45
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Fridays & Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m; closed Sunday afternoons & Mondays.
Proprietors: Philippe & Roger Alléosse.
E-mail: sa-alleosse@wanadoo.fr
Web: http://www.fromage-alleosse.com
      Ternes (line 2).

One of the top cheese shops in Paris, with 100 years of experience. Over 200 kinds of cheese at any time, some of which are aged in the caves beneath the shop. Cheese platters prepared on request; phone orders, Carte Bleue credit cards accepted; restaurant sales; exports.

House specialties include: Reblochon fermier, Maroilles aged with beer, Beaufort d'Alpage, Ossau Iraty, artisanal Roquefort, Briquette des Flandres fermière, Cabri Ariègeois (Vacherin Chèvre), Petit fiançé (Reblochon Chèvre), Camembert "Jort" AOC made with raw milk.

Androuët sur le Pouce (bar à fromage — cheese bar)
Address: 23, rue de la Terrasse, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-47-64-39-20, 01-47-64-39-27
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
      Villiers (lines 2, 3).

(See description of Androuët under 5th arrondissement.)

"A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be oversophisticated. Yet it remains cheese, milk's leap toward immortality."

Clifton Paul Fadiman (1904-),
American writer and editor;
New Yorker book reviewer

"You mightn't happen to have a piece of cheese about you, now? No? Well, many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese — toasted, mostly."

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894),
Scottish essayist, poet, author
of fiction and travel books

Le Calendos (Sté)
Address: 11, rue Pierre-Demours, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-45-74-51-82
      Ternes (line 2), Porte Maillot (line 1). RER: Neuilly Porte Maillot (line C).

Fromagerie Carmes
Address: 24, rue de Lévis, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-47-63-88-94
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons & Mondays.
Proprietor: Patrice Carmes.
      Villiers (lines 2, 3).

La Caverne Fromagère
Address: 96 bis, rue Lemercier, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-27-80-61
      Brochant (line 13, branch toward Gennevilliers).

Fromagerie de Courcelles
Address: 160, boulevard Berthier, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-43-80-14-31
      Pereire (line 3). RER: Pereire-Levallois (line C).

Fromagerie Dubois et Fils SARL — Fromagerie Epistore
Address: 80, rue de Tocqueville, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-27-11-38, 01-46-22-92-43
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:45 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons, Mondays, and the month of August.
Proprietors: Alain & Martine Dubois.
      Malesherbes (line 3), Villiers (line 2).

Monsieur Dubois says, "My store has been located for the past 25 years on the street where I was born. Thus, I've never left my 'village'. My passion, my nature, and my experience have pushed me to discover and appreciate all kinds of cheeses."

House specialties include Époisses, Vieux Comté d'Estive, Reblochon, 60 kinds of goat cheeses, and many made of sheep's milk. Home deliveries; cheese platters & buffets prepared on request; phone orders, Carte Bleue credit cards accepted; restaurant sales; cheese cellar tours; wine selection; English spoken.

  Alain Dubois Fromager storefront
Alain Dubois, fromager,
79, rue de Courcelles, Paris.
© Fromagers de France

Firmin — Alain Dubois
Address: 79, rue de Courcelles, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-43-80-36-42
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:45 - 7:45 p.m.; closed Mondays and month of August.
Proprietor: Alain Dubois.
      Courcelles (line 2).

Specializing in the finest cheeses from the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alsace-Lorraine, Auvergne, Burgundy, Ile-de-France, Languedoc, Normandy, and Savoy regions. Home deliveries; cheese platters & buffets prepared on request; exports; phone orders, Carte Bleue credit cards accepted; wine selection.

Gilbert Gautier — La Hutte Fromagère
Address: 43, rue de Lévis, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-47-63-61-44
Proprietor: Gilbert Gautier.
      Villiers (lines 2, 3).

Fromagerie des Gourmets
Address: 7, rue Poncelet, 75017 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-27-83-74
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.; closed Mondays.
Proprietor: Bernard Lecluze.
      Ternes (line 2).

Monsieur Lecluze has been a cheesemaker at this address since 1968, and his favorite cheese is Comté Réserve Charles Arnaud. Home deliveries; cheese platters prepared on request; phone orders, Carte Bleue credit cards accepted; wine selection.

Les Moines du 17ème
Address: 47, rue des Moines, 75017 Paris. (Quartier Marché des Batignolles) Phone: 01-46-27-69-24
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons, Mondays, and July 14 - August 16.
Proprietor(s): Jacques & Evelyne Gicquel.
      Brochant (line 13).

Many artisanal cheeses. Cheese platters prepared on request; phone orders, Carte Bleue credit cards accepted; restaurant sales.

18th Arrondissement — Butte-Montmartre
Quartiers: Grandes-Carrières, Clignancourt, Goutte-d'Or, La Chapelle

Abdelwaheb Ben-Ahmed
Address: 53, rue de la Goutte d'Or, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-54-93-92
      Barbès Rochechouart (lines 2, 4).

Alain Robinet — Ferme Poitevine (products of Poitou-Charentes)
Address: 64, rue Lamarck, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-06-54-40
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:45 p.m.; closed Sundays & month of August.
      Lamarck Caulaincourt (line 12).

Cheese platter and champagne

Fromagerie Baudu
Address: 125, rue Caulaincourt, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-58-14-57
      Lamarck Caulaincourt (line 12).

Fromagerie Bocquet
Address: 32, rue des Abbesses, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-52-96-27
Proprietor: Marie Bocquet.
      Abbesses (line 12).

Bruno Deslandes
Address: 10, rue l'Olive, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-05-31-59
      Marx-Dormoy (line 12).

Fromagerie Damrémont
Address: 54, rue de Damrémont, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-06-76-54
Proprietor: Virginie Boularouah.
      Lamarck Caulaincourt (line 12).

