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Mar 23, 2012 06:24 AM

Cheese map of Paris

I was inspired by the recently-posted "Oyster Map" of Paris so I decided to put together something similar for myself with the best cheese shops in Paris. Some of these I've been too, some I've only heard about, but supposedly they're among the best in Paris. I would love to have some of you Parisiens weigh in and see if there are any great places missing (likely), or any losers on the map. Thank you!

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  1. Beillevaire 48 rue des Martyrs

    Beillevaire 77 Rue St-Antoine (quite near you)

    Ferme Saint Hubert. 36 Rue Rochechouart

    Fromager with sign "Nasty Cheeses", Marché St Quentin.

    Ultimate Cheese Guy, Friday afternoon Anvers market

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    1. re: Parigi

      Adding these now...what about the other Beillevaire locations?

      1. re: biondanonima

        They must be good too. I only cite those where I have been. It's strange to recommend a place where I have not been.
        Besides, do you need to go to all the far-flung arrondissements to make certain they are all just as good? :-)

        1. re: Parigi

          LOL, no - it's more a question of wanting to know of a good shop in every arrondissement just in case I happen to get a cheese craving while I'm out and about!!!

    2. Pascal Trotte. 97 rue Saint Antoine. Not to be confused with another shop a few doors down with the name Pascal. It is the Trotte that is important to remember.

      Best Conte and St Marcellin in Paris.

      1. Great list, most of the great ones

        Also Fromagerie Foucher on Rue Mouffletard ages his own Corsican specialities, as A la Filette or A Pecorino.

        1. Nice! This is going to be a goldmine for future chowhounds. One thing I think would be important and helpful for this kind of project ongoing is if hounds could and would add to and edit the maps themselves, instead of just posting suggestions here. I am in the throes of vacation research, but will not be able to maintain the oyster map ongoing.

          biondanonima, I tried to add a couple of the suggestions below, but I believe your map is not set to public collaboration. Perhaps if you did that, we could implore the maîtres of Paris deliciousness to add their suggestions, and add comments to other entries - directly on the map (which can be printed or saved and pulled up while traipsing about Paris).

          What's next? Baguettes? Parigi's Ultimate (Insert Specialty Here) Guy Guide? Macaron Map?

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            1. re: saticoy

              I am totally in love with this boulangerie map - I would love to see one for charcuterie as well. Perhaps I'll make that my next project! Time to scour Chowhound for recs!

            2. Alléosse
              13 Rue Poncelet, 75017

              FYI: you can type in the phrase "fromageries near Paris" into Google Maps and get very detailed results, with the more well reviewed places highlighted. Similar to the list we are coming up with here.

              In fact if you want to locate anything, from the nearest dépôt-vente to a pharmacie, you can use the same format.

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              1. re: Steve

                Second this. Alleosse on rue Poncelet is one of the best in Paris.

                1. re: jock

                  What about the one on Clairaut? Also good?

                  BTW, I love and frequently use the google map search function, but I trust Chowhound recommendations way more than I do google ratings. Also, this map can be saved and used offline, which I love when traveling internationally.