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“A tradition to not miss.”
Review of Mars Cheese Castle

Mars Cheese Castle
Ranked #1 of 28 Nightlife in Kenosha
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Owner description: Mars Cheese Castle is a family owned Wisconsin staple and grown tour attraction situated on I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago. It is a castle that houses many departments including a specialty market offering more than 700 cheeses, wines and specialty items from Wisconsin and around the world, an in house bakery featuring desserts, kringles and breads (famous for its cheese and jalapeno cheese bread) baked daily, a restaurant popular for its many generously portioned cheese & meat sandwiches and featured burger and sandwiches of the month and a pub, well known for it's Wisconsin beers on tap and famous Bloody Mary (don't forget the beer chaser, a Wisconsin tradition!). Don't forget to pick up a souvenir in the gift shop on your way out!
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Cheese and other unique types of food. Easy to take with you if you are traveling. Good sandwiches and a fun place to see. You won't be able to leave w/o some goodies.

Thank outlawpete77
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

Some work friends drove up from Chicago with me to check out the Castle we had seen previouly while passing by. We were a bit disappointed with the stinginess of the cheese samples having had a great experience at a location in Milwaukee. One of the guys and I decided to give it a second try. The employees were more than gracious at explaining and the differences, sharing samples, and making suggestions. We then ventured over to the bakery section and found the same. The selections of many items were outstanding. The employees were friendly and knowledgeable, and in the end the experience was so good, we all walked out with our share of what we liked. If you tried it once and are not sure if you should go back, go back. If you haven't tried it, go in. You will be amazed at the selections.

1  Thank Donald W
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

First off, getting to it from the highway is a bit confusing. Once you get there, it's basically a grocery store with a couple cheese/cow related souvenirs for sale. Most of the stuff is overpriced and a typical local supermarket offers similar products for less. The castle/cheese theme is present, but not to the grade to be an attraction. So it's ok to stop by if you need something, but not worth a special trip.

2  Thank heckfy
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

Mar's Cheese Castle is a fun place to visit. If you are interested in buying a "cheesehead" or other Wisconsin tourist Paraphernalia, this is a MUST on your list of places to stop by. The cheese baskets and variety are very good. And of course, you have to stop in the restaurant for some good ole fashion Wisconsin dishes. You will see a replica of the famous "Leg Lamp" at the bar. It is a bit "spendy" but it's worth a stop on your way. Have fun and enjoy the "Castle"...

Thank Cyndi F
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Mars Cheese Castle is a local tradition and a way stop for travelers for years. It has had a facelift in the last few years and is bigger but still great. Wonderful selection of cheeses and wines also a bakery and shop for spices hot sauces and little fun snack foods.

Thank Bookwomyn42
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