Charcuterie boards/cheese boards are a popular must-have for gatherings, especially in the summer months. You can add as much or as little cheese, grapes, nuts, chocolates, and other dried fruits as possible. Cheese shops in Detroit and nearby areas have the best selections as well as other original products and most are all made in Michigan.
Cheese selections are perfect with wine and a nice picnic! Not to mention, cheese is a simple way to make a meal and/or party fancier because of how many new offerings there are. Natural is nourishing when it comes to cheesemongers in Detroit & State-wide. Expect organic flavors along with a more inclusive selection to help others with specific dietary needs/allergies or lifestyles still enjoy cheese. You’ll find vegan & gluten-free, plant-based, high-quality, traditional, and overall inventive selections.
Detroitisit rounded up the best cheese shops in Detroit and beyond to check out this summer or any season.
Feast your eyes on Michigan’s 1st Cheesery & Dessert Bar. Did you know their food is made entirely from plants? Planthropie is happy to educate & uplift through taste. They handcraft their cheese in small batches in Birmingham Michigan. Check out their plant-based cheese, decadent desserts, liquid dessert drinks, zero-proof wines & bubbles, wellness pantry picks, custom cakes & more. They have “artisanal cashew cheeses” and more. “Plant good” with their ethically-sourced premium quality organic & raw ingredients on their website HERE.
Location: 135 Pierce St. Birmingham, MI
A list of cheese shops in Detroit wouldn’t be complete without the flavors of Mongers’ Provisions. Cheese and other foods can cultivate community, which is exactly what Mongers’ Provisions strives for. Perhaps you’re on a budget and/or having a small party, or still new to the charcuterie board, then you could try the Petite Provisions. Did you know Mongers’ Provisions has weekly grilled cheese special created by the staff? Served open to close, check out their Grilled Cheese menu HERE. Click HERE to shop their cheese online or visit them in person.
Location: Midtown Detroit – 4240 Cass Ave, Detroit
Berkley -3127 12 Mile Rd, Berkley, MI
DeVRIES & CO.
If any of these cheese shops know about high quality, it’s DeVries & Co. After all, this family business has been serving Detroit with high-quality products from their original storefront. This list of cheese shops highlights the best cheeses, but you can also find several other specialty Michigan-Made items. Expect to find plenty of cheese block options here, such as Sage Derby, Basil Garlic Gouda, Mediterranean Herb Gouda, Balsamic Onion Cheddar, and much more. Click HERE to shop online or visit them in person.
Location: 2468 Market St. Detroit
PRIMI PIATTI MARKET
Cheese shops in Detroit and elsewhere in Michigan can simply be a sweet market to purchase some cheeses. Primi Piati Market is your go-to gem Gourmet Italian Market. You’ll be surprised by the outside and how much is on the inside! They feature freshly made pasta, homemade lasagna, and ravioli Sunday. Italian meats and cheeses, Sandwiches, groceries, ceramics, Murano glass, and more. You can taste a piece of delectable cheese as well as plan a meal with their freshly-made organic pasta. Not to mention, amazing fresh pizza dough, cannolis, and soups to go! Just order ahead of time. For a slice of Italy, click HERE to view their website or visit them in person.
THE CHEESE LADY
Perhaps we’ll see more cheese shops in Detroit and the rest of Michigan popping up. Until then, you’ve got to visit The Cheese Lady now seven Cheese Lady locations across lower Michigan: Muskegon, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Traverse City, Rochester, Fenton, and St. Joe. Make sure to check in with their Cheese of the Month and the special rate for each. Click HERE to view the expansive selection of 150 artisan cheeses from all over the world. Their selection ranges from blue cheeses, goat cheese, cow’s milk to sheep’s milk, and mixed milk.
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