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Marin French Cheese Company

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7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
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“brie” (57 reviews)
“picnic tables” (29 reviews)
“crackers” (17 reviews)
7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This lovely cheese shop is located out in the hills of Marin county. Very pastural. You can sample their excellent soft cheese for free. I was partial to the truffle cheese. We bought quite a few types and made a grand picnic of it that...More

Thank Adventure_Debi
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little store with a lot to offer. They have wines from Napa, Sonoma and from local wineries which is a nice selection. They also have FREE Brie samples that are wheels of a few select cheeses and you aren't limited to how you slice...More

1  Thank Anita B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We did not have time for the tour, but we did enjoy some cheese and sat out by the pond. They have everything you need for a picnic.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Another of the many cheese factories in California. This is different than many other ones in that it has a fair sized store, a large parking lot and a lake with some picnic tables. It is a very nice place and the people are friendly.

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We lived in Marin County many years ago and took our kids to the French Cheese for picnicking. It's so nice to still see it there and that cheese is every bit as good as it ever was. Take the beautiful drive out. You'll be...More

Thank CWB-SL
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for 30 years or so. Good cheese selection. Wines too. Other drinks and sandwiches could be better. Nice place for a picnic after a drive to the coast.

Thank mcctb1
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My wife and I wanted to take advantage of the beautiful weather and decided on an excursion to Marin County to visit some of the local cheesemakers there. It was a delightful drive through some gorgeous land that offered lovely views. Our first stop in...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You can buy great cheese and other picnic food right there and eat it by the pond. Pretty and easy to get to

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is an outstanding place to visit. Whether on your way to have a picnic or off to the beaches it's a place of beauty, amazing goat cheese, fruits, crackers and wines, artwork by local artists, a peaceful lake with picnic tables and lush grass...More

1  Thank Mary P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Having passed by this place many times over the years, finally decided to stop in and give it a try. love, love, love cheese so what could be bad about stopping? Nice pond to the side of the store, picnic tables, plenty of parking and...More

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