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Marin French Cheese Company

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“brie”(59 reviews)
“french cheese”(22 reviews)
“picnic tables”(32 reviews)
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7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I live in Petaluma and have been stopping in at the Marin French Cheese Factory for years. They no longer offer tours, but a nice place to picnic by the lake or just make a brief stop on the way to Pt. Reyes. Sample their...More

2  Thank Les S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Cute spot to stop and buy some cheese, wine and bread and picnic which is exactly what we did. The cheeses they produce, Brie and Camembert weren't remarkable but were nice nonetheless. We tried the Jalapeno and the Breakfast Bries. The Jalapeno was not very...More

1  Thank EricLB
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very wide selection of made on site cheese. Friendly service staff and good access to the adjacent pond and picnic tables.

Thank Rick U
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW! This is the longest operating cheese company in America, making traditional & original cheeses since 1865. They happily offer free & delicious samples while educating visitors at the same time. Opens daily at 11am with a lovely pond and free picnic area (with any...More

Thank Vikita1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place and stop here whenever I'm heading out to West Marin for a hike. They have good sandwiches and, of course, CHEESE! They also have cheeses out for tasting and lots of local products to choose from. You can eat your purchases...More

Thank W K
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great Cheesefactory many different varieties so delicious ah ah aha yummy love it Bon appétit little wine a little water lemonade oh yeah bread , so yummy every bite so good so many different varieties 😃😃🍇📚fresh fruit 🍓

Thank Pearl H
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

One of THE best places I happened upon while home in Northern California recently was the Marin French Cheese Company. I had sampled their cheeses before and when I was on my way back to Napa Valley from Muir Woods, I decided I had to...More

1  Thank kimberlyvickers06
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We stopped on our way to Point Reyes National Seashore. We are glad we did. I had packed a very bland lunch. After sampling the cheeses, we bought goat brie, goat cheese in a little crock that was marinated in olive oil and herbs, and...More

1  Thank nancypants911
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We stoped for a an hour or so and enjoyed their fresh cheese. After a bunch of samples, we purchased a few and went outside to enjoy. They have a bunch of picnic tables by their pond to sit and enjoy your purchase. They also...More

Thank LouRod17
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Nice drive into the country from Point Reyes Station, and the cheese was delicious. They have nice picnic tables set up outside, so you can enjoy the surroundings.

Thank Gomez22
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Every time we return to the Bay Area for a visit we make sure to make a visit to Marin French Cheese. We first started going there more than forty years ago when we lived there. They make and sell great Brie and Camembert. at...More

Thank Eric E
Reviewed 27 June 2018

My friend and I just had our first annual girls weekend and we found ourselves at Marin! We arrived just after opening and had the best time lingering around the store. We bought sandwiches, tapenade, wine and of course the amazing cheese! What a treat...More

1  Thank Dori B
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