Address: 79, rue Riquet, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-05-57-15
      Marx Dormoy (line 12).

"I had a cab driver in Paris. The man smelled like a guy eating cheese while getting a permanent inside the septic tank of a slaughterhouse."

Dennis Miller (1953-),
American comedian and actor

"What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?"

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956),
German poet and playwright

"Nothing says holidays, like a cheese log."

Ellen DeGeneres (1958-),
American actress and stand-up comedian

Les Halles aux Fromages
Address: 92, avenue de St-Ouen, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-44-85-66-50
Proprietor: Mme Nathalie Dethouy.
      Guy Môquet (line 13 branch toward St-Denis).

Fromagerie Lepic
Address: 20, rue Lepic, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-06-90-97
Hours: 8:30 - 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 - 8:00 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons & Mondays.
Proprietor(s): Michel Catherine, Bruno Borrel.
      Blanche (line 2), Abbesses (line 12).

Fromagerie de Montmartre
Address: 9, rue du Poteau, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-06-26-03, 01-46-06-79-94
Hours: 8:30 - 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.; closed Sundays & Mondays.
Proprietors: Thierry Foucher, Edith Delbey.
      Jules Joffrin (line 12).

Cheese platters prepared on request; phone orders, Carte Bleue credit cards accepted; wine selection.

Crémerie Ramey
Address: 61, rue Ramey, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-64-62-63
      Marcadet Poissonniers (lines 4, 12).

Cheese display

La Ferme Saint Louis
Address: 75 bis, rue Ordener, 75018 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-57-33-85
Proprietor: Claude Cazin.
      Marcadet-Poissonniers (lines 4, 12).

19th Arrondissement — Buttes-Chaumont
Quartiers: Villette, Pont de Flandre, Amérique, Combat

Mahfoud Sadiki
Address: 16, rue de Meaux, 75019 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-39-02-67
      Colonel Fabien (line 2).

Fromagerie Secrétan
Address: 27, avenue Secrétan, 75019 Paris.
Phone: 01-42-40-01-31
      Bolivar (line 7 bis), Jaurès (lines 2, 5).

20th Arrondissement — Ménilmontant
Quartiers: Belleville, Saint-Fargeau, Père-Lachaise, Charonne

L'Alpage — Produit de Savoie
Address: 119, avenue Gambetta, 75020 Paris.
Phone: 01-40-31-99-13
Proprietor: Thierry Swierz.
      Pelleport (line 3 bis).

La Ferme d'Avron
Address: 17, rue d' Avron, 75020 Paris.
Phone: 01-43-73-06-57
      Avron (line 2), Buzenval (line 9).

Fromagerie Beaufils
Address: 118, rue de Belleville 75020 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-36-61-71
Proprietor: Bernard Beaufils.
      Jourdain (line 11).

  Fromagerie Beillevaire storefront
Fromagerie Pascal Beillevaire,
one of four locations in Paris.
(photographer unknown)
Pascal Beillevaire logo

Fromagerie Pascal Beillevaire
(franchised cheese shop, 4 in Paris)
Address: 140, rue de Belleville, 75020 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-36-90-81
E-mail: fromagerie.beillevaire@wanadoo.fr
Hours: Tues. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 - 8:00 p.m., Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Sun. 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Proprietor: Jérôme Boulestreau.
      Jourdain (line 11).

La Cave aux Fromages
Address: 1, rue du Retrait, 75020 Paris.
Phone: 01-43-66-64-60
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons & Mondays.
      Gambetta (lines 3 & 3 bis).

François Priet Fromager
Address: 214, rue des Pyrénées, 75020 Paris.
Phone: 01-46-36-88-90
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 - 8:00 p.m.; closed Sunday afternoons & Mondays.
Proprietor: François Priet.
      Gambetta (lines 3 & 3 bis).

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Other Cheese Resources

ARTFF logo

Association pour le respect des traditions fromagères françaises
Headquarters: 191, boulevard Voltaire, 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine.
Phone: 01-47-90-18-18 ; fax: 01-40-86-94-02
President: Marie-Anne Cantin.
E-mail: N/A
Web: N/A

Fromagers de France logo

Fromagers de France
Fédération Nationale des Détaillants en Produits Laitiers (FNDPL)
Address: 5, rue des Reculettes, 75013 Paris.
Phone: 01-55-43-31-55 ; fax: 01-43-31-80-52
E-mail: info@fromagersdefrance.com
Web: http://www.fromagersdefrance.com/

Editing, translation, and portions written by Ian C. Mills © 2000- – All Rights Reserved.

Sources: Pages Jaunes, the online French yellow pages phone directory. Les Fromagers de France, a directory of member cheese shops. Paris Shopping Guide at Travel.telegraph. "The must of Parisian boutiques", an article at Expatica. Cheese quotations obtained from BrainyQuote, Food Reference Website, and ThinkExist.

Images: Androuët storefront at rue Daguerre, © Larry P. Larson, from TennisBooks.com. Roland Barthélémy inspects cheese..., from "Roland Barthélémy — la Fromage Attitude", an article at SeniorPlanet.fr. Chérif Bourbit of Fil 'o' Fromage displays a wine & cheese pairing, from article by Joe Ray in the Santa Fe New Mexican. Fromagerie Lasnier storefront (and) Mme Bleuez greets you (Ferme de Chantal) (and) Fromagerie Alléosse storefront (and) Alain Dubois, fromager, from Les Fromagers de France (a directory of member cheese shops), © Fédération Nationale des Détaillants en Produits Laitiers (FNDPL). In-store cheese display (Livarot, Père Gautier and Ferme du Château-Courbet, Maroilles), © 2004 Elisa Kitson, photographer. All Rights Reserved.

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