You might not know it, but here ib Denver there is an entire world of gourmet cheese to be explored! If you are a cheese lover and have yet to step foot in one of Denver’s artisan cheese shops, then you need to add these spots to your list.
Located: 2432 West 44th Avenue, Denver
Their goal at Cheese+Provisions is to create a fun learning environment to help people fall in love with great food. They strive to make cheese fun – no cheese snobs here! The cheesemongers happily offer you as many tastes as you like (along with the stories of the cheeses you are tasting) to help you make your choices. Then they hand-cut your selection straight from the wheel so you know it’s fresh.
Located: 2906 East 6th Avenue, Denver
Don’t just go here for the cheese. They have copious quantities of cured meats, most of them sliced to order on the meat cutter. Although 100+ cheeses may seem intimidating, the cheesemongers here are pros, outgoing, and accommodating to your wants. You are sure to find a new favorite each time! There’s also a convenient grab and go section if you want to make a quick purchase without waiting for the customers being helped.
In 2013, Mondo Market assembled their first cheese plate at The Source Market Hall in Denver’s RiNo Art District. Devoted to contributing to the local culinary community, owners Michael Davis and Nicolas Farrrell expanded to Aurora, CO in June 2017 with their second location at Stanley Marketplace.
With artisan cheese, charcuterie and accoutrements in their coolers and specialty grocery items on their shelves, Mondo Market is the go-to food specialist. If you’re feeling the hunger pangs deep in your belly, have a seat. All of their prepared food is created in-house by trained staff who also specialize in crafting delicious cheese plates that can be enjoyed with a glass of Chianti.
Located: 3211 Lowell Boulevard, Denver
St. Killian’s is a European-style specialty food shop that has been serving the Highlands and Denver since 2001. They provide the highest quality cheeses, charcuterie, accoutrements and gourmet grocery products from around the world and around the corner. Aside from the vast selection of cheeses, they have a variety of sausages, salamis, spreads, and chocolates to make any board stand out! The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and great at helping you understand what it is your tasting and what it might go well with.