Iowa Attractions January 08, 2018
There’s An Iowa Shop Solely Dedicated To Cheese And You Have To Visit
Is there anything in this world that’s better than fresh cheese from a small creamery? I don’t think so, and I know I’m not alone! Luckily, there’s a fantastic shop in Iowa that’s solely dedicated to CHEESE! The aptly named Cheese Shop of Des Moines is the perfect place to go when you want to have a
The Cheese Shop of Des Moines is located at 833 42nd Street, Suite B in Des Moines.
Don't let the strip mall fool you - this enormous cheese shop is absolute heaven.
The Cheesemongers of the shop really know their stuff!
You won't meet anyone in Iowa more dedicated to learning about cheeses than those who work at The Cheese Shop of Des Moines.
With so many options to choose from, it's easy to feel overwhelmed.
Based on what you like and what you're planning on using the cheese for, the knowledgeable staff can help you narrow down your selection.
Be warned, though, you might want to bring it all home.
It's hard to choose when you know every single cheese here was selected because it's
You'll find cheese from all over the country right here in Des Moines.
There are always events going on that will please your cheesy soul.
If you've ever wanted to learn about the different types of cheese, or how cheese is really made, you'll want to attend!
The Cheese Shop of Des Moines also features plenty of local wines, and will help you pair them with your new cheeses.
They host meet-and-greets with winemakers as well, so you can learn more about the art of pairing wines while you sample various cheeses and snacks.
Perhaps the best part of the Cheese Shop is their full cafe.
Go big with a large charcuterie board for your whole group...
... or just order a small one to satisfy your hunger.
They're known for their "toasties", too - gourmet versions of a classic grilled cheese.
Try them all - I swear, each one is
feta than the last.
You'll make everyone in your family happy after a visit to the Cheese Shop!
This family pet was going after my favorite cheese - Pleasant Ridge Reserve.
The Cheese Shop of Des Moines is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. On Friday and Saturday, it’s open from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. You can find out more about their events
If you’re a real cheese lover, you’ll want to plan a trip to Iowa’s World Famous Maytag Dairy, located in Central Iowa near Newton. You can read more about it right here:
A Trip To This World Famous Iowa Dairy Farm Is Every Cheese Lover’s Dream Come True.