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Monteverde Cheese Factory

Costa Rica
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Delicious ice cream

We stopped here after our Curi Cancha tour. The ice cream was delicious! Lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Dorothy S
Morrisville, United States
A bit disappointing

Went to the cheese factory to try to get a tour or learn more of the cheese making. Upon arrival... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Yatzie G
via mobile
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped here after our Curi Cancha tour. The ice cream was delicious! Lots of interesting flavors.

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went to the cheese factory to try to get a tour or learn more of the cheese making. Upon arrival, we were informed there's no actual cheese tour. The cheese factory is actually toward the back of an ice cream shop. Although there's no tour...More

3  Thank Yatzie G
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were told by our walking guide that the new owners have stopped doing tours of the cheese factory. We stopped by for some excellent ice cream - the coffee ice cream was the best of the four flavours we tried. The coffee was pretty...More

1  Thank fartoomanyusers
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped by here for a milkshake based on a Trip Advisor Review. It was quite a walk from town and we were just about to turn around when we saw the Cheese Factory. We went in and I had the best milkshake of my...More

Thank JKWilli
Reviewed 16 July 2016

You can see the milk being stirred in a big barrel, and thats it. The store is cute, and the ice cream looked good. We bought a few packages of he cheese, there was a good variety! If you like cheese its a good place...More

1  Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The walking around part takes 5 minutes. You see a loading dock then on to the cheese making... only instead you can only take turns peering thru one of two small, filmy windows at workers making cheese. The bulk of the "tour" is sitting on...More

Thank deCyphar
Reviewed 25 June 2016

One of our tour guide's daughters was riding with us back to the hotel and telling us about a sweet fruit the locals ate like a dessert all the time: Guanabana. She said it made delicious ice cream. Well, lo and behold the next day...More

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I know, I know. This is a cheese factory but it also has an ice cream shop on the side and let me tell you that ice cream was delicious! My best friend and I went after a long walk around Monteverde. We were hot...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I was so disappointed with this place that I'm writing this review inside the shop. My husband and I didn't do the tour - we just wanted to try the ice cream and buy some cheese to eat after dinner. My husbands icecream was nice...More

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Wife read about this place in the lonely planet which suggested there were tastings at any time. This is not the case. Tastings only available with the tour which we didn't have much interest in (and costs $12usd pp). Ice creams: I enjoyed my caramel...More

Thank Jonathan C
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