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Oakdale Cheese & Specialties

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Address: 10040 State Highway 120, Oakdale, CA 95361-8718
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+1 209-848-3139
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Best grilled cheese!!!

This is now going to become one of my favorite places to go for grilled cheese. The grounds are beautiful. Kids love feeding the coy fish and goats!! Will be coming here a lot!!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is now going to become one of my favorite places to go for grilled cheese. The grounds are beautiful. Kids love feeding the coy fish and goats!! Will be coming here a lot!!

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Thank quinevay
Sonora, California
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Have been passing this place for years and never thought to stop. We were told, if you like cheese this is a must place to visit. Great toasted cheese sandwiches with tomato soup. We bought the garlic basel gouda,excellent. Nice gift shop with so many varieties of cheeses to choose from. We will be making this place a must pit... More 

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Thank Pete M
Shingle Springs, California
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Who doesn't love a great smoked Gouda? Had plans in Oakdale for the weekend so we thought we would check this place out. The grounds are beautiful and the cheese is fantastic. They have samplers available for the cheeses and whey too. If you forget picnic utensils - so worries, they have individual packs for sale. We purchase cheese for... More 

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Thank NORA K
Jupiter, Florida, United States
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301 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

It's all about small town farm charm and really good cheese. The Grill serves three things; grilled cheese sandwich, grilled cheese ham sandwich, and tomato soup with Gouda cheese, and they are all awesome! You can watch the cheese being made, though it was dormant when I was there. Cute lawn with an animal farm, free ducks, and a couple... More 

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Thank Nupester
Oakland, California
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A beautiful bit of Holland in the middle of California… oh, and cheese. Really. Tasty. Cheese. This place has been making some award-winning wheels for generations. They do cheddars, goudas, goat milks, and have rooms full of it. With picnic tables around the grounds, you can grab some tasty treats and hang out to enjoy the day. Large koi fill... More 

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Thank Jamielyn O
Tampa, Florida
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Very nice stop for lunch!! Where you can eat outside enjoying a beautiful picnic area with a pond and shade trees. Also a nice place for children to feed the Koi and also a pen full of friendly, hungry goats. We had such a nice relaxing time enjoying a grilled cheese sandwich made on homebaked bread and a bottle of... More 

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Thank seagal63
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Grounds are lovely and very nice. Bring quarters to get food for ducks/fish and friendly funny goats. Sample different nibbles of flavored gouda...yum! Buy cheese and enjoy at shady picnic table by pond.

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Thank Jenny S
Oakdale, California
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7 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The cheese is made the old fashion way. Gouda cheese is the best. You can also take your kids outside: they have fish pond, animals that you can feed and picnic tables on their lovely outdoor area.

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Thank Anna T
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I wanted a relaxing drive ... came to Oakdale Cheese Store. Very impressed of the surroundings. There's the pond with fishes to feed .... animals to pet ... llamas, goats ... chickens ... and even a Cat ... named Brie. We loved it. Then ...in the store ... you can view .. from a tape how cheeses... More 

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Thank My M
South Windsor, Connecticut
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223 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have stopped here twice when we have been in CA. Neither time were they making cheese, so we did not see that. We sampled most of their Gouda cheeses and decided on the Smoked Gouda. We took home two+ pounds both times and enjoy the cheese. There are picnic tables, a koi pond, some animals, etc. A nice spot... More 

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