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Specialty Gourmet Cheeses & Meats in Guelph

Welcome to Paola’s Fine Cheeses

Paola’s Fine Cheeses is a specialty foods market cultivating a rich tradition of homemade goodness and exceptional service. We provide high quality cheeses, meats, handmade baked goods, and specialty gourmet foods to our community of customers throughout Guelph, Ontario.

We invite you to take your time browsing the shelves that are thoughtfully packed with your everyday favourites, as well as specialty food items you can’t find anywhere else. Stop by our bakery and experience the freshest in high quality, handcrafted baked goods.

Explore Our Delicious Deli!

When you get to the deli counter, ask one of our friendly associates to guide you through our expansive selection of meats and cheeses. We even offer a selection of local Italian-style meats from Italia Salami in Guelph, and often bring in gourmet pates from Quebec! The specialty deli at Paola’s Fine Cheeses Inc. is the perfect lunch spot, with an array of fresh, tasty sandwiches.

Have a special event coming up? Why not treat them to a carefully created Gift Basket.

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  • Custom Make Charcuterie Boards & Cheese Platters



Cheddar Cheese

Cheese Plates

Experience gourmet cheeses from across the country and around the world. Sample some of the best cheese from Ontario, Quebec, and Manitoba, as well as some of the best from America, Europe, and Australia. We have traditional and flavoured cheeses for all tastes and pairings, come in and discover something new or pick up an old favourite.

Breads, Deli


Paola's offers a variety of breads, baked fresh daily to pair with your cheese or deli meat of choice. We also have a wide selection of deli meats and we are pleased to offer a selection of local Italian-style meats from Italia Salami in Guelph. We also bring in some gourmet pates from Quebec. Theres something for everyone at Paola's Fine Cheeses!

Subs, Sandwiches


Sandwiches made fresh with the finest ingredients are a customer favorite at Paola's. We combine our delicious imported cheeses and artisan meats into a beautiful sandwich combinations on our fresh baked breads. It was only natural that we'd love to share our passion for meats, breads and cheese by creating these lovely lunch options.


Nothing Cheesy About 30 Years Of Experience!

Paola has been a leader in the restaurant industry in Guelph for over 30 years, earning a reputation for quality deli meats and over 100 cheese varieties. It is our mission to always maintain our rich traditions, cater to our customers’ preferences, and be a primary source for deli meats and gourmet cheeses, homemade baked goods, bulk food items, and a variety of specialty foods and signature products. Discover our unique, custom gift baskets to fulfill your corporate or personal gift-giving needs!

Taste The World

Not familiar with a particular cheese or have questions about a specific flavor? No problem! At Paola’s Fine Cheeses we encourage you to sample everything before you commit to buying. Try an emmental from Switzerland, white Stilton with mango and ginger from England, or a Guinness Cheddar from Ireland. Explore local flavours with Niagara Gold from Ontario, Gunn’s 5 brothers from Woodstock, or a horseradish Cheddar from Manitoba.

Gourmet Cheeses


Gourmet & Specialty Cheeses

From Swiss, hot pepper cheddar, Gouda, horseradish, dill and beyond, there are truly cheeses for every taste available. We are certain you will find your favourites—as well as new and exciting flavour choices you’re sure to savour.


** Please Note: Not all are carried all the time – due to seasonal availability. Specialty cheeses not listed may be available at limited times.**

Buffalo Mozzarella
Maple Dale 5yr Cheddar
Brights Dill & Garlic Cheddar
Brights Onion & Parsley Cheddar
Havarti w/ Hot Peppers
Brights 4yr White Cheddar
Gunn’s Hill 5 Brothers
Blyth Golden Goat
Pine River Caramelized onion
Pine River Chocolate Fudge cheese
3 Yr Grand cheddar
Brights Curds

Bleu Benedictine
Bleu Ermite
Paillot de Chevre
Cendre des Pres
Perron 4yr Cheddar
Grey Owl
Bleu Elizabeth
Mont Jacob
Pacific Rock
Lady Laurier
Raclette Vacherin

Horseradish Cheddar
Maple Smoked Cheddar 2yr
Jalapeño Cheddar
Black Truffle Monterey Jack

Aged Farmhouse

Merlot Bellavitano
Espresso Bellavitano
Balsamic Bellavitano
Citrus & Ginger Bellavitano
Pepper Bellavitano
Rosemary & Olive Oil Asiago

Applewood Smoked Ched.
Carmalized Onion Cheddar
County Choice
Glenphilly Whisky Cheddar
Moroccan Spice
Shropshire Blue
Stevenson Stilton
Wenslydale w/ Cranberries
White Stilton w/ Mango & Ginger 

Brie de Meaux
Delice de Bourgogne
Saint Agur
Gran Creme Delin
Chateau de Bourgogne

Gorganzola, Dolce
Gran Padano
Parmesan Reggiano
Piave Vecchio
Provolone Classico

Beemster XO

Cabra al Vino


Dubliner Cheddar
Guinness Cheddar

Gruyere de Grotte


Due to COVID-19 precautions we are temporarily closing. Take care, and we hope to see you soon!

Come to Paola’s Fine Cheeses to see what’s new at the deli counter or to order a custom gift basket! We also have delicious sandwiches ready to go. 


1027 Gordon Street Unit 1
Guelph, Ontario N1G 4X1

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Our Hours

Monday: 9:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Tuesday: 9:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday: 9:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Thursday: 9:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Friday: 9:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Saturday: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Sunday: CLOSED

*Closed on all Holiday Mondays*