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Monteverde Cheese Factory

Costa Rica
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Great Ice Cream

We didn't do a tour based on some local reviews, but it was interesting to see how they made the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Saskatchewan, Canada
Don't drive by

If you love ice cream and you are around, drop in and get your Copa Grande. Two scoops of lovely... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Upper Kingsclear, New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 4 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
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.

Thank Joszti
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
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
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
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the cheese shop to check it out because CR does not produce many different cheeses. We're not sure why, but the government makes everything so expensive here I'm speculating that that is the reason. It's a very small place & like most...More

1  Thank NYE2015
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Lot's of negative nonsense on Trip Advisor about the Monteverde Cheese Factory. Go in and order an ice cream cone and you'll forget all the bad stuff :-). Great ice cream and a wide selection of locally made cheeses. Had the cheese on some crackers...More

Thank Eastcaper
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped here after our Curi Cancha tour. The ice cream was delicious! Lots of interesting flavors.

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Went to the cheese factory to try to get a tour or learn more of the cheese making. Upon arrival, we were informed there's no actual cheese tour. The cheese factory is actually toward the back of an ice cream shop. Although there's no tour...More

3  Thank Yatzie G
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were told by our walking guide that the new owners have stopped doing tours of the cheese factory. We stopped by for some excellent ice cream - the coffee ice cream was the best of the four flavours we tried. The coffee was pretty...More

1  Thank fartoomanyusers
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