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The Sonoma Cheese Factory

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2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
+1 707-996-1931
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (80 reviews)
“gelato” (17 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to sample a great variety of cheeses. Plus a good outdoor grill and dining for lunch. Burgers grilled to near perfection. 'Chef' very accommodating. Location right across from General Vallejo on the bench for selfies on the 'Plaza'

Thank sonomamcb
Reviewed yesterday

They used to actually make cheese on this building, you could watch through a big glass window. These days, the back area is used for cheese sampling and retail sales. We had some very good sandwiches: the pulled pork which had some spicy Cole slaw...More

Thank calsand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Locate at the north end of Sonoma Plaza, The Sonoma Cheese Factory offers good sandwiches with indoor or outdoor dining and is a good source of supplies for a Wine Country picnic. Offerings include a good selection of cheese, meats, and of course sandwiches. Wine...More

Thank 14hannon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking around the square be sure to stop into this shop. Lots and lots of cheese to sample..some quite interesting. You are sure to find a favorite to take home with you

Thank travelgalAvon
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I always stop here when I am in town. They are very kind to offering samplings od their products and they are good. The cheese with the jalapeño is a personal favorite. They offer other things to eat, such as sandwiches and ice cream but...More

Thank Jann F
Reviewed March 29, 2018

My wife and I always stop by this place when visiting the Sonoma area. They offer some complimentary cheese tasting and you can also purchase food to eat there. It is an excellent place to grab some cheese and wine to go. Ample parking and...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

We thought it was closed but it was open. Does not close at 4 pm. It was okay but you can visit Whole Foods for a better cheese selection.

Thank Reyna Y
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Here you can buy the local jack cheese with different flavours along with wine some kitchenware, foodstuff, t-shirts etc. You can also have coffee or a small meal

Thank Stellan D
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Here you can taste cheese, and buy a huge variety of cheeses. Perfect for that bottle of wine pairing. They will build a sandwich for you and have picnics to go. You can buy a little package containing plates, wine glasses and utensils for a...More

Thank mimidyk
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I laughed when I saw a review saying this place was "too touristy." Um....you're in Sonoma. Lol. This is a FUN place to stop. Lots of great shopping. And the CHEESE!!! OH THE CHEESE!!!!! Pick up a picnic lunch here, a bottle of wine and...More

Thank Kim R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 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: +1 707-996-1931
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