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“As good as always!”

The Original Nelson Cheese Factory
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Nelson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed August 15, 2011

We've been stopping at this great little place since I was a child growing up in Wisconsin. My family would take road trips to the Twin Cities, and this was a must-stop place. It was great to stop in on a recent visit back to the midwest. It has changed a lot over the years, but it was still a great pit-stop half way between the Cities and the little town we were headed to.

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Reviewed September 27, 2010

We stop here every time we're in the area, which is quite often. Their offerings of many top-quality Wisconsin cheeses is unmatched. Their squeaky-fresh cheese curds are the best I've ever had in the state (get the garlic!). Their ice cream is as good as you'll find anywhere, and they offer many fine bottles of wine for sale at very reasonable (near grocery store) prices. They also sell many fine bottled sodas and fun, oddball sodas.

All that is well and good...but that's not the reason we stop.

The wine bar in back is as romantically special a place as you'll find. Wonderfully lit with skylights during the day, and mood lighting in the evening...along with the warmth of a wood-fired fireplace. This place is special. The wine list is expansive, and reasonably priced. We always share a bottle of wine, split a delicious deli sandwich or pizza (both handmade on-site) and soak up the atmosphere. Truly an unexpected gem :)

Can't wait to go back!

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Thank ErikAustinWAXX
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Reviewed May 1, 2009

This place is always packed! Huge assortment of cheeses and other gourmet foods. Sandwhiches are awesome and of course so is the ice cream. Very charming atmosphere.

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Reviewed April 5, 2009

A very nice selction of cheeses and appropriate accountraments at small town prices, though strangely with a bit of big city attitude. A wine bar with a view of the woods and the river was a delightful setting for a midafternoon wine and cheese break.

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