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Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store

106 E Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694
+1 336-246-2501
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Old Time Candy

Cheese and butter are all good. But the old time candy is WOW. Go across the street and watch the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jack I
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Zebulon, North Carolina
via mobile
Great place to stop!

It’s a great cheese shop with the factory across the street! They have great samples, low prices... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
528keithr
,
Newport News, Virginia
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North Carolina's oldest and largest cheese manufacturer. Watch cheese being made in our factory viewing room. Our retail store has all our cheeses available plus our fresh country butter, fresh fudge and hand-dipped ice cream. Something new for the kids (and kids at heart) is our Kandy Korner with over 150 varieties of new and traditional candies. We also have a great selection of NC Wines, and imported cheeses as well as Amish Foods.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“viewing room” (33 reviews)
“cheese curds” (40 reviews)
“fudge” (51 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
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106 E Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694
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+1 336-246-2501
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"great cheese"
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"local cheese"
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"nice store"
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"related products"
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"love cheese"
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"ashe county cheese factory"
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"viewing area"
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"fun stop"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cheese and butter are all good. But the old time candy is WOW. Go across the street and watch the cheese being made. Lots of great stuff in the store.

Thank Jack I
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a great cheese shop with the factory across the street! They have great samples, low prices, and really great products! It’s a must go on my list! We come every year when we are in NC

Thank 528keithr
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try to go to Ashe County Cheese every time we are in the area. The cheese is wonderful and so is the fudge and ice cream.

Thank bcde2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here for some cheese curds as they are a popular item and was blown away with how many options were available. It was very busy because of the weekend festivities of Christmas in July- but service and assistance was still quick and cordial.

Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I adore this cheese store. Every time we come to West Jefferson, we have to stop here. I even mail order cheese to my house in Florida. They have a great candy section and yummy fudge. My favorite cheese is the Juusto. I also bought...More

Thank Erlynna P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great place to visit ! It’s super fun . Not like anything you’ll find anywhere else . A truly special local place . Wines - cheeses- it’s so cool! And dipped ice cream . I hear they have the best chocolate...More

Thank TravelGirlWJNC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of varieties of yummy flavors of cheese they make right there! Also a candy area for the kids and if you need any wine to go with your purchase they have that to! Service was quick even though it's a hopping little place!

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While visiting the Jefferson and West Jefferson areas we made a point to stop in to the Ashe County Cheese Factory & Store, great experience. Very interesting to learn the process as well as they have a great shop to be able to take home...More

Thank Lora T
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The cheese factory is really interesting. We enjoyed seeing the different steps taken to make cheese.

Thank patricia22_12
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Enjoyed stopping off to watch cheese-making in progress. And really enjoyed the cheese curds, goat cheese, and aged cheddar we purchases. Went back a second time to stock up! Delicious.

Thank Karen B
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Florence O
21 June 2018|
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Response from ASH814 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is open; however, we visited on a weekday.
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Eddie B
22 October 2015|
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Response from Ilmbeachgirl | Reviewed this property |
if it has an Ashe county cheese label on it is probably the same price. the place we buy it at home is that same price as the retail store in Ashe county. But you do have more variety in the Ashe County Cheese store. the... More
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