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Marin French Cheese Company

#1 of 57 things to do in Petaluma Features Animals
7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
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“brie” (52 reviews)
“french cheese” (19 reviews)
“picnic tables” (25 reviews)
7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Having passed by this place many times over the years, finally decided to stop in and give it a try. love, love, love cheese so what could be bad about stopping? Nice pond to the side of the store, picnic tables, plenty of parking and...More

Thank jenLeCreate
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun place to stop at and try a variety of Brie. Nice picnic grounds. Small pond for fishing.. Love the Breakfast Brie! Nicasio Valley Cheese Company, down the road, has a better variety.

Thank LivingTheDreamAs4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son goes to school in West Marin and 3 days a week his grandmother picks him up from school, travelling the Petaluma - Pt. Reyes road throughout the seasons observing green hills in the winter, massive explosions of California wild flowers in the spring,...More

1  Thank Fred S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like Brie do not miss this stop. The property is in the country in a quaint setting on a pond. Great to get out and stretch and let the kids have some fun. There are restrooms and a wonderful cheese shop. Brie is...More

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by while on vacation in the area, and despite there being an open sign on the door, the door to the store was locked. I walked around the grounds a bit and was going to leave, but then a couple other people arrived...More

Thank AMLIndy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the hinterlands of Marin County, this is a place NOT to miss if you like cheese. The Brie and Camembert are my favorites and the reason for returning. I have been coming here for 50 years and the place only gets better and...More

Thank HikingLee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to "the cheese factory" for over 30 years. Always great cheese and a nice place to have a bite to eat. Have done many Mothers or Fathers Days next to the pond. Generally, they have a great deal on brie. Normally $6...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The shop has everything you need for a nice picnic on the lawn near the pond, including wine! The picnic tables we saw were in need of replacing and even dangerous or I would have given it a 5. We were there on Mothers' Day...More

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

After our visit, I couldn't resist a purchase. Now the suitcase is stinky from the flight back to Texas! I visited the cheese company on a Saturday morning. Learned about French cheeses. Sampled six types. Took our purchases out onto the scenic grounds. Could see...More

Thank cedar4604
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We decided to drive the Cheese Road, north of San Francisco. This road/area has lots of cheese creameries with stores attached. Many give tours on the weekend. We were out for the drive and to buy some cheese. Very scenic countryside. Very friendly and helpful...More

Thank James H
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