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Address: 38 Market Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 905-468-2555
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Cheese Secrets is a boutique specialty cheese retailer in downtown Niagara...

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 cheese related products. Spices, olives, pickles, Kozlik's mustard, jams and jellies ready for your picnic. Platters are available, we can prepare them on your best china if you bring that with you. Fresh fruit and other additions are available with advance notice. And now we have Cheese and Crackers to Go-Go, 100 grams of cheese of your choice (Caramelized Onion, Applewood Smoked Cheddar, or Cow's Two Year Old Raw Milk Cheddar) with Raincoast Crisps, Rice Crackers, dried apricots and cranberries, for $9.95! A great grab and go snack.

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Great cheese, great character

It's a little bit hidden off the main road in Niagara-on-the-Lake, but worth finding! We were able to sample several kinds of cheese and get answers to all of our questions! As... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a little bit hidden off the main road in Niagara-on-the-Lake, but worth finding! We were able to sample several kinds of cheese and get answers to all of our questions! As Americans, it was interesting for us to try the raw cow's milk cheese, but our favorites were the Niagara Gold and the Five Brothers cheese, both recommended by... More 

Thank marsala424
Colleen J, Owner at Cheese Secrets, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We are always delighted when we make our customers happy! Hope to see you in our shop again soon. More 

Treasure Island, Florida
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411 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in to purchase some cheese that went with our wine. The owner was very good and let us sample several cheeses. Needles to say we purchased several items from this store. Enjoyable and a pleasant place.

Thank bandit153
Colleen J, Owner at Cheese Secrets, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review! We are always eager to please and happy when our customers are happy! More 

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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic store, the owner put together a cheese platter for us at the end of his day. It was fantastic, he had Ontario cheese as well as Canadian and International Cheeses, something for everyone.

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Just drop me off here and I'll be happy for weeks! Great service & great selection. A great variety of delicious cheeses. I fell in love with a Merlot cheese. Just behind the main road in a cozy storefront lies this gem. The service was great and they knew their stuff about the cheeses. If I had a bottle of... More 

Thank Soniaolivia
Toronto, Canada
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Wandered in after the ice wine festival for some cheese and meats to accompany a bottle of wine. Eugene was superb in recommending cheeses to go with our wines, and selected the perfect amount of cheese for us, without going overboard! Local options as well. We enjoyed the options he recommended - will be back!

Thank dagnolet
S. Natick, MA
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173 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This quaint shop offers a very nice selection of cheeses. We were delighted to find some delicious raw cheeses among the offerings. Highly recommend!

Thank Callisto S
Pearland, Texas
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here to see what it was all about and it was really neat! If you go, you have to try the carmelized onion cheddar... AMAZING! They offer cheese by the ounce and "Cheese To Go" - 1 oz of cheese, crackers, cranraisins, and apricots... DELICIOUS!!!

Thank Kelli H
Buffalo, New York
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My husband and I first visited Cheese Secrets a few years ago back when we were dating. We decided to come back to NOTL to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary and before we even got in the car to make the trip we had already discussed how Cheese Secrets would be our very first stop! This is a great... More 

Thank Ellen K
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

An entire shop dedicated to cheese. A moldy nirvana for cheese fans. Lots of local/Canadian cheeses. Some English cheeses mixed in for variety. The proprietors are friendly, and helpful with samples. They offer a "to-go" special if you want to take some to a park or your B&B to enjoy with wine. The shop is located down a side street... More 

Thank heathere682
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for the first time with my wife looking for a place to get a small cheese platter. Great selection of high quality cheese and meats. My wife has a dairy intolerance and the selection and quality of goats and sheep cheese was very good

2 Thank Colin B
Colleen J, Owner at Cheese Secrets, responded to this review

Thank you for the great compliments on our shop. We are hearing more and more often that people have a lactose intolerance and we are delighted to provide a nice selection of sheep and goat milk cheese, much lower in lactose than cow's milk. So happy to hear you enjoyed your picnic! More 

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