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Leelanau Cheese Company

3324 S West Bay Shore Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-9407
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The stinky cheese

We love the stinky cheese here. It smells so bad but it tastes too damn good not to eat it. We... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Derek B
,
Grand Blanc, Michigan
via mobile
Good Cheese but not an attraction

The cheese is very good but they only make rachlette cheese. I was expecting something like the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
deancrna2016
,
Memphis, Tennessee
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Producers and retail of artisanal Swiss-style Raclette cheese and French-style Fromage Blanc. Variety of crackers and products to complement the cheese. Raclette grills.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“award winning” (4 reviews)
“crackers” (8 reviews)
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3324 S West Bay Shore Dr, Suttons Bay, MI 49682-9407
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We love the stinky cheese here. It smells so bad but it tastes too damn good not to eat it. We always buy some when we are wine tasting.

Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

The cheese is very good but they only make rachlette cheese. I was expecting something like the cheese lady in TC where there would be more to choose from. They serve the rachlette on the meat and cheese tray at Suttons Bay Cider so we...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

A barn with only one sample of cheese. Yes, tasty but not worth it especially since it comes with the lady employee at the counter reaking with attitude. We could have purchased more IF she would have engaged in some conversation regarding the cheese making...More

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Johnnyraclette, Owner at Leelanau Cheese Company, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

I am so sorry you had such a bad experience, I know who was working that day and will talk to her about customer service. her job is to explain what we do and educate people . We only sample one of our cheese because...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Always our first and last stop when we get to Leelanau county. We stock up on the Raclette cheese during our stay and then stock up on the cheese when we head back to home so we have it filled in our fridge at home!

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

It you like creamy melty cheese, look no further than rachlette cheese. If you want the best, go to Leelanau Chhese in Sutton's Bay. We first met Mrs Hoyt when she was selling cheese out of a converted service station. Fell in love with her...More

Thank russellp117
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Being from Switzerland we learned about this place and really wanted to check it out! The owners learned in Switzerland how to make Swiss Raclette cheese and are now producing in the beautiful setting of Leelanau. The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable. We feel...More

Thank Ursula D
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Hubs and I were looking for a light snack, oh, like, crackers and cheese and voila! There it was! The cheese is delicious and we had an interesting conversation with possibly the owner about the Raclette cheese they produce. The cheese was great paired with...More

Thank Sherry L
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Fantastic Raclette with interesting heritage and very informative employee. Cute little store very unassuming for this award winning cheese. She also gave us some recipes, that I look forward to trying! We will search out your cheese in our local grocery stores.

Thank MInone4
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stopped by to try the award winning cheese. Oh so good! Talked to Anne for quite awhile. What a treat to speak directly to the cheese maker. Purchased some Raclette and a partyclette. Planning to try it out with some friends this week. Can't wait!

Thank cstader
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Although many of Leelanau Cheese Company's products are available in several local groceries, you owe it to yourself to visit their location on M-22 south of Suttons Bay. There, you can get a wider selection of their International award-winning Raclettes and soft cheeses but more...More

Thank Rob C
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