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The Sonoma Cheese Factory

2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
+1 707-996-1931
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (72 reviews)
“panini” (17 reviews)
“gelato” (17 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
2 E Spain St, On the Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476-5729
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 15 February 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
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Whenever we come to Sonoma we go here to get our picnic supplies for the square. Good food, reasonable prices and interesting selections of cheese.

Thank Bobba T
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We just wanted to grab a sandwich for lunch, but it turned into an adventure. The shop has lots going on with so many gourmet food items available in addition to the amazing sandwiches.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The Cheese factory was fine the white cheddar curds were scrumptious but the overall feeling was too touristy.

Thank Floreida
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped in Sonoma for a lunch break whilst on a coach tour to Jamieson Ranch Winery. Had burger and fries which was absolutely great, the best burger we had all trip.

Thank John B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very nice store / restaurant that has a good selection of wines and cheeses, sandwiches, and touristy items. Lots of free samples of cheeses! They also offer wine and cheese pairings. While walking around the square, definitely stop here.

Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A wonderful selection, a friendly and helpful staff. Perfect place to stop after a day visiting wineries. Bring your bottle in and they'll help with the cheese that goes well with it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, 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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