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The Cheese School of San Francisco

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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If you like cheese...

This place is worth a visit. We ordered a custom cheese board lunch with wine, selecting the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HDinSocal
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Los Angeles, California
Very nice

Lunched recently. This site has a very good selection of cheeses. You can order lunch from a short... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RichardT652
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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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1 week ago
“If you like cheese...”
3 weeks ago
“Very nice”
About
Founded in 2006, The Cheese School of San Francisco is the only independent institution of its kind in the nation. A woman-owned small business, The Cheese School is dedicated to telling the story of cheese and other heritage foods with the...more
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900 N Point St, Suite K201 @ Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA 94109-1192
Fisherman’s Wharf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is worth a visit. We ordered a custom cheese board lunch with wine, selecting the cheeses we wanted from their extensive cheese counter. What we did not eat was wrapped for us to take home. The staff are very knowledgable about the cheeses,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HDinSocal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunched recently. This site has a very good selection of cheeses. You can order lunch from a short but adequate menu and purchase wine by the bottle or glass as well as beer and soft drinks . We shared a Combo plate which contained two...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RichardT652
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We found this place while walking around ghiradeli square. The girls working couldn't be nicer. The grilled cheese and tomato soup was awesome. We have been craving it since we left San Fran. Would definitely return and recommend this place to anyone visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We found this place while wandering through Ghirardelli Square near Fisherman's Wharf. It looked nice so we stopped for lunch. Both of us had their lunch combo which was Bowl of Tomato Soup and a Grilled Cheese Sandwich - both very good. Service was good....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Whistledown
Terese S, Marketing at The Cheese School of San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hello, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is very important to us as we strive to make each experience the best possible. We have indeed recently opened our doors and are still finding our sea legs. We hope you'll give us another try soon!

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Very accommodating service and great views from inside dining area. The cheese tasting we chose ($25 for three cheeses of our choosing - 3 oz. each), bread and dried fruit was more than enough for two people. We also selected a wine that was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MinooTravels
Terese S, Marketing at The Cheese School of San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi there, Thanks so much for your kind review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon! Take care, Terese

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The location is lovely. Service was good as well. I was a little disappointed at the price of the Combo platter since I thought they will give options to pair the cheeses and charcuterie included. It was a small platter, not suitable for more than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DrGBM
Terese S, Marketing at The Cheese School of San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Hi there, We really appreciate you giving your feedback as it sounds like we didn't live up to expectations during your visit! I'm sorry that our cashier team didn’t explain the combo board very well before you ordered, as they are designed to be a...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Exploring the city and came across this gem and was enticed in by the promise of cheese. Was not disappointed. Super friendly staff, delicious cheese board and great wine with a view over the bay. Would recommend for lunch or just to buy cheese. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stewart B
Terese S, Marketing at The Cheese School of San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Stewart, Thanks so much for your review. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us. Hope to see you again soon! Take care, Terese

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We passed this hidden gem when visiting Ghirardelli Square after a huge day biking over the Golden Gate Bridge. So glad we went inside because they have a fantastic range of local & imported cheeses & charcuterie. We were offered cheeses to try which we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mattalie
Terese S, Marketing at The Cheese School of San Francisco, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hello Mattalie, Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your experience here with us at The Cheese School. We hope to see you again soon! Take care, Terese

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I went to Cheese 101 last night and it was everything I wanted it to be. A good amount of education without getting tiresome, generous portions of good cheese, and a dynamic and knowledgeable instructor. Loved it. Will definitely be back. Thanks Eli!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathleenapowers
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife and I attended one of their classes last week and had a great time. We went to the cheese and charcuterie class and tasted some great cheese and meats. The leaders of the class were fun and very knowledgeable. I fully recommend attending...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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