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Marin French Cheese Company

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Address: 7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
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Behind-the-Scenes Cheese Tasting Tour in Marin
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Great Place to Grab a Snack, Cheese, and Souvenirs

We had been given their cheese while staying at Cavallo Point in Sausalito, so we decided to visit, since we were in the area. It's a small, quaint cheese shop located within... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Redondo Beach, California
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Redondo Beach, California
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had been given their cheese while staying at Cavallo Point in Sausalito, so we decided to visit, since we were in the area. It's a small, quaint cheese shop located within lovely park-like grounds. Their Brie cheese is fantastic and the food you can order from the gift shop area is very tasty (both to eat on-site or as... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've been coming to Marin French Cheese Company for 40 years and still enjoy it every time I visit. It is my favorite brand of cheese, and I love coming here with my family enjoying cheese, salami, baguette, etc. next to the pond. I took a tour several years ago and really enjoyed that, also!

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Carrollton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I was used to Wisconsin cheese factories - which are typically larger and with a great deal of variety. Marin French cheese is smaller and specializes only in french-style soft cheeses with rinds (Brie, Triple Creme Brie, and Camembert), with very high quality. There are several flavors including Jalapeño and Truffle. There a samples, and helpful counter people who don't... More 

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been visiting the Marin French Cheese Company since I was a little girl. I am all grown up now. I visit several times a year. It is a wonderful place for a picnic or a great place to just stop and buy some insanely low priced cheese. On the premesis' they make Brie, Camembert, Breakfast and several other... More 

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Brie is delicious. My favorite was the truffle Brie cheese. They also have a great selection of vinegars.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We really enjoyed the visit to this cheese factory and store. They make brie and bamambert cheeses. We enjoyed the sampling and the friendly help. It is a great small place to visit!

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Fresh off the Boat, I used to buy imported French brie or camembert but these days I buy it from Marin French Cheese (when I’m not splurging on Cowgirl’s Mt. Tam, that is). Marin brie is not as fantabulous as Mt. Tam, but when it’s fresh it can give it a run for its money – especially considering it’s about... More 

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Any time we drive out to the coast, we stop at Marin French...free samples and good deals on excellent cheeses. Also a good place to hang out and have a picnic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Whether you buy the wine there or bring your own and just buy the cheese and crackers or sandwich and chips, this has always been a delightful place to go picnic. You can bring dogs and even fish the pond. I always stop in when passing Marin Cheese Co.

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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The variety of cheeses is nice, layout clean an welcoming. My favorite is Marin's Schloss cheese, pungent, creamy and packed with a robust taste. The facility is very nice for a picnic as there are outside tables and a beautiful lake to sit down and enjoy. The store carries wine and other items too. And, there is a deli. So,... More 

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