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The Cheese Iron

Address: 200 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone Number: 207 883 4057
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Scarborough
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Kennewick, Washington
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166 reviews 166 reviews
32 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

While we've never eaten here - the quality and varied selections of cheese and pate' keep bringing us back on our twice yearly trip to the area. The sandwiches that are made in-house look incredible and if the number of people purchasing them to eat-in or to-go is any indication the must be incredible. We'll have to try some on... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stopped in to get a sandwich, and to check out the store, because I had heard so many rave reviews from friends of ours. What a great shop! The owners and staff are super friendly. I had a Cuban Panini, and it was very tasty. I only had to wait about a minute for my sandwich, (super fast, even... More 

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79 reviews 79 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great selection of cheeses together with an owner who is full of information and a willingness to share her knowledge of cheeses. Enjoyed several tastings before settling down with a Cubano sandwich for lunch. Selected a local blue, a Manchego, and a New England triple creme to take back for happy hour.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stopped here on a ride from cape Elizabeth to south portland....lucky us...the place was everything people said and more. Sandwich outstanding...pie...oh yes the blue berry pie...wow...

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New York City, New York
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199 reviews 199 reviews
26 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stopped in here after seeing the other reviews on TA. What a beautiful shop. Staff very friendly and helpful. Sandwiches are so delicious on fresh baked rosemary foccacia. They have a few tables inside and out if you want to stay and eat or you can take out. Nice wines, cheeses, salads and great baked goods. Of course they have... More 

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

One of the best small groceries/delis/wine shops we have ever known!!! Want a spectacular sandwich for lunch? Come here! Want some fabulous cheese or meat for appetizers? Come here! Need some interesting and good wine? Come here!! We LOVE the Cheese Iron -- and so will you!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The cheese Iron is a great lil place if you like good cheese and meat with a little wine. Staff was awesome on recommending cheeses for our group and also let us taste the cheeses recommended. Store was set up perfect for this type of business. I wish them the best. More places need this type of specialty stores.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Another summer visit and this shop never disappoints! I absolutely love the wine & food selection and find the service to be first class. I was grilling a heavier, kid-friendly meal but wanted wine & cheese for my husband and I to enjoy and the gentleman that works there could not have been more knowledgeable and helpful. He suggested a... More 

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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187 reviews 187 reviews
38 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

When in the Portland area we always try to stop by The Cheese Iron to pick up some food for the room -- you know, those bits to nibble on before heading out for dinner. The staff always works to make certain we exactly the right meat or cheese: "Taste this. Do you like it creamier? How about trying this,... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Today I walked into The Cheese Iron, as I have many times and said to Vince - I have to use up kale, spinach, and beets and I'm going to mix them together. Will that taste good? He looked at me and said - yup and it needs pancetta. As always, he is 100% right. I do this all the... More 

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