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Queijo Vaquinha

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Never wanted to leave!

During our stay we completed two tours that stopped at this shop. We cannot say how exquisite... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Where the locals eat, drink & get their cheese!

We stayed in the house right next door on our 8 day trip to Terceira, which included free breakfast... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The little shop is connected to their cheese production area. Four cheeses available at low prices. My only complaint was the smell of cigarette smoke in the building. Not very appetizing or a good presentation of their product.

Thank MO2cats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our stay we completed two tours that stopped at this shop. We cannot say how exquisite experiences. You can sample all sorts of Cheeses, taste a family inherited craft, And enjoy local culture in conversation. There’s a variety of beverages available at the dairy,...More

Thank playdayrae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the house right next door on our 8 day trip to Terceira, which included free breakfast at Queijo Vaquinha each day. It was simple, yet the most delicious breakfast we’ve ever had! We were served a variety of their homemade cheeses, sliced...More

Thank CnDgreen
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The best cheeses in the world!! and I am a big cheese addict! I have traveled to many countries, but Portugal has the best cheeses

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely little cheese factory. They make a few different types of cheese - the spicy one is definitely worth trying. They serve coffee and cheese sandwiches if you feel like soaking the sun on the terrace.

Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is the oldest cheese factory in Terceira and it was supposed to be possible to visit the factory, but it's not. You may taste the different cheeses produced there and watch a small part of the factory through a glass.

Thank Cristina_Hugo
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Foodie Alert: Entering the eatery, varieties of cheese greet you with friendly signage and aromas. Tasting around the melt-in-your-mouth velvety cheeses, we learned that we were standing in the island’s oldest traditional cheese factory, and were sampling their traditional cheeses “Queijo Vaquinha da Ilha Terceira.”...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stopped in between meals and got a few coffees and a cheese plate. Just as a warning they give you a lot of cheese, so be prepared for something more than a light snack or a tasting plate. The coffees were great and the...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 3 December 2017

what a wonderful little place on the way to Biscoitos natural pools to stop, have some cheese (and wine of course) and enjoy the local culture with friendly locals

Thank jamesnorton
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We enjoyed an afternoon visit to Queijo Vaquinha on a recent trip to Terceira. We had read previous reviews and knew we wouldn't be able to tour the factory, so we weren't disappointed about it but do feel that would be an added bonus if...More

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