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Andrew's Cheese Shop

728 Montana Ave. (Lincoln Blvd.) Map
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Probably the best gourmet cheese store on the West Side.




Gift Baskets
Parking lot


Open daily 10 am-7pm


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Andrew Steiner in his Santa Monica cheese storeAndrew Steiner, who earned a name for himself as the MaƮtre Fromager at Patina several years ago, is the owner of this premier cheese shop, probably the best on the West Side. The boutique, decorated with elegant, dark hardwood floors and cabinets, carries more than 200 cheeses from the top producing countries: France, Italy, Spain, the U.S. --- even the Azores. They are all artisanal and farmhouse. Steiner lends his infectious enthusiasm to the store and leads a friendly, knowledgeable staff that welcomes both cheese novices and connoisseurs --- sampling is highly encouraged. A description for the cheeses is provided, and they are cut and wrapped for optimal flavor retention and ripening. You will also find books about cheese, gift baskets and specialty foods like olive oils, wild honeys, artisanal salt infusions and chocolates. Steiner's passion for fromage is also evident when he is hosting in-store "Cheese 101" classes and themed tastings.

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