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Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese

Closed Now: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Absolutely Great!

We saw Marieke Gouda on CBS's Sunday Morning program and since we were planning a trip to Wisconsin... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2019
jrhales77
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College Station, Texas
A must place to visit

If you like cheese and want to tour a farm and cheese plant this is a must stop when in Thorp. A... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2019
1DaKa
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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In the Marieke Gouda Store we sell our award winning Marieke Gouda cheese and all other kinds of local food, accessories and typical products from the Netherlands. From within the store there are viewing areas to see all stages of the cheese making...more
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200 W Liberty Dr, Thorp, WI 54771-8216
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Reviewed August 21, 2019

We saw Marieke Gouda on CBS's Sunday Morning program and since we were planning a trip to Wisconsin anyway we took a little detour to taste the cheeses for ourselves. We had our five home schooled grandchildren with us so it seemed appropriate to take...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thank you SO MUCH for the detailed 5 star review!! We are so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful visit and we really hope you are able to visit another time if you ever come through Wisconsin again!!

Reviewed August 21, 2019

If you like cheese and want to tour a farm and cheese plant this is a must stop when in Thorp. A great selection of cheese to purchase and help that will explain the different cheese and smples to try.

Date of experience: August 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thank you so much for the wonderful 5 star review! So happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope you can visit again soon!!

Reviewed July 13, 2019

We stopped in Thorp for gas, with no advance knowledge of Marieke's. We followed the signs after filling up with gas and ended up filling up the cooler with cheese! We did the "self-tour", enjoyed watching the milking, viewing the calves and learned a lot...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

Thank you for the 5 star review!! We are so glad to hear you were able to make an unexpected visit and enjoyed our Gouda enough to leave with a cooler full! :)

Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

I took my 7 year old grandson to see this farm/cheese factory. I was going to try to take him to a working farm and cheese factory. But then I heard from a friend that Marieke had both. The tour was $5. And it took...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

We are so glad you were able to stop for a tour! Thank you for the 5 star review and we hope that you enjoyed your visit!! Have a GOUDA day!

Reviewed July 4, 2019

You will know you finally made it to Wisconsin at this stop. Bring the whole family, especially children. Go early enough to enjoy all the excitement. This is a whole farm set up including live viewing of milking the cows. Just watching how 24 cows...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

Thank you for the amazing 5 star review! We will have to keep your suggestions in mind if our budget allows for us to expand in that way! We hope you are able to visit again sometime soon!! :)

Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

This is a brilliant stop when driving on Hwy 29. The gouda lives up to its many awards and we always bring a cooler to bring some (and other goodies) home. It is also a great place to stretch your legs and entertain the kids....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

So glad to hear you enjoyed your trip!! Thank you for the wonderful review! :)

Reviewed June 14, 2019

This place is fascinating. The whole concept is overwhelming and the livestock is well taken care of and the cheese is amazing! The reason I gave it a 4 and not a 5 star is because we signed up to take the tour, then purchased...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

Thank you for the 4 star review!! We are so happy you were able to stop out and take one of our tours and that you enjoyed our cheese! We are sorry to hear you were not able to receive your discount :( We will...More

Reviewed May 29, 2019

In Wisconsin, there is no shortage of Cheese Shops, but Marieke really stands out. For one they specialize in Gouda and boy how they specialize; Pesto, Dill, and Garlic Gouda. I think I sampled about 20 of their 25 or so types of Gouda. Also,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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MariekeGoudacheese, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2019

Thank you so much for the wonderful review!! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we hope you are able to stop out again soon. Have a GOUDA day! :)

Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed another stop at the Marieke Cheese factory store and restaurant. Had the five grandkids along. They enjoyed the bounce pad, visit to the barn to see milking, the bounce pad, view of cheese making, cheese aging rooms, eating ice cream, and time at the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Marieke G, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you for stopping out! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and ice cream! Come back again soon!

Reviewed April 7, 2019

Marieke Gouda is named for its founder, Marieke Penterman, who has won numerous awards for her gouda cheeses through the years. She and her husband moved from Netherlands to Thorp, Wisconsin many years ago. It's a privilege and honor to have her here in Wisconsin,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Marieke G, Marketing Director at Marieke Gouda Holland's Family Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Thank you for stopping out to visit us! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our cheese and seeing all we have to offer! We are sorry to hear you had a disappointing part of your visit though. We will be sure to...More

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I advice calling the store. They’re friendly and helpful. I think they ship products.
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