We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oakdale Cheese & Specialties

Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Fun cheese shop -- see it being made!

A unique place that is a work of love from two immigrants from Holland many years ago, bringing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
William F
,
Sonora, California
Great Grilled Cheese

Passing through Oakdale on the way back to SFO and stopped at Oakdale Cheese for lunch and to watch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sonja W
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Read all 71 reviews
38
All photos (38)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gouda cheese”(17 reviews)
“quark”(4 reviews)
“for sale”(5 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
28°
12°
Sep
22°
Oct
14°
Nov
Contact
10040 State Highway 120, Oakdale, CA 95361-8718
Website
+1 209-848-3139
Call
Reviews (71)
Filter reviews
70 results
Traveller rating
45
19
3
2
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
45
19
3
2
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgouda cheesequarkfor salechocolate almondviewing windowbuy cheeseblack peppergreat giftsaged goudapicnic lunchkoiducksyosemiteanimalsshopvideofishes
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 70 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

A unique place that is a work of love from two immigrants from Holland many years ago, bringing their beloved Gouda cheese making skills and turning it into a world class cheese making operation. The grounds are also quite lovely with a large koi pond...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passing through Oakdale on the way back to SFO and stopped at Oakdale Cheese for lunch and to watch the Gouda being made. There are a couple of windows where the children could watch the cheese making process - no cheese does not come from...More

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I just love this place and make it a point to visit when I am in town. As you’d expect, the cheese is fresh and outstanding. I used to think all Grilled Cheese sandwiches tasted the same, but their’s is by far the best! Their...More

Thank Nupester
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Stop and sample - then buy - the best gouda anywhere. We especially like their aged gouda, but there are lots of others from which to choose. In addition to the cheese, there's a mouth-watering array of fancy foods - from crackers to jams to...More

1  Thank Sue L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Not expecting an "upscale" cheese factory in Oakdale, but a nice surprise. Their specialty seemed to be Gouda, and all the samples were great. Nice little gift shop with all the clever and cute cheese accoutrements, and a viewing window in the back where we...More

Thank CharlotteDayTripper
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I had read reviews on TA when I found out we would be traveling through this area and glad I did. We were driving from Groveland to Monterey and not in a hurry. Bought a couple of Gouda cheeses and sampled some more. They were...More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I love buying various flavors of the fresh made Gouda from Oakdale Cheese! I give them for gifts to people who have everything! They have wonderful gift boxes already prepared with wine, candies, jams and crackers for your convenience as well.

Thank benroy
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I've been only to buy cheese, but they have a really great gift shop with lots of goodies. They even have a viewing window to watch the cheese

Thank Brandi L
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is my go to place for local gifts. The Gouda cheese is wonderful and I would recommend the grilled cheese sandwiches. It has a lovely picnic area.

Thank cynddavis
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Such a nice little place. A must stop when traveling through Oakdale. The gouda is amazing. We bought some garlic and black pepper gouda. They have a nice Koi pond and very nice sitting areas.

Thank Tcard2013
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Oakdale
Best Western Plus Rama Inn & Suites
358 reviews
.98 miles away
Holiday Motel
52 reviews
1.46 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Oakdale
187 reviews
1.55 miles away
Motel 6 Oakdale
67 reviews
1.56 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 72 restaurants in Oakdale
Javi's Oakdale Mexican Restaurant
41 reviews
.95 miles away
Bamboo Garden
45 reviews
.77 miles away
Raley's
13 reviews
.85 miles away
Mountain Mike's
21 reviews
.77 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 9 attractions in Oakdale
Lavender Hollow Farm
8 reviews
6.40 miles away
Galaxy Theatres
61 reviews
7.99 miles away
Sunshine Rafting Adventures
162 reviews
8.65 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Oakdale Cheese & Specialties staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines