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La Cava de Marcelo

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Address: Cava de Quesos Marcelo | Localidad Ojos Negros, Ensenada 22910, Mexico
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+52 1 646 175 7073
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Ojos Negros Valley Wine and Cheese Route Tour in Baja California
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Cheese and wine tasting and excellent lunch

Visited with friends, four of us on a Sunday afternoon. We were welcomed by friendly staff members and seated quickly in the indoor section of the restaurant. The food was... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Martha W
Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We decided on what is now our 14th trip to the Ensenada area to visit the Marcelo Cheese cave in Ojos Negros. So taking highway 3 out of Ensenada it was clear this was a different road than the one to the wine valley (full of potholes and rough) as we went up into the mountains from Ensenada (we drove... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends, four of us on a Sunday afternoon. We were welcomed by friendly staff members and seated quickly in the indoor section of the restaurant. The food was fabulous. I had the lamb and others had the rib eye steak and the portobello mushroom. We shared a bottle of their red wine which is a blend and was... More 

Thank Martha W
Nineveh, PA
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Just an amazing winery with an equally amazing history. Since my tour is has been bought out. Prior to that it was the best winery on the tour.

Thank Doclesley
Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This place is the only cava in Latin America. The place is beautiful and perfect if you are looking to experience a delicious meal. A visit to the cava can become a nice date for couples or a nice outing for families. My cousins and I visited and had the linguini with the lamb it was exquisite, we had never... More 

Thank Andres A
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I like to support local and family run businesses. The tour is quite interesting and would recommend. We didn't enjoy our meal because there were too many flies during dinner that were bothersome. I would recommend to go during winter in the hope of not having to share your good with flies. Otherwise; do the tour, taste the cheese and... More 

1 Thank Maribel D
Ensenada, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Great place to take the family & spend the afternoon! You can tour the stables where the cows are kept, and milked, along with the dairy where the milk is processed into cheese. Then take the time to enjoy a cheese tasting down inside the cheese cellar --the first of it's kind, I believe, in Latin America. Lovely outdoor areas... More 

Thank ThomasHack
Walnut Creek, California
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Went on a Carnival cruise out of L.A. Excursion went to La Cava de Marcelo. It was located a 1hr or so east of Ensenada. Nice bus ride to a beautiful valley. this is were La Cava de Marcelo is located. we arrived an were shown the farm an how they make the various cheeses. Beautiful grounds, very nice faculty.Nice... More 

4 Thank bynner
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

Oh my gosh!!! This is one of our most favorite tours EVER!!!!! It's so country and authentic, a little primitive in the cheese making (which is awesome), you can even enjoy seeing and petting cows!!! The cheese cellar is AMAZING....cool, dark, inviting....you taste different cheeses that have been aged with bread and apples. It is an amazingly fun experience!!! We... More 

2 Thank UtahMomma2015
Mexico City, Mexico
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Si está un poco más apartado, pero simplemente delicioso! les podría dar todo el menú, pero todo estaba riquísimo, hasta las fresas con crema hecha allí en el rancho de los Ramonetti, donde está ubicado el restaurante. Sardinas a las brazas, ostiones Ramonetti, tiradito de lengua, tengo que regresar! A little out of the way but this is the place... More 

Thank TerryGJ001
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This is about an hour out of Ensenada--very scenic, but with part of the drive quite a distance driving on dirt roads. We were in an SUV; I wouldn't recommend driving a regular car here. You need to watch closely for the signs for "Cava de Queso", but it was worth the visit. There's a random military checkpoint on the... More 

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