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Molinari Delicatessen

373 Columbus Ave, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
+1 415-421-2337
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
373 Columbus Ave, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In 32 years of my life just had the best sandwich iv ever had. Premium quality cuts of meat excellent portion size. Can not recommend enough i am a huge food critic but this shop deserves to be best rated deli in America hands down....More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can't go to SF without visiting Molinari's Deli for a sandwich. Rightfully named as 'The Best' Deli (and indeed consistently named in the top handful of all eatery types in the city). Sandwiches are legendary, chose from the suggested favourites or have a one...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place was packed and we took a number. We ordered a half pound of there garlic salami, a quarter pound of cheese and a loaf of the best bread ever. Everything was fresh and good. We ate in the park and enjoyed a lovely...More

Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a native San Franciscan and Molinari's has been in North Beach ever since I can remember. Our special family dinners were never complete without the ravioli's and salami from Molinari's Deli. Visit this place and sample some of their fares for a true San...More

2  Thank zolano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't escape the awesome aromas escaping onto Columbus street acting like a magnet dragging you inside this Italian deli. Inside one feels as if he/she had been delivered into some sort of culinary heaven. Every imaginable digestible treat known to humankind can be found....More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful in choosing lunch meat for making your own lunch; and always fresh deli items to go with making your own picnic lunch.

Thank bettyl554
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years. Best Italian Deli in San Francisco hands down. It's a must stop!! Everything is house made. Wife had a egg plant sandwich and I had a cured ham fresh cheese and sun dried tomato with only olive oil,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we're in the city I love to go by and grab lunch and take home their raviolis and meat sauce. The best ever!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the handmade pastas here. Be sure to ask for the prosciutto tortellini (they're not kept in the freezer with all the other pastas). It's to die for!

Thank LBG2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Molinari's is a full service Italian deli with excellent, authentic products - and prices to match. Parking is horrible - remember to curb your wheels on Columbus!!! Lines can be quite long. Have been going here for many years and will continue to do so...More

Thank judedel
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16 August 2017|
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Response from DoxCam | Reviewed this property |
Outside of the deli, there are several seats and tables to sit and enjoy your purchase but no service is provided.
Mary Ann P
26 September 2016|
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Response from CornmanSibling | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never noted any gluten-free foods there - wasn't a focus for me. They might sell some gluten-free uncooked pasta; but don't believe their deli foods selections (sandwiches or salads) have a gluten free... More
25 September 2016|
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Response from Mary Ann P | Reviewed this property |
Hello Traveller, Molinari's is one of the best delicatessens in San Francisco! And I am not from the f amity, or , even Italian. It is one of only a few of the LAST REAL ITIALIAN delicatessens in San Francisco. when is it... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Columbus Ave, North Beach, San Francisco, CA 94133-3907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 415-421-2337
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