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Chasing the Cheese

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372 Water Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3L2 , Canada
+1 705-775-0525
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11:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I walked into this little Shop (now located on Charlotte) and was amazed by the selection but the amazement didn't stop there. ...the two people working in the store were very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. I picked a couple of selections one I knew (Mont St. Jacob), a new one (Irish Porter Cheddar) and then I was stumped but based... More 

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Thank Dwight B
Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

While folks do come here for delicious lunches with specialty cheeses, some of us visit Julie and the team simply to buy cheese to enjoy with family and friends. The nicest thing about visiting them is their all-encompassing knowledge of the origins and flavours of every single cheese in the case...and there is a huge variety. The prices are very... More 

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Thank Marilyn154
Lindsay, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The wonderful CTC ladies are helpful, knowledgable and friendly. I have never left there empty handed and always leave satisfied with my purchase. I love the fact you can have your own card in a little box that you have listed the cheeses you like, want to try or anything else that suits your fancy. Very helpful tool when frequenting... More 

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Thank C C
Golden, Canada
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161 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a must if you love cheese, french bread, and knowledgeable cheese people. It is our go to place whenever we are in the area. They have a wide selection of cheeses from around the world, great bread, and are looking to expand. Can't wait!

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Thank CanadianCycleTravel
Peterborough, Canada
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Om cheesie om, a chunk of Big City Slow Food Heaven, a haven for gustatory pleasure and cholesterol abandon. A spectrum of cheese from subtle to stinky to ash in the middle to maybe ash on the outside, I forget, but no ash is random-- it's all artisinal. The blue cheeses... oh, to die for! Julie rocks her dairy passion... More 

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Thank Recovering_Hungarian
Oshawa
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Our first tour of downtown Peterborough and we were pleased to find this excellent cheese shop. I have been looking for Dragons Breath and low and behold they carry it. Friendly owners, we will return..

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Thank thehamptons
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped in looking for a few cheese gifts for friends and family and I didn't want to leave. The two ladies behind the counter were so patient in answering my million questions. The selection was endless and the customer service was top notch.

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1 Thank Cndsurfchick
Peterborough, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

I really enjoy stepping into this shop as one is always something special about walking in. Whether it be the intoxicating smells or the array of beautiful cheese. The staff are knowledgeable and suggest items based on what you are familiar with. Thanks for the Ashley suggestion... such a great cheese!!! Everyone needs to go to a proper cheese shop!!

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2 Thank Tapehead705
Peterborough, Canada
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Great selection of cheeses but the staff were rude, patronizing, ignored us and served regulars first...very clique...

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1 Thank Barb B
Peterborough, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

Julie and her staff are fantastic. The experience at Chasing the cheese is always warm and welcoming. The knowledge and enthusiasm behind the counter is awesome. If you have any questions about cheese or want to try something new, just ask and they are happy to help. Great job Chasing the Cheese

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 Water Street, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3L2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-775-0525

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?