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Mars Cheese Castle

Closed Now: 09:00 - 21:00
Open today: 09:00 - 21:00
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A fun stop, glad to have found head cheese, but disappointed in beer prices

I was really impressed with the deli area and all of the different cheeses and sausages. I even... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Cool Atmosphere

This place has a great aesthetic and feeling inside. It feels very welcoming and warm. It also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese curds”(55 reviews)
“crackers”(33 reviews)
“sandwiches”(34 reviews)
Mars Cheese Castle is a family owned Wisconsin staple and grown tour attraction situated on I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago. It is a castle that houses many departments including a specialty market offering more than 700 cheeses, wines and...more
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2800 West Frontage Rd, Kenosha, WI 53144-7599
+1 262-859-2244
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was really impressed with the deli area and all of the different cheeses and sausages. I even picked up some head cheese which you don't find everywhere anymore. I was disappointed in the beer prices though; the cheapest 6 pack was $12. I know...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EngelkingCGMN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at the deli counter was tasty but it took a long time to get the order. Don't expect a quick stop our order took about 20 minutes to prepare. I guess the idea is for people to place their order and wander through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mhershey66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a great aesthetic and feeling inside. It feels very welcoming and warm. It also looks very cool and they do a good job setting everything up. They have samples of many things so feel free to taste before you buy. The cheese...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chelseab601
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

A little bit of everything here. Wine and beer for the adults. A tavern and separate lunch area where you can sit or bring food into the tavern. Lots of stuff for the kids to look at it. And cheese. Lots and lots of cheese...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank renem407
Reviewed 13 January 2019

One of the best places in Kenosha to stop for a bloody while out on the Bike! Good beer selection and free cheese and crackers at the bar can't go wrong with that!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MotoRider12
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I’m here weekly and will continue to stop weekly, Lisa at the bar is amazing and just a fun place to stop! Samples and all kinds of cool new things to try.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 705gabef
Reviewed 6 January 2019

This place has so many Goodies to offer that Tour Buses stop here. Very grand entering the front of the Castle...but here's a tip...check out the North side door . You'll be in the bar and food service where you can sit down and relax...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katkatat
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

A trip to Wisconsin must include a stop at Mars Cheese Castle! Besides all the Free samples, an amazing selection of cheese, salami, and more, this is a true iconic destination. Food, drink - eat in or take home. Go once and you’ll be hooked...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 755billt
Reviewed 27 December 2018

In addition to the usual things that draw us to the Cheese Castle (fresh cheese & baked goods, wide selection of micro-brewed beer, interesting & unusual condiments and snacks), an extra perk we noticed while recently loading up for the holidays was the extent to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank klaus724
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with the wide variety of products and offerings. The prices were reasonable and everything I purchased was delicious. The staff were friendly and informative. Worth a stop!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bkf1963
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9 July 2018|
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Response from culaugh2012 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen flour in cheese...but I just visited there...I don't work there...I also have GF intolerance and had no reaction to any I tried or bought
24 January 2015|
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Response from B. Gail W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry! unable to tell you! As the person above stated give them a call!!