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The Sonoma Cheese Factory

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2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
707-996-1931
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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 71
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 30
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  • 15
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good snacking!

I enjoyed tasting their cheese samples. I felt like having a snack and their little individual sized container of cheese, garlic toasts, grapes, and sopresetta just hit the spot with me! I also had a bottled cola with natural cane sugar to boot!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

I was cruising through Sonoma on a bike trip through the valley. Someone had made a point of telling me that the gelato at the Cheese Factory is some of the best they'd ever had. I agree. There are also wonderful cheeses to select from, beer and other amazing snacks. Check it out!

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Auburn, California
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This local store has everything you might need for a weekend in the wine country. Sandwiches, cheeses, wine, gelato, trinkets and apparel. A friendly staff as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I enjoyed tasting their cheese samples. I felt like having a snack and their little individual sized container of cheese, garlic toasts, grapes, and sopresetta just hit the spot with me! I also had a bottled cola with natural cane sugar to boot!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We popped in and sampled a few of the cheeses on display. We picked up a few of the fudge squares and they were quiet tasty. This would be a great store to pick up supplies and have a picnic at the square nearby.

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NJ
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stopped in Sonoma Square for lunch while on a wine tasting tour. Sandwiches were delicious! Nice inside and outside seating. Also a great place to pick up snacks and cheese for the next wine stops. In and out quick so we had some time to walk around the Square. I would stop here again!

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Summerfield, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stopped here for lunch while on a winery tour. Cute shop with wine, cheese and various wine related items. They have a deli counter to get sandwiches and a grill area outside for grilled items. We enjoyed our sandwiches very much and ate in the outside seating area since it was a beautiful day. Grab a sandwich and a bottle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Unbelievable sandwiches, so many options to choose from-also a great place to grab a picnic lunch before a day of wine tasting

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NO CALIF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I liked tasting the garlic cheeses samples. They have cut down on the number of samples to taste. The gift store and wine selection was very good

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North Bay, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had the Tri Tip, and a burger. The service was a little slow, but the flavor of the food was worth the wait.

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Fremont, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We used to love to go Sonoma Cheese Factory and try the various cheeses there. They took away the cheese tasting and as such, its now just good to purchase or to have lunch. Their barbecue area (hamburgers, sandwiches is quite good). They also have a good deli area for sandwiches. One can also purchase things for a wine country... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: 707-996-1931

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?