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Address: 252 Loleta Drive, Loleta, CA 95551
Phone Number: 707-733-5470
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Cheese, Please

Loleta is a tiny down between Ferndale and Eureka. It house the Loleta Cheese Factory. We walked in the door and were immediately greeted by the family that runs the cheese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Concord, California
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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Loleta is a tiny down between Ferndale and Eureka. It house the Loleta Cheese Factory. We walked in the door and were immediately greeted by the family that runs the cheese factory. They offered tastes of all the various cheeses they make (our favorite was the jalapeno jack and the smoked cheddar). We were encouraged to stroll through the gardens... More 

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Central Valley of California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a small cheese factory located in a small town which is on the way to everywhere else. You can watch them make cheese through a few windows. One of the attendants will explain what's going on if you ask. You can sample all of their cheeses in their store and pick your favorites to take home. Not much... More 

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Loleta is a very small town, this cheese factory has been here for many years! We had the opportunity to met the owner Bob super nice man, he has owned Loleta cheese for 33 yrs. The day we visited they were have a special event so that made the visit even more fun! When we arrived they were making a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is another hidden gem in northern California just north of Ferndale. We've been twice and loved it both times. The people are so friendly and knowledgeable about their cheeses. You can taste cheeses until you can't take anymore, so go for it. We always end up with a bag of cheeses , some crackers and salami for a great... More 

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Coarsegold, California, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This wonderful cheese factory is family run. 34 varieties of cheese are made on- site. Large windows allow you to watch the production on days when they are making the cheeses. Call for dates if you want to watch. Samples are offered in their tasting room. Their garden patio is beautiful and well cared for. Helpful staff will explain the... More 

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SF Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Picked up a few selections from this quality local gem. Garlic Jack and smoked cheddar are winners. Really you can't miss with any variety. Friendly staff.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This place was great! They had over 30 varieties of cheese to sample and buy. There's a large picture window through which we could watch the cheese being made, and one of the employees explained the cheese-making process while we watched. The factory has a store that (in addition to the cheeses) sells jams, crackers, cured meats, wines, and souvenirs.... More 

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Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great little shop. We had a very informative talk on how the cheese is made by a very nice young lady. We were able to watch as they were stirring the curds and then pressing them. Then we tasted the various cheese made there - very good!

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Topanga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is a very friendly place to visit, where you get to sample all the different cheeses, as well as watch the processes going on behind the sales area. The Loleta cheeses are all very good, with several different varieties, with different textures. The salesgirl was very pleasant and made our visit enjoyable. If you love cheese, visit the Loleta... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Loleta Cheese Factory far exceeded my expectations, both for the opportunity to see and learn about cheese being made, and the 34 Loleta Cheeses. The staff were knowledgeable and wonderful at very explicitly describing every step of what I was watching through the window as the crew made Monterey Jack. There was no big noisy crowd, no pressure to... More 

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Additional Information about Loleta Cheese Factory

Address: 252 Loleta Drive, Loleta, CA 95551
Phone Number: 707-733-5470
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Loleta
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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