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The Cheese Iron

200 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-6002
+1 207-883-4057
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gourmet shop with great sanwiches

We often get sandwiches there for lunch, they are different and delicious! Lots of fine cheeses... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Bob D
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Scarborough, Maine
Great selection of cheeses and gourmet sandwiches

The staff is very knowledgeable about their cheeses as well as a good selection of wines. Their... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Bob C
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11 Nov 2017
“gourmet shop with great sanwiches”
13 Sep 2016
“Great selection of cheeses and gourmet sandwiches”
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200 US Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074-6002
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We often get sandwiches there for lunch, they are different and delicious! Lots of fine cheeses with samples, and great breads and desserts.

Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 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.

Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 19 July 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...More

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 27 June 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!

Thank Ellen B
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Reviewed 25 April 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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Reviewed 25 April 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...More

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Reviewed 18 March 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...More

1  Thank traveler7832015
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Reviewed 15 March 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...

Thank Dan0001
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Reviewed 1 January 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...More

1  Thank Jason H
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Reviewed 1 September 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...More

Thank tiquer
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