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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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Nice store, The kids liked the cows.

Very nice little shop with lots of local cheese, wine and other things. The cheese viewing was a... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
stephanie b
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Great store with an amazing variety

I've never seen so many kinds of cheese in my life. Before going to the retail store we went into... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Dana G
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese curds” (31 reviews)
“viewing room” (29 reviews)
“fudge” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:30
106 E Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28694
+1 336-246-2501
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Very nice little shop with lots of local cheese, wine and other things. The cheese viewing was a bit busy when we went on a Saturday. Over all very nice

Thank stephanie b
Josh W, Owner at Ashe County Cheese Factory and Store, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thanks for your review, hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I've never seen so many kinds of cheese in my life. Before going to the retail store we went into the viewing room at the factory across the street. We didn't get to see much because it was late in the day but still saw...More

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a great place to go by yourself, or with a tour group. You can watch cheese being made and learn all about it, and then you can purchase cheese and many other products in the shop across the street from the factory. I...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Interesting to see.Fun to visit the cheese store across the street. We bought lots of things . It was crowded and the atmosphere was fun!

Thank Kent M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This store has a great selection of high quality locally made cheeses and fudge. The prices are reasonable considering the quality and the product is excellent. This is a must visit location for everyone traveling to West Jefferson.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The wife and I came up to the mountains for a day trip and hit all of our favorites! Ashe County Cheese is always atop the list!! If you have never tried cheese curds, you are missing something.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Viewing room open many days. Looks clean. Spacious store with variety of cheese, jams, jellies, candies, fudge and more. Personable assistants. Many gift options for the season.

Thank CindyCookRN
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

They have just about any kind of cheese you could ever want. Made right across the street, yes you can watch it being made. They have roasted nuts, fudge, salsa, summer sausage, jellies and jams, they have a childrens section. I just love this place....More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

They had all kinds of cheese and some samples to try. They had cookbooks,all kinds of jam, jellies, peppers,wines, ice cream and fudge. Enjoyed our visit to the store.

1  Thank Barbarainnc
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you like cheese and what goes with it (crackers and other such sundries) it is worth a stop and look. Busy place, good cheese and local wine for sale. Walk across the street and watch cheese production. Oh, and they have cheese curds for...More

1  Thank TomAB9
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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