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The Sonoma Cheese Factory

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2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our wine country tour stopped in Sonoma so we could grab lunch between vineyard visits. After wandering the square, I ended up at Sonoma Cheese Factory. Not only do they have a great deli for grabbing delicious sandwiches and sides, but there’s all kinds of cute gifts and gourmet food items. I had to tear myself away to make it... More 

Thank William T
Sonoma, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Unfortunately they have changed a lot of things around. Management, etc. Aced out somethings they use to offer. But over IF YOUR VISITING SONOMA, YOU MUST STOP IN. Wine & Cheese nice variety.

Thank Brad & Dianne D
Pleasant Hill
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. .foodie. .galore. cheese.wine gifts picnicking. .outstanding.great variety if products.amazing and fun and reasonable prices.

Thank marck166
Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to have a cheese tasting moment. Lots of different kinds of cheese to choose from, some with chiles on it. This is the place where you may spend one hour in a bit. Don't miss it !!

Thank Jorge R
Salt Lake City, Utah
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found a deal on Groupon so we got in the car and turned on the GPS! I love cheese and I love wine! Great pairings here. Lovely little patio to enjoy the fresh Sonoma air! Definitely recommend!

Thank Mishkason
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant in a great location on the square in Sonoma. Peruse the entire restaurant/shop before you make your selection because there are treats everywhere. Dining tables are inside and outside.

1 Thank Jeff M
Austin, Texas
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful variety of cheeses, meats, salads, sweets, etc etc etc.. to grab for nibbles during a day wandering through wine country. They also have sandwiches, wines, beers, and neat gift ideas available.

Thank Pugs8it
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite little place to go to in Sonoma Square. Their sandwiches are great but I love just going in and grabbing different cheeses, bread, and wine and sitting outside in the park to eat it. They have so many cheeses and wines to choose from. You can't go wrong!

Thank cjnrp
Chico, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to enjoy tasting cheeses there. We found three plastic containers, only two labelled, with toothpicks. I've seen much better set-ups for tasting a ordinary grocery stores. The cachet is lost and now I saw a large deli style facility. Nothing to return for in the future.

Thank socomundo
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for all things cheese and wine. If you want to pack a picnic lunch for touring vineyards, this is a good place to fill your basket. Aside from cheese & wine, they make great panini sandwiches. They also sell olives, salads, crackers, etc. You can eat outside on their patio or out front along the... More 

Thank Virginia D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?