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Ideal Cheese Shop

942 First Ave., New York, NY, 10022
at 52nd St.
212-688-7579

If it smells like cheese :)

By meravNY on 5/21/2011

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

So I went to get my "end-of-the-world" cheese bomb... A simple store, no pretense. But if you like cheese with strong flavor, if you like to try new cheeses and explore a new aroma, this is the place to go. They also have a section for aged and cured meats...to die for. We had the Air Dry beef. Extra-thinly sliced to perfection. The Foie Gras was ok, but it's not their specialty. Cheese is! Service was friendly, welcoming and no pressure to place your order.

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