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Marin French Cheese Company

#1 of 56 things to do in Petaluma Features Animals
7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
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“brie” (55 reviews)
“french cheese” (19 reviews)
“picnic tables” (27 reviews)
7500 Red Hill Rd, Petaluma, CA 94952-9438
+1 707-762-6001
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Another of the many cheese factories in California. This is different than many other ones in that it has a fair sized store, a large parking lot and a lake with some picnic tables. It is a very nice place and the people are friendly.

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We lived in Marin County many years ago and took our kids to the French Cheese for picnicking. It's so nice to still see it there and that cheese is every bit as good as it ever was. Take the beautiful drive out. You'll be...More

Thank CWB-SL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going here for 30 years or so. Good cheese selection. Wines too. Other drinks and sandwiches could be better. Nice place for a picnic after a drive to the coast.

Thank mcctb1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I wanted to take advantage of the beautiful weather and decided on an excursion to Marin County to visit some of the local cheesemakers there. It was a delightful drive through some gorgeous land that offered lovely views. Our first stop in...More

Thank Andreas G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You can buy great cheese and other picnic food right there and eat it by the pond. Pretty and easy to get to

Thank Eva B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is an outstanding place to visit. Whether on your way to have a picnic or off to the beaches it's a place of beauty, amazing goat cheese, fruits, crackers and wines, artwork by local artists, a peaceful lake with picnic tables and lush grass...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

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 19 June 2017 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.

1  Thank LivingTheDreamAs4
Reviewed 8 June 2017

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 8 June 2017 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
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