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Address: 1536 County 42 Rd, Portland, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0G 1V0, Canada
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+1 613-272-2107

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Tasty Cheese

The Forfar Cheese Factory is well worth the stop to sample and buy some delicious local cheese. They have a number of varieties there as well as some othe locally made foods.

Reviewed September 24, 2016
Hamilton Ontario Canada
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Hamilton Ontario Canada
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

The Forfar Cheese Factory is well worth the stop to sample and buy some delicious local cheese. They have a number of varieties there as well as some othe locally made foods.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed July 26, 2016

We go a few times each summer and it is always clean, properly stocked and friendly!! Local products abound and you can even sit to enjoy a coffee or ice cream or both. Be sure to check out the frozen foods section - many great meal ideas abound.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

Generous ice cream portions. Interesting selection of products but not all made at this location. So prices not a bargain!

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Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

Great place to buy specialty cheese and small gifts. Great place for scooped ice cream as well. Nice and quiet along an old country road. Great place to stop buy on a nice drive in the country.

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Reviewed November 29, 2014

This factory/store is no longer a co-operative, sadly, but the cheese is still first rate. They have five-year-old cheddar, as well as many other types of cheese at reasonable prices. They also have sauces and handicrafts in stock, as well as ice cream and a small area to eat it. The locally-produced baked goods were quite good, too. Finally, the... More 

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