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Your Guide to Buying Gourmet Cheese in Hoboken + Jersey City

by Chloe Riley
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Whether you’re hosting a barbeque with (or without) a grill in the summer or preparing a fancy charcuterie board for a winter wine night with friends, cheese just adds that special something to pretty much any occasion. Sweet, salty, and every flavor in between, there’s always a cheese that’s sure to please. Luckily, here in Hoboken + Jersey City, we know where to find the best cheese for whatever your preference. Read on for a list of where to get gourmet cheese in Hoboken and Jersey City.

Van Hook Cheese + Grocery | 528 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City

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Located in the Historic Downtown area of Jersey City, this family-owned cheese and specialty grocery store carries all the fixings for your celebration. Among the many items available, the cheese can be filtered by cheese family, local offerings, favorites, and raw vs. pasteurized. The store is currently open from 12PM-7PM on weekdays and 10PM-5PM on weekends for in-person shopping only. For some ideas on what to pear (pun intended)  with your cheeses, check out our post on how to make the perfect cheeseboard.

Read More: How to Create the Perfect Cheeseboard 

Cheese + Wine | 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken

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In Uptown Hoboken, Hoboken Cheese + Wine offers a wide selection of artisan and farmhouse cheeses, wines, charcuterie, imported foods, and more. Treat yourself to one of the store’s gift boxes (Italian, French, Spanish, Oh My!) or order a gourmet sandwich to go made with Hoboken’s very own Choc-O-Pain bread. Check out the full product list here and pick-up in-store or text 201-668-1710 for delivery or curbside pickup Thursday – Sunday.

Casey 2 Cook | Online

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Hoboken’s Chef Casey Repetti was formerly highlighted for cooking up a storm to feed both the Hoboken Police Department on Tuesdays and the Hoboken Fire Department on Thursdays. When she is not feeding the frontline, she is also known for her ‘self-care cheeseboarding’ and you can order her expert boards from her website or contact her via Instagram (@Casey2Cook).

Vito’s | 806 Washington Street, Hoboken

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Open since 1986, Vito’s Deli is open for walk-in pick-up of the fresh mutz Vito himself has been making since he was 14 years old. Call 201-792-4944 to order ahead or wait in the eatery’s line on Washington to grab a pound (or two) for $12.50 each. Vito’s is open from 9AM-5PM Tuesday through Saturday and 9AM to 3PM on Sunday.

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Fiore’s | 414 Adams Street #2693, Hoboken

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Fiore’s is also open to quench your mutz thirst on National Cheese Day. This old-school spot is your classic Hoboken Italian deli and has been serving the Mile Square since 1903. The store is still open and offering is offering its daily sandwich specials. Just don’t forget your mask to stand in line, and make sure not to put your mutz in the fridge when you get home. Room temperature is best.

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