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Marin French Cheese Company

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Address: 7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone Number: (707) 762-6001
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Country charm

Browsed store and strolled around the grounds during a day trip to the coast. Did not purchase anything although had heard prices reasonable. Disagreed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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Sonoma, California
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Browsed store and strolled around the grounds during a day trip to the coast. Did not purchase anything although had heard prices reasonable. Disagreed.

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Oakland
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This place has fantastic cheeses, the make them there, they have tastings for all of them so you can see if you like it or not, they do have picnicking and a lake with ducks, very pleasant setting

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Fremont, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to relax. A small lake, a grass field, superb cheese, French bread and wine. During the week there are often discounts on the cheese when you purchase multiple amounts ... so be certain to bring a cooler with you to transport your cheese home. If you go on the weekend when it is crowded, picnic... More 

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice countryside park setting with great general store that makes the best cheese in the world. A lake, picnic area and group areas.

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Castaic, California
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Located southwest of Petaluma among the rolling hills of Marin country, this place is beautiful. You enter and find all sorts of cheeses and other yummy things to buy. They have cheese out for you to taste and they don't make you feel guilty if you take more than one taste. I found one of my favorite cheeses, Schloss. We... More 

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Foster City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We love going here. Their cheeses are great. We took a tour before. They are very helpful explaining about their cheeses. You can taste too. They usually have some kind of special. They have a great pond and park to sit in and enjoy your lunch or snacks.

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San Rafael, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

You cannot travel to the coast and not stop in and get a lunch for the road. They have samples or you can take the tour. They are the inspiration for all the new cheese makers that popped up over the years. Love the product. Especially the formidable "Schloss" cheese.

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is a bit out of the way, but you get rewarded with beautiful scenery. The Marin Cheese Co. is between Novato and Petaluma. They have nicely groomed grounds, a lovely picnic area next to a pond and free cheeses to sample. Their cheeses are made on the premises and quite good! They also have a nicely stocked store... More 

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

One of the stops on the Marin and Sonoma Cheese Trail! we sampled and then purchased some cheese but wished we could have stayed longer. They have a cute little pond and some tables to make an ideal picnic spot if you plan ahead. Its also an absolutely beautiful drive through area. Make a day trip out of the cheese... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A little drive down the road, but a very pretty day. Lots of cheese and you can sample before you buy. They also have an area where you can get sandwiches and drinks (including wine ) and take it out to one of their picnic tables on the grounds. Very helpful and friendly staff to talk to about the cheeses.

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