La Baia dei Formaggi


Francesco Occhiuto first opened the doors to the Montreal landmark, La Baia dei Formaggi, in 1973. La Baia dei Formaggi was founded on a passion for cheese and quality Italian products, and a desire to help the Italian community feel at home. In 1997 Mr. Occhiuto was the first to import Italian Parma Prosciutto in Canada!


Italian Food, our passion...

At La Baia, our focus is on bringing our customers specialty, quality, and exclusive products mostly from Italy, but also products from other European countries, as well as local goods. We have the biggest selection of cheeses in eastern Canada! We have over 400 varieties of cheese, as well as over 80 varieties of deli meats, over 80 specialty pastas, in addition to olive oils, balsamic vinegars, coffee, Italian stewed tomatoes, antipastos, porcini mushrooms, and so on! And finally, we’ve been told by our customers that we make the best Italian paninis in town! We are a paradise for foodies!


Come visit Italy, not far from home!

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