Best of Philly

Best Cheese Shop

2021 Best Local Cheesemaker

Perrystead Dairy

At his new Kensington creamery, cheesemaker Yoav Perry is forgoing wedges of cheddar in favor of young-aged, soft-ripened lactic cheese he calls “Intergalactic,” natural and washed-rind wheels of long-aged cheeses, and innovative monthly specials. There are also drinkable yogurts, flavored kefir and whey tonic — all made with milk from Pennsylvania dairy farms. Read More »

1639 North Hancock Street Ste 103, Philadelphia, PA Website

2018 Best Fancy Cheese

The Grand Fromage

They source interesting blues and cheddars from across the globe, then pair them with jam, honey, crackers, and anything else you might need for a cheese board – right down to the actual board. Read More »

3910 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA | 610-584-5400 | Website

2015 Best Cheese Shop

Di Bruno Bros.

With apologies to any cheese shop trying to compete: You just can't beat a place with this kind of selection, or such educated mongers, or cheese that's aged in the shop's own freaking cave. Di Bruno's is the gold standard. Read More »

Multiple locations Website

2009 Best Cheese Shop

Talula’s Table

Anyone who remembers the legendary cheese plate from Django's glory days knows Aimee Olexy is a guru of cheese. Since leaving Django in 2005, she's invested her zeal for dreamy dairy in her collection of more than 100 specimens in Kennett Square. The place is better known for its notoriously difficult-to-book dinner reservations, but its cheese emporium is just as impressive. Seek out Olexy herself (she's often on hand) to get an educational earful on all things cheesy. Read More »

102 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA | 610-444-8255 | Website