Country’s Oldest Cheese Shop Headed to Bergen County

Little Italy cheese shop Alleva Dairy is coming to Bergen County according to a news report (Read ABC 7).

It’s “America’s Oldest Cheese Shop” and was established in 1892.

The store, which announced it was closing after 130 years due to financial issues stemming from the pandemic, will open in Lyndhurst.


Alleva has been located in Little Italy on Grand Street, but will now occupy 3700 square feet on Polito Avenue.

There’s no word yet on a possible opening date.

Alleva Dairy
9 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ

[photo source: Alleva]


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