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The Original Nelson Cheese Factory

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S237 S. Hwy. 35, Nelson, WI 54756
+1 715-673-4725
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This use to be anice little place to stop for ice cream, and they really made ice cream. Now you cant get in the place, its full of yuppies!!!

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Thank Bob S
Mankato, Minnesota
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great place to to have lunch, ice cream, a glass of wine, buy a food gift, or just meet a friend and share a treat.

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Thank MN_lolly
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We have been here several times over the past few years. Lunch mainly. Soups, salads sandwiches are always very good.

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Thank larsonwells
Louisville, Kentucky
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179 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The chocolate ice cream was so rich and creamy. Also bought some yummy cheese curds and a baguette. Nice store with lots of wine and cheese to choose from.

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Thank Lindsay F
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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188 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by on a day trip on the Great River Road, picked up some cheese, lamb summer sausage, jams, cookies and much more. Place is really cool inside (wine tasting room is beautiful! ) staff is wonderful, huge selection of cheese, meats and wine. We decided to stop back by for a meal because it was so cute inside and... More 

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Thank mimi1971
Oakdale, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Always a favorite. A quaint little restaurant with small eating areas inside and outdoors. Plus, a beautiful wine room with gorgeous floor to ceiling windows, and a fireplace. After your meal, you can purchase bottled wine, beer, (some of them only sold here), cheese, snacks, and yummy, numerous flavors of ice cream cones. We had chicken salad and tuna sandwiches... More 

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Thank LeoLadyUpperMidwest
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stopped by on a trip around Lake Pepin. The butter pecan ice cream rivaled Izzy's which is our favorite ice cream shop. The fresh baguettes were crispy on the outside and soft on the inside which is just they way they should be. We tried a couple of cheeses and both had good texture and flavor, but were a... More 

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Alexandria, South Dakota
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great Ice Cream. and cheese's, you can sit outside and watch all the traveling going around you also the trains are close by,

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Thank Timothy848
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place was really cool. I recommend checking it out for lunch, dinner, or a little snack. Great selection of cheeses and what not as well.

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Thank Thomas O
Hudson, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stopped by this cheese shop while driving along Wisconsin 35 on our way to Prairie du Chien. It isn't much to look at from the outside, but the inside is gorgeous. there's a large show room with retail sales of cheeses, and some souvenirs. There's a beautiful bar and room with fireplace where I just wanted to snuggle in... More 

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Thank Lucy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S237 S. Hwy. 35, Nelson, WI 54756
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +1 715-673-4725

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?