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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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great cheese and great company.. the cheeses are perfect and delicious... The best cheese is their camembert.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Cotati, California
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Cotati, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

great cheese and great company.. the cheeses are perfect and delicious... The best cheese is their camembert.

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Napa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to stop of the road from Highway 101 to the coast and it's not just for the cheese. The deli has a wide selection and there are picnic tables near their lake. You can even bring along some wine which goes well with the sandwiches and cheese.

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Petaluma, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been back to this place multiple times- love sitting out on park benches outside by the pond, enjoying the countryside in good weather. The cheese sampling is fun and the deli sandwiches are delicious. A good place to bring children. Warning: wear suitable shoes for the grassy areas as geese congregate there and you might find yourself stepping on... More 

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Petaluma, California
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27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a nice place to stop at when traveling or just looking for a relaxing getaway for lunch. Full service deli and the cheese store, excellent.

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Huntington Beach
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33 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We visited the Marin County artisan cheese area and Marin French Cheese was one of the highlights. Just outside of Petaluma, situated next to a beautiful pond with a large picnic area. The busy, beautifully appointed store has a full selection of their cheeses in all sizes - primarily Brie, Camembert and other triple cream, soft ripening cheeses. All cheeses... More 

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San Francisco, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You can get a tour of the factory which is very interesting. There is a shop where you can purchase cheese, bread and wine for a lakeside picnic. The lake has duck and geese. The kids love that.

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Sebastopol, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
14 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

As many others have said this is a great place for a picnic. The location is nicely rural, while being easy to access. This is not a place for fancy, boutique cheese, however. They have four main kinds of brie-type cheese then some variations on those. They also have lots of other food items to buy to round out a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Nothing fancy, but a nice location in an area of no other stopping points. I was looking for more american cheese like cheese curds. I enjoyed the drive from Petaluma to the coast.

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Hercules, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My wife and I went to the Cheese Company on a Tuesday. We've been there before, and decided to try it again. Since it had been a few years, we packed up a picnic basket with all the goodies: bread, meat, wine, dessert, etc. We decided not to take cheese, for obvious reasons. Then we got there. They had everything... More 

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Hercules
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

On the way to Pt. Reyes National Seashore, make a stop at the Marin French Cheese Company for a vast selection of cheeses, mostly brie. They also offer breads, salads, made-to-order sandwiches, wines and other delicacies (we bought the smoked garlic stuffed olives). The picnic area by the lagoon is a lovely, relaxing place to enjoy lunch or a snack.... More 

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