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La Cava de Marcelo

Cava de Quesos Marcelo | Localidad Ojos Negros, Ensenada 22910, Mexico
+52 1 646 175 7073
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“cheese cave” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (3 reviews)
“san felipe” (3 reviews)
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Cava de Quesos Marcelo | Localidad Ojos Negros, Ensenada 22910, Mexico
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+52 1 646 175 7073
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Reviewed July 1, 2017

We drove out there this afternoon and had a GREAT TIME. It far exceeded our expectations. Great cheese, a great tour, a fantastic lunch, and reasonably close to Ensenada. An hour's comfortable drive, give or take, from the middle of town. If you're planning to...More

Thank rgbeard
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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

First this place is way out of the way. So be prepared to go through a farming town where their is nothing else to see. They don't show you how they make cheese. They explain the process so don't expect a tour of the cheese...More

Thank Isaac F
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

We decided on what is now our 14th trip to the Ensenada area to visit the Marcelo Cheese cave in Ojos Negros. So taking highway 3 out of Ensenada it was clear this was a different road than the one to the wine valley (full...More

3  Thank OkJustjeff
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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends, four of us on a Sunday afternoon. We were welcomed by friendly staff members and seated quickly in the indoor section of the restaurant. The food was fabulous. I had the lamb and others had the rib eye steak and the portobello...More

Thank Martha W
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Just an amazing winery with an equally amazing history. Since my tour is has been bought out. Prior to that it was the best winery on the tour.

Thank Doclesley
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is the only cava in Latin America. The place is beautiful and perfect if you are looking to experience a delicious meal. A visit to the cava can become a nice date for couples or a nice outing for families. My cousins and...More

Thank Andres A
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Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I like to support local and family run businesses. The tour is quite interesting and would recommend. We didn't enjoy our meal because there were too many flies during dinner that were bothersome. I would recommend to go during winter in the hope of not...More

1  Thank Maribel D
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

Great place to take the family & spend the afternoon! You can tour the stables where the cows are kept, and milked, along with the dairy where the milk is processed into cheese. Then take the time to enjoy a cheese tasting down inside the...More

Thank ThomasHack
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

Went on a Carnival cruise out of L.A. Excursion went to La Cava de Marcelo. It was located a 1hr or so east of Ensenada. Nice bus ride to a beautiful valley. this is were La Cava de Marcelo is located. we arrived an were...More

4  Thank bynner
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Reviewed August 15, 2015

Oh my gosh!!! This is one of our most favorite tours EVER!!!!! It's so country and authentic, a little primitive in the cheese making (which is awesome), you can even enjoy seeing and petting cows!!! The cheese cellar is AMAZING....cool, dark, inviting....you taste different cheeses...More

2  Thank UtahMomma2015
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Response from Martha W | Reviewed this property |
No we did not make a reservation. I don't think you would need to do so unless it was for a large group.
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Colette W
November 4, 2015|
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Response from TerryGJ001 | Reviewed this property |
The visit to Cava de Marcelo was part of a tour to Baja we took. It was organized by this small tour agency call Baja Wine tours just for us. It was really the reservations for both hotels, wine cellars and restaurants. we... More
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