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Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store

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Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store
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“cheese curds”(42 reviews)
“viewing room”(33 reviews)
“fudge”(56 reviews)
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...more
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106 E Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694
+1 336-246-2501
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here while hanging out with my in-laws after Christmas. The sleepy town of West Jefferson, NC is quite nice. Here you will find a wide variety of cheeses , plus other tasty items!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 403bingc
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is a favorite place to take out of town visitors. If you go in the morning you can watch them make cheese. If not the store is an awesome place. You can get ice cream, candy and cheese along with many other things. Great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank philtnhunter
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I am local and I try to shop local. This is cute, quaint and has lots of options for those whom are searching for the perfect gift. Fudge & ice cream are a must!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jcan606
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Ashe County Cheese is truly a jewel! Not only can you actually see cheese made, you can purchase that cheese and a lot more as well. There is a large variety of cheese products and many other unique foods you just can't find anywhere else....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank florafauna59
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This was our third time visiting this establishment. Love the cheese, fresh from local farms. Grabbed several bricks for use at home. People are always friendly and want to help! This is a go to stop and a must see for anyone visiting the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ScubaGSO
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We have been by here many times, but never when the cheese was being made. It was neat to watch the process. There was an informative video explaining what we were seeing. Of course, you have to visit the outlet and enjoy the tastes!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MTaylor0818
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Loved watching the cheese being made, loved the little retail outlet, spent way to much money. Best part of our trip to West Jefferson.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cspray5
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This place was packed last Saturday...lots of cheese and other items. Wish I could have spent more time in here looking around. I did get some PepperJack which was the best I've ever tasted. Not too hot !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kellyv0869
Reviewed 21 October 2018

If you can't find a cheese here that you like then you don't like cheese. The sun dried tomato and basil id the best I have ever eaten.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We always love our visit to Ash County Cheese Store. We love the variety they have, not only with just cheese but with dried fruits, dried vegtables, candy, fudge, sauces, jellies and so much more. The prices are very reasonable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scottyv538
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21 June 2018|
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Response from ASH814 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is open; however, we visited on a weekday.
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