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244 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-354-4750
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

On the great Cheese Pilgrimage some call life, this destination was more important than my journey, (which is a whole other story!). As an owner of a small cheese shop, I was overwhelmed by the inedible selection and quality of cheese and the knowledge of the cheese mongers.

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Thank Richard D
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Few establishments such as this place have survived the years. And, of course, there is a reason. This is the place to educate yourself (or to continue your e education ... ) as to the extraordinary range of sensation (s) to the palate, expanding the mind, broadening to your world - Cheese, cheese, CHEESE! Gromit! And more cheese ... IT... More 

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Thank Tobias P
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is a gourmet market with tons of pastries, rare cheeses, veggies and flowers. I like their coffee cake loaf, but at $15 a pop I can't afford it often. The orange chocolate one is my fave.

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Thank pinacolada2017
Squantum, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is the only place to go if you are a real cheese lover. You can sample before buying, no pre-wrapped chunks sitting forever. It is the finest selection of cheeses I've seen outside of NY. There is a bakery section as well as produce and flowers. Chocolates too!

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Thank Smaartone
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Formaggio has organic and .local produce, exotic seasonal fruit that you may not see Anywhere else. The section of cured meats and cheeses is unrivaled. Get the shortcakes and the iced coffee at their bakery. The cinnamon bread is an experience. They have beautiful baked cakes and breads. The buckwheat walnut bread is one of our staples. Candies and jams... More 

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Thank Cynthia W
Cambridge MA
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144 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Formaggio Kitchen has been around around for ages, selling cheeses from all over the world. And fruits and vegetables, wine and beer, spices and flowers, home made pastries home made charcuterie, olive oils and vinegars… I go in to get a few things, and always walk out with an entire bag full of delicious food.

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Thank Scott M
Newtown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

If you are a cheese person this is the place. You can sample, be educated about, find the hard to find, the everyday and the unique cheeses that just rock your taste buds. Then pair it with homemade chocolates, fresh fruit & veggies, fresh bread, wine, honey.... Shall I go on? This market is unique, pricey and well worth the... More 

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Thank Allison A
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Love this place! Everything is delicious. There is even fresh bread from Paris, FR! There are dozens of kinds of cheeses from all over he world. Ask for a sample of any of them.

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Thank amy_howard_reviews
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

I've been going to this shop for 20 years. It is the place in Cambridge to get the best cheeses and to that hard to find specialty cooking ingredient (especially imports and fresh specialty produce). They also have hot coffee, bread, beer and wine, fruit, sandwiches and panini should you need to assemble a picnic quickly!

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Thank phi767
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

this place is pricey but-- never disappointing. The cheese is probably the best in town and the people working there actually know what they are selling. The is unique. Lots of wonderful products in jars- mustarda for one- a hard to find item when you are not in Italy. The pastry is lovely. Great to bring to a hot. Interesting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-4750
Description
Nestled amidst beautiful Huron Village, Formaggio Kitchen travels the world to find small producers who communicate their traditions and terroir through their products. Best known for our amazing cheese selection, we also offer a variety of other artisan foods as well as domestic products from New England and beyond. Our beer selection is small, but carefully selected and our wine offering has a distinct slant toward old-world styles and organic or sustainable production methods.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?