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The Cheese Bar

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6031 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215-1927
11:00 - 23:00
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portland, Oregon
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Nice young man behind the counter helped me choose a delicious pair of Gouda cheeses fromHolland to take to a dinner party. Thank you!

Thank cascadians
Creede, Colorado
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for cheese and meat to go with us on a chilly sailing day. We loved everything, the cheese was some of the best I've tasted and it was a perfect snack to take sailing!

Thank Maswanderlust
Redmond, Washington
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I love cheese and we have fallen in love with the Cheese Bar. They have a great selection of cheeses sourced both regionally and abroad. Paired with a brew or wine by the glass and this unpretentious and cozy shop is a great place for a quick nosh.

Thank Bart P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

My girlfriend and I were looking for a nice aged sharp cheddar and a blue cheese. Our cheese monger said how about both and provided a sample of one cheese that met our criteria. Can't beat that! We were in a rush so we were just grabbing something to go, but next time we are staying for the grilled cheese.... More 

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North Vancouver, Canada
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99 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

A well curated variety of cheeses and cured meats available in a number of different style options are the showcase here. Simple presentation and reasonable prices are complimented by a small but high quality selection of beer and wine.

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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent selection and great set tasting plates, such as stinky, ripened, etc. Soup, toasties, etc. also on offer for lunch to supplement the cheese plates...which ones to choose is the challenge!!

Thank Sophie G
Etters, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

We went there after a long busy day and relaxed on the back porch with wine and good food. This restaurant is not much to look at but the food is good and the service was friendly and quick. I had the steak sandwich and the couple with me had the Buddy Up Board which is a collection of meats... More 

Thank sak497
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Most intriguing and beautiful selection on cheese without boarding a plane. From a true fromagerite at heart. Cheers, A

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Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great lunch on a sunny day in Portland. Enjoyed the buddy board. The cheese was a Raw cow from France and one from Belgium. Both were very tasty. They were not busy on a Sunday...I think the Timbers game might have had something to do with that though. Definitely recommend stopping by for a plate and a Pint.

Thank GlobePlodder
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Cheese Bar (aka Steve's Cheese) should be known to all fromagerites or cheese lovers. Wonderful selections many from local makers and others from small European producers all hand picked by the man of cheese. Staff are all very knowledgeable about each one and are more than happy to provide tastes or recommend parings. Since I am lucky enough to... More 

Thank Claudia H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6031 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97215-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 5032226014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?