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Loleta Cheese Factory

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Address: 252 Loleta Drive, Loleta, CA 95551
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+1 707-733-5470
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Just about any cheese you could imagine

This little gem is well worth the ten-minute detour. There was probably twenty or so kinds of cheese available for sampling, and the staff are more than willing to discuss the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Lynda W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This little gem is well worth the ten-minute detour. There was probably twenty or so kinds of cheese available for sampling, and the staff are more than willing to discuss the flavors, the cheese-making process, and other local attractions. You can find jack, cheddar, havarti, and fontina, in smoke, dill, chipotle or jalapeno flavors. If it's a nice day, you... More 

Thank Lynda W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed that the day we stopped there was no cheese in the making however it was a cute stop, the kids scavenger hunt was a great idea to get them thinking and moving. We had a beautiful sunny day so it was nice to enjoy the peaceful garden with a nice hot drink. Definitely a nice stop on a drive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Love it, love the cheese. I always stop in when ever I am driving by the area. You can taste everything and the prices are good. So fresh when you get it home it last so much longer than normal cheese from the store. Great flavors!

Thank sox10str
Laytonville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

A great place to visit on the coast they have over thirty samples to try. With a new expansion to include a sandwich bar and gift shop a must see. With chocolates also, and you can enjoy watching how they make the cheese. Can't wait to visit again. With very attentive and knowledgeable people to answer all your question. Great... More 

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Swung by on our way up the coast! Great cheeses and wonderful service. Quaint little cheese factory in the heart of an old coastal town. Buy some cheese and chocolate and get back on the road. We wish they would have been making cheese, next time.

Thank TeamHovis
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

It wasn't far off the route we were on so we thought we'd take a chance. It was worth it. Free samples of almost every cheese -- yummm! We got there just as it opened so they weren't operating the production line but the store and cafe were open. Nice gardens out back and we'd have stayed if we had... More 

Thank Katzmaniak
Oakhurst, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

The cheese here is wonderfully flavorful and creamy, as it has been since I first came here more than 20 years ago. They have added some new flavors that turned out to be delicious. They have also added a grilled cheese café in the rear of the shop, with seating indoors or outdoors in a beautiful garden. My husband and... More 

Thank SaraMae50
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

A quaint town with its own cheese. The cheese is good. Solid. Get the history watch them make it and buy some To take home. A nice trip to Lolita!

Thank LaAbogadaMelinda
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We arrived very close to closing time and they stayed open for us while we sampled the MANY different kinds of cheese while deciding what to buy. Super friendly and knowledgeable staff gave us suggestions and explained some of the cheese. I love cheese! The rumor is they are even putting in a grilled cheese sandwich bar. With those cheese?!... More 

Thank Victor B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Great little pit stop in Loleta, fun to try all of the local cheeses! Pay attention if you want to see the cheese making process because they don't do it every day. I think it might only be once a week now.

Thank LittleMtnTroll

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