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Loleta Cheese Factory

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Address: 252 Loleta Drive, Loleta, CA 95551
Phone Number: 707-733-5470
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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I enjoyed sampling all their cheeses last week!

You can also view the cheese making process through a large window. Many cheeses and other local products are for sale, and they have a lovely garden, that is a nice spot to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Fortuna, California
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Anaheim, California
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55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cute little (really little) cheese shop with the manufacturing area visible through glass. They weren't making cheese the day we went, so we just tasted and bought some of the cheeses on display. Very short visit, not worth the drive it took us to get there. May be worth calling ahead to see if they are making cheese the day... More 

Thank Tara P
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not my cup of tea. It is a small shop. Go on a day they are making cheese it would probably be more of a fun stop. They weren't sampling when I went either. Oh well.

Thank Whitney R
Fortuna, California
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can also view the cheese making process through a large window. Many cheeses and other local products are for sale, and they have a lovely garden, that is a nice spot to relax after driving to get get there. It is easy access from US101 N or S. It is a favorite place for us locals too, to buy... More 

Thank Migknits
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were visiting Humboldt and looking for something to do as a side trip. Took a major GPS to find Lolita and then passed the cheese factory twice. The place is small and friendly. You can watch the cheese making from a large window. You can sample all the different types of cheese they make there. My... More 

1 Thank Karen W
washington dc
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91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This business is located in the historic town of Loleta, CA. It is off the beaten path and the town has seen better days but this small factory makes very good cheese and a lot of it is very reasonably priced. They have many varieties of cheese and allow tasting. They also sell locally made honey and jam. It is... More 

1 Thank robert4704
Beaverton, Oregon
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82 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We make it a point to stop here on our visits to Northern California. They have an amazing selection of yummy cheeses from mild to jalapeno to smokey & plentiful samples. We bought a lot! The gift shop also sells locally-produced salsa, honey, jam, candy, & more. Loleta is almost like stepping back in tIme--someplace we enjoy stopping.

1 Thank glinda1
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8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Visited here once and didn't find it interesting. Just a few cheese sample and there's not much people check it.

Thank Jbkim C
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

The Loleta Cheese Factory is all about local. They use locally produced milk, make cheese on site, and have a beautiful garden as well. They make a huge variety of cheeses, and you can sample all of them. Yum

Thank Janet R
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We always stop here when we come to the coast. We love the cheese and spend time in the beautiful garden. The bad part is that the last 2 trips, no cheese was being made which was disappointing. The kids always enjoyed that.

Thank Debbie W
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115 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

great selection of in house made cheese. graze your way through the dozen or so samples that they offer and pick out your favorites - it won't be easy - they are all exceptional. its a bit of a challenge to find the shop but well worth the effort. the staff is attentive and pleasant and the cheese unbeatable. well... More 

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