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244 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-354-4750
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09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
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Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Come for the cheeses and find other delights as well. The cheeses are flown in from France and elsewhere and many are unpasteurized. You can sample many of the offerings before buying. They also sell wonderful breads. This is a great place to pick up supplies for a special meal. On Saturdays in warmer weather they have a sidewalk barbecue!

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Thank packedlite
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

for those "foodies" in the area Formaggio's Kitchen is a must stop. A small facility packed with delectables(especially incredible varieties of cheeses) this neat spot will have your mouth watering with all the products that you cannot often find so easily at the big grocery stores. highly recommended for browsing and walking out with a bunch (or two) of awesome... More 

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Thank Richard R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Staff is extremely knowledgeable, the selection is divine, it's a bit expensive but not made for everyday shopping.

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Thank Eve F
Coventry, Rhode Island
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118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is THE best cheese shop I have found in NE. After living in France, it's been so disappointing to not find REAL cheese.... until I discovered Formaggio Kitchen! We look forward to our trips to Cambridge just to visit this boutique!

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Thank Lisa212015
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We spend Christmas every year with our daughters and son-in-law in Boston. Our daughters love to cook and cook great meals on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day --- lobster and manicotti for one. It seems they just have to stop at Formaggio Kitchen for the cheese, wine and almost everything else that goes with the main meal. Formaggio never disappoints.... More 

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Thank _tpsmms
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

On the great Cheese Pilgrimage some call life, this destination was more important than my journey, (which is a whole other story!). As an owner of a small cheese shop, I was overwhelmed by the inedible selection and quality of cheese and the knowledge of the cheese mongers.

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Thank Richard D
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Few establishments such as this place have survived the years. And, of course, there is a reason. This is the place to educate yourself (or to continue your e education ... ) as to the extraordinary range of sensation (s) to the palate, expanding the mind, broadening to your world - Cheese, cheese, CHEESE! Gromit! And more cheese ... IT... More 

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Thank Tobias P
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is a gourmet market with tons of pastries, rare cheeses, veggies and flowers. I like their coffee cake loaf, but at $15 a pop I can't afford it often. The orange chocolate one is my fave.

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Thank pinacolada2017
Squantum, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is the only place to go if you are a real cheese lover. You can sample before buying, no pre-wrapped chunks sitting forever. It is the finest selection of cheeses I've seen outside of NY. There is a bakery section as well as produce and flowers. Chocolates too!

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Thank Smaartone
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Formaggio has organic and .local produce, exotic seasonal fruit that you may not see Anywhere else. The section of cured meats and cheeses is unrivaled. Get the shortcakes and the iced coffee at their bakery. The cinnamon bread is an experience. They have beautiful baked cakes and breads. The buckwheat walnut bread is one of our staples. Candies and jams... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-4750
Description
Nestled amidst beautiful Huron Village, Formaggio Kitchen travels the world to find small producers who communicate their traditions and terroir through their products. Best known for our amazing cheese selection, we also offer a variety of other artisan foods as well as domestic products from New England and beyond. Our beer selection is small, but carefully selected and our wine offering has a distinct slant toward old-world styles and organic or sustainable production methods.

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