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Address: 200 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-6002
Phone Number: 207 883 4057
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Great selection of cheeses and gourmet sandwiches

The staff is very knowledgeable about their cheeses as well as a good selection of wines. Their Italian sandwich is second to none. Many other sandwiches also available, including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bob C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is very knowledgeable about their cheeses as well as a good selection of wines. Their Italian sandwich is second to none. Many other sandwiches also available, including a tasty cubano. Desserts are also offered, and although limited, are absolutely mouthwatering.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The Cheese Iron is the perfect one stop shop for the lazy foodie. The cheese selection is very good with incredibly knowledgeable and passionate servers. The specialty beef that they have on offer is pricy but off the charts in terms of taste. If you just want a quick lunch the sandwiches are fantastic. Enjoy!

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Pace, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Discovered the Cheese Iron while visiting last year. Wow! Wonderful assortment of international cheeses. Sampling is encouraged. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Lots of prepared items for a picnic. Great store!

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Thank Ellen B
Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Every time I have been in The Cheese Iron, the staff has ALWAYS been respectful and VERY helpful. Just tell them what you are looking for and they give suggestions and samples to see if it is what you are wanting.

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We are just blessed to have The Cheese Iron in our hometown. Vince is an amazing wealth of knowledge - the cheese selection is divine and the team at the Cheese Iron will listen to your preferences and help you find new treats every time you go in. Don't miss out on their Panini's for lunch - - - delicious!... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The cozy atmosphere and thel aroma of cheeses drew me in when I entered this shop for the first time. The staff are knowledgeable and extremely skilled at helping you find the perfect combination of taste combinations. A gift of assorted cheeses, condiments and crackers always makes a lasting impression. The Cheese Iron has delicacies form around the world in... More 

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Scarborough, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The Cheese Iron is a delight...I love just walking in. If you looking for some great cheese or some fun snacks for a party or a special meal the Cheese Iron is your spot. It's one of the nicest stores in Scarborough...

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Thank Dan0001
Gorham, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We live in Gorham, one town over. We are huge wine and cheese lovers (but come on - who isn't). We discovered the Cheese Iron several years ago and have been loyal followers ever since. They let you try anything in the case, which is a great business plan when we end up leaving with extra. (Which is also always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We were meandering back to Newburyport MA after spending a most excellent day in Portland ME. The Cheese Iron in Scarborough caught our attention. An amazing and wonderful shop. The staff are both delightful and full of knowledge. We bought cheeses, cured meats etc. The old man actually said we should drive up there on Friday so we can replenish..........so... More 

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Pace, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

If you love cheese you must visit The Cheese Iron. What a wonderful selection of local, domestic and imported cheeses! Every accoutrement imaginable - breads, crackers, jams, pickles, mustards, etc. - is there as well. Tasting is encouraged. A carry out menu is available and the desserts looked delicious. So glad I read about this business in the Portland Press... More 

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