Wondering where to find the best cheese shops near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cheese shops in Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for havarti, Gouda and more.
Fall is the top season of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Cleveland area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and direct response marketing for small businesses. Daily spending at Cleveland-area food and beverage shops surged to $96,456 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 13% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Old Brooklyn Cheese Company
First on the list is Old Brooklyn Cheese Company. Located at 4138 Pearl Road in Old Brooklyn, it is the highest-rated cheese shop in Cleveland, boasting five stars out of 37 reviews on Yelp.
2. Meister Foods
Next up is Ohio City's Meister Foods, situated at 1979 W. 25th St. in the West Side Market. With five stars out of 11 reviews on Yelp, the cheese stand has proven to be a local favorite.
3. The Cheese Shop
Finally, there's The Cheese Shop, another popular stand at the West Side Market. Yelpers give the business four stars out of 10 reviews.