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Stepladder Creamery

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Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Great Experience!!

A group of six of us went here last week. It was a fantastic visit. We were able to visit with... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Heidi A
Petaluma, California, United States
Lovely Experience

Our trip to Stepladder Creamery was so delightful. We were met at the gate by Taylor who was our... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
San Jose, California
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Stepladder Creamery is a small farmstead artisan goat dairy and creamery situated along San Simeon Creek in Cambria, California. We specialize in traditionally crafting small-scale, handmade cheeses with milk from our pasture-raised herd of very...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
San Simeon Creek Rd., Cambria, CA 93428
+1 805-395-3015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were super excited to see the goats. However, the address was not advertised. We were able to find it on Google maps and drove about 6 miles from downtown Cambria only to find a closed gate barring entry. Apparently you can...More

1  Thank Inger S
StepladderCreamery, Manager at Stepladder Creamery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm so sorry for the inconvenience and disappointment! We do our best to advertise that all visits are by appointment due to the remote location and our limited staff on the property. We work with a very small team on the farm and currently do...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

A group of six of us went here last week. It was a fantastic visit. We were able to visit with the goats and learn about taking care of them, walk through the creamery and see how the cheese is made and then finished the...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Our trip to Stepladder Creamery was so delightful. We were met at the gate by Taylor who was our guide for the trip. She told us about the history of the ranch, including what kind of livestock and crops they have. We knew that the...More

1  Thank kmwujek
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Our group of 5 retired ladies had a wonderful time. Our guide, Taylor, was so knowledgeable and very accommodating. The goats were delightful, the cheese was delicious and the facility was immaculate. An added bonus was the gorgeous countryside leading to the farm. We highly...More

1  Thank Mark L
Reviewed 30 April 2018

One of the best decisions I've made lately was to book a farm tour @ Stepladder Creamery. The scenery on the drive to the ranch is breathtaking and a preview of good things to come. Our guide, Taylor, was enthusiastic, genuine, and informative. She patiently...More

1  Thank JandD151
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The land is gorgeous! Feeding the baby goats was an awesome experience. BUT the cheese tasting was disappointing. We were served only cows milk cheese. Where was the goat cheese? Having an area outside where people could taste the cheese and enjoy the outdoors, perhaps...More

1  Thank Denise G
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The grounds and scenery were beautiful. The tour was just OK! After the tour they wanted you out! Did not feel comfortable. It would have been nice to picnic or walk around a little. The owners were extremely RUDE!!! I would not recommend to anyone...More

Thank haaschpack
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had a great tour and tasting at Stepladder, not to mention baby siting and petting... the goats all; seem so happy, hey who wouldn't be with such a wonderful place to live. the cheese are great, as well don't miss out on the Avocado...More

2  Thank Allyson T
Reviewed 21 January 2018

What a great afternoon! We loved being among the babies and learning about cheesemaking. Came a way with several wonderful cheeses and some glorious honey!

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

What a great experience for us and the kids (both ours and the goats!!). Sophie (knowledgeable and PATIENT) met us at the gate and she spent the next hour or so introducing us to the farm, the goats, the history of the place, and the...More

1  Thank RicardoEduardo
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18 June 2016|
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Response from annies133 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes it was very expensive and if you ask me the two 4 and 5 year old girls should have been free; however, they are a very small operation and are not trying to create a Disneyland type farm. It is a real artisan farm... More
11 June 2016|
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Response from RockCod1 | Reviewed this property |
$25 per person.