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Pine River Cheese & Butter Co-Op

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Good variety of foods as well as cheese

Good cheese overall. Chocolate cheese is an acquired taste. Goat cheese is awesome. Good variety of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ontario's Highlands, Canada
A great place to buy and learn about cheese!

The pine river cheese factory is a great place to go and see how cheese was once made - they have a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Nunavut, Canada
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46 Queen St | N0G 2R0, Ripley, Ontario N0G 2R0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good cheese overall. Chocolate cheese is an acquired taste. Goat cheese is awesome. Good variety of gluten free food, ice cream and snacks as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SkiDooGuy
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The pine river cheese factory is a great place to go and see how cheese was once made - they have a cheese museum! You can even see the current shiny stainless steel factory below. The staff is friendly and of course the cheese is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wolfmaan
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The samples will get you hooked. Very fresh squeaky cheese (curds). The bag always breaks as soon as I am back in the car ;). There are many of types of cheese and intriguing flavors added to some. The jalapeno/chili is a bit zippy but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

picked up a package of risotto mix here a couple of months ago - it was so good that when we were passing by I quickly turned in to buy some more. The vat-aged cheddar is nice and nippy with a firm texture - great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 62lyleg
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Yes, the regular cheeses are cheaper in the grocery store BUT no one has fresher, squeakier curd than Pine River. They make huge batches but, by the end of the weekend, they are sold out! They don’t make curd again until Wednesday and Thurs. and/or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cass8-4U
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Theres a few Pine River establishments out there. We usually hit the one on highway 21 but came across this place by accident.t Like the 21 everything here is fresh, made here and on most days, you can watch them make the cheese. They sell...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Rick H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I love Pine River Cheese, but stopping at this store was a complete waste of time. What they offer inside is mostly the same as you can buy in you local grocery store, only priced at a premium. I guess if you are looking for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Artie1
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Freshly made cheese, homemade local jams. Try their beer cheese, surprisingly delicious. Plenty of samples and friendly staff!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dlbickerton
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Stopped here on the way back from Kincardine to see what cheeses they had. I wanted to find a nice Canadian Brie for a friend of mine but they were all out. I did get some fresh goat cheese, an herb and garlic cheddar and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Commander1812
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Delicious cheese and ice cream. Cheese curds are fresh. They also have a museum and you can watch them make cheese.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ed J
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