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Monteverde Cheese Factory - CLOSED

Costa Rica
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Excellent icecream on a hot day

On our way back from Curi-Cancha this was the perfect spot for a Frappuciono and an icecream. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Finallyfree
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Saint Lucia
Welcoming and informative

This attraction is not, as a previous reviewer suggested, closed. It is very much a going concern... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
GrandpaJoeGrandmaDee
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Alberta, Canada
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“great ice cream” (10 reviews)
“great cheese” (9 reviews)
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Costa Rica
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"great ice cream"
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"great cheese"
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"cheese tasting"
in 7 reviews
"two scoops"
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"viewing room"
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"costa rica"
in 13 reviews
"curi cancha"
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"milkshakes"
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"tour"
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"pilgrimage"
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"figs"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way back from Curi-Cancha this was the perfect spot for a Frappuciono and an icecream. The place is clean and friendly

Thank Finallyfree
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This attraction is not, as a previous reviewer suggested, closed. It is very much a going concern with a viewing room to see the cheese making operation behind glass windows. The front store has an amazing assortment of fresh and rich ice cream, milkshakes and...More

1  Thank GrandpaJoeGrandmaDee
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited hoping to do the tour, but were told twice that they no longer do it. Either we were in the wrong place, or they just don't do it any longer. Good ice cream.

Thank Ed L
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel Trapp Family Lodge in Monteverde for three nights as part of our Costa Rica tour itinerary. Luckily we found this factory whilst having a walk out on the afternoon of our first day. It became a daily...More

1  Thank BobbyJimF
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

It would be nice if it was still a local, commune-style dairy--but it's not. It was sold to a large corporation a few years ago and has become pretty sterile. If you don't hit the timing just right there is nothing to see but an...More

1  Thank keprcas
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We didn't do a tour based on some local reviews, but it was interesting to see how they made the cheese. The kids absolutely loved the ice cream, and as per everywhere else, the people there were great!

Thank Lloyd217
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

If you love ice cream and you are around, drop in and get your Copa Grande. Two scoops of lovely ice cream pleasure will make your day. Try the rum raisins or higos (figs). But all other flavors I tried were great.

1  Thank Joszti
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is delicious, and this is the best price you'll find it at ($4US for 2 scoops), but they no longer do the tours of the factory or free cheese samples.

Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I am not a connoisseur of gourmet ice cream but my wife and teenage daughters are--and they raved about the ice cream store attached to this dairy just outside the Monteverdi Reserve gates. Chocolate of course.

Thank danandheidiries
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I am from dairy country in the USA and I have eaten a lot of ice cream. I was not expecting to find incredible ice cream in Costa Rica but I can say that the ice cream produced by the Monteverde Cheese Factory is one...More

Thank Maren M
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