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Loleta Cheese Factory

252 Loleta Drive, Loleta, CA 95551
+1 707-733-5470
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On the Cheese Trail

Unfortunately, we were not there on a day they were making cheese to see the process. However... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pat B
Santa Rosa, California
Quaint cheese tasting experience along the Lost Coast

We were pleasantly surprised when we pulled up to the Loleta Cheese Factory-a small farmhouse with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Diego, California
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“free samples” (9 reviews)
“small town” (11 reviews)
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252 Loleta Drive, Loleta, CA 95551
+1 707-733-5470
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Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately, we were not there on a day they were making cheese to see the process. However, this family run cheese making shop was a fun stop anyway. Samples of all of their cheeses are available so you can taste and purchase your favorites. Lovely...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were pleasantly surprised when we pulled up to the Loleta Cheese Factory-a small farmhouse with a beautiful garden. (I was expecting a big factory type building similar to Tillamook in Oregon). There was a huge amount of different cheeses to try, but the best...More

Thank Staceyenergy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little cheese factory by chance and stopped in. They have lots of cheese samples. They have some great tasting cheese, and a surprisingly large variety. The staff didn't really engage with us, so we didn't really learn much about the place while...More

Thank alyhsnna55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Samples galore and friendly folks to talk with. Recommended stop. Bob and Shirley run a worthwhile operation and are available to explain the operations.

Thank covbridges
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As others have mentioned, the town of Lolita is not much to look at. The other buildings around the cheese shop are closed and deserted. The cheese shop has two long cheese counters displaying their cheeses that have small samples bowls for each of the...More

Thank jeepers13192016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So, you drive here -- maybe by accident. It is way off the beaten path across the street from a condemned-looking building in a town that is reminiscent of Midnight, Texas in some ways. But stop the car -- the Lolita Cheese Factory makes their...More

Thank CherylKaiserUlrey
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Quickly stopped by on way to Eureka, was in a nice but empty downtown area that had seen better days. Inside had a good amount of cheese, many local which were fairly priced and tasted good. This is really the main place in town.

Thank Luna L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a fun stop--most of the time you can watch the cheesemaking through windows in the little cheese shop. You can taste the cheeses before you select them, and there is a range of cheeses in a range of prices. There are also a...More

Thank Leanna F
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We stopped by this cheese factory and we were very pleased. They have an amazing variety of chesses and you can taste everyone. We also stayed for lunch and their take of the grilled cheese sandwich was amazing. I had the Sweet Baby Cheeses, outstanding....More

Thank kpcamping
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to the factory many, many times and have never been disappointed. My favorites are Havarti Dill and Garden Jack. Soooo yummy!! You can sample all the cheese without the huge hoards of people you find at other cheese factories (Tillamook). The coolest thing...More

Thank Teri F
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